Jordy Nelson

Ravens QB Joe Flacco (hip) ruled out vs. Raiders; Lamar Jackson set to start again

Ravens QB Joe Flacco (hip) ruled out vs. Raiders; Lamar Jackson set to start again

Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco was ruled out of Sunday’s game against the Oakland Raiders because of his right hip injury, leaving the starting job to rookie Lamar Jackson for the second straight week.

After Flacco missed practice again Friday, coach John Harbaugh said he was unsure what the game-day status of the team’s longtime starter would be. But he acknowledged: “I’m counting on Lamar being the starter for this game. I think that’s pretty straightforward.”

Jackson has been the presumed starter all week after he led the Ravens to a 24-21 victory over the Cincinnati Bengals. Harbaugh said after the game that Flacco would be hard-pressed to make it back to face the...

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