The day after a hard-hitting Ravens-Steelers game is typically busy in the training room, and Monday was no different at the Under Armour Performance Center.
The Ravens had a handful of players dealing with injuries on Sunday, and Head Coach John Harbaugh provided updates on their status during his Monday press conference.
“From an injury standpoint, we had a number of little things happen,” Harbaugh said.
The good news for the Ravens is that tight end
“During the game he was fine, and at the end of the game he showed no symptoms,” Harbaugh said. “He’s feeling really good today, so he should be fine.”
Pitta will still have to pass a baseline test before returning to practice. He was also tested for a concussion two weeks ago after a big hit during the Raiders game, but that test showed no signs of a concussion.
“He’ll have to go through the protocol that we put our guys through,” Harbaugh said.
“We went out in pregame and we thought he was going to be in there, then I got the bad news right before we turned in the numbers,” Harbaugh said. “He just could not lock out like he needed to hold off the run game. That’s why he didn’t go.”
The other significant absence along the defensive line was
“I didn’t say he was 100 percent,” Harbaugh said. “He’s working hard. There was no setback and he’s on schedule, very soon. This week is a possibility. Last week, in all fairness, was not a possibility.”
While McPhee was out, defensive tackle