Ravens coaching camp: Baltimore prompts Lamar Jackson off reserve/COVID-19 record


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Lamar Jackson can now formally report for responsibility. After lacking Baltimore’s first eight coaching camp practices, the previous league MVP has been activated off the reserve/COVID record, the Ravens introduced on Friday. Head coach John Harbaugh introduced in the beginning of camp in late July that Jackson examined optimistic for COVID-19, that means that he’d should be sidelined for the beginning of Ravens camp. This was Jackson’s second reported optimistic take a look at as he additionally handled the virus within the midst of final season and finally missed Baltimore’s Week 12 contest in opposition to Pittsburgh. 

Previous to Jackson really being activated, Harbaugh famous Friday that the quarterback was within the constructing and that “he’ll be again as quickly as he will be.” The top coach added that he’s “excited” to get his former league MVP again on the sector. 

Whereas Jackson — who’s getting into his fourth season with the group — doubtless will not want an excessive amount of time to meet up with the on-field preparation for the approaching season, he’s a couple of week behind from the place the remainder of the offense is at. There’ll doubtless be some rust to shake off, however Baltimore could have their franchise cornerstone once they start its exhibition season at residence in opposition to the Saints on Aug. 14. 

Jackson’s return additionally comes within the aftermath of his 2018 draft classmate Josh Allen signing a six-year, $258 million extension with the Buffalo Payments. On condition that Jackson can be eligible for an extension, that information is of specific curiosity now that he is again on the sector and, in flip, again on the negotiating desk. 

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