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Lamar Jackson expected to play in Week 3 vs. Lions

The Ravens QB was able to return to practice late in the week and is on track to start vs. the Lions.

The Ross Tucker Football Podcast | Lamar Jackson, Week 2 QB injuries, Aaron Rodgers

Sunday update — Jackson is expected to play in Week 3 vs. the Lions, per NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport. There really wasn’t too much doubt that Jackson would be able to suit up despite dealing with an illness. While the Ravens shouldn’t have a tough time with the Lions, we can expect the same Jackson out there as your QB1.

Friday update: Jackson practice in full on Friday, but is listed as questionable on the injury report. He doesn’t have any real chance of missing this game against the Lions.

Thursday update: Jackson returned to practice on THursday after dealing with a “stomach bug” on Wednesday. He should be good to go in a great matchup against the Lions in Week 3.

UPDATE: Jackson is dealing with a stomach bug, according to Jeff Zrebiec. The report is that he will be fine for Sunday.

Baltimore Ravens star quarterback Lamar Jackson was not seen at practice on Thursday, per The Baltimore Sun’s Jonas Shaffer. Shaffer writes that Jackson did say his hip was sore after his touchdown flip against the Kansas City Chiefs on Sunday night. The injury report will be out soon, which should help us narrow down the reason for his absence.

His absence could be for a myriad of reasons, but the Ravens do have a backup in Tyler Huntley who impressed this preseason. Huntley has many of the same skills as Jackson and would quickly have value in fantasy leagues. His Week 3 preseason game was an eye-opener, as he completed 24-of-33 passes for 285 yards, 4 TDs, 0 INT, and added 6 carries for 14 yards and a TD.