Owings Mills, MD — Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson He posted on social media Thursday night that he will not play in Sunday night’s wild-card game at the Cincinnati Bengals, explaining that his left knee is “unstable” and that his injury is more serious than first believed.
“Suffered a Grade 2 PCL sprain, bordering on a Strain 3,” Jackson tweeted.
“I still have swelling around my knee and my knee is unstable,” Jackson wrote. “More than anything I want to be out there with my guys, but I can’t give 100% to my guys and the fans. I still believe we’ll have a chance.”
Dec. It was the first time Jackson had addressed his injury since he sprained his left knee on 4. The Ravens initially described him as “week-to-week,” but the past 39 days haven’t matched him. Week, I was still walking with a limp.
“I’m still in good spirits and I’m continuing treatment on the road to recovery,” Jackson wrote in her post.
Jackson has exhausted the fifth-year option of his rookie contract. If the Pages can’t reach an extension by March, Baltimore must use the franchise tag to prevent him from becoming an unrestricted free agent.
If Jackson leaves, the Ravens will start one Tyler Huntley Or Anthony Brown against Bengal.
The Ravens did get some good news regarding their quarterback situation, however, as Hundley, who has tendonitis in his right shoulder, started throwing again in Thursday’s practice.
Huntley has not attempted a pass during the media viewing portion of the past four practices. He was officially listed as a limited participant on Thursday, but it was the first time he had thrown passes since Jan. 1.
“He was good,” Ravens offensive coordinator Greg Roman said. “It’s day by day. He’s making progress. We’re making it count every day.”
Baltimore’s offense suffered a steep decline without Jackson. In his 12 starts this season, the Ravens averaged 23.1 points, which ranked ninth in the NFL. In five starts without him, Baltimore has averaged 13 points, second fewest in the league.
“Obviously, Lamar Lamar,” the linebacker Patrick Queen said. “You can’t replace a guy like that, but I still think we have quarterbacks that can go out there and do the job and play at a high level.”
In four starts this season, Huntley is 2-2, throwing for 471 yards and two touchdowns with two interceptions. With a right shoulder issue, he struggled to throw deep, completing three passes that traveled at least 20 yards in the air (which ranks 27th in the NFL through Week 14).
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