Lamar Jackson is the most important player in the AFC playoff picture – Stephen A. | First Take

Share
HTML-code
  • Published: 04 December 2019
  • Stephen A. Smith breaks down why Baltimore Ravens QB Lamar Jackson is the most important player in the AFC playoff picture.
    #FirstTake #NFL
    ✔ Subscribe to ESPN+ plus.espn.com/
    ✔ Get the ESPN App: espn.com/espn/apps/espn
    ✔ Subscribe to ESPN on YouTube: es.pn/SUBSCRIBEtoYOUTUBE
    ✔ Subscribe to ESPN FC on YouTube: bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoESPNFC
    ✔ Subscribe to NBA on ESPN on YouTube: bit.ly/SUBSCRIBEtoNBAonESPN
    ✔ Watch ESPN on YouTube TV: es.pn/YouTubeTV

    Exclusive interviews with Rachel Nichols urlzs.com/jNURe
    Stephen A. Smith on ESPN urlzs.com/W19Tz

    ESPN on Social Media:
    ► Follow on Twitter: twitter.com/espn
    ► Like on Facebook: facebook.com/espn
    ► Follow on Instagram: instagram.com/f/espn

    Visit ESPN on YouTube to get up-to-the-minute sports news coverage, scores, highlights and commentary for NFL, NHL, MLB, NBA, College Football, NCAA Basketball, soccer and more.

    More on ESPN.com: espn.com
  • Sport Sport

Comments • 785

  • andam s
    andam s  1 weeks back

    AS ABOUT BIG MOUTH INGRAM EVERYTHING IN PLAY OFFS IS AUTOMATICO YES TITANS SEND YOU HOME AUTOMATICO WATCH THE REST OF THE PLAY OFFS FROM YOUR COMFY AUTOMATICO COUCH

    • andam s
      andam s  1 weeks back

      Stephen A from now on  do me a favor when you talking about B more refer to QB AS LA MAR VE LOSSSSS THANK YOU MR STEPHEN

      • Tom Ross TV
        Tom Ross TV  1 weeks back

        What makes Baltimore great is Lamar’s throwing ability many team's can run the ball.. But they can't run and throw it like the ravens

        • Aaron Lewis
          Aaron Lewis  2 weeks back

          Did max Kellerman just compare P. Mahomes to Bab Ruth?. Its ideoitc comments like that, topped with Max Kellerman will never say 1 negative comment about mahomboy is the reason barley anybody takes this guy seriously when comments on the K.C. Chiefs, muchless anything else comments on.

          • Armani Edwards
            Armani Edwards  2 weeks back

            Smith how do you like your “CROW” bake or barbecue.

            • Armani Edwards
              Armani Edwards  2 weeks back

              It’s called “Death By A Thousand Cuts”

              • Cash Money
                Cash Money  3 weeks back

                Wow how Stephen changes his mind every week

                • henry naty
                  henry naty  4 weeks back

                  Steven A...your bullshits will alway hunt you down.....this usless show must shutdown.

                  • Investor Hirsi
                    Investor Hirsi  4 weeks back

                    I swear in my life 2 months ago he said Lamar Jackson worse than RG111, But if you ask SAS, “ YOU ARE WRONG AND HERE IS WHY”

                    • Falaah Blackwell
                      Falaah Blackwell  1 months back

                      Stephen A is a fuckin nut. Lamar Jackson is gonna change all their minds..

                      • smvballer6
                        smvballer6  1 months back

                        Stop it! You were just not believing in him. Stop it smh

                        • Jeremy Bear
                          Jeremy Bear  1 months back

                          Baker < Lamar

                          • jay24077
                            jay24077  1 months back

                            First he wasn’t good enough and definitely not QB according to Stephanie Smith, but now he’s riding his jock!

                            • Ross Miller
                              Ross Miller  1 months back

                              KC defense looked pretty good against the Pats 😂

                              • Gyjuan Lucad
                                Gyjuan Lucad  1 months back

                                Stephen A is a bluffing somebody.😂

                                • Bryan Galloway
                                  Bryan Galloway  1 months back

                                  its funny how SAS was lamars biggest naysayer now hes all on his sack

                                  • Bella Dennard
                                    Bella Dennard  1 months back

                                    be so consistent that your haters become your friends

                                    • chris shouse
                                      chris shouse  1 months back

                                      THIS DUDE IS A FUCKIN JOKE. Stephen A changes his mind more than a woman.

                                      • Mike S
                                        Mike S  1 months back

                                        Whatever ....smh

                                        • Cindy King
                                          Cindy King  1 months back

                                          I swear Stephen A Smith back pedals every chance he gets 👊! SMH 🤔!

                                          • Frankie Nichols
                                            Frankie Nichols  1 months back

                                            Stephen A is a uncle Tom that's why he's hard on Lamar..

                                            • Checharon1024
                                              Checharon1024  1 months back

                                              I like how they let captain obvious write the title.

                                              •   1 months back

                                                Your universal mixture is wrong

                                                • John Lake
                                                  John Lake  1 months back

                                                  Lamar Jackson is the greatest football player that has hit the field since Randall Cunningham

                                                  • M Tee
                                                    M Tee  1 months back

                                                    Stephen A doing a 180 and praising LJ....

