BALTIMORE (WJZ) — There’s another record in the books for Lamar Jackson.
The Ravens quarterback surpassed the record for most yards rushed by a quarterback in a single season.
— Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) December 13, 2019
The record fell during the team’s first drive. Jackson had a 20-yard run, and after a two-yard run to tie the record, he ran for five yards to the Jets’ five-yard line.
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The record was previously held by Michael Vick, who rushed for 1,023 yards in a single season.
Heading into Thursday night’s Ravens-Jets matchup, Jackson needed just 23 yards to clinch the record.
Jackson and Vick are the only two quarterbacks to rush for more than 1,000 yards in a single season.