Lamar Jackson lastly has his first postseason victory, and the truth that it was away from Baltimore makes it much more spectacular.
Jackson ran for 136 yards and a 48-yard landing whereas throwing for 179 extra because the Ravens rallied from 10 factors down and beat the Tennessee Titans 20-13 on Sunday of their AFC wildcard recreation. Baltimore additionally shut down 2,000-yard rusher Derrick Henry and held Tennessee to their fewest factors all season.
The Titans (11-6) had the ball and an opportunity to tie when Marcus Peters intercepted Ryan Tannehill’s go meant for Kalif Raymond with 1:50 left. After the turnover, the Ravens got here onto the sector and waved goodbye to the Titans, drawing a taunting penalty they didn’t thoughts in any respect.
“We completed lastly,” Jackson mentioned. “We lastly completed.”
The Ravens (12-5) snapped a string of 21 straight video games misplaced by the franchise in both the common season or playoffs when trailing by 10 or extra. They are going to play both top-seeded Kansas Metropolis or Buffalo subsequent week.
Henry ran everywhere in the Ravens with 328 yards speeding mixed up to now two conferences. With each Calais Campbell and Brandon Williams again on the Baltimore D-line, Henry had his worst efficiency this season with 18 carries for 40 yards.
Baltimore smothered a Tennessee offense that tied for fourth averaging 30.7 factors a recreation and had extra offensive yards per recreation through the season than any staff however Kansas Metropolis. The Ravens completed with a 401-209 yards edge in whole offense.
The Titans misplaced their first residence playoff recreation in 12 years and now have had three of their previous eight postseasons ended on their very own subject by Baltimore.
Tennessee sacked Jackson 5 occasions and received an interception. However the Titans settled for a pair of subject objectives and couldn’t sluggish Jackson sufficient after halftime. Jackson turned within the sixth 100-yard speeding recreation by a quarterback within the postseason, and joined Colin Kaepernick with two.