Lamar Jackson, Free Agents, Rookies Shine In Record-Setting Performance
The Baltimore Ravens had a record-setting performance in a 59-10 victory over the Miami Dolphins in the regular-season opener Sept. 8 at Hard Rock Stadium.
Running back Mark Ingram broke a 49-yard run on the first play from scrimmage. He then ran for a 11-yard touchdown in that opening drive. Overall, Ingram rushed for 107 yards with two scores.
Lamar Jackson was 17 of 20 for 324 yards with a franchise record-tying five touchdowns and a perfect 158.3 rating.
"Not bad for a running back," Jackson said.
Other playmakers included:
-- Safety Earl Thomas had a key interception.
-- Justin Bethel recovered from a fumble on special teams that set up a touchdown.
Baltimore also set several franchise records, including:
-- Points in the first half, and an NFL record for points in the first half of an opener, taking a 42-10 lead at the break
-- Largest margin of victory (48 points).
--- 643 yards of total offense, surpassing the previous record of 553 yards set on Sept. 25, 2011, at St. Louis.