The Baltimore Ravens are firmly in the driver's seat in the AFC, and now has come the time to do a victory lap.
The timing of the announcement bodes especially well for Ingram, who's dealing with a calf strain he suffered against the Browns in Week 16. Harbaugh told reporters Ingram currently is dealing with a mild to moderate calf injury.
The decision to rest Jackson has deprived him of a proper regular season finale to his stellar sophomore campaign but, given his performance in Week 16 and the work he's put in all year, he has left more than a lasting impression. Against the Browns, Jackson threw for 238 yards and three touchdowns, and ran for 103 yards on 17 carries. It was his fourth game of at least 100 passing and rushing yards.
Jackson will finish the 2019 season with 3,127 passing yards and a franchise-best 36 TDs. His 1,206 rushing yards in 15 games also set a new NFL single-season mark for QBs.