of Baltimore Ravens Quarterback Lamar Jackson has been sidelined as a starter since suffering a knee injury against Saxony in Week 13. denver broncosNow in the wild card game Cincinnati Bengals With this weekend ahead, there are concerns that the QB may not return for the third matchup between the two AFC Northern rivals.
according to report from Ian Rapoport and Mike Garafolo of NFL network, Jackson faces an “uphill” battle to play this weekend. The QB tried to get his injured knee treated, but he still “doesn’t feel right” after suffering the injury. Jackson suffered a PCL sprain in Week 13 against the Broncos and has not practiced since the injury.
Ravens head coach John Harbaugh spoke to the media on Tuesday and didn’t have an update on Jackson’s status in Baltimore’s wild card game against Cincinnati, but he did. told reporters gathered What the QB was in “great spirit”:
“Lamar is doing great. Sure, that’s what we all want, and if there’s anything to report on that, we’ll do it.
“He’s been great. He’s always in a good mood. He wants to play, no doubt, that’s how I feel. Always. He works hard and is fine.”
The Ravens are scheduled to face the Bengals on Sunday night. Baltimore will resume practice on Wednesday, with the team due to issue an injury report on Wednesday. It’s unclear if Jackson, who hasn’t practiced since the injury, will return to the practice field.
Baltimore won two of the five games while Jackson was out, with Tyler Huntley and Anthony Brown starting with the Ravens. Brown started the Week 18 game for Baltimore while Huntley was inactive. with a shoulder injury.
This post will be updated with additional information regarding Jackson’s status.