Ray Lewis to IR; He Might Retire

Ravens head coach John Harbaugh
has announced today that MLB Ray Lewis has a full tear of his triceps and is going to be placed on injured reserve for the rest of the season.

NFL Network’s Jay Glazer and ESPN’s Adam Schefter, both reporters who speak to Ravens players and/or coaches regularly, believe he might retire.

The Ravens’ offense is on a pace to have the most explosive plays since the 2001 Rams, and may have to shoulder more of the load.  The Ravens are tied with the Giants and Redskins – two teams on the schedule – for #1 in the NFL in yards-per-play with 6.3. They are also tied for the 6th-fewest INT’s thrown with 4.

The Ravens will also be without one of the top corners on the planet, Lardarius Webb, who tore his ACL in yesterday’s game against the Cowboys.

Coach Harbaugh said they will decide by Wednesday if Defensive Player of the Year OLB Terrell Suggs will practice this week as he comes off the PUP list. If he practices, he has to be added to the 53-man active roster within the next three weeks, but could still be a gameday inactive. Most expect late November to be the glorious return of Sizzle. Harbaugh was totally calm as he addressed the media regarding his team’s injuries at his weekly press conference.

The good news is that the best DT in the NFL, Haloti Ngata, has just a mild MCL sprain in his knee and will likely miss minimal practice and no games.

The Ravens often look to free agency and trades to fill spots. Other options include their own practice squad and other teams’ practice squads.

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