Harbaugh: Lamar’s critics ‘whistling in the graveyard’


Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh has no idea why people thought defenses would figure out quarterback Lamar Jackson this season.

Some inside the NFL reportedly said during training camp that this would be the year teams solve the Jackson-led Ravens’ offense. Six weeks into the 2021 season, however, the 2019 NFL MVP has torched his opponents while establishing Baltimore as one of the early Super Bowl favorites.

“I think the people who make those statements are kind of whistling in the graveyard just a little bit,” Harbaugh said Monday, according to ESPN’s Jamison Hensley. “It doesn’t have any meaning. Anybody who knows Xs and Os are rolling their eyes when they hear something like that.”

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