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This officially begins the Lamar Jackson era, but there was no drama or controversy because Flacco chose not to make this an awkward transition.
All five first-round signal-callers are now starters, but their results have been hit-and-miss so far. Here's what you need to know.
Teammate Michael Pierce said the Ravens "are going to stand behind [Patrick Ricard]" despite racist tweets he made six years ago. "It's a brotherhood here," Pierce said.
Lamar Jackson won the job more than Flacco lost it, and the upside of starting him outweighs going back to the most successful QB in Ravens history.
The NFL does not plan to change its investigative procedures, despite questions that arose about the Kareem Hunt probe, and will not start paying for videos or other information.
Lamar Jackson, who started four games while Joe Flacco was recovering from a hip injury, will remain the starting QB for the Ravens now that Flacco is healthy.
Jamison Hensley ESPN Staff Writer
The Ravens are officially Lamar Jackson's team. Jackson was named the starting quarterback and Joe Flacco will serve as the backup. This decision is based on the fact that Baltimore believes Jackson gives the team the best chance to win and reach the playoffs. Jackson gives the Ravens a spark and an offensive identity.
The Raiders could own April. The offseason quarterback situation is going to be fascinating. And every team has needs somewhere.
The debate over sticking with Lamar Jackson or going back to Joe Flacco is a heated one. But there's no question about the fight in the 7-5 Ravens.
Jackson has shown a burst that's at a different level than other NFL players. There's fast and there's Lamar-fast.
The Ravens are a half-game back of the Steelers and could be seen as a favorite for the AFC North title considering their remaining schedules.
Baltimore quarterback Joe Flacco is expected to be active against the Buccaneers on Sunday, but John Harbaugh wouldn't share any info on how he'll be used other than saying he'll be part of the game plan if that's the case.
Jamison Hensley ESPN Staff Writer
John Harbaugh on Joe Flacco's status: "I think it stands to reason that if Joe is ready to go, he'll be part of the game plan. He's too good of a player not to be. We'll just figure that out as we go this week to what degree how it works. Everybody will know going in — perhaps except everybody outside. We'll see unless I change my mind on that. I'm excited. If we get Joe back, it's good because it's another good player."
gfoster: (Geoff Foster, sports editor): NFL Week 14 was very odd in many respects (and the week isn't over) with the Raiders, Niners and Giants...
After his latest feat, there should no longer any question about whether Lamar Jackson deserves to start over Joe Flacco the rest of the way.
Mike Clay ESPN Writer
Ravens RB Gus Edwards has carried the ball once while inside the opponent's 8 yard line this season.
New England has been shaky on the road. Has the Patriots QB gotten his last Super Bowl ring? We take on Week 14's biggest questions.
The Ravens showed they can push one of the NFL's top teams to the brink, but they may need to win out in order to prove themselves in the playoffs.
Bad losses for Carolina and Washington have both teams nearly out of the playoff picture. NFL Nation dives into Week 14's lessons.
Seth Walder ESPN Analytics
The Ravens' chance to reach the playoffs is down to 42%, according to live FPI projections. Baltimore began the day with a 61% shot at the postseason.
Harrison Butker atoned for a 43-yard miss as time expired with a 36-yard field goal in overtime, and the Kansas City Chiefs stopped the Baltimore Ravens on fourth down to clinch a playoff spot with a 27-24 victory Sunday.
|1(25)||Hayden Hurst||TE||South Carolina|
|4(32)||Jaleel Scott||WR||New Mexico State|
|7(20)||Zach Sieler||DE||Ferris State|