Baltimore Ravens Quarterback Exits With Knee Injury

The AFC may have just been turned on its head. Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson exited in the first half of his team's Week 13 showdown with the Denver Broncos with a knee injury and has yet to return. Jackson took a hard hit to his knee and limped to the locker room near the end of the first quarter. The team has declared him questionable to return. Backup quarterback Tyler Huntley completed 10 of 14 passes for 85 yards before halftime.

At 7-4, the Ravens have been one of the premier teams in the AFC under Jackson's stewardship this year. A singular player at the quarterback position, Jackson leads the Ravens in passing yards and rushing yards through 11 games this season. 

Huntley is one of the league's more competent second-string quarterbacks and should be able to keep the Ravens afloat so long as Jackson can return, but extended playing time for the backup could sink the Ravens' season. Huntley was 1-3 in relief of Jackson last year, averaging 4.73 net yards per attempt and a 76.6 passer rating on his 188 pass attempts last year.

UPDATE: Lamar Jackson has been ruled OUT for the rest of the game.
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