Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson gets support from Hollywood Brown after exchange with Bernard Pollard Jr.

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson has redefined what it means to be a dual threat at his position since he earned the starting role.

The Louisville product, who was the 32nd overall pick in the 2018 NFL draft, didn’t take long to get his name in the record books as the unanimous NFL MVP in 2019.

That same year, he became the first QB in NFL history with 3,000+ passing yards and 1,000+ rushing yards in the same season, setting the single-season quarterback rushing record (1,206 yards). He is also the only player in NFL history with 1,000+ rushing yards and 30+ touchdowns in a single season. Jackson surpassed Dan Marino’s mark for most wins by quarterback before he turned 25 and owns a 37-12 record as a starter.

He started the 2021 season as the only quarterback in at least the last 20 seasons to finish in the top 10 in passers in his team’s first five games, but ultimately ended the season with an injury.

Despite his impressive resume, Jackson found himself outside of the top 10 quarterbacks for 2022 as ranked by executives, coaches, scouts and players in the NFL.

After the list was released, ESPN’s Ryan Clark was among those who questioned Jackson’s placement outside the top 10. Former Ravens security man Bernard Pollard Jr. saw things differently.

When Jackson got wind of Pollard Jr.’s comments, the two went back and forth on Twitter. Their exchanges included Pollard Jr. implying wide receivers weren’t interested in playing with Jackson and the current Ravens signal caller questioning Pollard Jr.’s influence in Super Bowl XLVII.

The next day, Arizona Cardinals new wide receiver Marquise Brown defended his former quarterback.

Ultimately, Pollard Jr. and Jackson ended things on a somewhat amicable note.

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