Lamar Jackson dazzles as Ravens rout winless Bengals 49-13


CINCINNATI (AP) — Lamar Jackson threw for 3 touchdowns in a near-perfect passing efficiency and added a sensational 47-yard scoring run, Marcus Peters acquired his third pick-6 of the season — this one off rookie Ryan Finley — and the Baltimore Ravens received their fifth in a row, routing the winless Cincinnati Bengals 49-13 on Sunday.

The Ravens (7-2) adopted their eye-opening victory over the beforehand unbeaten Patriots by shortly pulling away from the NFL’s final winless group.

It was the Lamar Jackson present from the beginning — a 49-yard completion on his first throw. His solely incompletion within the first half was on a spike.

Jackson completed 15 of 17 — a club-record completion share — for 223 yards and an ideal passer ranking of 158.3, his second of the season. Jackson threw 5 TD passes and had an ideal ranking throughout a 59-10 opening win over the Dolphins.

In the third quarter, Jackson pulled off a 360-degree spin transfer throughout his 47-yard landing run, among the many greatest in his rising spotlight reel of dashing previous befuddled defenders. Then, Jackson stood in towards a blitz for a 20-yard landing move that made it 42-10.

With their dual-threat quarterback taking the lead, the AFC North leaders have received 5 in a row for the primary time since 2013.

The Bengals (0-9) switched quarterbacks however couldn’t keep away from their first sweep by the Ravens since 2011. Finley made his NFL debut and had a hand within the blowout.

Peters learn the rookie’s eyes and stepped in entrance of a sideline move, returning the interception 89 yards for a landing. Peters is the primary since William Gay in 2014 to have three pick-6 performs in a season.

Tyus Bowser returned Finley’s fumble 33 yards for one more landing within the third quarter. Finley completed 16 of 30 for 167 yards. The Bengals benched Andy Dalton throughout their bye and turned to the fourth-round decide, seeing if he match of their long-term plans as Cincinnati already begins trying to subsequent 12 months.

The Bengals dropped their 11th in a row from the tip of final season, tying the longest two-season dropping streak in membership historical past. They’re one loss away from matching the worst begin in membership historical past.


Ravens: DT Michael Pierce injured his foot.

Bengals: LT Cordy Glenn missed his ninth sport due to a concussion. CB Dre Kirkpatrick missed his third sport with a knee damage. TE Drew Sample injured his left ankle.


Ravens host the Texans.

Bengals play at Oakland.



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