Lamar Jackson went into Sunday 3-0 as a starting quarterback against the Cincinnati Bengals. He’s still unbeaten against the Bengals.
Baltimore jumped out to a 17-0 lead in the first half and never looked back.
Jackson and the Baltimore Ravens beat the Bengals 27-3 on Sunday afternoon at M&T Bank Stadium.
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“We certainly know that Baltimore is a great team. We expected better from our performance today. We know that today wasn’t good enough,” Bengals coach Zac Taylor said. “You give them a lead early, and you show that you are going to give up some pressure, and that is what they feed off of, and that is what they did today.”
The Ravens’ blitz-happy defense made Bengals quarterback Joe Burrow actually play like a rookie for the first time all season. Burrow and the Cincinnati offense struggled mightily versus the Baltimore D.
Cincinnati had three turnovers in the loss, including a fumble by wide receiver Mike Thomas that was returned 44 yards for a touchdown by Ravens rookie linebacker Patrick Queen.
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Here’s what we learned in the Week 5 AFC North battle:
The Bengals offense