Matt Elam and Ravens coaches had built up a considerable amount of hope that the strong safety would have a resurgent year following two disappointing NFL seasons.
Those hopes died Sunday with the news that Elam either fully or partially tore his biceps on Saturday, according to an NFL source. The injury is expected to end the 2013 first-round draft pick’s season.
Although the results of a magnetic resonance imaging exam weren’t known Sunday night, sources said the Ravens are not counting on Elam to play this season, as he’ll likely require surgery and four-to-six months of rehabilitation.
Elam was injured while covering a wide receiver during the first...