Stephen A. doesn’t hold back on criticizing Lamar Jackson | First Take
Stephen A. Smith reacts to Baltimore Ravens QB Lamar Jackson’s 28-12 loss to the Tennessee Titans in the AFC Divisional Playoffs. He also discusses why Kansas City Chiefs QB Patrick Mahomes had more success in the playoffs compared to Lamar Jackson.
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  • Kelvin Ellis
    Kelvin Ellis


  • Yeshua Dean
    Yeshua Dean

    Lamar really bout to come for necks this season, i cant wait

  • jay blaze
    jay blaze

    The coaches stuff of the Revens did not get the team ready for play-off football point blank. They thought they will come in and do their thing and move on. Big mistake

  • Ricky Buckner
    Ricky Buckner

    Stephen A just hates to be hating

  • Ryan Hartigan
    Ryan Hartigan

    They’re humans not robots, any team can win in any game which is the beauty of sports. not always an instant blame on someone.

  • Ian Morris
    Ian Morris

    Ravens had a bad game at a bad time. What's not to understand here? Every team has a bad game, it's inevitable.

  • Tim Wilson
    Tim Wilson

    Stephen you're an idiot. that's all you had to say and you would've said it all. Lamar did his talking on the field and his teammates and coaches really let him down. How do you put up 500+ yards and still deserve criticism? He's the MVP for a reason. He's breaking ankles and breaking records weekly out there. And he's only 23. Baltimore is gonna have their super bowl(s) wins with him under center Belee Dat.

  • Jason C.
    Jason C.


  • James Nelson
    James Nelson

    How about Stephen go out on the field and try to gain just 1 yard

  • Rudi Mwongozi
    Rudi Mwongozi

    "Lamar Jackson is Michael Vick 2.0 Patrick Mahomes is Aaron Rodgers 2.0... Which would you rather be"... End of discussion

  • DJ Tanner
    DJ Tanner

    Steven A is in the STREETS!!!

  • Just In Case
    Just In Case

    It's not Lamar Jackson's fault but he's on his way to being one of the most disliked players in the NFL. The media is force feeding a narrative that he "broke the code" and revolutionized the position Guess what, RG3 and Kaepernick broke the code within the last decade too--and then the code was rewritten. He is a below average passer in the NFL. I've been watching the NFL for 30 years--dont tell me I'm missing something. He won people a lot of fantasy leagues this year, so people are enamored. Early Michael Vick was every bit the athlete LJ is--with a better arm. He never led a team to the championship. Jackson will have to become a competent thrower--Andy Dalton level --to beat the cream of the NFL crop in the playoffs.

  • OcHO80ZERo

    And MVP will be Lamar, SO IT IS HIS YEAR also, even though he lost...

  • world star
    world star

    Stephen Andhereswhy Smith

  • Eric Thiem
    Eric Thiem

    One time, Bret favre threw 6 interceptions. Everyone asked why. He showed the four foot long purple bruised on his sides and legs. After seeing that, I wondered how he was able to function. Bret couldn't. Lamar is a running quarterback, and he must be getting hit alot on his legs. I was worried he would get hurt this year, but supposedly he didn't. I am sure he was hurting. People say everyone is knicked up at this time. Maybe, Lamar's body can only go so far. I suspect this is true. maybe, this is the true explanation.

  • Eddie Deals
    Eddie Deals

    Idk why they had Lamar throwing the ball 60 times for I think this was deliberate..

  • Donald Curry
    Donald Curry

    Steven A can't even control his emotions & he definitely can't control his constant running mouth. He's very sensitive also. That's a bad combination.

  • Donald Curry
    Donald Curry

    The most critical & vocal in any sport is the ones who never played the game & were non athletic. Notice how Steven A & Max never let Marcus speak his mind.

  • Terry Jones
    Terry Jones

    And this is why I now watch Undisputed... Steven A. Sellout is tiresome...🤦🏾‍♂️🤦🏾‍♂️🤦🏾‍♂️💯

  • Terry Jones
    Terry Jones

    Remember what T.O. said...🤷🏾‍♂️🤷🏾‍♂️🤷🏾‍♂️ Steven A. Works with Bill Polian... 🤦🏾‍♂️🤦🏾‍♂️🤦🏾‍♂️💯

  • SIA Investigations Team
    SIA Investigations Team

    Stephan A,hole is a big mouth little twerp that never played a down of football.

  • Pidched RR
    Pidched RR

    Steven A just shouts some garbage...very annoying

  • Pauline James
    Pauline James

    S.A.S calm down, so quick to forget what happened last year in the PLAYOFFS , Mr mvp himself Patrick M. got beat by the Patriots so wat now?

  • TCY !
    TCY !

