Lamar Jackson officially ruled out; Tyler Huntley is questionable

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Ravens starting quarterback Lamar Jackson officially is out of Sunday’s wild card playoff game against the Bengals. The Ravens ruled him out Friday, a day after Jackson announced on social media he isn’t ready to return from his knee injury.

So, who will start for the Ravens?

Coach John Harbaugh isn’t saying, with Tyler Huntley (right shoulder/wrist) officially questionable.

Huntley, though, was listed as a full participant Friday, which is a good sign for his availability.

He missed Week 18’s game against the Bengals, and Anthony Brown got his first career start.

The Ravens ruled out cornerback Brandon Stephens (illness) and receiver Tylan Wallace (hamstring). Wallace went on the injury report Thursday and did not practice Friday.

Stephens was out of practice all week.

17 responses to “Lamar Jackson officially ruled out; Tyler Huntley is questionable

  1. The NFL should just ask the Steelers to take the Ravens place to create a more competitive game

  2. Business decision. He will get the Deshaun 2.0 guaranteed contract from a dysfunctional organization such as the Jets. Top 5-10 guy will be paid like top 1-3 guy.

  3. I know it’s almost no chance of happening. But I’d laugh if Huntley took them to the super bowl. Lamar all of a sudden says he’s ready to play, but the Ravens say nah you stay home, we got this.

  4. getem says:
    January 13, 2023 at 3:48 pm
    I know it’s almost no chance of happening. But I’d laugh if Huntley took them to the super bowl. Lamar all of a sudden says he’s ready to play, but the Ravens say nah you stay home, we got this.

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    I’d love for that to happen also.

  5. Sammy Watkins man. They were trying to put this thing to bed, the sheer volume of fan outrage and speculation finally prompted the incredibly non-confrontational Baltimore media to straight up ask Harbaugh what he thinks about fans who believe Lamar’s status is being affected by his contract, which of course Harbs flatly refused to address, except for denying that Lamar’s status was affected by anything other than his health. Then Jackson unprecedentedly, explicitly, detailed why he won’t play right now, divulging specific information which almost certainly annoyed the hell out of Harbaugh. All to argue that this is a health thing and it can’t be helped.

    Watkins, added to the team like two weeks ago, just completely ripped that narrative apart. Safe to say the PR for the Ravens/coaching staff/Lamar had an egg reading his comments.

  6. This circus needs to leave town. Lamar is not even a top 10 QB in the league, maybe somewhere in the #12-16 zone. He’s gotten worse every single year since 2019. Damaged goods, can’t throw, now he’s a quitter too. Someone needs to get his head right.

  7. I really liked Lamar . I loved his style of play, athleticism and the energetically electrifying presence he brings to the team. The 2019 season was so magical. The players rallied as a team, had fun blowing teams out and it looked like Lamar was going to be “The dude” for the next 10-15 years. The fan base was ecstatic and everyone bought a Lamar Jersey or two. Big Truss!!! Then The stupid Browns had to offer a fully guaranteed contract to an overrated rapist. Lamar of course wanted To top the Watson contract . The Ravens Are not the browns. They will not guarantee all that money and put themselves in such a regrettable predicament. When the Ravens drafted Lamar he said the Ravens will get a Super Bowl out of him. I honestly think that Lamar has played his last snap as a Raven. The tweet about his injury might have been the last nail in the coffin . Pretty obvious Harbaugh and the coaching staff are frustrated with Lamar not toughing it out and play in the playoffs. Lamar keeps listening to some bad advice. Without an agent, most players tend to make stupid emotional decisions. The former NFL players on TV and so called analysts are all adding to the fire and discouraging him from playing without a long term contract. Lamar is getting paid handsomely this year to play. Lamar has simply quit on his team and coaches. Plain and simple. It’s shame, but it is not looking good for Lamar to play another snap in a Ravens uniform.

  8. Before cuts or restructures, the Ravens have $30 mil in cap space. If they tag Lamar that eats up the bulk of that space. So if the intent is to tag and trade him, Lamar is going to make their life miserable because the trade won’t happen until he agrees to terms with the acquiring team….and nobody is giving him 100% guaranteed $.

  9. The Front office was covering for Lamar for as long as possible to make it work. Good for Sammy Watkins. Saying what the Baltimore fanbase already knew.

  10. Remember all the hoopla last offseason around the Ravens, Lamar, his next contract.
    I think its fair to say this season didnt turn out well for either party. Hes done in Baltimore and will play for a new team in 2023 but it wont be on the contract he wanted.

  11. DeefenseWins says:
    January 13, 2023 at 9:23 pm
    This circus needs to leave town. Lamar is not even a top 10 QB in the league, maybe somewhere in the #12-16 zone. He’s gotten worse every single year since 2019. Damaged goods, can’t throw, now he’s a quitter too. Someone needs to get his head right.
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    Since Jackson’s MVP(1ST in QBR) He has ranked 2020-7th 21-17th 22-9th. Let’s compare that to others shall we

    Mahomes 2nd 5th 1st
    Allen. 3rd 6th 2nd
    Burrow. 24th 12th 10th
    Herbert 13th 3rd 11th

    I’ll give you Mahomes and Allen (even Lamar(75% on target)is a more accurate passer than Allen (73%) and I’ll personally take Burrow too despite the about stats. Who are these other guys that are supposed to better? I mean it’s easy throw lots of passing yards when you are throwing to Justin Jefferson or Davante Adams it does not mean you are a better QB.

  12. You got approximately 24 hrs to do the right thing as a leader of the 52 guys on the team Lamar. Don’t show up in Cincinnati, don’t worry about being a Raven anymore.

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