Baltimore Ravens quarterback Tyler Huntley He was voted as the fourth replacement player to the Pro Bowl team, one slot after the third replacement player to the Pro Bowl division Lamar Jacksonthe quarterback who will replace him again on Saturday, league sources told ESPN.
Huntley, who will start his third game of the season on Saturday against the Atlanta Falcons, has more votes than other quarterbacks such as Ryan TannehillAnd the Derek Carr And the Mac Joneswho went to the Pro Bowl last season during his rookie year.
If any of the top three quarterbacks vote for the Pro Bowl this weekend – Kansas City Patrick MahomesBuffalo Josh Allen and Cincinnati Joe Burrow – decided not to attend, as there is an outside chance that the Ravens will have two quarterbacks show up and participate in Pro Bowl weekend, which is believed to be their first league.
Huntley is slated to be a free agent this offseason and will continue his attempt Saturday to prove his worth to Baltimore and other teams. If some of the best quarterbacks fall away and Huntley ends up going to the Pro Bowl, his off-season value could be boosted even further.
Huntley, 24, has completed 70.3% of his passes this season for 413 yards, no touchdowns and two interceptions this season, while also rushing for 87 yards and a touchdown on 25 carries.
There was optimism heading into this week that Jackson would return, but he missed all three practices. He has not worn the suit since injuring his knee in the first quarter of a 10-9 win over the Denver Broncos on December 4.
The Ravens have lost five of the six games Jackson has not started over the past two years.
Without Jackson this season, Baltimore held 16 or fewer points in three straight games for the first time since 2000. The Ravens had only scored two touchdowns in three games, including none in the last seven quarters.
The Ravens (9-5) can secure their fourth playoff spot in five seasons by the end of this weekend. Baltimore can take away a win over Atlanta and at least two losses by those three AFC East teams (Dolphins, Patriots and Jets). The Ravens could also make it to the postseason if the Jets, Patriots, Browns, Colts, Raiders, and Titans all lose.
ESPN’s Jamison Hensley contributed to this report.
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