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REPORT: Ravens QB Lamar Jackson Expected to Start vs Cowboys

The have had a lot of uncertainty the last few weeks as they've dealt with a outbreak. Perhaps the biggest issue in this situation was losing for their last game against the , but it appears that Jackson will be back in the lineup this Tuesday when they host the .

Like many Ravens players, Jackson had to go on the reserve/COVID-19 list and was ineligible to play last Wednesday against Pittsburgh. But this morning it was reported that Lamar should be back for Week 13 after clearing the necessary tests and protocols.

Being without Jackson, one of the league's most exciting young quarterbacks, would have been bad enough for Baltimore. But his absence would've been compounded by backup QB 's last week, landing him on IR and also unavailable for Tuesday.

The only other QB on the Ravens' roster is Trace McSorley a 6th-round pick in 2019. His appearance last week after Griffin's injury was his first playing time so far in the NFL.

While not putting up the numbers he did last year, Jackson is still highly dangerous. He also gets a great opportunity to go off against the struggling Dallas Cowboys .

So clearly, getting Lamar Jackson back was huge for the Ravens this week. For the Cowboys, trying to get a rare win in 2020 just got a whole lot tougher.

Jess Haynie
Jess Haynie
Cowboys fan since 1992, blogger since 2011. Bringing you the objectivity of an outside perspective with the passion of a die-hard fan. I love to talk to my readers, so please comment on any article and I'll be sure to respond!

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