Tyler Huntley took over because the Baltimore Ravens’ beginning quarterback in Week 15 whereas Lamar Jackson was out of motion with an ankle harm. Now, the Ravens seem more likely to flip to third-string quarterback Josh Johnson with Huntley headed for the reserve/COVID-19 checklist.
Huntley, 23, accomplished 70 % of his passes with 215 yards, two passing touchdowns, two dashing touchdowns and no interceptions in a dropping effort towards the Green Bay Packers. The former undrafted free agent has been a nice shock for the Ravens who has obtained rave critiques from teammates and coaches, however he’ll now be out of motion after reportedly feeling sick Friday.
He did not follow Friday and the Ravens referred to as it a “non-COVID illness,” however that switched Saturday when Huntley was dominated out.
Jackson is listed as questionable for the important thing AFC North matchup towards the Cincinnati Bengals, however is reportedly not expected to play. That means Johnson, who was signed by the Ravens off the New York Jets’ follow squad lower than two weeks in the past, is in line to take the reins for Baltimore.
Johnson is a 35-year-old veteran who has frolicked with 13 totally different NFL groups and is in his second stint with the Ravens. If he begins Sunday, it will be his thirty seventh NFL sport and ninth begin. Earlier this season, he twice took over for the Jets resulting from harm and threw three landing passes and one interception in aid obligation.
The Ravens are tied with the Bengals for first within the AFC North with matching 8-6 data, though however at present sits in first place resulting from a Week 7 win over Baltimore. Neither the 7-6-1 Pittsburgh Steelers nor the 7-7 Cleveland Browns are eradicated from profitable the division title.