As Lamar Jackson’s sickness worsens, who will begin at QB for the Ravens vs. the Bears?

An alarming improvement out of Baltimore: Lamar Jackson has been added again to the Baltimore Ravens’ damage report with a non-COVID-19 sickness and is formally questionable for Sunday’s recreation towards the Chicago Bears. The Ravens up to date Jackson’s standing Saturday afternoon.

Lamar Jackson questionable vs. Bears

Jackson had missed apply Wednesday and Thursday with some form of bug however was again as a full participant Friday. The Ravens signaled on their Friday damage report that they believed there was no likelihood he would miss Sunday’s recreation.

“I’m feeling nice,” Jackson stated Friday. “In all probability had a chilly or one thing. I’m higher now, although.”

Within the subsequent 24 hours, one thing modified. The Ravens’ plan is for Jackson to nonetheless make the journey to Chicago. If not, they might have dominated him out of the sport on Saturday.

Jackson has examined constructive for COVID-19 in every of the final two years, lacking a recreation due to the virus in 2020. But when this newest sickness was as a consequence of coronavirus, he can be within the NFL’s pandemic protocol.

Jackson placing up MVP-worthy numbers

Jackson has appeared in all 9 video games for the Ravens this yr, and on the halfway level of the season, is an MVP candidate with over 2,400 yards and 14 touchdowns passing and one other 639 and a couple of scores on the bottom.

If Jackson can’t go, Tyler Huntley would presumably make his first NFL begin. Undrafted out of Utah in 2020, Huntley has appeared in 4 profession NFL video games, finishing 6 of 16 passes for 54 yards. He has additionally rushed for 33 yards on 13 carries. Huntley at Utah was first-team All-Convention in 2019, throwing for over 3,000 yards and 19 touchdowns.

Hint McSorley, who together with Robert Griffin III crammed in for Jackson within the recreation he missed in 2020, can also be an choice. He’s at present on the Ravens’ apply squad however can be elevated if Jackson can’t play.

Baltimore entered Week 11 with a half-game lead over the Steelers within the AFC North and because the convention’s No. 3 seed.


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