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Ravens Josh Johnson making bid to become backup quarterback

Ravens Josh Johnson making bid to become backup quarterback

It’s been widely assumed that Ryan Mallett has all but locked up the backup quarterback job, but Ravens head coach John Harbaugh said that Josh Johnson remains very much in the conversation.

Harbaugh’s comments came after Johnson capped off a 19-18 victory over the Indianapolis Colts Saturday night at Lucas Oil Stadium. Johnson completed 11-of-16 passes for 72 yards and one touchdown and rushed five times for 40 yards.

Johnson led a late second-quarter scoring drive and then returned to the game in relief of a struggling Jerrod Johnson late in the third quarter and set the Ravens up for a key field...

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