"I don't think I've ever had so many [players] out for long periods of time and all at the same time," he said. "It's been, uh, interesting."
Oh, yeah. Interesting in a way that, say, nausea is interesting.
But look at what Pees is dealing with — no Lardarius Webb (torn anterior cruciate ligament), no Dannell Ellerbe (sprained ankle) and no Jameel McClain (neck stinger). Bernard Pollard (bruised rib), Arthur Jones (bruised shoulder) and Pernell McPhee (strained groin) are not exactly the picture of health, either.
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Ray Lewis (torn triceps) is practicing again but wasn't activated for this game. As for Terrell Suggs (torn biceps), he came back from the Achilles tendon tear and he's put his heart and soul into coming back from this injury, too. But he says he won't know whether he's playing against the Broncos until right before game time.
Still, as Harbaugh like to point out, no one's feeling sorry for the Ravens.
Me, I like their chances Sunday, even with the turmoil and the injuries and the two-game losing streak.
For one thing, they're at home, where they usually play well and the swagger comes out. (Being three-point underdogs at their own house — that ought to cheese them but good.)
For another thing, they're desperate. And desperate teams often do great things and play great games.
Sunday would be a good time to start.
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