Herbert, Crosby send AFC to 41-35 win in Pro Bowl's return
(AP Photo/Rick Scuteri) (Rick Scuteri)LAS VEGAS — (AP) — Justin Herbert hit Mark Andrews with two touchdown passes, leading the AFC to a 41-35 victory over the NFC on Sunday in the return of the Pro Bowl. Maxx Crosby of the hometown Las Vegas Raiders won the defensive MVP award with two sacks and three tackles for loss. In another attempt at violence-reducing innovation, the Pro Bowl was played with no kickoffs. The players seemed to enjoy their week of light football and heavy fun-having in Las Vegas, which knows how to throw a party. The seven-time champion quarterback hasn't played in a Pro Bowl since 2005.wftv.com
Packers clinch division after Ravens' 2-point try fails
Aaron Rodgers threw three touchdown passes — tying Brett Favre on Green Bay’s career list — and the Packers became the first team this season to clinch a division title, wrapping up the NFC North with a 31-30 win over Baltimore after the Ravens missed another big 2-point conversion in the final minute.
A stunner: Miami wins 2nd straight, tops Ravens 22-10
Xavien Howard forced a fumble and returned it 49 yards for a touchdown, Tua Tagovailoa came off the bench and capped his night with a 1-yard sneak for a score with 2:19 left and the Miami Dolphins stunned the Baltimore Ravens 22-10 on Thursday night.
Ravens shut down Herbert, Chargers in 34-6 victory
Chargers Ravens Football Baltimore Ravens tight end Mark Andrews (89) celebrates with quarterback Lamar Jackson, center, after they connected for a touchdown pass against the Los Angeles Chargers during the second half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton) (Gail Burton)BALTIMORE — (AP) — Lamar Jackson threw for 167 yards and a touchdown, and the Baltimore Ravens frustrated Justin Herbert and the Los Angeles Chargers in a 34-6 victory Sunday. Los Angeles punted on its first three possessions, then turned the ball over on downs. UP NEXTChargers: Los Angeles has next weekend off before hosting New England on Oct. 31. Ravens: Baltimore hosts Cincinnati next Sunday before its bye week.wftv.com
Jackson leads Ravens back to 31-25 OT win over Colts
Colts Ravens Football Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) scrambles away from Indianapolis Colts defenders during the first half of an NFL football game, Monday, Oct. 11, 2021, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez) (Julio Cortez)BALTIMORE — (AP) — Lamar Jackson threw a 5-yard touchdown pass to Marquise Brown on the first possession of overtime to give the Baltimore Ravens a 31-25 victory over the Indianapolis Colts on Monday night. We have to learn from it and get better.”Jackson directed an 11-play, 75-yard drive that ended with a 4-yard touchdown pass to Andrews with 39 seconds remaining. Jackson threw a 43-yard touchdown pass to Brown late in the third. Ravens: Baltimore hosts the Los Angeles Chargers on Sunday.wftv.com
Bills advance to AFC championship with 17-3 win over Ravens
Johnson’s pick-6 of Jackson’s pass with 41 seconds remaining in the third quarter helped secure a 17-3 win over the Ravens in a divisional-round playoff game Saturday night. He finished 14 of 24 for 162 yards passing, while being limited to 42 yards rushing on nine carries. The fifth-seeded Ravens (12-6) had their season come to an end after leading the NFL in yards rushing for a second consecutive year. “I’m not frustrated at all,” Ravens coach John Harbaugh said in announcing Jackson sustained a concussion. Bills: Advance to AFC championship game for first time since 1994, where they’ll face Cleveland or play Kansas City for a second time this season following a 26-17 loss to the Chiefs on Oct. 19.
Ravens' season ends with Jackson in locker room, 17-3 loss
The Ravens and Lamar Jackson were stymied for the much of Saturday night by a hustling, relentless Buffalo defense. Then, the biggest miscue on a night of missteps for the Ravens effectively put an end to an otherwise memorable season. In the end, however, the Ravens got blown away on a windy night by a team that chased Jackson all over the field. 1-ranked rushing game generated 150 yards, but Jackson was limited to 34 yards on nine carries with a long of 15 yards. Throwing under duress for much of the game, Jackson went 14 of 24 for 162 yards with an interception and three sacks.
Gators rattled: No. 8 Oklahoma routs Florida in Cotton Bowl
8 Oklahoma beat 10th-ranked SEC runner-up Florida 55-20 on Wednesday night in the Cotton Bowl. Back in the same NFL stadium where 11 days earlier they won their sixth consecutive Big 12 title, the Sooners (9-2, No. The 55 points were their most ever in a bowl game, while piling up a Cotton Bowl-record 684 total yards. 1 Alabama in the SEC title game, and had averaged nearly 42 points a game. Oklahoma: With Rattler and Mims among the young standouts coming back, the Sooners could again be favored to win another Big 12 title.
