Ravens run Lamar Jackson on remaining play vs. Broncos to increase streak of video games with 100-plus dashing yards
The Ravens’ streak of consecutive video games with 100 or extra dashing yards remains to be alive — due to some gamesmanship in Week 4 towards the Broncos.
Baltimore obtained the prospect after choosing off Denver quarterback Drew Lock ultimately zone with simply three seconds left, giving them the ball at their 20. The Ravens have been forward 23-7.
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As an alternative having his workforce enter victory formation, Baltimore coach John Harbaugh ran a play in hopes of tying the document for many video games in a row with 100 or extra yards on the bottom.
It labored. The sport’s remaining play was a 5-yard run by Lamar Jackson to offer the Ravens 102 complete dashing yards. Jackson completed with 28 yards on seven carries so as to add to the 251 dashing yards he had getting into the sport.
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Harbaugh mentioned after the sport that it was absolutely his name to run a play, citing the magnitude of the streak.
Baltimore averaged simply 3.4 yards per carry towards Denver and had only one run of 10 or extra yards.
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The Ravens’ streak started Nov. 18, 2018, after they rushed for 267 yards on 53 carries in a 24-21 Week 11 win over the Bengals. Baltimore is 34-9 in the course of the streak and has rushed for 8,530 yards and 58 touchdowns.
The one different workforce with 100-plus dashing yards in as many consecutive video games is the Steelers, who completed the feat from Dec. 8, 1974, to Dec. 10, 1977. Pittsburgh went 32-11 throughout its streak and rushed for 8,128 yards and 76 touchdowns.
Baltimore will look to set the document in Week 5 towards a Colts workforce that ranks twenty eighth within the NFL in rush protection.