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Lamar Jackson

QB · Baltimore Ravens

Height 6'2" Weight 212
DOB 1997-01-07 Age 27.5
College Louisville

2024 Fantasy Rankings

Overall # 44 · QB # 5 (Tier 1) · ADP (12-team PPR): 4.11, 47th

Fantasy Advice

You’re gonna lose a game or two to injury with Lamar Jackson. You’re also gonna get 700 rushing yards and a couple of touchdowns like falling out of a boat and hitting water. Will the passing game take another step forward? Not betting on it, but right where it’s been is still plenty good. ~ Lou (7/23)

Position Rankings

RankNameByeAgeADP1PPG2
Tier 1
3Jalen Hurts, PHI525.94.0424.1
4C.J. Stroud, HOU1422.85.0321.3
5Lamar Jackson, BAL1427.54.1123.3
Tier 2
6Jordan Love, GB1025.76.1121.6
7Brock Purdy, SF924.58.0421.8
1 NFFC (12-team PPR)
2 2023 season, Half PPR scoring

Fantasy News Last 90 Days

  • Lamar Jackson Still Not Practicing With "Pretty Bad" Illness

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    Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (illness) was once again absent from the team's practice on Monday. He was also unavailable for Sunday's session. Ravens head coach John Harbaugh did not have an update on Jackson's condition beyond the fact that he remains out with an illness. Jackson is coming off a season in which he threw for 3,678 yards and 24 touchdowns while running for 821 yards and five touchdowns. Jackson finished as the QB4 in fantasy in 2023. As such, fantasy managers are anxiously awaiting his return to the field. Given that he is suffering from an illness, hopefully, Jackson will be back on the field later this week.

    Jul 22 · Source via Baltimore Ravens Lamar Jackson
  • Harbaugh: Ravens take Lamar slights 'personally'

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    Ravens coach John Harbaugh capped his team's first practice of training camp Sunday with an impassioned defense of quarterback Lamar Jackson.

    Jul 21 · ESPN Baltimore Ravens Carolina Panthers Lamar Jackson Lamar Jackson
  • Lamar Jackson's Illness Described As "Pretty Bad"

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    Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (illness) was sent home from the team's first day of training camp. Details surrounding the nature of his symptoms were scarce. However, NFL insider Josina Anderson provided an update, reporting that the signal-caller is dealing with a "pretty bad" illness. Without question, this is not the way anyone would want to start camp. Hopefully, Jackson's sickness won't keep him off the field for an extended period. The two-time MVP is coming off a potent season. He finished by throwing for 3,678 yards, 24 touchdowns, and seven interceptions, adding 821 yards and five scores off 148 carries. Jackson also completed a career-high 67.2% of his passes. Fantasy managers should expect more information regarding his health on Monday.

    Jul 21 · Source via Baltimore Ravens Carolina Panthers Lamar Jackson Lamar Jackson
  • Lamar Jackson Dealing With Illness

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    Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (illness) was sent home from training camp practice on Sunday with an illness. Jackson should return to practice at some point next week and will be a top-five fantasy QB in 2024 after winning his second NFL MVP award in 2023. The biggest storyline of the offseason for the 27-year-old dual-threat signal-caller is that he dropped weight in order to be more agile in 2024, as if he wasn't agile enough already. The biggest question for fantasy managers is whether his drop in weight will make him more injury-prone. New running back Derrick Henry could steal plenty of goal-line opportunities away from Jackson, but he should still maintain high-end fantasy upside heading into his seventh season in the NFL.

    Jul 21 · Source via Baltimore Ravens Carolina Panthers Lamar Jackson
  • Ravens' Malik Cunningham Standing Out In Move To WR

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    In late May, we were made aware that the Ravens had officially changed the position of Malik Cunningham on their roster from quarterback to wide receiver. A long-time admirer of starting quarterback Lamar Jackson, Cunningham initially held the same headstrong attitude towards a position conversion that Jackson once held. According to Ravens editorial director Ryan [...]

    Jun 22 · Pro Football Rumors Baltimore Ravens Carolina Panthers Malik Cunningham Lamar Jackson Lamar Jackson
  • Lamar Jackson Being Given More Pre-Snap Responsibility

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    Baltimore Ravens offensive coordinator Todd Monken and quarterbacks coach Tee Martin have made it clear this offseason that they plan to give quarterback Lamar Jackson more responsibility in the team's pre-snap operation this year. During practice on Wednesday, Jackson was challenged by an aggressive defense to change routes, run schemes and protections at the line of scrimmage, and Martin liked what he saw as the offense had one of its sharper practices of the offseason. Last year's NFL MVP will be given more freedom before the snap in 2024 to get the offense into ideal looks. The 27-year-old also showed up this year a little bit lighter as he looks for an encore performance. As long as Jackson is able to stay healthy again, the dual-threat signal-caller should be a top-five fantasy quarterback.

