Lamar Jackson Does it Again as Baltimore Ravens Pick Up Heart-Stopping Win Against Colts

Published 10/12/2021, 7:00 AM EDT
Oct 11, 2021; Baltimore, Maryland, USA; Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) throws a touchdown pass to Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Marquise Brown (not pictured) under pressure from Indianapolis Colts defensive tackle DeForest Buckner (99) during the third quarter at M&T Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports


Lamar Jackson delivered a jaw-dropping moment for everyone witnessing the Baltimore Ravens vs. Indianapolis Colts game Monday night. As the Ravens pulled off an out-of-the-world comeback in the fourth quarter of the game covering a deficit of 9-22.

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The game surprisingly ended in a draw with 25-25 on the scoreboard and the Ravens went on to score six more points in the overtime, sealing a completely absurd victory for them.

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Twitter goes wild on the comeback

Jackson rallied the Ravens to the overtime as he delivered three consecutive touchdown drives with a fourth touchdown that came in overtime. The Ravens’ quarterback finished with a career-high of 442 passing yards with 37 of 43 passes and four touchdowns with no interceptions.

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Ravens’ head coach John Harbaugh couldn’t just believe what his boys had accomplished and said, “It was one of the greatest performances I’ve ever seen.” 

Following the Ravens’ miraculous win over the Colts, Twitter went bonkers with crazy reactions by NFL analysts, players, and fans.

Lamar Jackson on his miraculous display

“To be honest, it wasn’t a doubt in my mind,” Jackson said about his team’s chances of pulling off the comeback win in OT. “Our team, we hit that peak that we needed at the right time in the second half. We just knew it was one play at a time — that’s all we kept saying in the huddle.”

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“I was just locked in,” Jackson recalled. “I was just calm, everything was moving slow, I was just taking it a play at a time.”

Oct 11, 2021; Baltimore, Maryland, USA; Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) runs with the ball as Indianapolis Colts middle linebacker Bobby Okereke (58) defends during the third quarter at M&T Bank Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Geoff Burke-USA TODAY Sports

Jackson led to a 62-yard team high on the ground but fell short of just one game from breaking the NFL record for consecutive 100-yard rushing games. Although the 24-year-old QB did set the franchise’s single-game passing record.

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With Lamar Jackson putting on another show with four back-to-back wins, has put the team in a very good spot ahead of their game against the Los Angeles Chargers who themselves are 4-1 up. A clash between these NFL giants next week might bring some more challenges for Lamar. Will he be able to seal a W against them too?

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Sauvik Banerjee

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Sauvik Banerjee is currently an NFL writer at EssentiallySports. After completing his Bachelor’s degree in English and Economics from Lucknow University, Sauvik combined his love for NFL and passion for writing to work for team ES. Sauvik has functioned as a content marketing intern at Kyari Innovations and had a brief stint with Knocksense Lucknow.

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