The Baltimore Ravens ran away the Cincinnati Bengals in a embarrassingly lopsided victory of 27-3, Sunday, Oct. 11, 2020 in M&T Bank Stadium in Baltimore. For the win, Lamar Jackson threw for 180 yards, and two touchdowns. The Ravens also relied on a rushing game that produced 161 yards and zero rushing touchdowns.
Jackson ended the game with 180 yards passing, to go along with two touchdowns, one interception, and completing 19 of 37 passes. This performance led to a 71.90 passer rating for Jackson.
J.K. Dobbins and Mark Ingram II led the rushing game for the Ravens. Dobbins rushed for 34 yards from carrying the football one time. Dobbins was helped by Ingram II who carried the football 11 times for a total of 57 yards. In the passing game, Jackson was most successful throwing the ball to Devin Duvernay and Marquise Brown. Duvernay caught two passes for a total of 17 yards, while Brown contributed with 77 yards from six passes.
Contributing to the victory was a defensive line stats of seven sacks , three forced fumbles, one tackle for loss, and one defensive touchdown for the Ravens.
On the losing side of the game, Joe Burrow of the Bengals ended the day with zero touchdowns, along with 183 yards, one interception, and a 66.40 passer rating.
The Bengals’ rushing game was led by Giovani Bernard and Joe Mixon. For the game, Bernard carried the ball zero times, rushed for no yards, and no touchdowns. Mixon supplemented and carried the ball a total of 24 times for a total of 59 yards. Meanwhile Tyler Boyd and Tee Higgins were the top 2 aerial passing targets for the Bengals. Boyd caught four passes from Burrow for a total of 42 yards, while Higgins contributed with 62 yards from four passes.
For the game, the Bengals defensive effort yielded no 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 1-0 for the season, while the Bengals record for the season is now 0-1.