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Frustrated Eugene Monroe 'just needed more time' for ankle injury to heal
Frustrated Eugene Monroe 'just needed more time' for ankle injury to heal

Ravens left tackle Eugene Monroe was limited to special teams action in Sunday’s 35-31 playoff loss to the New England Patriots, a frustrating end to a season stunted by injuries that limited him to just 11 starts. Monroe practiced all week ahead of the game and was active over reserve lineman Ryan Jensen, but he wasn’t judged healthy enough to take his starting left tackle spot from James Hurst. “I just needed more time that I didn’t have, unfortunately,” Monroe said Sunday as the players cleaned out their lockers. Monroe, who had never made the playoffs in five previous NFL seasons with the Ravens and the Jacksonville Jaguars, said it was...

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