As Lamar Jackson tried to orchestrate a game-winning drive against the Patriots on Sunday, the Baltimore Ravens quarterback was up against a lot more than just New England’s defense.
The reigning league MVP also had to navigate a torrential downpour at Gillette Stadium that intensified as the night progressed and hit its peak in the form of a wickedly windy outburst in the final minutes.
Baltimore came up well short, as the Patriots earned a 23-17 win. Afterward, Jackson admitted that inclement the weather played a role.
“The weather wasn’t on our side,” Jackson said.