Jackson shines, Ravens beat Brady, struggling Bucs 27-22
TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Lamar Jackson threw for 238 yards and two second-half touchdowns to guide the Baltimore Ravens to a come-from-behind 27-22 victory over Tom Brady and the struggling Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday night time.
The Bucs (3-5) misplaced for the fifth time in six video games following a 2-0 begin, and the 45-yard-old Brady finds himself using a three-game dropping streak for the primary time since 2002 — his first season as a full-time starter with the New England Patriots.
Jackson beat the seven-time Super Bowl champion quarterback for the second time in as many profession conferences, directing TD drives of 77, 80 and 85 yards after Baltimore sputtered early and trailed 10-3 at halftime.
The Ravens rushed for 233 yards, whereas Jackson accomplished 27 of 38 passes with out an interception, together with TD throws of 5 yards to Kenyon Drake and 10 yards to Isaiah Likely within the third quarter.
Baltimore scored on its first 4 possessions after halftime, with Justin Tucker booting a 30-yard discipline objective to make it 27-16 with a little bit over two minutes remaining.
Brady threw an 8-yard TD move to Julio Jones with 49 seconds remaining, ending 26 of 44 for 325 yards with out an interception. He was sacked thrice.
Leonard Fournette scored on a 1-yard run, and Mike Evans had six receptions for 123 yards for the Bucs.
Fournette’s TD was the primary the Bucs have scored within the opening quarter this season. Brady spoke earlier within the week about how useful it may be to play with a lead, nonetheless the offense did little to construct on the early benefit after Ryan Succop’s 31-yard discipline objective made it 10-3.
The Ravens, in the meantime, wasted a pair alternatives take management early, settling for a 22-yard discipline objective after recovering a fumble on the Bucs 6 on a punt return and coming away with no factors when Jackson threw incomplete into finish zone on 4th-and-3 from the Tampa Bay 10 late within the second quarter.
Another probability to chop into their 10-3 deficit was thwarted when Justin Tucker’s 61-yard discipline objective try was deflected on the line as time expired within the half.
Ravens DE Calais Campbell (sickness) was inactive. … Ravens TE Mark Andrews (shoulder) left within the second quarter and didn’t return. …CB Marlon Humphrey (hamstring) missed time within the first half, however returned in the beginning of the third quarter. … WR Rashod Bateman (foot) sat out a lot of the second half. … Edwards (hamstring) departed late within the fourth quarter, ending with a team-leading 65 yards on 11 makes an attempt.
Buccaneers: Played with out three starters within the secondary — S Antoine Winfield Jr (concussion) and CBs Carlton Davis (hip) and Sean Murphy-Bunting (quad). WR Russell Gage (hamstring), G Luke Goedeke (foot), TE Cameron Brate (neck) and DL Akiem Hicks (foot) have been inactive, too. … LB Shaquil Barrett (ankle) limped off the sphere early within the third quarter and rode to the locker room on a cart.
Ravens: Travel to New Orleans to face Saints on Monday, Nov. 7.
Buccaneers: Host defending Super Bowl champion Los Angeles Rams on Sunday, Nov. 6.
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