Stephen A. doesn’t hold back on criticizing Lamar Jackson | First Take

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  • Published on:  Monday, January 13, 2020
  • Stephen A. Smith reacts to Baltimore Ravens QB Lamar Jackson’s 28-12 loss to the Tennessee Titans in the AFC Divisional Playoffs. He also discusses why Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes had more success in the playoffs compared to Lamar Jackson.
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  • Ricardo Dansby
    Ricardo Dansby  21 hours ago

    What do you expect from this idiot

  • T.M. B
    T.M. B  yesterday

    You are so mean, why are you so critical, he is young and the Baltimore Ravens has lead us a long way, and he has changed the game, and loved by people world wide, you are so hard to watch.......

  • Bartholomew Smutz

    Why does everyone assume Lamar Jackson is going to get better? Sometimes QBs hit their high water mark early in their careers then regress into mediocrity. Jared Goff is a perfect example. Goff took the Rams to the Super Bowl last season and had a very good year and this year he stunk. Goff will never be more than a mediocre Quarterback who had one good season. The jury is still out on Lamar Jackson as what he will be in the future.

  • Chris Corbin
    Chris Corbin  yesterday

    Anyone who cares what Stephen A has to say isn't a football fan. He's paid millions to yell his worthless opinions.

  • Heckle And Slide
    Heckle And Slide  2 days ago

    Can they just ADMIT they were wrong... JUST ONCE!!!!

  • Johnny Williams
    Johnny Williams  3 days ago

    Jackson the most exciting Q B in the game next year my brother .

  • Kelvin Ellis
    Kelvin Ellis  3 days ago +2


  • Yeshua Dean
    Yeshua Dean  3 days ago

    Lamar really bout to come for necks this season, i cant wait

  • jay blaze
    jay blaze  3 days ago

    The coaches stuff of the Revens did not get the team ready for play-off football point blank. They thought they will come in and do their thing and move on. Big mistake

  • Ricky Buckner
    Ricky Buckner  3 days ago

    Stephen A just hates to be hating

  • Ryan Hartigan
    Ryan Hartigan  4 days ago

    They’re humans not robots, any team can win in any game which is the beauty of sports. not always an instant blame on someone.

  • Ian Morris
    Ian Morris  4 days ago

    Ravens had a bad game at a bad time. What's not to understand here? Every team has a bad game, it's inevitable.

  • Tim Wilson
    Tim Wilson  4 days ago

    Stephen you're an idiot. that's all you had to say and you would've said it all. Lamar did his talking on the field and his teammates and coaches really let him down. How do you put up 500+ yards and still deserve criticism? He's the MVP for a reason. He's breaking ankles and breaking records weekly out there. And he's only 23. Baltimore is gonna have their super bowl(s) wins with him under center Belee Dat.

  • Jason C.
    Jason C.  4 days ago


  • James Nelson
    James Nelson  4 days ago

    How about Stephen go out on the field and try to gain just 1 yard

  • Rudi Mwongozi
    Rudi Mwongozi  4 days ago

    "Lamar Jackson is Michael Vick 2.0
    Patrick Mahomes is Aaron Rodgers 2.0... Which would you rather be"... End of discussion

  • DJ Tanner
    DJ Tanner  4 days ago

    Steven A is in the STREETS!!!

  • Just In Case
    Just In Case  4 days ago

    It's not Lamar Jackson's fault but he's on his way to being one of the most disliked players in the NFL. The media is force feeding a narrative that he "broke the code" and revolutionized the position Guess what, RG3 and Kaepernick broke the code within the last decade too--and then the code was rewritten. He is a below average passer in the NFL. I've been watching the NFL for 30 years--dont tell me I'm missing something. He won people a lot of fantasy leagues this year, so people are enamored. Early Michael Vick was every bit the athlete LJ is--with a better arm. He never led a team to the championship. Jackson will have to become a competent thrower--Andy Dalton level --to beat the cream of the NFL crop in the playoffs.

  • OcHO80ZERo
    OcHO80ZERo  5 days ago

    And MVP will be Lamar, SO IT IS HIS YEAR also, even though he lost...

  • world star
    world star  5 days ago

    Stephen Andhereswhy Smith