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Stock up, stock down: Justin Tucker saves the Ravens — again in overtime win

Stock up, stock down: Justin Tucker saves the Ravens — again in overtime win

PITTSBURGH — The Ravens didn't make it easy, but they got what they needed to out of Pittsburgh in a 26-23 overtime win. Tucker's 46-yard field goal sailed in as the Ravens escaped with a victory.

Baltimore is now 3-2. Here are a few players who saw their stocks go up and down on Sunday at Heinz Field.

Stock up: Justin Tucker

The Ravens kicker was money all afternoon and made four field goals, including the game-winning 46-yard field goal in overtime and a 48-yard boot to tie the game at 23 with 10 seconds left to go.

Tucker's field goals were the Ravens primary source of offense on the day, especially after the team's bad offensive start.

If it weren't for Tucker, the Ravens might be 2-3.

Stock up: Timely turnovers

Marlon Humphrey punched the ball out of JuJu Smith-Schuster's arms in overtime to give the Ravens the ball in overtime and eventually the win. 

Josh Bynes also had an interception in the first quarter which led to a touchdown. 

The defense wasn't always pretty, but it did enough for the win as they got the ball when they needed to.

Stock down: Baltimore’s health

The Ravens biggest concern in the long-term might be its availability moving forward. 

Marquise Brown missed a good chunk of the game but returned, Tony Jefferson had to be helped off the field with a knee injury and Mark Andrews slowly left the field with an upper body injury — though he returned. 

In an ugly game, the biggest question might be who’s missing and hobbled in the next few weeks.

Stock down: Earl Thomas

This isn’t about Thomas’ game, but rather one play.

He knocked Mason Rudolph out of the game with a concussion with his monstrous hit in the third quarter. Thomas laid a hit to the upper chest/chin area of Rudolph and was flagged 15 yards for roughing the passer. 

The penalty jump-started the Steelers drive, which ended in a touchdown to give them the lead. 

Expect Thomas to hear from the league offices for his hit. 

Stock down: Lamar Jackson

Jackson had a strong start to the game, but was picked off three times. 

His legs were the predominant source of offense for the Ravens, which had trouble running the ball all afternoon. 

The Ravens’ offense had trouble moving the ball after a 10-point first quarter and were mostly shut down by the Steelers defense. 

Jackson wasn’t necessarily bad, but wasn’t enough for the Ravens offense. 

Stock up: Willie Snead

Snead was the Ravens most reliable receiver on Sunday, as he finished with four catches for 51 yards.

Absent Brown and Andrews for the fourth quarter, Snead stepped up when the Ravens offense needed him to. 

Stock up: Justice Hill

Hill has seen sporadic reps at kick returner and made the Steelers pay in the second quarter with a 46-yard return to set the Ravens up in Steelers territory. 
The offense didn’t do much with it, but that’s not Hill’s fault. 

Having the rookie get going in the return department will be a big boost to the Ravens special teams. 

Stock down: Pass protection

The Ravens allowed five sacks on the day, as T.J. Watt was a problem all afternoon for the Ravens outside blockers. 

Baltimore’s rush offense struggled, too, as the team couldn’t get anything rolling with the exception of Jackson’s legs. 

But Jackson had little time to get the ball out, as the Ravens weren’t able to take any deep shots all afternoon.

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4 times against the Bills Lamar Jackson showed us why he's the MVP

4 times against the Bills Lamar Jackson showed us why he's the MVP

Lamar Jackson is incredible, and he finds new ways to add to his MVP resume each week.

That continued against the Bills, one of the stingiest defenses in the NFL. It didn't matter for Jackson, who showed off his elusiveness on the ground early and often.

Let's track all the ways Jackson made our jaws drop this week.

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Lamar Jackson embarrasses yet another NFL defender with an incredible juke

Lamar Jackson embarrasses yet another NFL defender with an incredible juke

Lamar Jackson is better at football than most people are at anything.

He proved it once more early in the first quarter against the Bills, breaking two more ankles en route to gaining a first down on the ground.

Bills linebacker Matt Milano, who, it needs to be mentioned, is paid a lot of money to tackle people, completely whiffs on Jackson here. He tackles the air while falling to the ground, and will forever have to watch his attempted tackle on highlight reels.

Lamar Jackson can't stop putting NFL defenders to shame, and we can't stop laughing watching them.

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