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Ravens 'wait and see' on Lamar Jackson after missing practice again

By Sports Desk December 22, 2021

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson's status for Sunday's game against the Cincinnati Bengals is unclear after failing to practice on Wednesday.

Jackson missed the Ravens' 31-30 loss to the Green Bay Packers in Week 15 due to an ankle injury that he sustained in the December 12 loss to the Cleveland Browns.

The Ravens QB did not train at all last week before missing the Packers' game, having been carted off against the Browns.

Ravens head coach John Harbaugh would not be drawn on Jackson's availability, simply stating he was "wait and see" when asked about the star quarterback.

“I’m hopeful for him, and I know he’s doing everything he can to get back and play for us,” Ravens receiver Marquise Brown told the team website.

Jackson has thrown 16 touchdowns this season on 246-of-382 passing for 2,882 yards and a career-high 13 interceptions. The 24-year-old has also rushed for two scores – the lowest of his career – on 133 carries in 2021.

Baltimore, who have lost three games in a row, are second in the AFC North behind the Bengals with both holding 8-6 records with three regular-season games remaining.

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