ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP/WJZ) — Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson left the AFC Divisional Round playoff game against the Buffalo Bills with a concussion after being tackled near the end zone following a bad snap on the final play of the third quarter.
Facing a second-and-10 at the Baltimore 25, center Patrick Mekari snapped the ball over Jackson’s head.READ MORE: CDC Releases Highly Anticipated Guidance For People Fully Vaccinated Against COVID-19
The quarterback turned and chased the bouncing ball down inside the five, turned and quickly threw it away as linebacker Tremaine Edmunds had him by the legs, and Trent Murphy down on top of him.
QB Lamar Jackson is in concussion protocol.
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Jackson, who was penalized for grounding, was flat on his back in the end zone where he was attended to by the Ravens’ medical staff. Upon getting up, he jogged up the tunnel.
The team said he was ruled out for the rest of the game.
Tyler Huntley, promoted from the practice squad, took over.MORE NEWS: COVID In Maryland: Hospitalizations Under 800 First Time Since November
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