Cotton Bowl: Oklahoma’s 6th straight NY6 game, Florida’s 3rd
WHAT'S AT STAKEBig 12 champion Oklahoma takes a seven-game winning streak into its sixth consecutive New Year's Six bowl game. Florida is playing in its third consecutive NY6 game, having won the Orange Bowl and Peach Bowl the previous two years. ... Oklahoma is 5-2 at AT&T Stadium, including its fourth straight Big 12 title game there 11 days before the Cotton Bowl kickoff. The Gators' three losses were by a combined 12 points. The Sooners are playing in a bowl game for the 22nd season in a row, with Georgia's 24 in a row the only longer active streak.
Browns can't contain Jackson, lose heartbreaker to Ravens
Cleveland Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield reacts after the Baltimore Ravens defeated the Browns 47-42 during an NFL football game, Monday, Dec. 14, 2020, in Cleveland. But in prime time, on a national stage, the Browns showed they're not the same old Browns. After getting clobbered 38-6 by the Ravens in Week 1, the Browns showed they're a legitimate contender — but that didn't soften the blow for coach Kevin Stefanski. The Browns had just capped a 14-point rally with Mayfield scoring on a 5-yard run to go up 35-34 when Jackson came back. Mayfield showed mental toughness in moving past his first interception after throwing 187 consecutive passes without one.
Jackson returns to save Ravens with 47-42 win over Browns
Tucker, who made 70 straight field goals inside 40 yards before he missed last week, had plenty of distance on his kick to give the Ravens (8-5) a much-needed win. It was a gut punch for the Browns (9-4), who had rallied from a 14-point deficit to take the lead while Jackson was out. He drove the Browns 75 yards, hitting running back Kareem Hunt for a 22-yard TD pass with 1:04 left. Cleveland was counting on Williams to handle the starting cornerback spot opposite Denzel Ward, who missed his third straight game with a calf injury. Browns: Make the first of two straight weekend visits to the New York area and play the Giants on Dec. 20.
Dez Bryant joins Ravens practice squad after 2-year hiatus
Former Cowboys receiver Dez Bryant has moved one step closer to playing in the NFL again. The 31-year-old Bryant signed with the Baltimore Ravens on Tuesday and has been assigned to the practice squad. Bryant last played in 2017, when he had 69 catches for 838 yards in his eighth and final season in Dallas. He’s been around the league for a long, long time. Baltimore waived safety Marcus Gilchrist from the practice squad to make room for Bryant.
Jackson shows MVP form to help Ravens beat Washington 31-17
– A few big plays went a long way for the Baltimore Ravens, who took a small step toward regaining the form they displayed last year as the highest-scoring team in the league. Lamar Jackson ran for a 50-yard touchdown and threw for two scores in a bounce-back performance by the reigning NFL MVP and the Ravens, who took control early against Washington in a 31-17 victory Sunday. Washington (1-3) had more first downs, owned an edge in time of possession and had only 7 fewer yards than Baltimore. The game was tough to watch for Washington coach Ron Rivera, and not just because of the score. Weakened by treatment he received during the week for cancer, Rivera occasionally took a break by sitting on the bench.
Jackson throws 3 TD passes for Ravens in 38-6 rout of Browns
Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson (8) looks to pass as he is pursued by Cleveland Browns defensive tackle Sheldon Richardson (98), during the first half of an NFL football game, Sunday, Sept. 13, 2020, in Baltimore, MD. Facing a Cleveland secondary depleted by injuries, Jackson completed 20 of 25 passes and racked up a team-high 45 yards on the ground. A year ago, the multi-faceted star set an NFL single-season record for yards rushing by a quarterback and threw 36 TD passes. Browns quarterback Baker Mayfield threw an interception on the opening series, the first of three Browns turnovers. The Browns then withstood a 47-yard completion from Jackson to Marquise Brown by forcing a fumble by Patrick Ricard inside the 10.
Clermont lake hosts MotoSurf world cup finals this weekend
LAKE COUNTY, Fla. - Around 100 riders from all over the world are descending on a private lake in south Lake County ahead of this weekend's MotoSurf World Cup Finals and Motosurf America Finals. It's all happening at JetSurf Orlando Academy's facility, located on Cook Road in Clermont. The sport utilizes JetSurf boards, which loosely resemble wake boards and surf boards and are motorized. "I grew up windsurfing, kite surfing, wake boarding, whitewater kayaking, so I've had my hands in water sports my entire adult life," he said. Motosurf America Continental Cup races continue Wednesday at JetSurf Academy Orlando, with World Cup races set for Oct.18-20.