Lamar Jackson silenced his doubters in unbelievable style on Sunday, tossing five touchdown passes - including two bombs to rookie Marquise "Hollywood" Brown - to help give the Baltimore Ravens a 59-10 win over the Miami Dolphins.
Many wondered about the sophomore quarterback's viability as a passer entering the 2019 campaign. But he was nearly flawless when throwing on Sunday, ending the game with a perfect passer rating of 158.3.
After the dominant victory, Jackson couldn't resist a dig at those who believed he's just an athlete playing quarterback.
"Not bad for a running back," he quipped.
Here's his full stat line for the game:
Jackson's previous single-game career highs were 204 passing yards and two touchdown passes. The 22-year-old only recorded six touchdown throws during his rookie season.
Chemistry quickly showed between the lightning-quick Brown and Jackson. The rookie's two scores both came in the first quarter, including this 83-yard connection:
With the win assured, Jackson gave way to Robert Griffin III, who tossed a touchdown pass in the fourth quarter to set a new franchise single-game record of 59 points.