                                                    • Insight
                                                      Insight  1 months back

                                                      Let Baker Mayfield or any white young Qb beat the SEA, PAT, 49ers, & HOU. They would call them one of the best qbs and be ready to give them any award!

                                                      • Lleh Holloway
                                                        Lleh Holloway  1 months back

                                                        I WUV U LAMAR JACKSON # 8

                                                        • Aidan Powell
                                                          Aidan Powell  1 months back

                                                          If Lamar Jackson had the Chiefs defense, he would still have 9 wins at the least.

                                                          • LIFESAHBITCH 6
                                                            LIFESAHBITCH 6  1 months back

                                                            Hype PATRICK mahomes lol!! Can’t beat Baltimore or patriots 🛑

                                                            • Patrick Crabtree
                                                              Patrick Crabtree  1 months back

                                                              BRO PUT SOME RESPECT ON MARLON HUMPHREYS NAME

                                                              • King Cobra
                                                                King Cobra  1 months back

                                                                Just wait for it ... ab will be on the patriots agian soon and he will be unguardable and will take the patriots to the Super Bowl.

                                                                • Sean S.
                                                                  Sean S.  1 months back

                                                                  Lamar is the most important??? Yeeaahhh that doesn’t make any sense lol. He may be the valuable, but the most important? Uh uh, there are scores of players just as important....please try to make better sense next time 🤦‍♂️

                                                                  • Dalton Rabon
                                                                    Dalton Rabon  1 months back

                                                                    MVP

                                                                    • Ramon Velasquez
                                                                      Ramon Velasquez  1 months back

                                                                      there is something wrong with molly, she not locked in and focused she staring in the air and she been missing alot of days molly talk to us lol

                                                                      • zach glamp
                                                                        zach glamp  1 months back

                                                                        Andy Reid is a good season coach but always seems to mess it up a shortage of timeouts or whatever

                                                                        • dolo. shaun
                                                                          dolo. shaun  1 months back

                                                                          He does knoe that Hollywood brown is like a baby Tyreke hill or his cousin right....

                                                                          • iONLYrobWHITE DrugDealers
                                                                            iONLYrobWHITE DrugDealers  1 months back

                                                                            He is fast but not on Hills level.. Hill will out jump you for a ball.. Hollywood will just leave you in the dust

                                                                        • Ranesha Brown
                                                                          Ranesha Brown  1 months back

                                                                          🤔 Did they forget that the Chiefs already beat Baltimore

                                                                          • Ando Ando
                                                                            Ando Ando  1 months back

                                                                            The question is will lamar jackson will run for 400 somthin yards from now n on🤔

                                                                            • Jake Randall
                                                                              Jake Randall  1 months back

                                                                              Its ridiculous for this conversation to occur without them giving actual consideration to the team in the AFC that won the superbowl last year, is sitting at 10-2, and won 3 of the last 5 superbowls.

                                                                              • iONLYrobWHITE DrugDealers
                                                                                iONLYrobWHITE DrugDealers  1 months back

                                                                                Bro the Patriots suck.. That offense won't stand a chance against the Ravens. Only chance to slow him down is snow

                                                                            • E'Q Thomas
                                                                              E'Q Thomas  1 months back

                                                                              For the NFL, Lamar Jackson aka "The Galloping Ghost with a Arm" -- a 2019-202? Death 🌟 Star [ TRUE SCOUT ]

                                                                              • James Miller
                                                                                James Miller  1 months back

                                                                                Nice to Steven A not hating on Lamar for ONCE

                                                                                • Terrell Calvin
                                                                                  Terrell Calvin  1 months back

                                                                                  This will be my question to you guys win the ravens play the Chiefs who won that game

                                                                                  • Terrell Calvin
                                                                                    Terrell Calvin  1 months back

                                                                                    I can’t believe both of y’all go completely wrong you have the Ma Jackson who has no real threats on offense will he see it was never number one neither was Robert or Mark Andrews who he made. If he didn’t have the team on offense. he would be Nothing. If you switch the Mar and Mahomes and put them or opposite teams the morrow would’ve already broken every record in the world. Yeah I don’t have real common sense

                                                                                    • 91 pyro
                                                                                      91 pyro  1 months back

                                                                                      Finally Stephen doesn't say alot of criticism to Lamar, now he is a bandwagon!!!

                                                                                      • Lorenzo Jordan
                                                                                        Lorenzo Jordan  1 months back

                                                                                        Molly shut your mouth

                                                                                        • Lorenzo Jordan
                                                                                          Lorenzo Jordan  1 months back

                                                                                          Chieffffffsssssss

                                                                                          • Jubril Aderomilehin
                                                                                            Jubril Aderomilehin  1 months back

                                                                                            Stephen A. lacks consistency

                                                                                            • Riley Hogan
                                                                                              Riley Hogan  1 months back

                                                                                              Why are they acting like Patrick Mahomes missed half the season. He missed two and a half games and they won 2 of those three games and played well despite the lack of first team reps. Mahomes’ receivers are getting stupid separation and Mahomes is simply not playing at the godly level he did last year