Two days earlier than the Ravens’ pivotal AFC North showdown with the Cincinnati Bengals, a number of key gamers have been absent from follow.
Seven Ravens have been lacking from the portion of Tuesday’s follow open to the media, together with cornerback Marlon Humphrey (calf), left deal with Ronnie Stanley (knee) and broad receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (knee). Humphrey and Stanley have been each injured in Sunday’s loss to the Cleveland Browns and likewise missed follow Monday, whereas Beckham wasn’t listed on the damage report Monday however has missed one follow in every of the previous three weeks.
Coach John Harbaugh mentioned Monday that Humphrey and Stanley’s accidents wouldn’t hold them out “long term,” including they’ve a “chance” to play Thursday.
Guard John Simpson, a full participant on the Ravens’ estimated follow report Monday, additionally wasn’t seen at follow. Simpson has began all 10 video games at left guard this season and hasn’t missed a follow due to damage all season. If Simpson and Stanley are unable to play, the Ravens can be with out their starters on the left facet of their offensive line towards the Bengals.
Veteran exterior linebackers Kyle Van Noy (groin) and Jadeveon Clowney have been additionally absent from the portion of follow open to the media. Van Noy was a restricted participant Monday, whereas Clowney wasn’t listed on the estimated damage report. Linebacker Trenton Simpson was lacking for the second consecutive day after struggling a concussion Sunday.
Tuesday featured the one full follow of the shortened week forward of “Thursday Night Football” towards the Bengals. At 7-3, the Ravens personal a half-game lead over the Browns and Pittsburgh Steelers atop the AFC North, whereas Cincinnati is in final at 5-4.
The Bengals had 5 gamers lacking from Monday’s follow, together with broad receiver Tee Higgins (hamstring) and high edge rushers Trey Hendrickson (knee) and Sam Hubbard (ankle). Their availability for Thursday’s recreation is unclear, as Cincinnati doesn’t follow Tuesday till 6:20 p.m.
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