Ravens deal with CB injuries heading into game against Dolphins, but Marcus Peters fully participates in practice – The Denver Post

The Ravens’ cornerback room is in flux as Sunday’s game against the Miami Dolphins approaches.

Four days after Week 1 starter Kyle Fuller suffered a season-ending knee injury, projected Week 2 starters Marlon Humphrey (groin) and Brandon Stephens (quadriceps) were limited and out at training on Thursday, respectively.

The Ravens could get some help Sunday against the Miami Dolphins with the activation of Marcus Peters (knee), a full participant in Thursday practice for the first time this season. Coach John Harbaugh dodged a question Monday about how close Peters was to the season opener. After running extensively before the game inside MetLife Stadium, the three-time Pro Bowl selection was inactive.

“I don’t have the measure on this,” said Harbaugh, who is due to speak to reporters after practice on Friday. “It’s not something I have a number on.”

Depending on the health of their secondary, the Ravens could rely on rookies Damarion “Pepe” Williams and Jalyn Armour-Davis to contain explosive receivers Tyreek Hill and Jaylen Waddle.

Rookie defensive tackle Travis Jones (knee), who missed all of practice last week and the team’s opener, was a full participant in practice Thursday after being restricted from returning Wednesday. Defensive coordinator Mike Macdonald said after practice Thursday that Jones was “ready to roll.”

Running back JK Dobbins (knee) also fully participated for the second day in a row, boosting his chances of making his M&T Bank Stadium debut. Dobbins hasn’t played since the Ravens’ 2021 preseason finale.

Left tackle Ronnie Stanley, however, missed practice Thursday after being restricted on Wednesday. Stanley, who also missed practice last Thursday, has yet to fully participate in a practice since being cleared to return. If he is not available on Sunday, Patrick Mekari should start. Veteran Ja’Wuan James tore his Achilles tendon in Sunday’s win over the New York Jets.

Fullback Patrick Ricard (calf) missed his second straight practice, while receiver James Proche II (groin) was out after being restricted on Wednesday. Tight end Nick Boyle had the day off.

In Miami Gardens, Fla., Dolphins starting left tackle Terron Armstead returned to practice after missing practice Wednesday with a toe injury and a veteran rest. Starting right tackle Austin Jackson, who left Sunday’s win over the New England Patriots with a right ankle injury and hasn’t returned, missed his second straight day.

Starting wide receiver Cedrick Wilson (toe), reserve running back Salvon Ahmed (heel) and starting outside linebacker Melvin Ingram (rest) returned to practice as limited participants for Miami, while winger tight reserve Cethan Carter (concussion protocol) remained on the sidelines.

Tight reserve Tanner Conner (knee) remains limited. Starting safety Brandon Jones (hip) and starting defensive tackle Christian Wilkins (back) were restricted Thursday for the first time this week.


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