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Baltimore Ravens: Lamar Jackson makes history as Ravens complete huge comeback against Indianapolis Colts

The 24-year-old threw for a career-high 442 yards and 4 touchdowns as the Ravens recovered from a 25-9 deficit to the Colts with slightly below 12 minutes remaining within the fourth quarter.

He threw a pair of touchdowns to tight-end Mark Andrews within the fourth quarter to carry the Ravens degree.

And though the Colts had their probability to win the sport afterwards — kicker Rodrigo Blankenship missed a 47-yard subject purpose try as time expired — Jackson led the Ravens down the sector on the primary possession of additional time, sealing the memorable victory with a five-yard landing go to Marquise Brown.

On the best way to scoring 22 unanswered factors against a tiring Colts protection, Jackson entered the document books on three counts.

He became the primary quarterback within the NFL to complete 85% of his passes in a 400-yard sport. He turned the primary participant in NFL history with 400 yards passing, 4 landing passes, no interceptions and 50 yards dashing. He additionally had the very best completion charge in a 40-pass sport in NFL history (86% with 37-of-43 makes an attempt).

Ravens head coach John Harbaugh was effusive in his reward afterwards.

“It’s one of many biggest performances I’ve ever seen,” he told the media.

The star QB simply mentioned he was within the zone.

“I used to be simply locked in,” Jackson said. “I used to be simply calm, every little thing was transferring gradual. I used to be simply taking it a play at a time.”

While the Ravens received their fourth sport in a row, for the Colts, it was one other disappointing consequence after a promising efficiency.

Quarterback Carson Wentz — who signed within the offseason from the Philadelphia Eagles — produced his finest sport in a Colts uniform, finishing 25 of 35 passes for 402 yards and two touchdowns.

The Colts operating sport seemed dynamic too, with Jonathan Taylor and Marlon Mack reducing by the Baltimore protection.

However, an damage to the often dependable Blankenship price the Colts, as he missed two subject objectives — together with the potential 47-yard sport winner — as nicely as an additional level.

Blankenship kneels on the field after the game against the Ravens.
He told the media he had an “intense stabbing ache” each time he swung his leg, an damage that arose in pre-game warmups.
“Obviously, it affected him, however I give him credit score for preventing by it,” Colts head coach Frank Reich said. “We did not have some other reply.”

Despite the constructive efficiency, it means the Colts are actually 1-4, and third within the AFC South division with a house sport against the Houston Texans up subsequent.

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