Lamar Jackson still not practicing as Ravens prepare to host Atlanta

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OWINGS MILLS, Md. — On the same day the Ravens lost wide receiver Devin Duvernay for the rest of the regular season, they continued to practice without Lamar Jackson as preparations ramped up for Saturday’s meeting with Atlanta.

Despite optimistic reports regarding his Week 16 status, the star quarterback still hasn’t taken the field since injuring his left knee in the Dec. 4 win over Denver. Jackson would likely need to log at least some limited practice time this week in order to make his return against the Falcons.

Head coach John Harbaugh has declined to discuss any injured players this week as the Ravens try to bounce back from last Saturday’s 13-3 loss in Cleveland.

“I’m not commenting on any of that stuff right now this time of year,” Harbaugh said Tuesday. “We’re just going to try to get ready for the game, and the guys will be on the injury report. You’ll see when the injury report comes out what the statuses are.”

Backup quarterback Tyler Huntley has struggled in Jackson’s absence, averaging just 5.6 yards per pass attempt and throwing two interceptions over the last three games.

Jackson wasn’t the only starter missing from Tuesday’s workout due to injury as defensive end Calais Campbell (knee) and cornerback Marcus Peters (calf) exited in the second half of the Browns loss and didn’t return. Both appear likely to miss Saturday’s game against the Falcons.

Campbell’s absence would be a tough blow against an Atlanta offense ranking third in the NFL in rushing yards per game (164.1) and fourth in yards per carry (5.03).

“He’s going to get back, and we’re all ballers,” defensive tackle Justin Madubuike said. “We all do our job on Sundays and stuff like that. He’s a great guy and a great player that’s down right now, but we know we have his back and we’re going to execute for him on Saturday.”

The Falcons’ entire 53-man roster was able to practice on Tuesday.

Below was Tuesday’s full injury report:

DID NOT PARTICIPATE: DE Calais Campbell (knee), RB J.K. Dobbins (rest/knee), OLB Justin Houston (rest), QB Lamar Jackson (knee), OT Morgan Moses (rest), CB Marcus Peters (calf), OT Ronnie Stanley (rest/ankle), G Kevin Zeitler (rest/knee)


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