OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson was so thankful for his obtaining his first roughing the passer penalty in approximately two several years that he gave a shoutout to referee Land Clark for contacting it.
“Mr. Clark, I enjoy that connect with,” Jackson reported soon after Wednesday’s practice. “I bear in mind his title.”
Indianapolis Colts linebacker Darius Leonard drew the flag when he hit Jackson in the 3rd quarter of Monday night’s 31-25 victory by the Ravens. This was the first roughing the passer penalty taken by Jackson in 620 dropbacks.
“That was a quite dope phone and it was fair, way too,” Jackson explained. “He did strike me in the confront. It wasn’t like it was no BS connect with or absolutely nothing like that. It was dope to get one.”
Did Jackson understand that was the first time an opponent was named for roughing the passer in opposition to him considering the fact that December 2019?
“That’s ridiculous,” Jackson mentioned, shaking his head. “But like I explained, it was fair. I am happy I received the connect with.”
Final 7 days, Jackson retweeted some admirers who complained that he wasn’t acquiring flags for late hits towards him.
“I just come to feel we ought to be shielding all quarterbacks in the league, not just myself,” Jackson stated final 7 days.