Lamar Jackson’s talent should be appreciated, not nitpicked

With every challenge faced, each test passed, the endless appraisal of Lamar Jackson continues. It’s not enough to simply appreciate the unique player he is, but instead there’s a desperation to put him in a box in order to fill discussion during the 24 hour news cycle. Why do we feel this need to define what Jackson is, and what he isn’t? Moreover, why is there a constant need to continually bend over backwards to set up new challenges for the young quarterback to face before we dare to say “elite.”

This is why when ESPN NFL analyst Mina Kimes spoke about the “moving goalposts” when it comes to

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