Baltimore overthrows Patrick Mahomes and Kansas City
Patrick Mahomes may be the best quarterback in the world, but his team is not invincible. The Baltimore Ravens proved it Sunday night with their first win of the season, after falling to the Las Vegas Raiders last week. Lamar Jackson’s team won on the 36-35 wire. However, nothing was won for Jackson, who was intercepted after forty seconds of play and conceded a Touchdown from Tyronn Mathieu after his second throw (0-7). His team then chased after the score throughout the match. The Ravens first equalized thanks to Devin Duvernay, who recovered a ball lost by the opposing defense (7-7), then found themselves again led after a 33-yard pass from Patrick Mahomes to Demarcus Robinson (7-14) . Latavius Murray then signed a touchdown and at the same time put the two teams back to back. From then on, the match would take on the appearance of a veritable offensive fireworks display and the defenders suffered. In the first place those of Baltimore with the wand of an unleashed Patrick Mahomes and at the head of big statistics once again (24/31, 343 yards, 3 touchdowns and 1 interception). The Texan was well helped by Travis Kelce (7 receptions, 109 yards and 1 TD) and Darrell Williams to register two precious touchdowns and take a large lead (35-24) at the end of the third quarter.
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A stunning end to the match
The Maryland team seemed then back to the wall against the double finalists of the last two editions of the Super Bowl, but it was without counting on a Lamar Jackson in MVP mode. The best player of the 2019 season (18/26, 239 yards, 1 touchdown and two interceptions + 16 runs, 107 yards and 2 TDs) would register two touchdowns in the race and allow, with a 12-0 in the last quarter , his own to go back in front for a small point (36-35) three minutes from the end. The Ravens then tightened their defense until the end and caused a loss of ball from Clyde Edwards-Helaire through their rookie Odafe Oweh just 1’22 from the end. A decisive action came to close the victory of Lamar Jackson and Baltimore. The team coached by John Harbaugh now remains on a record of one victory and one defeat. This places it tied with the other three teams in this AFC North division which will be hotly contested this season.