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Ravens QB Lamar Jackson misses practice again; status for Sunday vs. Packers could go down to the wire

Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson missed practice for the second straight day Thursday as he continues to recover from an ankle sprain he suffered against the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.

Ravens offensive coordinator Greg Roman said Jackson is receiving treatment around the clock and his status for Sunday’s game against the Green Bay Packers could go down to the wire.

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“He’s a good healer, but we will have to see what the [doctors] say,” Roman said.

If Jackson can’t go, backup quarterback Tyler Huntley will start for the second time this season. Veteran quarterback Josh Johnson, who the Ravens signed off the New York Jets’ practice squad Wednesday, practiced Thursday.

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Jackson is among 10 players who did not practice Thursday. Tight end Nick Boyle, defensive tackle Calais Campbell (thigh), fullback Patrick Ricard (back/knee) and offensive linemen Alejandro Villanueva (knee), Ben Powers (foot) and Tyre Phillips (illness) were out for second straight day.

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Wide receiver Marquise “Hollywood” Brown (illness), safety Chuck Clark (reserve/COVID-19 list) and defensive Brandon Williams (rest) also did not practice.

Offensive lineman Patrick Mekari (hand) was a limited participant for the second straight day.

Wide receivers Tylan Wallace (concussion), linebacker Justin Houston (rest), cornerbacks Chris Westry (knee) and Tavon Young (rest) returned after being out Wednesday. Westry was a limited participant, while Wallace practiced fully.

Veteran receiver Sammy Watkins (knee) was a full participant Thursday after being limited Wednesday.

For the Packers, quarterback Aaron Rodgers (toe), starting running back Aaron Jones (knee/illness), tight end Mercedes Lewis (rest), guard/tackle Billy Turner (knee), wide receiver Equanimeous St. Brown (concussion) and tight end Dominque Dafney (ankle) did not practice. Rodgers was sidelined for the second consecutive day.

Offensive tackle David Bakhtiari (knee), receivers Marquez Valdez-Scantling (back) and Malik Taylor (abdomen) were limited participants.

The Packers also added starting defensive tackle Kenny Clark to the reserve/COVID-19 list, coach Matt LaFleur announced Thursday. Clark has started in every game this season, recording four sacks and 42 tackles.


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