QB Jackson blisters Bengals with 117 rush yards
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After missing Thursday’s practice with a stomach illness, Jackson returned to end a three-game losing streak and provide a jolt of electricity in a desperately needed 24-21 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals at M&T Bank Stadium.
Showing Michael Vick-like explosiveness, Jackson ran for 117 yards and threw for 150 in replacing Joe Flacco, whose 41-game consecutive start streak ended due to a hip injury.
“I thought he played spectacular. I thought he played winning football,” coach John Harbaugh said. “The playmaking — that comes from God. He made use of that, too.”
Here is how Jackson made his mark with his legs:
His 117 rushing yards are the second-most by a rookie quarterback since 1970 (only teammate Robert Griffin III had more) and set a Ravens single-game record
Jackson became the first NFL quarterback since 2016 to rush for 100 yards in a game and produced the most rushing yards by a quarterback in four years
His 27 carries are the most by