'We should be in good shape injury-wise,' John Harbaugh says
By By Aaron Wilson
The Baltimore Sun|
Jan 18, 2013 | 2:25 PM
Although the Ravens are still dealing with some nagging injuries, Ravens coach John Harbaugh said that the team is fairly healthy heading into Sunday's AFC championship game against the New England Patriots.
Reserve cornerback Asa Jackson is still dealing with a hamstring he strained against the Denver Broncos and is regarded as questionable for Sunday.
"Yes, we look good," Harbaugh said Friday. "We are very similar to what we have been the last few weeks. Don't think there will be any surprises. We should be in good shape injury-wise."
That includes rookie backup running back Bernard Pierce, who's dealing with a bone bruise on his right knee and has been in and out of practice this week before returning to practice Friday.
Pierce was limited against the Broncos, aggravating his knee and gaining just 14 yards on five carries after rushing for 103 yards against the Indianapolis Colts.
"I'm feeling good, man," Pierce said. "Basically, it just took time. I wasn't really getting any rest I'm feelig pretty good this week. I'm going to give it everything I've got. I was going to play, regardless."