Lamar Jackson’s Baltimore Ravens practice return ‘boosts all spirits’

OWINGS MILLS Md. — Lamar Jackson A remarkable return to the Baltimore RavensAfter his first practice in the offseason, he received positive reviews.

Jackson appeared comfortable, had good velocity and was able to throw well. His teammates were excited to see him back on the field after six months.

Ravens tight end: “I think everyone knows that Lamar is what drives our team,” Ravens Mark Andrews Tuesday, “The energy surrounding him being there lifts everybody up,”

Jackson skipped the three weeks of voluntary exercises before reporting Monday. He is scheduled to speak to reporters on Thursday. Jackson has not given any reason for his absence.

Jackson was last seen on the Baltimore field Dec. 29, when Jackson tried to practice with an obvious limp. Jackson missed four of the last four games due to a right ankle injury. Baltimore did not make the playoffs since 2017.

It was like old times with Jackson on Tuesday. Jackson moved well, was able to throw his sidearm passes, and connected with Andrews often, including on a run of 30-yards. Jackson's passes had extra zip and were tight spirals, teammates noted.

“He's in very good physical condition. John Harbaugh, Ravens coach said his arm looked very good. He's been throwing quite a bit. You can see that he is in excellent physical condition. It was wonderful to have him out on the field. He helped lift everyone's spirits.”

Jackson looked comfortable on the field, despite having not attended any of the previous nine practices. The only instance when the team needed to regroup again was when there was confusion over a play.

Jackson was most upset by two interceptions that were made to Tony Jefferson.

Harbaugh stated, “He's a competitor.” “He's crazy about passing here and there.”

Jackson has entered his fifth-year option. This will pay him $23.016 millions this season. Baltimore will place the franchise tag on Jackson if the sides fail to reach an agreement by March 7.

Ravens defensive end: “He's an ultimate pro.” Calais Campbell said. “He manages his business as a professional. He's a mature young man. He knows how to do things right.”

Ravens also announced a settlement with defensive tackle regarding injuries. Derek Wolfe He will be released. This is one day after Wolfe had announced that he had his second hip operation of the year.

Wolfe was solid when the Ravens went 14-2 in 2019. However, he was forced to miss the entire season last year due to back and hip injuries.

Harbaugh stated that Wolfe was “So that'll it be with that.”

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