“This is a big contract,” Ravens coach John Harbaugh said of a three-year contract extension with cornerback Tavon Young that's reportedly worth $25.8 million. “This is a big number. This is a record-setting number."
Ravens wide receiver John Brown (hamstring), defensive back Anthony Levine Sr. (toe/ankle), outside linebacker Terrell Suggs (hamstring) and cornerback Tavon Young (groin) — all deemed questionable Friday – will play Sunday against the Browns.
Ravens kicker Justin Tucker said the footballs used for kicking plays in Saturday night's game at the Los Angeles Chargers were "just different than what we’re used to experiencing on your typical NFL Sunday.”
Maybe Jimmy Smith is being humble or would prefer that his play do his talking. Either way, the Ravens cornerback is trying to stay out of the limelight and avoid questions about his improved play in recent weeks.
Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco missed practice again Friday because of his right hip injury, leaving rookie Lamar Jackson almost certain to start for a second straight week on Sunday against the Oakland Raiders.
In addition to left tackle Ronnie Stanley (left ankle) and outside linebacker Tim Williams (right ankle), slot cornerback Tavon Young (right ankle) and cornerback Maurice Canady (hamstring) are on the mend for the Ravens.
Young appeared shaken after the interception and did not play on the Ravens’ next defensive possession. The team announced he was in concussion protocol, but he returned to the game in the second quarter.