Ravens QB Lamar Jackson expected to play Sunday despite throwing sleeve; CB Marlon Humphrey among 5 missing – The Denver Post


Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson wore a padded sleeve over his throwing arm at practice Wednesday, the team’s first workout since Sunday’s loss to the Miami Dolphins, but it’s not expected to threaten his availability for Week 3.

Jackson did not throw to receivers during the 30-minute portion of practice open to reporters, He’d shown no obvious signs of injury or discomfort with his right arm toward the end of the Ravens’ 42-38 loss at M&T Bank Stadium, or in his postgame news conference.

“Just a normal course-of-the-season thing,” coach John Harbaugh said after practice Wednesday. “He practiced today, so he’ll be playing on Sunday.”

Jackson said his arm is “feeling good,” and that he doesn’t expect any interruptions to his practice routine this week ahead of Sunday’s game against the New England Patriots. When a reporter asked whether Jackson was able to throw Wednesday, he joked, “I’m going to throw Sunday — a lot Sunday.”

Jackson didn’t explain why he needed the sleeve, but his right arm appeared to hit fullback Patrick Ricard as he blocked a Dolphins player late in the third quarter Sunday.

Cornerbacks Marlon Humphrey (groin) and Marcus Peters (knee) were missing at Wednesday’s practice; Harbaugh indicated Monday that there were no setbacks Sunday. Wide receiver Devin Duvernay, who left Sunday’s game with a concussion, was also absent. Defensive lineman Calais Campbell and outside linebacker Justin Houston were also not practicing, possibly for rest.

Wide receiver James Proche II (groin), who missed two practices last week and Sunday’s game, returned to practice. Cornerbacks Brandon Stephens (quadriceps), who was held out Sunday, and Damarion “Pepe” Williams (ankle), who left the loss in the fourth quarter, were also practicing.

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