Ravens QB Lamar Jackson Misses Practice Again Over Illness!
For the second straight day, #Ravens QB Lamar Jackson is not practicing due to an illness.
— Ari Meirov (@MySportsUpdate) November 18, 2021
CelebnSports247.com reports that a day ago, coach John Harbaugh said he sent Jackson home but noted that his sickness is not related to COVID-19.
Lamar Jackson wasn’t the only key offensive player unavailable Thursday. Wideout Marquise Brown (thigh) remained out, while rookie Rashod Bateman did not practice for undisclosed reasons.
Baltimore has been in this position before with Jackson, who sat out practices before Week 3 and Week 6 because of illness and before Week 4 with back soreness.
The Ravens, who play at Chicago on Sunday, won all three of those games.
Ravens offensive coordinator Greg Roman said Thursday that he didn’t have a complete update on Jackson’s status.
I think he’s feeling better.
The AFC North-leading Ravens (6-3) play at the Chicago Bears (3-6) on Sunday.
Jackson has held up strong during his four-year NFL career despite taking 668 hits (115 more than any other quarterback) since taking over as the Ravens starter midway through the 2018 season. He has missed only two games, sitting out the 2019 season finale because Baltimore had already secured the No. 1 seed and then being held out of a Week 12 game last season after testing positive for COVID-19.