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Dominique provides his thoughts on Lamar Jackson’s rookie NFL season with the Baltimore Ravens.
Jeff Faughender, Louisville Courier Journal

The Baltimore Ravens are clearing the quarterback room for Lamar Jackson.

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported Wednesday that the Ravens will trade Joe Flacco, the 2013 Super Bowl MVP, to the Denver Broncos. The trade can’t formally be processed till the beginning of the new league yr on March 13.

“The groups are prohibited from commenting on the deal or the terms surrounding it. When the deal is completed, it possible will probably be for a mid-spherical decide, sources informed ESPN,” Schefter wrote.

With the transfer, the Ravens are handing over the reigns to Jackson, the Heisman Trophy winner out of Louisville.

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As a rookie, Jackson began the last seven common-season games and the AFC Wildcard recreation towards the Los Angeles Chargers after Flacco was harm. The Ravens went 6-1 with Jackson at the helm and clinched the AFC North.

Jackson, a primary-spherical decide, threw for 1,201 yards and six touchdowns as a rookie. He ran for an additional 695 yards and 5 touchdowns.

The Ravens have one other quarterback on their roster, former No. 2 general decide Robert Griffin III. Nevertheless, he’s set to grow to be a free agent subsequent month.

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Justin Sayers: 502-582-4252; jsayers@courierjournal.com; Twitter: @_JustinSayers. Help robust local journalism by subscribing as we speak: courier-journal.com/justins.

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