    Lamar will not be playing in the nfl in 5 years as a starter. Tell me 1 run first QB that has done anything? Yup 0

  • James James
    James James

    Thank you Rex for getting SA to admit what he really is ha smiles baby

  • Arabmoney27

    I'm really starting to hate S.A.S! I really agree with T.O. when he said Max is BLACKER than S.A.S

  • Dontell Benjamin
    Dontell Benjamin

    Stephen a Smith: that boy special Stephen a Smith: you’re wrong here’s why

  • Play Pimpin
    Play Pimpin

    Steven a is the man 😂😂 I was dying when he was talkin bout earl thomas

  • Kurt Kokayne
    Kurt Kokayne

    Anybody who knows football knew the ravens were going one & done


    It’s the defenses fault but let’s be real, Lamar choked. He couldn’t keep em in the game.

  • Taron Holt
    Taron Holt

    He couldn't wait for this moment

  • loving life
    loving life

    Lamar will be fine.

  • Stephen Greenwood
    Stephen Greenwood

    Stephen A. Asswipe, He will ride on someone's nuts until something goes awry and then he jumps off and acts like the uncle tom sellout that he has always been.....oh yeah his man crush over in Green bay has only won 1 superbowl in how many years as starting QB????

  • Eric Forrest
    Eric Forrest

    Wow all that being said bout a second year QB he is good but have alot to learn playoffs is a different story

  • joe chrow
    joe chrow

    Bill Polian you were 10000000% right!!!....Well done sir

  • Frank Brazell
    Frank Brazell

    My word I love Steven A!!! He gets it💯👌

  • Timothy Edmond
    Timothy Edmond

    He needs a drum to beat on. Cause he's been whack lately

  • Deejay

    T.O was right about this man..

  • DOA

    Steven A I know you're at and it's a good gaming it makes you your money but think about this you could be wrong a thousand times but Lamar Jackson can only be wrong once when it pertains to criticism and the ability to criticize. And my point is who looks worse the guy who's wrong a thousand times or the guy that's only wrong once?

  • JohnRamirez007

    Here’s my 2 cents. Ok I’ve watched Aaron Brook Randal Cunningham Micheal Vick Tim Tebow(laughing) Steve Young.. running QB’s and as long as Patrick Mahomes is in Lamar Jackson’s way, LJ will NEVER get to the SuperBowl.... period.

  • Lookatdascore

    So we don’t criticize Drew Brees for failure once again.

  • Walter Jackson
    Walter Jackson

    In the red zone Lamar didn't do his thing

  • Walter Jackson
    Walter Jackson


  • The Truth
    The Truth

    Stephen is jealous of Lamar's talent!!! And he's also a drama queen, which is very feminine!!! If he would put as much time into his hairl-line, as does other people's business, the world might be able to look at him without

  • 300 benji
    300 benji

    Stephen A. is a hater (Lamar is da real deal)

  • Evan Grimes
    Evan Grimes

    Lol Ravens fans HURT. “HE CAN THROW!!!” 😂😂😂

  • One and Only
    One and Only

    Only thing Smith said in this video that was correct is that he is an idiot

  • EightiesMusiqLover

    Deshawn Watson was a NON-FACTOR in their last football game. He only showed just how much the Houston Texans CAN’T depend on him to carry or even successfully manage the team in crisis moments when it really matters the most.

  • London Xiong
    London Xiong

    Stephen a smith is a sellout boot licka. He is happy to tear down a bro

  • Tyrone Darrell
    Tyrone Darrell

    I can’t wait till your cancelled . I can’t stand stand your content . Your probably a good dude but I’m out

  • Ewolf5150

    Thank god lamar plays in the NFL cuz when that dude opens his mouth, he sounds so stupid. It’s as if he came out of the woods and had zero education. I have an 11 year old niece who speaks better English than Lamar

  • Caneilas Cooper
    Caneilas Cooper

    You have to eat sleep an dream about Lamar to get paid stop hating on something you'll never accomplish

  • Christopher McLin
    Christopher McLin

    he didnt have a terrible game tho

    • Comics Book Awesomeness
      Comics Book Awesomeness

      Garbage time


      Yes he did

  • Kareem Smith
    Kareem Smith

    Mahomes got three gift touchdowns!!!!!! Lamar didn't get those mistakes from the Titans. The Ravens lost because of injuries.

  • Legendary Duke
    Legendary Duke

    Everything he said wasn't on lamar . The entire team choked except lamar and Hollywood brown . And lamar younger than joe burrows ....

  • Joseph S
    Joseph S

    Jackson was suppose to win the Super Bowl 😂😂😂

  • Cameron Eskridge
    Cameron Eskridge

    Bro this football he can not just do it by myself u need a whole team my guy

  • James James
    James James

    That's the first true thing he said about his self yes you are smiles baby


    Players win games, but bad coaching can lose them. Greg Roman 2.0 is the same guy who was fired in SF back in the day.


    There will not be any NFL teams coming to BALTIMORE to see RAVENS RB MI if there is a Problem. " Problem Solved ".