The next 40 hours or so will be anxious times for the Ravens who happen to be on the roster bubble. Ravens coach John Harbaugh acknowledged that the organization has some tough decisions to make to get its roster down to 53 players by 4 p.m. Saturday.
Asa Jackson fielded the punt, broke a couple of arm tackles and burst through the middle of the field. As Jackson reached midfield, Atlanta Falcons punter Matt Bosher was the only one standing in the way of a Ravens touchdown.
Only 43 players expected to play in preseason finale
The Ravens could be without a couple of key players in their Sept. 13 regular-season opener against the Denver Broncos, including running back Lorenzo Taliaferro, wide receiver Breshad Perriman and defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan.
Injury settlements reached with both players
What happened to all of the roster competitions? It’s a fair question to ask as the Ravens prepare to trim 22 players from their roster to get down to 53 by Saturday.
In two disappointing seasons during which snaps on defense have been few and questions about his progress have been many, Ravens inside linebacker Arthur Brown has learned it serves no purpose to dwell on his own situation.
Some wondered why safety Will Hill would delay free agency after the 2015 season to sign what technically amounts to a one-year contract extension with the Ravens. Hill, though, will make out pretty well in the deal.