Lamar Jackson impressed Aaron Rodgers on Thursday.
The younger Ravens quarterback strutted his stuff actually when he hurdled over a Packers defender in an effort to achieve the top zone.
The brief landing run was ultimately reversed after an unlawful block, but it surely led to some sound recommendation from the veteran signal-caller.
“I love watching you play, man,” Rodgers informed Jackson after Baltimore’s 26-13 win over Inexperienced Bay. “That was pretty spectacular.”
He added, “Have a great season. Slide a little bit.”
It isn’t unhealthy recommendation for the Ravens’ prime quarterback. Even Jackson took it in stride.
He smiled and responded with, “I got you, baby.”
Jackson is getting into his second season within the NFL, the place his mobility has been mentioned since taking on for an injured Joe Flacco final yr.
He led the Ravens to the AFC North championship and averaged 17 carries per recreation on his technique to a single-season document for dashing makes an attempt by a quarterback (147).
Thus far this preseason, Jackson has been dialing in on his arm.
After showing in each exhibition video games, he is 10 for 16 with 117 yards and one landing. Jackson’s solely yards on the bottom got here Thursday (14 yards on two carries).
“It was pretty cool,” he informed reporters after recreation. “I was like, ‘What’s up GOAT?’ as soon as I saw him. There are a lot of GOATs out here, but it is Aaron Rodgers, so I have to show my respect.”
Jackson added, relating to Rodgers’ message: “I was like, ‘Yes, I know where you are coming from.’ I understand.”