Ravens receiver Perriman suffers partial ACL tear in left knee


After missing his entire rookie season with a right knee injury, Ravens wide receiver Breshad Perriman has reportedly sustained a serious injury to his left one.
As first reported by ESPN, the 2015 first-round pick suffered a partially-torn anterior cruciate ligament during the final week of organized team activities. Perriman will visit Dr. James Andrews on Monday to determine whether he needs season-ending surgery.
Perriman participated in Tuesday’s OTA open to media and had been running at full speed, sprinting right past Baltimore defensive backs on several occasions during the practice. However, the injury occurred in one of the remaining days closed to the media.
The 22-year-old said last month he felt “like a kid in a candy store” being back on the football field after his lost rookie year and a difficult offseason in which his father — former NFL wideout Brett Perriman — nearly died from a brain aneurysm.
The Central Florida product sustained a partially-torn posterior cruciate ligament in his right knee on the first full-squad day of training camp last summer and then experienced a setback after briefly returning to practice in late September. He was placed on season-ending injured reserve on Nov. 17.
The Ravens were hoping that the return of Perriman coupled with the free-agent addition of veteran Mike Wallace would add much-needed speed to a passing game lacking explosiveness in 2015.