12/04 13:48 CST Lamar Jackson leaves game with knee injury after sack
Lamar Jackson leaves game with knee injury after sack
By NOAH TRISTER
AP Sports Writer
BALTIMORE (AP) --- Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson was ruled out for the rest
of a game Sunday against Denver with a knee injury after being sacked on the
final play of the first quarter.
Shortly after exiting, the Baltimore star emerged from the sideline tent and
went down the tunnel, leaving the offense in backup Tyler Huntley's hands.
Jackson appeared to be walking OK, if not all that fast. Cameras showed him
struggling to climb up stairs near the locker room.
The Ravens announced at the start of the second half that Jackson would not
Baltimore's season fell apart last year when Jackson went down with an ankle
injury in December. He hasn't missed a game this season for Baltimore, which is
tied with the Cincinnati Bengals atop the AFC North at 7-4.
Huntley completed his first six passes, but the Ravens trailed 6-3 at halftime.
Jackson's injury would obviously be major news if it keeps him out for an
extended period of time. It also comes after contract talks between him and the
team broke down before the season. Jackson does not have a long-term deal.
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