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Lamar Jackson named finalist for 2019 FedEx Air NFL Player of the Year

Posted: 8:18 PM, Jan 02, 2020
Updated: 2020-01-02 20:18:08-05
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BALTIMORE — On Thursday, the NFL announced that Lamar Jackson has been named a finalist for the 2019 FedEx Air NFL Player of the Year.

Jackson led the NFL with 36 touchdown passes and ranked third in the league with a career-high 113.3 passer rating.

Jackson is also the only player in program history to win both an Air and Ground Player of the Week award in the same season, following a historic rushing performance in Week 6.

Other nominees include:

Air Nominees
• Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson
• Kansas City Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes
• Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson

Ground Nominees
• Carolina Panthers running back Christian McCaffrey
• Tennessee Titans running back Derrick Henry
• Cleveland Browns running back Nick Chubb

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