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2021 marks PressBox’s fifth annual Best Of edition celebrating the top people, performances and moments of the year.

Best Run

Trailing 10-3 late in the first half and faced with a third-and-9, the Ravens were in serious danger of bowing out of the playoffs without even a single win for the third straight season.

It took Lamar Jackson mere seconds to change all of that.

It was officially a 49-yard touchdown run, but Jackson actually took off from his own 41. There were no spins or jukes or stiff arms necessary. It was just two cuts and pure speed.

The scamper completely changed the momentum of the wild-card playoff battle against the Titans, and the Ravens wouldn’t trail again.

Photo Credit: Courtesy of the Baltimore Ravens

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Plus: Check out PressBox’s 2021 Mo Gaba Sportsperson of the Year, Justin Tucker.

Justin Tucker

Issue 272 December 2021 / January 2022


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