Lamar Jackson tossed two score passes in the resulting quarter and the Baltimore Ravens beat Cincinnati 34-20 on Thursday night after the Bengals lost their star quarterback Joe Entry to a wrist injury.
The AFC North-driving Ravens (8-3) finished a no restrictions clear of Cincinnati (5-5) and pushed 2.5 games forward of the Bengals, who are the lower part of the division. Also, that is very distant from Cincinnati’s just issue. Tunnel left in the subsequent quarter straightforwardly following tossing a scoring pass and couldn’t return.
Bengals mentor Zach Taylor said after the game that foundation tests wrapped up Section had a hyper-extended wrist on his tossing arm.
“It seemed like he hyper-extended his [right] wrist,” Taylor said. “Fell on it without much of any hesitation in the game and some time later felt it on the score pass.”
The Bengals were up 10-7 after that four-yard scoring throw from Section to Joe Mixon, yet the Ravens replied when Jackson’s neglect of the center evaded off linebacker Germaine Pratt and clearly to recipient Nelson Agholor, who got the ball in a state of harmony and dispersed the 37-yard score with a flip into the end zone.
Jackson tossed a 10-yard TD pass to Rashod Bateman with 23 seconds given in the half to put Baltimore up 21-10.
Jake Consuming, a 27-year-old help who had played in just a singular NFL game, came in for Entry and had the decision to direct the Bengals to a field objective to begin the last part. In any case, that was all he could coordinate until he tossed a two-yard score pass to Ja’Marr Pursue with 1:08 excess in the game.
Jackson tossed for 264 yards despite losing one of his top targets, tight end Etching Andrews, to a lower leg injury on the chief drive of the game.
Gus Edwards bookended Baltimore’s day disagreeably with three-yard score runs – the very made it 7-0 and the last 34-13.
Cincinnati won the division the beyond two years when late-season wounds saved Jackson off the field for the Ravens. This year Jackson has had the decision to remain solid – he went into the clinical tent following seeming to hurt a foot or lower leg in the main quarter Thursday in any case remained in the game – and Baltimore’s AFC North opponents are the ones directing clinical issues at quarterback.
Cleveland, who won at Baltimore last week’s finish to pull inside a half-round of the lead position, lost Deshaun Watson for the season with a broken shoulder. Before long Section is directing one more injury after he confronted calf trouble lately.
The Ravens had five sacks, developing their association and driving all out to 44.