Will Ravens QB Lamar Jackson play against Bengals? Reviewing the latest injury report for the TNF clash

The Ravens are set to host the Cincinnati Bengals in a crucial Thursday night clash, aiming to sweep the season series and solidify their lead in the AFC North. The AFC North competition is intense, with all teams boasting winning records. 

The Ravens’ recent 33-31 loss to the Browns has heightened the significance of each game. However, many players of both teams, including Lamar Jackson, who recently received a weird gift from a fan, are injured and there is uncertainty about their participation in the game.

Ravens vs Bengals injury report

According to a recent update, Ravens QB Lamar Jackson, who was praised by Aaron Rodgers is completely fine after a knee scare. He will play against the Bengals. The QB expressed the team’s hunger for victory, emphasizing that every game is a must-win, especially after their close division loss to the Browns.

“Every game for us is a must win for us, not just because it’s a division game,” Jackson said. “But I believe our team is definitely a lot hungrier just from what happened Sunday in a division loss in a close game.”

However, according to the injury report, other crucial players on the team, including LB Trenton Simpson (concussion) and T Ronnie Stanley (knee), won’t be able to play. 

The team’s CB Marlon Humphrey (calf) is doubtful and WR Devin Duvernay (hamstring), G John Simpson (illness/shoulder), OLB Kyle Van Noy (groin), and S Daryl Worley (hamstring) are also questionable. 

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Ravens’ T Ronnie Stanley’s absence continues, with Patrick Mekari expected to start. Marlon Humphrey’s doubtful status adds to the defensive challenges.

Similarly, many players for the Bengals are also injured. WR Tee Higgins (hamstring), DE Sam Hubbard (ankle), and WR Andrei Iosivas (knee) won’t play and WR Charlie Jones (thumb) is questionable. 

The Bengals will miss WR Tee Higgins and DE Sam Hubbard, affecting their offensive and defensive capabilities.

Ravens vs Bengals H2H record

In the last five meetings between the Bengals and the Ravens, Baltimore has won three times, demonstrating their recent dominance over Cincinnati. Point differentials favor Baltimore, scoring 128 points compared to Cincinnati’s 105 in their last five matchups.

The Ravens (7-3) face the Bengals (5-4), with the Ravens as favorites (-3.5). Both teams are looking to bounce back from their Week 10 losses. The Ravens lost to the Browns 33-31, while the Bengals were defeated 30-27 by the Texans.

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The focus shifts to which team will regain their winning form in this critical AFC North showdown between the Ravens and Bengals. While Lamar Jackson is ‘hungry’ to win this game, there are rumors that the Bengals QB Joe Burrow is hiding an injury as his bandaged wrist video went viral. However, the team has not placed him on injured reserve. Let’s wait and see if Burrow will play in the game or if his participation will be limited.

Which team are you supporting, the Bengals or the Ravens? Let us know in the comments. 

Maheen Zaib

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