Lamar Jackson RUMORS & NEWS

Lamar Jackson

Position Quarterback
Height 6'3"
Weight 211 lbs
Birthplace Pompano Beach, Florida
Current Team Louisville
  • Ravens Trade Up For Louisville QB Lamar Jackson

    NFL Trade Rumors "Here’s the break down for the Ravens trade with the Eagles to select Louisville QB Lamar Jackson. Ravens Louisville QB Lamar Jackson, No. 32 overall pick No. 131 overall pick (fifth-round.) Eagles No. 52 overall pick (second-round). No. 125 overall pick (fourth-round). 2019..." April 27

  • Report: One team has third-round grade on Lamar Jackson, another undrafted

    Larry Brown Sports "Depending on who you ask, Lamar Jackson could go anywhere from the first 15 picks in the NFL Draft to somewhere in the middle rounds. As far as one team is concerned, the former Heisman Trophy winner shouldn’t be drafted at all. There was a lot of talk leading up to the NFL Scouting Combine..." April 26

  • Patriots Have “Legit” Interest In Louisville QB Lamar Jackson

    NFL Trade Rumors "According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, the Patriots have “legit” interest in Louisville QB Lamar Jackson. New England recently hosted Jackson for a Top 30 visit and he tells Jenny Vrentas that he actually met with the Patriots twice during the pre-draft process. Jackson says he had a..." April 25

  • If Lamar Jackson were white, he'd be the first quarterback drafted on Thursday night

    New York Daily News "Lamar Jackson won't be the first quarterback to have his name called Thursday night during the first round of the NFL Draft. In fact, it's possible he won't be drafted in the first round at all. Because only in 2018 America can a player with a resume like Jackson's not be considered as one..." April 25

  • Patriots host Lamar Jackson, 'impressed' with Louisville QB

    NFL.com "The New England Patriots have done their due diligence on the most dynamic quarterback in this week's draft. The Patriots hosted Lamar Jackson on a Top 30 pre-draft visit, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported, per sources informed of the meeting. The visit took place two weeks ago and..." April 23

  • Bruce Arians: Cardinals should take Lamar Jackson and not look back

    Sportsnaut "If Bruce Arians was still the head coach of the Arizona Cardinals, you can bet he’d be banging on the table — hard, we might add — for general manager Steve Keim to draft Lamar Jackson to be the quarterback of the future. Nowadays, Arians is working on becoming an NFL analyst. He recently spoke..." April 22

  • Jaguars seem to be high on top draft prospect Lamar Jackson

    Sportsnaut "Momentum is building for former Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson to be a first-round pick in the 2018 NFL Draft this coming Thursday. One team that could potentially be in the market for a signal caller late in the first round are the Jacksonville Jaguars. Jacksonville did sign Blake..." April 22

  • Tom Coughlin, Dave Caldwell lavish praise on Lamar Jackson

    Pro Football Talk "The Jaguars signed Blake Bortles to a three-year contract. Which leaves the door open for the drafting of a quarterback this year or next year. Which makes anything the team says about this year’s crop of quarterbacks even more intriguing. Especially when most teams never say much of anything..." April 21

  • Bruce Arians: Cardinals should take Lamar Jackson at No. 15 overall

    The Score "Bruce Arians cultivated a reputation as one of the NFL's top quarterback gurus during his illustrious career, developing the likes of Ben Roethlisberger and Andrew Luck. Unfortunately, the recently-retired Cardinals head coach won't be the man to mold Arizona's next franchise passer. But if he..." April 16

  • Did Tom Brady Endorse Lamar Jackson As Eventual Successor On Patriots?

    NESN "Tom Brady, or whoever runs the New England Patriots’ quarterback’s Instagram account, apparently is a fan of Louisville QB prospect Lamar Jackson. NFL Network Instagram’d a picture of Jackson and Patriots head coach Bill Belichick with a quote from analyst Bucky Brooks. “I believe after..." April 12

  • NFL Rumors: Patriots Are Team 'Most Interested' in Lamar Jackson

    Bleacher Report "Lamar Jackson continues to rise up NFL draft boards, and the New England Patriots could end up pulling the trigger during the April 26-28 event." April 11

  • Sources: Former Louisville QB Lamar Jackson visits Saints

    The Advocate "The Saints are once again doing homework on quarterbacks. The team hosted former Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson for a visit on Tuesday, according to sources. Teams are permitted to host 30 prospects before the draft. Saints offensive coordinator Pete Carmichael and quarterbacks coach..." April 11

