Ravens’ Lamar Jackson makes no excuses for performance vs. Browns: ‘I look like a rookie’
After the worst performance of his NFL career, Lamar Jackson lucky Baltimore Raven defeat Cleveland Browns despite his record of four interceptions. In recognition of Jackson’s credit, he made the two pitches he had to make for Raven to remain in first place in the AFC North – but knew a performance like Sunday night’s was unacceptable. yes if Raven wants to win Super Bowl.
“Bad passes and inaccurate, inaccurate passes – that’s all I’ve seen. Bad readings. I look like a rookie. I look like a rookie,” Jackson said. Wednesday. “There weren’t any excuses. There weren’t any excuses. I had to do what I had to do and play ‘Lamar-ball,’ and I didn’t. But we still had ‘W,’ because So that’s what’s really important.”
Jackson’s pass numbers aren’t exactly what they were two years ago. His 64.2% completion rate is the lowest all season as a starting midfielder while his 4.4% touchdown rate is career low and his interception rate 3.5% is the highest level in his career.
Jackson has averaged 261.2 yards of passes per game (by the highest point of his career) as Raven has become more reliant on his arm with season-end injuries at the top two running defenders. theirs, but he had 12 interceptions in 10 games — his first double-digit interception season.
Sunday’s performance was a microcosm of Jackson’s struggles. He completed 20 of 32 for 165 yards with one touchdown and four interceptions with a passer rating of 46.5 (season lowest). In his last three games, Jackson completed 62.9% of his passes for 669 yards with five touchdowns to seven interceptions (67.8 rating).
Jackson knows he needs to get better if Raven wants to continue to be the top seed in the conference. He didn’t let the difficulties of pitching the football linger, just played one game at a time and started to make things right once December started.
“I need to feel it,” Jackson said. “I need to feel that pain. It’s pain right there.” “The defense is making great stops, and I’m putting my defense back there right away. It’s happening instantaneously, and I’m watching the movie… It’s like, they’re. stopped them, we went back into the field and intercepted. I thought, ‘What?’ I’m watching the movie as if it were fate, so yeah; I let it tire for a few days, then I let it go and prepared for Steelsmith, for my next game, whoever it is. “
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