The Baltimore Rays’ injuries continued as linebacker Jose Edwards struggled with what he believes is a season-ending knee injury in training on Thursday. Marcus Peters also suffered a serious knee injury in the same drills, prompting coach John Harbo to prematurely end the session.
Both players were undergoing tests to determine the extent of the injuries, a person familiar with the situation told USA TODAY Sports. The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team has not yet made an announcement.
ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported later Thursday that both Edwards and Peters had ruptured their ACL, ending their seasons.
Edwards’ injury continues a string of losses she incurred at the comeback center. First, JK Dobbins tore the AFC Champions League On August 28. Next, Judge Hill tore his Achilles tendon on September 2.
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Baltimore had worked on several veteran racers this week, including Le’Veon Bell and Latavius Murray. Sign Bill for their coaching team. But now they will have to make another addition.
Edwards, 26, scored 723 yards and six touchdowns in 144 lunge attempts last season. If he misses the year, the Ravens will be without five out of six contestants from last season. Quarterback Lamar Jackson started off with a 1,005 rushing yard as he led the NFL’s highest-rated ground offensive (191.9 yards per game).