Stephen A. is pumping the brakes on the Lamar Jackson hype | First Take

  • Published: 09 September 2019
  • Stephen A. Smith and Max Kellerman debate whether we should consider Lamar Jackson not just a running quarterback after his big day in the Baltimore Ravens win over the Miami Dolphins.

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  • Darren Jones
    Darren Jones  3 weeks back

    I’m glad Stephen A Smith kept that same energy he had about Trubisky when Mitch threw 6 TDs against the Buccaneers

    • Brendan Thornton
      Brendan Thornton  4 weeks back

      They got my dream job

      • Thomas Jones
        Thomas Jones  4 weeks back

        Lamar is going to be exciting to watch man hands down every week.

        • AWGEwan
          AWGEwan  4 weeks back

          stephen need to stick to basketball and his sorry new york knicks lol

          • Sowaveyalex
            Sowaveyalex  4 weeks back

            Doesn’t look like a pro QB but did you not watch the game where he threw ALL OVER CLEMSON?

            • Texas STAR
              Texas STAR  4 weeks back

              Ever since college LJ could throw he's just going to get better

              • Hunter Markley
                Hunter Markley  4 weeks back

                mr wet behind the ear breath smelling like similac”😂😂😂😂😂😂

                • Handy Andy AZ
                  Handy Andy AZ  4 weeks back

                  That's gotta be the most self-loathing white dude in sports media. There have been black QBs for a while now.......

                  • Kai Sommers
                    Kai Sommers  4 weeks back

                    Whatever this dude says, he's wrong, you'll be fine LJ, just don't listen to the DOUBTERS

                    • Noah Lewton
                      Noah Lewton  4 weeks back

                      Max “AFRICAN AMERICAN QB” Kellerman

                      • tehmoniter
                        tehmoniter  4 weeks back

                        stephanie A is a steelers fanboy, he hates the Ravens. Biased much stephanie? Did Tom Brady score 53 points vs the Dolphins? Lamar was done by the 3rd quarter...

                        • Wesley Ben
                          Wesley Ben  4 weeks back

                          Respek for Max with the Martin Lawrence(Jerome) quote from 5:45 lol

                          • Wesley Ben
                            Wesley Ben  4 weeks back

                            L Jack never gets the same consideration for what he does compared to other qbs in the same position.. had that been mayfield to throw for 200+ and 5tds it would’ve been a party but since it’s Lamar it’s “hey I’m still not impressed”

                        • trufiend138
                          trufiend138  4 weeks back

                          Ravens and Jackson outplayed pats and Brady vs dolphins. And pats knew what they’d be seeing!.

                          • Chris Nguyen
                            Chris Nguyen  4 weeks back

                            Max is a moron. Goff was under fisher for 7 games and Luck had no O-line.

                            • King Vince
                              King Vince  4 weeks back

                              It's funny the only guy crying racism is the white dude 😂

                              • King Vince
                                King Vince  4 weeks back

                                What fucking stereotypes are you going on about? Lamar Jackson was passed up on because he had terrible accuracy. He's obviously improved that. Let's not look back on it now and say it was a race thing. Not EVERYTHING is race related. Can we just go back to 2010 when only the actual racist things were racist? Now apparently thinking Lamar Jackson wouldn't be a good passing quarterback is somehow a racist stereotype 😂😂 Even though that's exactly what he was a year ago. Congrats tho. He's improved. Looks great so far.

                                • Bobby Hove
                                  Bobby Hove  4 weeks back

                                  Lamar won’t look good against the patriots

                                  • marcus hopkins
                                    marcus hopkins  4 weeks back

                                    Let them keep doubting him . I know this kinda of stuff fuels him ! People are going to be surprised how far the ravens go this year ! Can’t wait for next weekend against the chiefs .

                                    • William Gravely
                                      William Gravely  4 weeks back

                                      Agree with Steven, not to much praising after the Dolphins and only after 2 games. Now after maybe half the season, maybe; oh, and uh Molly please STFU!!

                                      • youngskee TV
                                        youngskee TV  4 weeks back

                                        Lol I stop the video soon as he said something about bout him being black like we all don't no goofty y'all just don't wanna say this y'all will never have any white man who can go toe toe. An any sport win .an this same up the next day an do same things but better look at Mike Vick ...y'all did him wrong y'all hate that deep an side he a QB at and of day

                                        • Phillip Wilkins
                                          Phillip Wilkins  4 weeks back

                                          If Baker Mayfield or any young white QB came out and played as good as Jackson has, they'd be declaring them the future goat. Maybe it's not intentional, but I think there are some hidden biases and stereotypes at play here, keeping ppl from recognizing how good Jackson is playing. They say he can't throw, but he's making throws just as good as Patrick Mahomes. He's not as good as Mahomes yet, but he is making similar passes imo. Lamar can pass better than most. Give him time, and he might become even better.

                                          • Animelytical
                                            Animelytical  4 weeks back

                                            The boy can throw. The boy can run. He has *serious* potential and is a weapon that has weapons and a solid defence.

                                            But the Dolphins are bad, bad.

                                            Oh and Ravens fans. Don't take SAS serious. He is a Steelers fan who has to deal with the Ravens and Browns

                                            • Shaheen yah
                                              Shaheen yah  4 weeks back

                                              Lamar, Vick, RUSSELL,

                                              • ben akoi
                                                ben akoi  4 weeks back

                                                Wet behind the ears breath smelling like similac lol 😂

                                                • Robert Spaulding
                                                  Robert Spaulding  4 weeks back

                                                  Don’t need your approval tbh. Just keep winning Lamar, his words mean absolutely nothing.

