Ravens-Jets: Week 1 Postgame Notes

EAST RUTHERFORD, NJ — The Ravens took several steps in a 24-9 victory over the New York Jets in Week 1.

Here are the post-game notes:

  • Baltimore now owns a 10-2 regular season lead over the Jets, including 4-2 as visitors, and a 5-1 record against New York during the John Harbaugh era (since 2008).
  • Coach John Harbaugh’s .667 winning percentage (18-9) against opponents AFC East is his best mark against a single intraconference split.
  • Under head coach John Harbaugh (since 2008), the Ravens are now 11-4 at kickoff, winning six of their last seven games. In the last seven such contests, they have outclassed their opponent 228- 68 (+160). Baltimore also improved to 32-16 (.667) in September under Coach Harbaugh. WINNING FRANCHISEE • With today’s 24-9 victory over the New York Jets, the Ravens became the seventh franchise in NFL history to reach 250 wins (reg. + post.) in less than 450 matches (445).
  • Quarterbacl Lamar Jackson completed 17 of 30 passes for 213 yards and 3 touchdowns (98.3 rating) with 1 INT, while adding 17 rushing yards on 6 carries. It’s the 14th time in Jackson’s career that he’s had at least 3 TD assists, with Baltimore holding a 13-1 record in such contests.
  • According to Next Gen Stats, Jackson’s 3 deep touchdowns (air yards over 20 yards) marked a career high in a single game. • Jackson is now 3-1 as a starter in Week 1 contests, completing 73 of 105 passes for 12 touchdowns with 1 INT, for a passer rating of 135.7. He also added 154 rushing yards on 28 carries (5.5 average).

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  • Jackson was 38-12 in his first 50 starts, tied with Tom Brady (38 wins) and Danny White (38) for third most wins by a quarterback in his first 50 starts. in career all the time. Only Patrick Mahomes (40 wins) and Pro Football Hall of Famer Ken Stabler (40) have more.
  • Jackson eclipsed 10,000 career passing yards in today’s contest, becoming the eighth QB in NFL history to record at least 10,000 career passing yards and 3,500 rushing yards. He is the first to achieve these marks in the first five years of a career.
  • Tight end Mark Andrews finished with 5 receptions for 52 yards, extending his current 50-yard streak in games to 10. The streak is currently the longest among NFL TEs, as he becomes only the sixth TE since the merger of 1970 to extend a 50-straight receiving streak in double-digit contests (also: Rob Gronkowski, Travis Kelce, George Kittle, Greg Olsen and Delanie Walker).
  • Safety Marcus Williams with a team and career-high 12 tackles in a single game (10 solo), while adding 1 INT (33 yards returned) – his first as a Raven.
  • Williams created the Ravens’ first takeaway of the season, pulling out QB Joe Flacco and returning him 33 yards to the Jets’ 13-yard line. Since entering the league in 2017, his 16 INTs are tied for 11th in the league, while his 294 INT return yards rank fourth.
  • Baltimore’s defense recorded 2 takeaways (1 INT and 1 FR), while the offense turned the ball over once (INT). Since 2008, the Ravens are 76-18 (.809) with a positive turnover margin.
  • The Ravens’ defense held the Jets 0-for-6 on third down in the first half, while allowing just three runs. It was the 18th time, a league-high since 2008 (under head coach John Harbaugh), that Baltimore held their opponent without a third-period conversion in the first half and without a TD. in the first half. With today’s victory, the Ravens now own a 16-2 record in such contests.