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Report: A “Non-COVID Virus” Swept Through the Ravens Organization, Which is Affecting Lamar Jackson (And Others)

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Lamar Jackson’s status for Sunday’s game against the Bears is up in the air because of a non-COVID illness that was a limiting factor in practice, and popped up again on Saturday.

As it turns out, the Ravens’ QB isn’t the only one feeling the impact:

ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports a “non-COVID virus” swept through the organization, and it has touched a number of players. It’s not just Jackson, either. Rookie receiver Rashod Bateman had practice limitations earlier this week. As did center Bradley Bozeman. Jackson, Bateman, and Bozeman were all full participants in Friday’s practice. And things were looking like they were trending in the right direction. None of the three had a designated game status, suggesting it was all systems go for Sunday. And while Bateman and Bozeman still seem set to play, Jackson was a ’50-50′ shot at giving it a go as recently as last night.

And with the inactive players list posting at the bottom of the hour, this is a situation we must follow closely:

Author: Luis Medina

Luis Medina is a Writer at Bleacher Nation, and you can find him on Twitter at@lcm1986.