Lamar Jackson throws 5 TD passes, Ravens rout Rams 45

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Lamar Jackson throws 5 TD passes, Ravens rout Rams 45

Lamar Jackson basically had not allowed the football to touch the ground Monday night until he dropped an ordinary shotgun snap late in the first half at the Coliseum.

Monday night was not a good night to be a player or fan of the Los Angeles Rams.

Hosting the Ravens and their high-powered offense led by Jackson was going to be one of the most hard challenges for the Rams in 2019, but no one expected to see the defending champions get blown out 45-6.

In ESPN's Football Power Index, the Ravens have a 25.9% chance to win the Super Bowl, better than the Patriots (25.3%), 49ers (14.6%), Kansas City Chiefs (7.9%) and Saints (7.8%).

The two cornerbacks are connected: Peters was traded from the Rams to the Ravens hours before Ramsey was dealt from Jacksonville to Los Angeles. With Jackson in the Captain spot, you can still fit Mark Ingram, Todd Gurley and Jared Goff if you punt the last two spots with Hayden Hurst, who is second on the Ravens in targets inside the 10 (seven), and Tyler Higbee, who is tied for lead on the Rams with four targets inside the 10.

"We're clicking on all cylinders right now", said Jackson.

"I'm not anxious about MVP, you know", Jackson told reporters.

Los Angeles hadn't lost by more than 21 points in its first 43 games under McVay, whose once-prolific offense had another embarrassing performance with just 111 yards in the first three quarters before finishing with 221.

The likely NFL MVP also set yet another record. The Ravens held the ball for all but 59 seconds of the third quarter, and Snead made his second TD catch early in the fourth.

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