Ravens RB Gus Edwards anticipated again vs. Panthers in Week 11; S Marcus Williams on observe for December return
The Ravens rank second within the league in speeding, and coach John Harbaugh expects their floor assault to develop stronger within the close to future with Gus Edwards (hamstring) on schedule to face the Carolina Panthers in Week 11 and J.Ok. Dobbins prone to be part of him “in a few weeks.”
Harbaugh additionally mentioned security Marcus Williams, who dislocated his wrist in the Ravens’ Week 5 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals, is on observe to return in December. “He’s looking good,” he mentioned. “It’s one of those deals where it’s a bone that has to heal, so it’s pretty straightforward, as long as there are no setbacks. There have been no setbacks so far.”
Williams, the group’s high offseason addition, was an every-down participant earlier than his damage. Third-year security Geno Stone has performed properly in his place.
The Ravens got here out of their victory over the New Orleans Saints with none extra important accidents. Harbaugh mentioned exterior linebacker Jason Pierre-Paul tweaked his ankle Monday night time, explaining why the veteran performed simply seven snaps. He mentioned the Ravens held out Pierre-Paul and huge receiver DeSean Jackson (hamstring) for precautionary causes, however each must be accessible to face the Panthers after the Ravens’ bye week.
Rookie tight finish Charlie Kolar, in the meantime, will seemingly be activated this week, when his 21-day window to return to the 53-man roster or be despatched to season-ending injured reserve expires. His presence might pressure the Ravens’ capability to play all their tight ends. They have activated Mark Andrews, Josh Oliver, Isaiah Likely and Nick Boyle for current video games (although Andrews didn’t play in opposition to the Saints with knee and shoulder accidents), with Patrick Ricard additionally on the sector as a rule.
“He’s looked really good,” Harbaugh mentioned of Kolar, a fourth-round select of Iowa State who had sports activities hernia surgical procedure in August. “He’s so talented. He’s so big. He’s got great hands. He wants to do well. He had three good weeks of practice, so I anticipate him being brought up this week. I can’t speak for [general manager] Eric [DeCosta] on that, but that’s kind of how we’re talking about it. We’ve got to find a way to do it, which is a challenge, but I expect Charlie to contribute this year.”
Tight ends coach George Godsey mentioned Kolar merely wants extra reps to get in recreation form and make up for the practices he missed: “For him, it’s each day, we’re trying to take another step.”
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