Ravens’ Tyler Huntley again throwing; Lamar Jackson nonetheless out | Technoscoob
OWINGS MILLS, Md. — In what has appeared like an extended interval with out excellent news for the Baltimore Ravens’ quarterback state of affairs, backup Tyler Huntley resumed throwing at Thursday’s observe.
Huntley, who has tendinitis in his proper throwing shoulder, had not tried a move in the course of the media viewing portion of the previous 4 practices. He was formally listed as a restricted participant on Thursday, but it surely marked the primary time since Jan. 1 that Huntley has been seen throwing passes.
“He seemed good,” Ravens offensive coordinator Greg Roman stated. “It is day-to-day. He is making progress. We take inventory on it on daily basis.”
The Ravens would seemingly begin Huntley in Sunday evening’s wild-card sport on the Cincinnati Bengals if Lamar Jackson stays sidelined. Jackson missed his seventeenth straight observe Thursday due to a sprained left knee.
On Wednesday, Harbaugh stated Huntley was “on schedule.” In 4 begins this season, Huntley has gone 2-2, throwing for 471 yards and two touchdowns with two interceptions. With that proper shoulder difficulty, he has struggled to throw deep, finishing simply three passes that traveled no less than 20 yards within the air (which ranks twenty seventh within the NFL since Week 14).
Baltimore’s offense has suffered a steep decline with out Jackson. In his 12 begins this season, the Ravens averaged 23.1 factors, which ranked ninth within the NFL. In 5 begins with out him, Baltimore has averaged 13 factors, which is second fewest within the league.
“Clearly, Lamar is Lamar,” linebacker Patrick Queen stated. “You may’t exchange that form of man, however I do nonetheless suppose that we’ve got quarterbacks who can go on the market and get the job completed and play at a excessive stage.”
The Ravens are actually a 9.5-point underdog to the Bengals after the road opened at six factors. Since Harbaugh’s first season (2008), Baltimore is 3-14 outright (.176) as an underdog of seven or extra factors.