Ravens film study: The missing ingredient in the running game?

After the greatest rushing season in NFL history, the Ravens wanted more. In December, Gus Edwards said the plan was to break the single-year rushing record they’d just set. In May, Mark Ingram II said the ground game could be even better in 2020. There was more talent, more experience, more speed. But heavy is […]

Think Lamar Jackson Can’t Throw? These Week 1 Passing Stats Prove You Wrong

You wouldn’t think this is a controversial statement when examining his stats across the first two seasons (plus one game) of his career. But for some reason, national analysts spent all offseason claiming that Jackson still has a lot to prove when it comes to throwing the ball.  Experts asked if he could throw without the threat […]

Late for Work 9/2: Pundits Continue to Debate Lamar Jackson’s Rushing Workload

Since he’s come into the NFL, Lamar Jackson’s rushing workload has been debated. That continues after Offensive Coordinator Greg Roman said “we’ll all have to wait and find out” how many designed rushing attempts Jackson will have this season.  According to ESPN, Jackson’s 135 designed runs last season were the most of any quarterback since the statistic was first tracked […]

Mark Ingram views decision to draft J.K Dobbins as a sign of Ravens going all-in on Super Bowl aspirations

When the Baltimore Ravens used an early pick in the 2020 NFL Draft to select a running back despite having previously signed Mark Ingram to a multi-year contract last offseason, some analysts were confused by what seemed like a luxury pick. Ingram was not one of them. Ingram believes Baltimore’s decision to draft Ohio State running back […]

Ravens film study: Want to stop Lamar Jackson? Don’t test him with an all-out blitz.

If there is a defensive approach that can stop Lamar Jackson, the Ravens quarterback has not seen it this season. Line up in man-to-man coverage, and he’ll find a tight end against an overmatched defender or find a hole to scramble through. Test him with zone coverage, and he’ll scan the secondary behind a sturdy […]

Defenses are basically powerless to stop Lamar Jackson in empty formations

Lamar Jackson has been dominant in just about every facet of offense during the 2019 NFL season. On throws from the pocket, he’s been one of the best in the league. On throws from outside the pocket, he’s been one of the best in the league. On play-action, he’s been one of the best in […]

Injury proneness of running QBs like Russell Wilson, Lamar Jackson is overstated

Russell Wilson is in his ninth year as a quarterback in the NFL. During that period, his team, the Seahawks, have played 118 regular-season games, and 13 more in the playoffs. Wilson has been the starting QB in 131 of those games. This is true even though Wilson has run the ball 744 times in his career, for an average […]

See what's up.