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Trace McSorley Shines In Third Preseason Game With Ravens

Trace McSorley throws a pass against the Jaguars.

BALTIMORE, MD - AUGUST 08: Trace McSorley #7 of the Baltimore Ravens attempts a pass against the Jacksonville Jaguars during the first half of a preseason game at M&T Bank Stadium on August 08, 2019 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Scott Taetsch/Getty Images)

Trace McSorley wasn't considered a top quarterback prospect from his draft class, but the former Penn State star is showing that he can produce in the NFL.

Baltimore selected McSorley in the sixth round of the draft. Earlier in the offseason, the team tried using him in roles other than quarterback.

While it's tough to put so much stock into preseason football, McSorley has shown that he could potentially serve as the backup quarterback to Lamar Jackson.

On Thursday, McSorley led the Ravens to a 26-15 victory over the Eagles. He finished the game with 203 passing yards and three total touchdowns.

Scouts didn't have questions about McSorley's athleticism, but there was some doubt if his accuracy would meet NFL standards.

His first touchdown pass on Thursday definitely silenced a few of his critics, as he connected with Michael Floyd toward the left sideline.

McSorley has seen a ton of snaps this preseason because Robert Griffin III is dealing with a fractured thumb.

Although Griffin will most likely be the backup signal-caller, the Ravens have to feel comfortable with McSorley in that role if needed.

With one game remaining this preseason for Baltimore, it'll be fun to see what McSorley does next.