                                                  • DGMG Neco
                                                    DGMG Neco  4 weeks back

                                                    RAVENS 2-0 AT THIS TIME 9-16-2019 GOOD WORK LAMAR S.A.S - WENDY WILLIAM'S CLONE

                                                    • Me Datswho
                                                      Me Datswho  4 weeks back

                                                      Steven A went to Hate State University phd

                                                      • Rari
                                                        Rari  4 weeks back

                                                        Lamar Jackson definitely has potential but he played the dolphins .... 🥴🥴 every team is putting up at least 35 on them.

                                                        • Brian Noland
                                                          Brian Noland  4 weeks back

                                                          Beat a better-than-you-think Cardinals team that tied the Lions who just beat the Chargers. Next week will be the real gauge against the Chiefs.

                                                      • Yawn Sleep
                                                        Yawn Sleep  4 weeks back

                                                        Hes good shut up watch the next team. All this hype for no reason lol

                                                        • chuckdeezee85
                                                          chuckdeezee85  4 weeks back

                                                          This coming from the same person that said he take Dak over the NFC based off wins against the Giants and Redskins...🤔🤔🤔

                                                          • Matthew Cardona
                                                            Matthew Cardona  4 weeks back

                                                            I just saw this dude downgraded Daks performance cuz of the pieces around him. Goes on to say that Lamar can be an all world talent at QB and that he’s great, even though he acknowledges they have good pieces around him too?😂Hypocrisy at its finest folks.

                                                            • KOKTAMISPRIME
                                                              KOKTAMISPRIME  4 weeks back

                                                              What if the Ravens beat the chiefs then what?

                                                              • Brian Noland
                                                                Brian Noland  4 weeks back

                                                                Then we pretty much cement ourselves as one of the three best teams in the AFC, plain and simple.

                                                            • Ed Neg
                                                              Ed Neg  1 months back


                                                              • Boss
                                                                Boss  1 months back

                                                                Stephen A being jealous & petty cause Max mentioned sharpe analytics is just golden. He can be pretty insecure sometimes 😂

                                                                • Dane Moormann
                                                                  Dane Moormann  1 months back

                                                                  He a running back why are they talking about throwing

                                                                  • Charmcityvet
                                                                    Charmcityvet  1 months back

                                                                    Raiders fan here and I will say Lamar Jackson looked good the first two games much respect

                                                                    • Andrew Le
                                                                      Andrew Le  1 months back

                                                                      Compare him with all current QBs this season, of all ages and experience, through week 2. He has the highest passer rating and QBR.

                                                                      • terryts2
                                                                        terryts2  1 months back

                                                                        Let a Baker Mayfield or someone put on a clinic like that and see what these guys say.

                                                                        • Kaizaro123
                                                                          Kaizaro123  1 months back

                                                                          Took a break to watch some Lamar highlights and came back to say that Stephen A. has no idea what he's talking about. That man is something special.

                                                                          • coyote mangan
                                                                            coyote mangan  1 months back

                                                                            Judas Priest, Kellerman is such a fucking insufferable pansy.

                                                                            • The Dark Matter 2019
                                                                              The Dark Matter 2019  1 months back

                                                                              Max was right. Stephen A has been loud and wrong again.

                                                                              • Brian Turner
                                                                                Brian Turner  1 months back

                                                                                SAS he's Hollywood brown is from Hollywood Florida my home town

                                                                                • thalegacy6
                                                                                  thalegacy6  1 months back

                                                                                  He looked good against my Cardinals today. Then again we didn't lose by much and we aren't a good team overall. -13, nope!

                                                                                  • mrchicago87
                                                                                    mrchicago87  1 months back

                                                                                    The NFL is afraid of the black QB . Period.

                                                                                    • Brian Noland
                                                                                      Brian Noland  4 weeks back

                                                                                      mrchicago87 yes. A stereotype that has been clearly ignored for years now given the amount of black quarterbacks playing currently. It’s race bait because your pitching this “afraid” bullshit and it makes no sense. Teams want to win, they will pick the quarterback that gives them the best chance to win.

                                                                                    • mrchicago87
                                                                                      mrchicago87  4 weeks back

                                                                                      Brian Noland I’m speaking of stereotypes, not players who played the position ... stop looking for “Race Bait”

                                                                                    • Brian Noland
                                                                                      Brian Noland  4 weeks back

                                                                                      Doug Williams, Russell Wilson, Michael Vick, Steve McNair, Daunte Culpeper, Donovan McNabb, Randall Cunningham, and the list goes on. Stop with the race baiting nonsense. If a player is good, and is successful, they will do well in the NFL.

                                                                                  • Playboi Polo
                                                                                    Playboi Polo  1 months back

                                                                                    I made a video on getting Lamar jackson heisman Mode Activated in madden 20

                                                                                    • Eric Wright
                                                                                      Eric Wright  1 months back

                                                                                      Wonder what he said about Lamar after 9/15/19

                                                                                      • John Fuller
                                                                                        John Fuller  1 months back

                                                                                        And I oop-

                                                                                        • DADEFUYE MEDIA
                                                                                          DADEFUYE MEDIA  1 months back

                                                                                          I had to come back here after week 2 performance.