Jackson's TD helps Ravens topple Bears, 17-16, in Hall of Fame Game

Baltimore rookie Lamar Jackson throws 7-yard touchdown pass, defense forces 4 turnovers.

Baltimore rookie quarterback Lamar Jackson threw a 7-yard touchdown pass to fellow first-round pick Hayden Hurst and the Ravens beat the Chicago Bears 17-16 in the annual Hall of Fame game Aug. 2.

The Ravens forced four turnovers and the Bears had two.

It was a fitting performance considering two of those franchises' greatest players -- Baltimore's Ray Lewis and Chicago's Brian Urlacher -- are being inducted into the Hall of Fame over the weekend.

Jackson was 4 for 10 with 33 yards and the touchdown and interception. He also ran 25 yards on 8 carries. Overall, Jackson had an uneven performance with some ill-advised throws.

Robert Griffin III saw his first action since 2016 and completed 7 of 11 passes for 58 yards with a touchdown and an interception off a tipped pass.

The Bears had a chance to ties the game when Tyler Bray threw a 10-yard touchdown pass to Tanner Gentry, capping a 92-yard drive with just over two minutes remaining in the game. The Bears, however, could not complete the 2-point conversion when Bray's pass fell incomplete and Baltimore held on for the win.

Ravens linebacker Kamalei Correa, a second-round pick from Boise State in 2016, helped his chances to make the final roster with a 19-yard interception that set up a 31-yard field goal by Kaare Vedvik, who was subbing for Justin Tucker. Correa has struggled to get on the field over the previous two seasons.

Gus Edwards, a rookie running back from Rutgers, made the most of his opportunity with Kenneth Dixon out. Edwards led the team with 35 yards on 10 carries. He also caught a 23-yard pass, further boosting his stock.

The Ravens host the Rams on Aug. 9.

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