The injuries continue to mount for the Ravens.
“We’ll have to check those out later this week,” Head Coach John Harbaugh said.
Smith suffered the concussion on a pass play down the sidelines in the second half, where he made a leaping catch out of bounds. Smith’s head hit the ground as he fell to the turf, and he stumbled while trying to get back to his feet.
Smith gingerly made his way to the bench after the play and was looked at by the team’s training staff, who then took him into the locker room for further evaluation.
After coming back from the locker room, Smith was ruled out of the game, but he appeared to be pleading his case with the training staff on the sidelines to let him back in the game. Smith finished the day with one catch for 14 yards.
Pierce suffered his injury in the first half, but it’s unclear exactly when he suffered the concussion. Pierce had five carries for 20 yards and was replaced as the No. 2 back by
The other offensive player to suffer an injury was wide receiver
“We’ll see how that is tomorrow,” Harbaugh said.
In addition to those that occurred Sunday, the Ravens are also dealing with injuries to linebackers
Ellerbe warmed up on the field before the game, but had a noticeable limp and was made inactive. McClain was ruled out earlier in the week and he is going to see a specialist about his injury. Lewis remains on the injured reserve-designated to return list after tearing his triceps muscle in Week 6.
The other key absences for the Ravens was that of leading tackler
“We understand [injuries] is part of it,” Harbaugh said. “You have to do whatever you can to overcome it and that’s what we’ve been doing.”
Suggs started and played through noticeable pain, as he came over to the sidelines shaking his arm on a couple of occasions.
Smith was used in limited action and worked as the No. 3 cornerback at times behind
With two games left on the schedule, the Ravens hope they can get some of their key pieces back for next week’s regular-season home finale at M&T Bank Stadium.
“Getting healthy is going to be important for us,” Harbaugh said. “That’s something I think we are getting closer to doing. If we can get healthy and get strong down the stretch, I think that will help us.”