NFL

Jackson and the Ravens Blew Out the Jaguars in a Laughable 40-14 Victory

The Baltimore Ravens showed up Sunday, Dec. 20, 2020 in M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore and blew out the Jacksonville Jaguars by a laughable 40-14 victory. The Ravens deployed a rushing game that produced 159 yards and two rushing touchdowns, to go along with a total team offensive output of 409 yards. Quarterback Lamar Jackson contributed with 243 yards and three touchdowns for the game.

Jackson ended the game with 243 yards passing, to go along with three touchdowns, one interception, and completing 17 of 22 passes. This performance led to a 133.10 passer rating for Jackson.

J.K. Dobbins and Gus Edwards led the rushing game for the Ravens. Dobbins rushed for 64 yards from carrying the football 14 times. Dobbins was helped by Edwards who carried the football nine times for a total of 42 yards. In the passing game, Jackson was most successful throwing the ball to Dez Bryant and Marquise Brown. Bryant caught one pass for a total of 11 yards, while Brown contributed with 98 yards from six passes.

The Ravens were helped by a defensive effort that resulted in five sacks, and one tackle for loss, to go along with one forced fumble, with zero defensive touchdowns.

For the Jaguars, Gardner Minshew II ended the day having completed 22 of 29 passes, leading to 226 yards, zero interceptions and two touchdowns. His performance resulted in a QB rating of 120.80.

The Jaguars’ rushing game was led by James Robinson and Dare Ogunbowale. For the game, Robinson carried the ball 16 times, rushed for 35 yards, and no touchdowns. Ogunbowale supplemented and carried the ball a total of two times for a total of 17 yards. Meanwhile D.J. Chark Jr. and Laviska Shenault Jr. were the top 2 aerial passing targets for the Jaguars. Chark Jr. caught four passes from Minshew II for a total of 53 yards, while Shenault Jr. contributed with 43 yards from five passes.

For the game, the Jaguars defensive effort yielded two forced fumbles, three tackles for loss and one sack. This was not enough to help their team to a victory.

With the win, the Ravens leave with a record of 9-5 for the season, while the Jaguars record for the season now stands at 1-13.