Jackson and the Ravens underestimated Tennessee. Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports

Lamar Jackson: Ravens underestimated Titans in playoffs

Last month , Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh told reporters that his players were "pissed" over the playoff loss to the Tennessee Titans that occurred after Harbaugh and NFL MVP Lamar Jackson guided the club to an AFC-best 14-2 regular-season record. 

Harbaugh may share that emotion after he hears his quarterback discuss that defeat. 

Per ESPN, Jackson admitted that the Ravens weren't fully ready to face the Titans under the bright lights of the postseason while recently speaking on Complex's "Load Management" podcast.

"That's what happened in the playoffs, and we end up losing to the team people had us favored over," the 23-year-old said. "It's any given Sunday. You can't underestimate no team, no opponent and that's what we did."

Jackson added that Tennessee "caught us by surprise" last Jan. when, in front of a home audience expecting a Ravens win and a trip to the AFC Championship, he tossed two interceptions, lost a fumble, and posted a 63.2 rating in Baltimore's 28-12 loss to the Titans.

Despite that setback, the reigning MVP is a BetOnline.ag favorite to retain that title for a second straight season. 

Zac Wassink is a football and futbol aficionado who is a PFWA member and is probably yelling about Tottenham Hotspur at the moment. Erik Lamela and Eli Manning apologist. Chanted for Matt Harvey to start the ninth inning of Game 5 of the 2015 World Series at Citi Field. Whoops. You can find him on Twitter at @ZacWassink



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ARI / 93 / 2019 / #1
Kyler Murray
ATL / 173 / 2002 / #7
Michael Vick
BAL / 152 / 2019 / #8
Lamar Jackson
BUF / 135 / 2018 / #17
Josh Allen
CAR / 116 / 2012 / #1
Cam Newton
CHI / 127 / 1972 / #10
Bobby Douglass
CIN / 110 / 1970 / #11
Jeff Blake
CLE / 108 / 2015 / #2
Johnny Manziel
DAL / 90 / 1971 / #12
Roger Staubach
DEN / 118 / 2011 / #15
Tim Tebow
DET / 97 / 1990 / #9
Mike McMahon
GB / 88 / 1990 /#7
Don Majkowski
HOU / 70 / 2018 / #4
Deshaun Watson
IND* / 92 / 1974 / #7
Bert Jones
JAX / 81 / 2016 / #5
Blake Bortles
KC / 78 / 2015 / #11
Alex Smith
LAC* / 58 / 1969 / #14
Marty Domres
LAR / 57 / 1967 / #18
Roman Gabriel
MIA / 65 / 2019 / #14
Ryan Fitzpatrick
MIN / 109 / 2011 / #14
Joe Webb
NE / 103 / 1976 / #14
Steve Grogan
NO / 108 / 2000 / #2
Aaron Brooks
NYG / 82 / 1990 / #15
Jeff Hostetler
NYJ / 69 / 2014 / #1
Michael Vick
OAK / 112 / 2013 / #2
Terrelle Pryor
PHI / 130 / 2010 / #7
Michael Vick
PIT / 103 / 1998 / #10
Kordell Stewart
SEA / 122 / 2014 / #3
Russell Wilson
SF / 151 / 2014 / #7
Colin Kaepernick
TB / 105 / 1990 / #14
Vinny Testaverde
TEN / 112 / 2015 / #8
Marcus Mariota
WAS / 138 / 2012 / #10
Robert Griffin III

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