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Ravens notes: John Harbaugh says safety Tony Jefferson is ‘close’ to returning

Ravens notes: John Harbaugh says safety Tony Jefferson is ‘close’ to returning

Tony Jefferson missed his seventh consecutive practice Wednesday, but Ravens coach John Harbaugh said the starting safety has made progress in overcoming his injured left ankle.

“He’s close,” Harbaugh said before Wednesday afternoon’s session. “He tells me he’s going to play, and [head athletic trainer] Ron [Medlin] says we need to see him run at full speed. So we’ll be looking for that this week. He told he was going to play last week. He told me he was going to play the week before that. So that’s Tony. But I’ve got my fingers crossed.”

Jefferson has not been on the field since suffering his injury in the...

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