FRIDAY INJURY REPORT: Ravens @ Lions

doomsuggssack

The Ravens got some good news on Friday, as Elvis Dumervil returned to the practice field for the first time in over two weeks (Doom hadn’t practiced since prior to the Pittsburgh Steelers game on Thanksgiving night). Dumervil was listed as a limited participant in practice, but the fact that he was out there at all should give Ravens fans some hope that he’ll be able to lace them up on Monday night in Detroit.

The Ravens defense, which had been at the top of the league in sacks (and which had recorded at least two sacks in 19 consecutive games) has not brought down the quarterback in two straight games, failing to sack either Ben Roethlisberger or Matt Cassel even once.

Detroit’s Matthew Stafford has been sacked only 15 times this season, the fewest of any quarterback with over 300 attempts (Peyton Manning has been sacked 16 times and has 393 attempts; nobody else is really close to as low as Stafford). Stafford has been sacked one or zero times in 10 of his 13 games this year. To compare, Joe Flacco has been sacked 41 times, second-most in the NFL.

It’s safe to say that the Ravens will need all hands on deck in the pass-rushing department.

Here are the complete injury reports from Friday’s practices in Owings Mills and Detroit:

 

RAVENS

LIMITED PARTICIPATION: LB Elvis Dumervil (ankle); S Brynden Trawick (ankle); CB Lardarius Webb (ankle)

 

DETROIT LIONS

DID NOT PARTICIPATE: CB Chris Houston (toe); CB Darius Slay (knee);

LIMITED PARTICIPATION: DE Ezekiel Ansah (shoulder); RB Reggie Bush (calf); S Louis Delmas (knee); WR Calvin Johnson (knee); T LaAdrian Waddle (elbow); DE Israel Idonije (knee);

FULL PARTICIPATION: S John Wendling (illness)

If you’ve suffered an injury in an auto accident or while at work, give Maryland’s injury lawyers Seigel, Tully and Furrer a call at 410.669.9300 or visit them online at STFLawyers.com. They’re based in Towson, offer free consultations and won’t charge you a fee unless they recover funds for you.

This entry was posted in Blog View, Featured, Injury Report by Derek Arnold. Bookmark the permalink.

About Derek Arnold

Derek Arnold
RSR/ESR Senior Editor. Derek is originally from and a current resident of Pasadena, MD. He’s a graduate of UMBC and has been a lifelong Baltimore sports fan. In 2007 he founded B’More Birds’ Nest, where he wrote about the Ravens and Orioles before joining RSR in 2012. Derek’s work has...more

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.

You may use these HTML tags and attributes: <a href="" title=""> <abbr title=""> <acronym title=""> <b> <blockquote cite=""> <cite> <code> <del datetime=""> <em> <i> <q cite=""> <strike> <strong>

 

Hot off the street

Special Teams Aren’t as Special Anymore

With all due respect to Justin Tucker (who is essentially Matt Stover with a bigger club) and Sam Koch who has the 6th best net punting average (41.5) in the league, special teams are overrated. So...read more

THURSDAY INJURY REPORT: Ravens @ Steelers

Ravens DID NOT PARTICIPATE: WR Michael Campanaro (thigh); TE Owen Daniels (knee); CB Jimmy Smith (foot); LB Terrell Suggs (neck) LIMITED PARTICIPATION: RB Justin Forsett (ankle); G Marshal Yanda...read more

TALE OF THE TAPE: An Extra Dose of “Zo”

After a 2013 season in which the Baltimore Ravens rush attack averaged a historically poor 3.1 yards per attempt, the run game in the Charm City has been nothing but positive. Ranking fifth in the ...read more

FANTASY LINKS: Starts and Sits Week 9

Fantasy Football Start or Sit: Week 9 With teams like the Packers, Bears, and Packers on a bye this week, decisions to start and sit players become even more difficult. The guys over at numberFire ...read more

FILMSTUDY: Defensive Highs And Lows in Cincinnati

Defensive Notes vs. Bengals 10/26/14 Matt Elam’s problems mushroomed Sunday with 5 missed tackles versus the Bengals. How much did that cost the Ravens? Let’s take a look: • (Q1, 13:27): ...read more

View More