Ravens’ Lamar Jackson breaks Aaron Rodgers’ record for most games with 3 passing TD’s and 30 rushing yards
Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson has been a tour de force during the 2019 NFL season, making an MVP case with his dynamic playmaking on the ground and through the air. In the Raven’s Week 14 matchup with the Buffalo Bills, Jackson broke a single-season record held by Aaron Rodgers.
Per NFL Research, Jackson on Sunday tallied his fifth game this season with three or more passing touchdowns and 30 or more rushing yards, breaking a tie with the Green Bay Packers Super Bowl champion and two-time regular-season MVP Rodgers from 2016.
Lamar Jackson has recorded his 5th game this season with 3+ pass TD and 30+ rush yards.@Lj_era8 breaks a tie with Aaron Rodgers in 2016 for most such games by a QB in a single season in the Super Bowl era.#BALvsBUF | #RavensFlock
— NFL Research (@NFLResearch) December 8, 2019
Jackson entered this weekend nearly leading the league in passing touchdowns with 25, completing his throws at a 66.5% rate and throwing for over 2,500 yards in 12 starts. Alongside the former first-round selection’s arm strength and accuracy, Jackson also has rushed for over 1,000 yards now through Sunday’s matchup with the Bills—another great rushing team—scoring seven touchdowns on the ground.
Jackson, a Heisman Trophy winner with Louisville, has proved skeptics and doubters wrong during the 2019 season after he burst onto the scene in 2018 as Joe Flacco’s understudy, losing one game in seven starts to end the season and make a playoff berth. In 2019, though, Jackson has led the Ravens to a 11-2 record.
On Sunday in Buffalo, Jackson even connected a 61-yard touchdown reception with his tight end, Hayden Hurst. Touchdown throws to tight end Nick Boyle and wide receiver Willie Snead IV cemented Baltimore’s with a touchdown lead over the Bills, which they protected in the final stretches of the fourth quarter, taking home the road win.