  • For some teams drafting a quarterback high, disaster is inevitable

    Pro Football Talk "With possibly four quarterbacks taken in the first five picks and five (maybe six) quarterbacks taken in the first 32 selections, each of the teams that writes the name of a quarterback on a first-round draft card will believe that they are getting a franchise-changing guy. In the end, up to half..." April 09

  • Ravens are reportedly a 'sneaky' landing spot for Lamar Jackson

    Yardbarker "As Lamar Jackson prepares for the coming NFL Draft, the former Heisman winner worked out with Dan Marino and the Miami Dolphins in South Beach on Friday. It’s one of the final visits Jackson will take prior to the annual event later this month in Dallas. Though, it’s now looking like the..." April 06

  • Lamar Jackson breaking mold by going without agent into NFL draft

    USA Today "We know that Lamar Jackson is some special kind of lightning on a football field. With blazing speed, the former Heisman Trophy winner is the most athletic quarterback in the upcoming NFL draft. He may even be more electric than Michael Vick – an assessment that the former No. 1 overall pick..." April 05

  • NFL Rumors: Steelers appear to be targeting Mason Rudolph and Lamar Jackson

    247 Sports "Mason Rudolph and Lamar Jackson have each received interest from the Pittsburgh Steelers leading up to the 2018 NFL Draft. Pittsburgh met with Rudolph during the NFL Combine, while Mike Tomlin, General Manager Kevin Colbert and offensive coordinator Randy Fichtner attended Jackson's Pro Day..." April 03

  • Report: Browns have told Draft QBs to prepare for a redshirt

    247 Sports "The Cleveland Browns have publicly named veteran quarterback Tyrod Taylor their starting quarterback this season. “He is going to be the starting quarterback. There is no competition. It is the first time I have had the chance to do that. That is what it does for me. It really gives me a chance..." April 02

  • Lamar Jackson’s stock reportedly climbing, expected to go in first round

    Larry Brown Sports "Lamar Jackson has been somewhat of a mystery as we inch closer to the NFL Draft, but apparently he has a good chance of being selected very early. Jordan Schultz of Yahoo Sports reported over the weekend that Jackson’s stock is rising and he could be picked as early as No. 15 overall, with the..." April 01

  • Lamar Jackson indicates that he’ll meet with more teams

    Pro Football Talk "Absent an agent to advance his case for being drafted as high as possible, quarterback Lamar Jackson needs to get the word out on his own. And he now is. “I would like to thank all 32 teams for coming out to my pro day and for those that met with me before my pro day on my pro day and for those..." March 31

  • Wonderlic scores leaked, Josh Allen dominates the competition

    Sportsnaut "It’s part of the evaluation process. It might not be the end all. Some might have major issues with the questions posed in the Wonderlic test at the annual NFL Scouting Combine. That’s fine. Teams still use the test as a way to evaluate potential draft picks. In what has been a continual theme..." March 29

  • Lamar Jackson not running 40 at Louisville pro day, lack of agent might hurt draft stock

    CBS Sports "The decision by Lamar Jackson to eschew hiring an agent was an interesting one, for a top-rated quarterback in the 2018 NFL Draft. Jackson isn't the first quarterback to skip hiring an agent -- Jacoby Brissett recently did it -- and it's substantially easier to negotiate a rookie contract than it..." March 29

  • Mel Kiper Jr.’s comments about Josh Allen highlight terrible double standard against Lamar Jackson

    Sportsnaut "On Wednesday, Mel Kiper Jr., with a straight face, lauded Wyoming product Josh Allen for improving his throwing mechanics and accuracy during the pre-draft process. While doing so, he legitimately said of completion percentage and accuracy issues, “That’s history now.” It’s worth pointing out..." March 28

  • Texans reportedly bring Lamar Jackson in for private workout

    Sportsnaut "They don’t have a pick in each of the first two rounds of the 2018 NFL Draft. They have a franchise quarterback in the form of Deshaun Watson. There are a ton of holes to fill on both sides of the ball. But don’t let that distract you from the fact that the Houston Texans reportedly brought..." March 22

  • NFL Combine doesn't redefine Lamar Jackson, but it clears up who should draft him

    Sporting News "Once Lamar Jackson finished the ridiculous obligation of telling everyone at the NFL Combine he is "strictly" a quarterback, he got a chance to prove why he is one of the top quarterback prospects in the 2018 NFL Draft. Jackson's Friday was all about his refusal to work out as a wide receiver..." March 04

  • Bills met with Jackson and Mayfield

    WGR 550 Sports Radio "While running backs, offensive lineman, and special teamers were on the field at the combine on Friday, the quarterbacks were meeting with the media. Brandon Beane said this week he wouldn't release which quarterbacks would make visits to Buffalo, although he did say Rosen would. Today both Baker..." March 04

  • Did teams ask Lamar Jackson to do receiver drills, or didn’t they?

