The 2021 season hasn’t also started yet, and the Baltimore Ravens are currently in the midst of a dreadful injury circumstance.
NFL Network Expert Ian Rapoport verified that cornerback and running back suffered torn ACLs as well as will certainly both miss the season. The 2 were harmed throughout back-to-back dip into Thursday’s practice, per Rapoport as well as NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo.
The Ravens reduced technique short after the principals dropped and later on formally detailed Edwards and Peters as limited individuals.
Later Thursday, the Ravens signed longtime former Falcons running back to the method squad, NFL Network Expert Ian Rapoport reported. The team had actually already authorized to the in the week. Bell and Freeman had each functioned out for the team previously. The group is also working on completing a manage running back, NFL Network’s Mike Garafolo reported.
The news comes after beginning running back experienced in the team’s final preseason game. Running back earlier today.
With Edwards likewise gone with the season, the Ravens’ backfield is appearing like an enigma. 2020 undrafted running back, about whom the club went crazy complying with Dobbins’ injury as a backup to Edwards, will certainly currently be in line for a large duty in.
Baltimore additionally fourth-year back– 48 profession lugs for 146 yards as well as a TD– to the energetic lineup.
The heavyweight to look for the Ravens will be Bell. Prior to Edwards’ injury, instructor John Harbaugh claimed previously in the day that Bell from the method team against the Las Vegas Raiders. That possibility grows exponentially provided Thursday’s injury.
Bell showed up in 11 video games last season for the Jets as well as Chiefs, taking 82 carries for 328 backyards and 2 scores. The 29-year-old urged this offseason he still has juice left, regardless of disappointing off in 2020. The door in Baltimore can have simply widened for Bell to prove the doubters wrong.
Freeman played in five games last season for the Giants, rushing for 172 yards on 54 lugs.
Peters’ injury is also be a massive hit to the high-powered Ravens protection, which counted on the ballhawk to assist create turnovers. Baltimore is well-stocked at edge, yet shedding Peters hits its starting depth and pushes 33-year-old into more than a spot-duty backup duty.