    Jun 13 · Source via Baltimore Ravens Lamar Jackson
  • Lamar Jackson's OTA Absences Downplayed

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    Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson and the reigning NFL MVP has been absent for four of the team's first five voluntary organized team activities, including the last one on Thursday. With Jackson gone, veteran backup Josh Johnson has led the first-team offense. "It's this time of year; it's a voluntary time," head coach John Harbaugh said. "It's really not something that we comment on. We can't, and that's just the time of year it is. So I can't speak for anybody that's not here." Jackson has been a regular at the team's OTAs, other than in 2022 when he was engaged in contract talks. He's in the second year of a five-year, $260 million contract. At age 27 last year, he became the youngest two-time NFL MVP since the merger, setting career-highs with 3,678 passing yards and a 67.2% completion rate. Fantasy managers shouldn't be concerned about Jackson's OTA absences.

    Jun 1 · Source via Baltimore Ravens Lamar Jackson
  • Lamar drops weight in effort to 'be more agile'

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    Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson indicated Wednesday that he has dropped weight this offseason to "be more agile."

    May 23 · ESPN Baltimore Ravens Lamar Jackson Lamar Jackson
  • Lamar Jackson Drops Weight To "Be More Agile"

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    Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson, last year's NFL MVP, said that he dropped weight this offseason to "be more agile." Jackson said he weighed 205 pounds, which is 25 pounds less than his 2022 weight and 10 pounds less than last year. The 27-year-old is already the most prolific running QB in the NFL, as he's gained 5,258 yards on the ground in his first six seasons in the league, 1,399 more than any other signal-caller. He led the NFL by averaging 5.5 yards per carry in 2023, but that was his lowest in any full season. Jackson had nine runs in his first three seasons in which he reached a maximum speed of 20 mph or faster, but he's managed just one of those runs in his last three seasons. He doesn't think the weight loss will impact how he takes hits, and it shouldn't deter fantasy managers from taking him as a high-end QB1.

    May 22 · Source via Baltimore Ravens Lamar Jackson
  • Chiefs To Start Title Defense Against Ravens

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    The back-to-back Super Bowl-champion Kansas City Chiefs will begin their attempt for the first-ever three-peat in 2024 when they host the Baltimore Ravens in the league's annual prime-time season opener, which will be played on Thursday, Sept. 5. It will be a rematch of last year's AFC Championship, which the Chiefs won 17-10 before beating the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl LVIII. The Chiefs will then face the Cincinnati Bengals at Arrowhead in Week 2. The Week 1 matchup against Baltimore features two of the game's top QBs in Patrick Mahomes, the Super Bowl MVP the last two years, and Lamar Jackson, the reigning NFL MVP. Mahomes has gone 4-1 in the matchup against Jackson, including in the playoffs. KC has opened as a 2.5-point favorite and are 2-1 in the NFL kickoff game since it was introduced in 2002.

    May 14 · Source via Baltimore Ravens Kansas City Chiefs Lamar Jackson Patrick Mahomes
  • Ravens Draft Kentucky QB Devin Leary At No. 218

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    The Ravens are bringing in an extra arm at the back end of the sixth round, drafted Kentucky quarterback Devin Leary, marking the tenth passer taken in the 2024 NFL Draft. Leary adds a big arm to a quarterbacks room in Baltimore that contains reigning MVP Lamar Jackson. Leary spent six years at the collegiate [...]

    Apr 27 · Pro Football Rumors NFL Draft Baltimore Ravens Devin Leary Lamar Jackson
  • Quarterback Stats

    SeasonTeamFPtsFP/GGSnpSnp%MS%Opp/GPaCmpPaAttCmpPctPaYdPaTDPaINTSackedRuAttRuYdRuAvgRuTDFL
    2018BAL172.810.81658549.226.819.99917058.2120163161476974.7454
    2019BAL453.730.21598793.454.538.426540166.13127366617512136.9372
    2020BAL367.424.51591794.255.035.724237664.427572692915910056.3274
    2021BAL277.823.21281065.241.542.924638264.428821613381337675.7723
    2022BAL263.522.01272866.440.036.520332662.32242177261127646.8232
    2023BAL373.023.316104092.453.737.830745767.23678247371488215.5556