    Pro Football Talk "A bizarre conflict has emerged at the Scouting Combine, with multiple reports from NFL Network suggesting that teams asked quarterback Lamar Jackson to participate in receiver drills — and Jackson saying that never happened. The NFLN reports come from unnamed sources. Jackson, the ultimate..." March 03

  • NFL teams asking Lamar Jackson to work out as a wide receiver

    Pro Football Talk "Lamar Jackson was a Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback at Louisville, but some teams think he’ll be better off changing positions in the NFL. That’s why Jackson has been asked to work out both as a quarterback and as a wide receiver at the Scouting Combine, according to Peter Schrager of NFL..." March 02

  • Lamar Jackson chooses to represent himself

    Pro Football Talk "Baker Mayfield considered representing himself. He decided not to. Lamar Jackson did. Jackson told Josina Anderson of ESPN that he will represent himself, with his mother serving not as an agent but as a manager. The 2016 Heisman Trophy winner explained that he doesn’t believe an agent is..." March 02

  • Lamar Jackson denies rumor about teams asking him to play WR

    Sporting News "Lamar Jackson wanted every single reporter listening in Indianapolis to know this Friday: he is a quarterback. "Whoever likes me at quarterback that's where I'm going," he told reporters at the NFL Scouting Combine. "That's strictly my position." When asked if he would try out wide receiver..." March 02

  • Ravens GM says team views Lamar Jackson as a quarterback

    Larry Brown Sports "Lamar Jackson has already expressed frustration over chatter that he should convert to wide receiver in the NFL, so the former Louisville star will likely appreciate what one team’s general manager had to say about him on Friday. While speaking with reporters at the Scouting Combine, Baltimore..." March 02

  • Report: Lamar Jackson to be advised by mother, not agent

    Larry Brown Sports "Lamar Jackson will be advised by his mother rather than an agent for the time being, according to a report. NFL Media’s Jane Slater says the former Louisville quarterback will enter the NFL Scouting Combine being advised by his mother Felicia for now. Jackson enters the combine as a..." February 26

  • Lamar Jackson reportedly has not signed with an agent

    Sportsnaut "This could very well be concerning for NFL teams. In the news most recently due to some pretty hot takes about his ability to play quarterback in the NFL, Louisville’s Lamar Jackson is back as the talk of the league right now. According to this report, the former Heisman winner has not signed..." February 23

  • Ex-NFL GM: Lamar Jackson too 'short' and 'slight,' should switch to WR for NFL Draft

    CBS Sports "There is about to be an unholy amount of fire-breathing takes surrounding the quarterbacks in the 2018 NFL Draft class. Not even kidding: Between Josh Allen, Baker Mayfield and Lamar Jackson, we are going to get every take under the sun and some born straight out of that fire-breathing ball of..." February 19

  • Lamar Jackson: Talk of moving to wide receiver 'annoying'

    ESPN "Lamar Jackson has begun his NFL draft prep in South Florida, quietly going about his business while keeping a lid on what his plans entail. Over the next few months, as draft anticipation builds, he is sure to become the talk on talk radio and television, the most scrutinized player in this..." January 20

  • Realistic Redskins QB options in the 2018 NFL Draft

    NBC Sports Washington "Looking at our options Putting aside all the contract nuances aside, the Washington Redskins will either have Kirk Cousins at quarterback next season or they won’t. There is an argument for drafting a young passer in either scenario, though the one where Cousins exits leads to greater..." January 15

  • Louisville QB Lamar Jackson reaches 50 rushing, 50 passing TDs

    ESPN "Lamar Jackson continued his march into the record books during Saturday's TaxSlayer Bowl, becoming just the third FBS player with at least 50 rushing and 50 passing touchdowns in his career, but he was ultimately undone by four interceptions as the Cardinals lost to Mississippi State 31-27. He..." January 09

  • Louisville QB Lamar Jackson intends to enter 2018 NFL Draft

    NFL.com "Louisville QB Lamar Jackson will apply for early eligibility to enter the 2018 NFL Draft, signaling the end of a three-year career in which the Cardinals star became the most exciting player in college football. He announced his decision on Friday via Twitter. Jackson won the 2016 Heisman..." January 05

Discussion

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