Jets face a tall order against Baltimore on Thursday night

New York Jets quarterback Sam Darnold (14) walks the sideline during the second half of an NFL football game against the New England Patriots, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

The Jets have tough task tomorrow night in trying to pickup back-to-back wins against Baltimore on the road.

The nine-straight-win Ravens, under the leadership of scalding hot Lamar Jackson could clinch the AFC North with a win over gang green while the Jets have much less riding on a week 15 victory as a squad already eliminated from playoff contention (don’t worry, the Giants are right there too).

With running back Le’Veon Bell expected to return tomorrow after a case of the flu kept him off the field during last week’s win against the Miami Dolphins, he and fellow RB Bilal Powell seek to boost the Jets’ yards per carry line, which currently sits at a league low of 3.03 yards.

The Jets will need to keep a tight eye on Jackson, who’s only 23 yards away from breaking Michael Vick’s 2006 single season rushing yards record for a QB at 1,039 yards.

The Ravens are 12-0 over past two seasons when Jackson runs for at least 70 yards and 14-2 when he reaches 60.

Also, Baltimore’s is especially strong at home towards the end of the season. The Ravens boast a 19-8 home record in December since John Harbaugh took over in 2008, so it would be a highlight on the Jets year to stun the mid–Atlantic superpower.

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