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Ravens safety Tony Jefferson (ankle) ruled out vs. Falcons; QB Joe Flacco doubtful

Ravens safety Tony Jefferson (ankle) ruled out vs. Falcons; QB Joe Flacco doubtful

Ravens safety Tony Jefferson will miss Sunday’s game against the Atlanta Falcons with an ankle injury, while quarterback Joe Flacco is doubtful as he recovers from his right hip injury.

Jefferson was ruled out of Sunday’s game midway through the Ravens’ win over the Oakland Raiders and did not participate in practice this week. His first absence of the season means the Ravens will turn to backup Chuck Clark at strong safety.

Flacco was limited in practice Thursday and Friday, and coach John Harbaugh did not rule out the team’s longtime starter playing Sunday. Rookie Lamar Jackson has started the past two games for the Ravens, helping them hold on to the AFC’s second...

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