Ravens’ Edwards and Peters have injured knees

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By NOAH TRISTER

BALTIMORE (AP) – The Baltimore Ravens indicated running back Gus Edwards and cornerback Marcus Peters were limited to practice on Thursday, and ESPN later reported that every player had a ripped ACL.

ESPN in its report. Losing Edwards would be another blow to the Baltimore backfield after the Ravens lost running back JK Dobbins to a knee injury that ended the season in their last preseason game. Running back Justice Hill went to the injured reserve this week.

The team’s next media availability is Friday, but Edwards and Peters were on the injury report with knee injuries. Veteran running back Devonta Freeman is joining the Baltimore training squad, according to agent Drew Rosenhaus.

Baltimore opens its season Monday night in Las Vegas.

The Ravens led the NFL on rushing last season, when Dobbins and Edwards rushed for 1,528 rushing yards. Baltimore this week and signed Trenton Cannon to the active roster.

It’s possible Baltimore’s best running back for Monday’s game is Ty’Son Williams, who was on the practice squad last year and never had a carry-over in a regular season game. .

Peters started 14 games in 2020, his first full season with the Ravens. He had four interceptions, bringing his career total to 31.

Coach John Harbaugh spoke to reporters earlier Thursday and discussed the decision to bring Bell on board.

“Obviously we’ve played him so many times and in so many very competitive (and) emotional games,” said Harbaugh. “It was fun having him for practice. He trained well. He trained yesterday – he did a good job. So yeah, we’ll have a process with him. He’s excited. He’s excited. learn, and we’ll see where it goes.

Freeman played five games last season for Buffalo after six seasons with Atlanta. He ran over 1,000 yards in 2015 and 2016.

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