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Schmuck: Before training camp even begins, injuries a concern for Ravens

Schmuck: Before training camp even begins, injuries a concern for Ravens

The Ravens will officially begin training for the 2017 season on Thursday … but first, a little more bad news.

Coach John Harbaugh confirmed Wednesday afternoon that promising running back Kenneth Dixon will be lost for the season because of a knee injury, adding to an offseason drumbeat of personnel losses that call into question whether the team can shake off two disappointing seasons to return to the playoffs.

Quarterback Joe Flacco is also dealing with back soreness as camp is about to start, but his injury isn’t expected to be a long-term concern.

The year started with the devastating news in January that linebacker — and last...

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