    2023

    WkVsScoreFPtsQB RankSnpSnp%MS%OppPaCmpPaAttCmpPctPaYdPaTDPaINTSackedRuAttRuYdRuAvgRuTDFL
    1HOUW 25-99.32764100.043.828172277.31690146386.3301
    2@CINW 27-2425.3975100.060.045243372.723720012544.5000
    3INDL 19-2230.2372100.062.545223171.0202004141017.2121
    4@CLEW 28-330.035594.848.328151978.91862039273.0021
    5@PITL 10-1713.32070100.062.944223857.92360146457.5001
    6@TENW 24-1620.4971100.060.643213070.022311113624.7700
    7DETW 38-637.525795.060.036212777.83573009364.0011
    8@ARIW 31-2413.62765100.049.232182766.71571045173.4000
    9SEAW 37-313.4185775.047.436212680.818700110606.0001
    10CLEL 31-3317.31554100.057.431132356.52231238415.1300
    11CINW 34-2026.6466100.053.035162661.52642039546.0000
    12@LACW 20-1016.81471100.060.643183256.317710211393.5500
    14LARW 37-3133.8172100.075.054244355.831631211706.3600
    15@JACW 23-721.31070100.051.436142458.317111312978.0800
    16@SFW 33-1925.1768100.061.842233565.72522027456.4300
    17MIAW 56-1939.615393.047.427182185.73215016355.8300
    18PITL 10-170.0-----------------
    DPHOUW 34-1037.6-68100.048.533162272.7152203111009.0920
    CCKCL 10-1721.8-58100.079.346203754.12721148546.7501

    Touchdown Distances
    Passing: 3, 17, 7, 18, 10, 12, 11, 8, 5, 40, 37, 10, 3, 54, 46, 21, 16, 6, 9, 20, 75, 35, 7, 4, 3, 15, 30
    Rushing: 8, 10, 10, 2, 7, 15, 8

    2022

    WkVsScoreFPtsQB RankSnpSnp%MS%OppPaCmpPaAttCmpPctPaYdPaTDPaINTSackedRuAttRuYdRuAvgRuTDFL
    1@NYJW 24-923.4656100.064.336173056.72133126172.8300
    2MIAL 38-4245.8159100.064.438212972.4318300911913.2210
    3@NEW 37-2642.6160100.066.740182962.1218414111079.7310
    4BUFL 20-2316.51970100.057.140202969.014412211736.6400
    5CINW 19-1717.51565100.067.744193259.417411112584.8300
    6@NYGL 20-2419.21159100.066.139173253.121011277711.0001
    7CLEW 23-2011.92264100.040.62691656.312000310595.9000
    8@TBW 27-2224.2976100.061.847273871.12382039434.7800
    9@NOW 27-1318.91068100.048.533122254.513310311827.4500
    11CARW 13-318.61569100.063.844243372.720901311312.8210
    12@JACL 27-2823.61072100.063.946163250.025410114896.3601
    13DENW 10-91.5331013.96.953475.011002199.0000
    14@PITW 16-140.0-----------------
    15@CLEL 3-130.0-----------------
    16ATLW 17-90.0-----------------
    17PITL 13-160.0-----------------
    18@CINL 16-270.0-----------------
    WC@CINL 17-240.0-----------------

    Touchdown Distances
    Passing: 25, 17, 55, 75, 1, 12, 5, 16, 1, 4, 1, 11, 12, 5, 10, 24, 12
    Rushing: 79, 9, 1

    2021

    WkVsScoreFPtsQB RankSnpSnp%MS%OppPaCmpPaAttCmpPctPaYdPaTDPaINTSackedRuAttRuYdRuAvgRuTDFL
    1@LVL 27-3320.41968100.061.842193063.323510312867.1702
    2KCW 36-3536.7276100.055.342182669.2239121161076.6920
    3@DETW 19-1723.21258100.065.538163151.62871147588.2900
    4@DENW 23-722.61573100.060.344223759.53161037284.0000
    5INDW 31-2542.3273100.078.157374386.044240214624.4301
    6LACW 34-615.5196594.250.735192770.41671238516.3800
    7CINL 17-4125.766183.658.943153148.425710512887.3300
    9MINW 34-3135.3198100.063.362274165.9266323211205.7100
    10@MIAL 10-2218.81073100.071.252264360.52381149394.3300
    11@CHIW 16-130.0-----------------
    12CLEW 16-1015.11781100.060.549203262.516514217684.0000
    13@PITL 19-2021.2974100.060.845233762.22531178556.8800
    14@CLEL 22-241.4301013.58.1644100.017001252.5000
    15GBL 30-310.0-----------------
    16@CINL 21-410.0-----------------
    17LARL 19-200.0-----------------
    18PITL 13-160.0-----------------

    Touchdown Distances
    Passing: 10, 42, 19, 49, 43, 5, 4, 5, 9, 39, 5, 1, 5, 5, 13, 6
    Rushing: 2, 1

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