Los Angeles is averaging 26.5 points per game, while New England is averaging 27.2. It's the Rams' sixth primetime game of the season after playing five in the regular season. He's not the most consistent or conventional quarterback, but he's as tough as they come. It's either play my past year here, and that'll be it and enjoy it, or this has been it.
But fast forward to this year, and Badgley has been the soothing balm to the Chargers' kicking woes.
Even though Baltimore trailed Los Angeles 23-3 halfway through the fourth quarter of Saturday's AFC Wild Card game, there was never any thought by John Harbaugh to bench the struggling Lamar Jackson for Joe Flacco.
Badgley also made 27 of 28 extra points (96.4 percent). After being manhandled in the first half, the Ravens finally managed their first score, a field goal, with nine minutes left in the third.
Because of his clutch performances, Badgley earned the nickname the "Money Badger" from Chargers fans on Twitter. Weddle has already stated that he will retire if the Ravens don't bring him back.
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Wild Card weekend was a good one for the road team.
So, no, the Patriots don't get to play the role of scrappy, doubted underdogs just because the Kansas City Chiefs locked up the No. 1 seed. If we get Drew Brees vs. Jackson had a particularly rough start, fumbling the snap twice to kill drives and throwing an interception to end another.
"You see the enthusiasm and motivation", the driver said, adding that the Ravens would not only beat the Charges, but reach the Super Bowl.
When Gordon asks the driver, "What about that running back, that Melvin Gordon kid?" the driver is plenty complimentary, much to Gordon's delight.
"I feel like there were a lot of things we could have done, I could have done, I feel, [to] put us in a better situation", said Jackson, who was sacked seven times Sunday and finished the season with 15 fumbles. "Either way, I'm good with whatever".