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Preston: With C.J. Mosley out, the Ravens need to replace their most valuable defensive player

Preston: With C.J. Mosley out, the Ravens need to replace their most valuable defensive player

There are two players the Ravens can’t afford to lose, and they lost one Thursday night against the Cincinnati Bengals on national television at Paul Brown Stadium.

Pro Bowl middle linebacker C.J. Mosley went down with a bone bruise to his left knee on the Bengals’ first drive and had to be carted off the field.

There is no definitive time frame for his return. The Ravens claim the injury is not serious, but a quick-healing player is usually out at least ten days. For most, they are out three to six weeks.

The Ravens guarded his injury like it was the latest weapon invented for one of the Pentagon’s stealth bombers. But there is one thing...

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