OWINGS MILLS. Md. — Lamar Jackson missed a second consecutive follow Friday, however the Ravens are holding out hope he might play in a crucial Week 17 sport towards the Los Angeles Rams.
If Jackson can’t play, Tyler Huntley would make the third begin of his profession.
Jackson had not performed since injuring his ankle in Week 14 towards the Browns. Jackson returned to follow Wednesday however he had a noticeable limp and has not practiced since.
Nonetheless, the Ravens haven’t dominated him out.
“I believe he has an opportunity to play on Sunday. We’ll should see,” coach John Harbaugh mentioned. “This time of yr, you might have guys who’ve various things. He has what he has, and another guys have their dings and issues like that. It’s all arms on deck. The fellows who’re able to play and may play will, and the blokes who aren’t and may’t [play] gained’t.”
Baltimore is mired in a four-game shedding streak and sure must beat each the Rams and the Pittsburgh Steelers within the regular-season finale to make the playoffs for a fourth straight season.
Huntley additionally returned to follow this week after being activated from the Reserve/COVID-19 checklist.
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In two profession begins, Huntley has thrown for 434 yards and produced 4 whole touchdowns (two passing and two speeding). His 434 yards and 4 whole touchdowns are essentially the most by a Ravens’ homegrown quarterback within the first two begins of a profession.
“I had some robust signs,” he mentioned. “It actually hit me that Friday. It harm that I couldn’t go to the sport, after which, too, it was Christmas after I came upon I used to be optimistic, so it was a troublesome little weekend for me. However I’m feeling manner higher now, and I’m blissful that I’m simply with the staff, for positive.”
Huntley additionally expressed hope Jackson could be able to play this weekend.
“I’ve received good confidence that ‘L.J.’ goes to be again to ‘L.J.,’ and every little thing’s going to play out good,” Huntley mentioned.
Along with Jackson, the opposite Ravens that missed follow on Friday consisted of broad receiver Marquise Brown (sickness), operating again Latavius Murray, outdoors linebacker Odafe Oweh (foot), cornerback Anthony Averett (ribs), guard Ben Powers (toe) and defensive finish Calais Campbell.
“We had a very good week of follow,” Harbaugh mentioned. “The fellows had been into it. It was good to get a bunch of fellows again, to your level, all optimistic. We’re simply centered on the sport. We’re not occupied with any of that stuff. It’s probably not on our thoughts. We’re simply making an attempt to get able to play the sport.”