Ravens’ Lamar Jackson fastest in NFL history to 5K yards passing, 2K rushing

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson continued to remind everyone that he’s the best dual-threat QB ever in beating the Washington Football Team as much with his legs as his arm.

In a 31-17 victory Sunday, Jackson reached 5,000 yards passing and 2,000 yards rushing quicker than any player in NFL history. He recorded this feat in his 35th career game, which eclipsed Michael Vick (39 games).

Needing 96 yards passing to reach the 5,000-yard milestone, Jackson set the record on a 25-yard touchdown pass to Mark Andrews in the second quarter.

Jackson showed how dangerous he is running the ball earlier in the second quarter when he broke free for a 50-yard touchdown run, which is the longest of his career. It was the longest touchdown run by a quarterback in five seasons.

This marked the first time a player produced a touchdown run of 50 or more yards and a touchdown pass of at least 25 yards since Marcus Mariota in 2015.

Jackson’s performance came after he produced a career-low 97 yards passing in a 34-20 loss to the Kansas City Chiefs on Monday night. He is now 22-1 against the rest of the league.

Jackson had an uneven passing performance on Sunday, completing 14-of-21 (66.7%) throws for 193 yards and two touchdowns and one interception. He ran for 52 yards on seven attempts.

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