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Adam Gase, Sam Darnold downplay sideline exchange

Sam Darnold and Adam Gase were caught by TV cameras in an animated sideline exchange Thursday night. The video has gone viral on social media. Not surprisingly, the Jets quarterback and his coach both downplayed the incident as merely a moment frustration. “We were both in the same mind frame where somebody didn’t execute their [more]

After getting beaten by Lamar Jackson, Jets players lined up for his jersey

Jersey swaps have become commonplace in the NFL in recent years, with opposing players showing mutual respect after games by giving each other the jerseys off their backs as a memento of competing against each other. But Thursday night, something unusual happened. Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson had multiple Jets players line up to seek his [more]

Ravens top 200 yards both passing and rushing for fifth time this year

The Ravens finished Thursday night’s game against the Jets with 212 passing yards and 218 rushing yards. That’s an extraordinary game for most teams, but par for the course in Baltimore. Thursday night’s game was the fifth time this season that the Ravens have topped 200 yards both passing and rushing. The other 31 teams [more]

Le’Veon Bell was rolling last night

While he was 164 pins off his weekly high, it was still a pretty good night for Le'Veon Bell. And he wouldn’t mind rolling a few more frames like that. The Jets running back got  his most extensive work lately and put up his best numbers, with 21 carries for a season-high 87 yards in [more]

Lamar Jackson says “it’s really cool” to surpass Michael Vick for QB rushing record

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson is assaulting various record books in his first season as the team’s full-time starter. With 86 rushing yards on eight attempts on Thursday night against the New York Jets, Jackson surpassed Michael Vick’s 2006 record for most rushing yards by a quarterback in a single season. Vick had 1,039 rushing [more]

Lamar Jackson tosses five TDs as Ravens romp to 42-21 win over Jets

For the third time this season, Lamar Jackson tossed five touchdown passes in leading the Baltimore Ravens to victory. And he set a league rushing record in the process as well. Jackson’s five touchdowns were all to different receivers as Baltimore outclassed the New York Jets in a 42-21 blowout win on Thursday night to [more]

Lamar Jackson accounts for 119 yards, two TDs to put Ravens up 21-7 at half

The Jets’ 199 yards are more than the Ravens. They are 6-for-9 on third down and are averaging 5.9 yards per play. They have a 21-yard punt return and kickoff returns of 34 and 37 yards. Yet, they trail the Ravens 21-7. The Jets had a field goal blocked; they turned it over on downs [more]

Mark Andrews’ eighth touchdown of season sets team record for a tight end

Mark Andrews thought he had a 1-yard score for an eighth touchdown catch of the season, a team record for a tight end, with 10:53 remaining until halftime. Lamar Jackson already was on the sideline with a jacket on when officials dropped a flag on extra tackle Parker Ehinger for not reporting as eligible. The [more]

Lamar Jackson has 52 rushing yards, touchdown toss as Ravens lead 13-0

Lamar Jackson might run for 100 yards in the first half. He is having his way with the Jets run defense, which entered the game ranked second but is missing Quinnen Williams and Jamal Adams. Jackson has four carries for 52 yards, giving him more rushing yards than passing yards. He is 4-for-5 for 46 [more]

Lamar Jackson sets NFL single-season QB rushing record on first drive

Lamar Jackson needed 23 yards to break Michael Vick’s NFL record for rushing yards in a season for a quarterback. The Ravens quarterback ran for 27 on the team’s first possession. Jackson now has 1,044 rushing yards, topping the 1,039 that Vick had in 2006. The Ravens, though, probably would rather Jackson didn’t take the [more]

Jamal Adams, Quinnen Williams among the Jets’ inactives

The Jets will not have safety Jamal Adams or defensive lineman Quinnen Williams against the Ravens tonight. They were among the team’s inactives, leaving them without two of their top defensive players against Lamar Jackson. The Jets listed both players as doubtful. Adams has an ankle injury and Williams a neck injury. Receiver Demaryius Thomas [more]

Jets place Ryan Griffin on IR, activate Brent Qvale

The Jets hoped to have Chris Herndon playing a leading role at tight end for them this season, but a four-game suspension and injuries made it a lost year for the 2018 fourth-round pick. It also opened the door for Ryan Griffin to be the No. 1 tight end on the team and Griffin did [more]

NFL announces nominees for Walter Payton Man of the Year Award

The NFL has announced this year’s nominees for the Walter Payton Man of the Year Award given each year to a player based on their philanthropic and community work. There’s one nominee per team, each of whom will receive a donation of up to $50,000 to a charity of their choice. The winner of the [more]

Lamar Jackson on pace to break Michael Vick’s QB rushing record tonight

Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson is likely to break the NFL record for rushing yards in a season for a quarterback tonight against the Jets. Jackson currently has 1,017 rushing yards this season, an average of 78 yards a game. He’s just 23 yards away from breaking Michael Vick’s record of 1,039 rushing yards, set in [more]

Rich McKay acknowledges “angst” with pass interference rule

Expanded replay for pass interference was supposed to fix a problem. But while trying to right the wrong from the NFC Championship Game last January, the NFL arguably made things worse not better. Sunday offered another week, another controversy. Or two. Or three. Al Riveron, the NFL’s officiating supervisor, dropped a flag against the Dolphins [more]

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