Saying the Baltimore Ravens offense is on a roll is a serious understatement. Dating back to Week 9, in their last 24 drives with Lamar Jackson playing quarterback, the Ravens have not punted. They’ve punted when Robert Griffin III replaced Jackson, but the rest of the time when Jackson has been running things, they’ve been on a roll.
The streak has included 17 touchdowns, two field goals, one missed field goal, three kneel-downs, and one turnover on downs. Pro Football Talk writer Michael David Smith tweeted out the run, which looks ridiculous as you read it.
Ravens' last 24 drives with Lamar Jackson at quarterback:— Michael David Smith (@MichaelDavSmith) November 27, 2019
TD, TD, kneeldown, TD, TD, TD, kneeldown, TD, TD, missed FG, downs, TD, TD, kneeldown, TD, FG, FG, TD, TD, TD, TD, TD, TD, TD
Per MDS, the Ravens have punted 22 times in 11 games and are on pace for the fewest punts in a 16-game season. Their offense is incredibly dynamic, but they are also one of the more aggressive teams when it comes to going for it on fourth down. They are fourth with 17 fourth down attempts, and first with a 76.47 conversion percentage.
The combination of Lamar Jackson’s insane ability, John Harbaugh’s aggressiveness, and Greg Roman’s play-calling has led to this insane run. Jackson and the Ravens offense have been dominant in this 3+ week stretch, and the only downside is punter Sam Koch is probably a little bored. I’m sure he can live with that. It’s worth noting the San Francisco 49ers defense has forced the fourth most punts per game.
Punter Sam Koch is getting paid to $3.95 million this year to watch Lamar Jackson play.— Baltimore Beatdown (@BmoreBeatdown) November 26, 2019