Jackson, Ravens beat 49ers 20-17 to extend win streak to 8


Hall of Fame wide receiver Jerry Rice joined 95.7 The Game, as he does each week during the season, and discussed the San Francisco 49ers' second loss of the season - a hard-fought 20-17 defeat against the Baltimore Ravens.

Neither rain, wind nor the San Francisco 49ers' top-ranked defense could prevent Lamar Jackson from guiding the Baltimore Ravens to their franchise-record eighth straight win.

Jackson has a go-for-the-jugular mentality, wanting every drive to end with a touchdown, regardless of the score.

The winning drive began after the 49ers failed on a fourth-and-1 at the Baltimore 35, when Jimmy Garoppolo had a pass deflected at the line of scrimmage.

Emmanuel Sanders had four catches for 41 yards; Kendrick Bourne added three receptions for 42 yards, and Samuel had two catches for 41 yards.

Green Bay rebounded from an terrible loss to the San Francisco 49ers and handed NY its eighth consecutive loss in East Rutherford, N.J. Jackson is tied for the most touchdown passes in the league, but it will be all about the ground game with weather conditions being ideal for a ground-pound attack.

The easiest place to start on the Ravens is exactly where everyone's mind is.

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According to Mostert, he had been with the Ravens for about six games in 2015, playing exclusively on special teams, when he was told he was going to be cut. He can win a game and set some records with both. Both the Green Bay Packers and New Orleans Saints, hot on the tails of San Francisco in the conference standings, won in Week 13. And he threw a lovely 33-yard touchdown pass to Deebo Samuel.

Fitzpatrick completed 27 of 39 passes and rallied the Dolphins (3-9) from a 28-14 deficit. He caught just two passes for 17 yards. As a defensive player, you don't want to hit the quarterback, you want to stay off him.

Cleveland's Baker Mayfield passed for 196 yards, with a touchdown to Kareem Hunt and an interception. Jackson finished 14 of 24 (61 percent) and 105 yards. The Texans host New England on Sunday night. He has missed all four of his field goal attempts from at least 50 yards out this season. It was the second field-goal attempt blocked by Tennessee in the game. The second, Jackson found the end zone on a go-ahead touchdown to take the lead. He was sacked twice for minus-8 yards, and one of those sacks turned into a costly turnover.

Jameis Winston was 21 of 33 for 268 yards for the Bucs (5-7).

Describe the game in two words: Heavyweight fight. Guice gained 129 yards on 10 carries. If the 49ers can contain Lamar Jackson, the Ravens' offense will become more one-dimensional. Tucker's kick came after quarterback Lamar Jackson converted a critical fourth-and-1 from the Ravens' 44-yard line with 4:39 left in the game, and the Ravens and their ball-control offense made sure the 49ers' offense never got back on the field.

Buy stock in running back Raheem Mostert: With Matt Breida missing another week because of an ankle injury and Tevin Coleman struggling to get traction, the Niners turned to Mostert to handle the load.