Lamar Jackson
Lamar Jackson
22-Year-Old QuarterbackQB
Baltimore Ravens
2018 Fantasy Outlook
The Ravens traded up to draft Jackson, the 2016 Heisman winner, with the last pick of the first round. The plan is to develop him behind Joe Flacco this year, but the 33-year-old is coming off a horribly inefficient season and if he doesn't rebound quickly the team could turn to its new QB. At 6-2, 216, Jackson's size and speed allow him to create explosive plays with his arm and legs, but his accuracy needs work, as does his ability to throw on the run. He completed less than 60 percent of his passes each season at Louisville, but did improve year-over-year from 54.7 percent to 56.2 percent to 59.1 percent, without getting much help from his supporting cast. Jackson was a one-man show for the Cardinals, piling up 4,132 rushing yards, 50 rushing TDs and 69 passing TDs in 38 games, with 8.3 YPA and 6.3 YPC. Regardless of how things shake out this year, the Ravens likely will grab the salary cap savings next offseason and replace Flacco with the dynamic Jackson. Read Past Outlooks
$Signed a four-year, $9.47 million contract with the Ravens in June of 2018.
Gets endorsement from Harbaugh
QBBaltimore Ravens
January 15, 2019
Coach John Harbaugh said last week that Jackson will remain the Ravens' top signal-caller heading into the 2019 season, Jeff Zrebiec of The Athletic reports. "I know Joe [Flacco] is going to do really well. I mean, Lamar is our quarterback going forward -- no question about that," Harbaugh said.
ANALYSIS
Jackson took over for an injured Flacco as the Ravens' starting quarterback in Week 11, bringing with him a new-look, run-heavy offensive attack that guided the team to wins in six of its final seven contests of the regular season. Unfortunately, Jackson couldn't keep the momentum going in the Jan. 6 wild-card-round loss to the Chargers, completing only 14 of 29 passes for 194 yards and adding 54 yards on the ground while throwing an interception and losing one of his three fumbles. The rookie at least bounced back from a rough first half to nearly engineer a comeback win, with that performance coupled with his previous body of work giving the Ravens enough confidence to proceed with him atop the depth chart. Harbaugh essentially admitted that the Ravens will part ways this offseason with Flacco, whom the coach noted is "going to have a market" whether he's traded or released.
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How do Lamar Jackson's 2018 advanced stats compare to other quarterbacks?
This section compares his advanced stats with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average. The longer the bar, the better it is for the player.
  • Bad Pass %
    The percentage of passes that were considered to be poorly thrown.
  • Avg Target Depth
    The average number of yards thrown per pass by the quarterback – including incomplete passes.
  • Sack Rate
    The percentage of dropbacks where the quartback was sacked. The longer the bar below, the more often they are sacked relative to other QBs.
  • Avg Receiver YAC
    The average number of yards after the catch that receivers gained on passes thrown by this quarterback.
  • Receiver Drop %
    The percentage of passes dropped by receivers on passes thrown by this quarterback. The longer the bar, the more sure-handed his receivers have been.
Bad Pass %
24.7%
 
Avg Target Depth
8.8 Yds
 
Sack Rate
8.6%
 
Avg Receiver YAC
5.5 Yds
 
Receiver Drop %
5.3%
 
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How do Lamar Jackson's measurables compare to other quarterbacks?
This section compares his draft workout metrics with players at the same position. The bar represents the player's percentile rank. For example, if the bar is halfway across, then the player falls into the 50th percentile for that metric and it would be considered average.
Height
6' 3"
 
Weight
211 lbs
 
Hand Length
9.50 in
 
Arm Length
33.13 in
 
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Mixed bag in first playoff game
QBBaltimore Ravens
January 6, 2019
Jackson completed 14 of 29 passes for 194 yards with two touchdowns and one interception in the Ravens' 23-17 wild-card loss to the Chargers on Sunday. He also rushed nine times for 54 yards but had three fumbles, losing one.
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Dazzling performance on ground
QBBaltimore Ravens
December 30, 2018
Jackson completed 14 of his 24 pass attempts for 179 yards with no touchdowns or interceptions in Sunday's 26-24 win over the Browns. He added 90 yards and two touchdowns on 20 carries.
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Sets career high in passing yards
QBBaltimore Ravens
December 22, 2018
Jackson completed 12 of 22 pass attempts for 204 yards and a touchdown, adding 39 rushing yards on 13 carries in Saturday's 22-10 win over the Chargers.
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Thrives on ground again in win
QBBaltimore Ravens
December 16, 2018
Jackson completed 14 of 23 passes for 131 yards with a touchdown and no interceptions in the Ravens' 20-12 win over the Buccaneers on Sunday. He also rushed 18 times for 95 yards and lost a fumble.
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Practices fully
QBBaltimore Ravens
December 12, 2018
Jackson (ankle) was a full participant at Wednesday's practice.
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