Ravens rookie Lamar Jackson is the only one of this year’s five first-round QBs not to have started at least four games. He’s also the only one playing for a winning team. (via @ChildsWalker ) bsun.md/2AwNBgz
But free safety Eric Weddle thinks the defense can mark Olsen. “I like our guys covering him,” he said. “Tony [Jefferson] matches up well with him, ‘Veen’ [Anthony Levine Sr.], myself. So we’re not scared of anybody. We’ll go there and attack him, and we’ll see what happens.”
Ravens CB Anthony Averett hasn’t played since Week 2. Is this the week he returns? “I should be out there on Sunday if everything hopefully goes OK for the rest of the week.” (via @EdwardLeeSun ) bsun.md/2SmBNob
“For all of us who’ve played sports, remember when you were like in fifth and sixth grade and [you played] the guy that had the beard and drove to the game?” People have fun talking about Cam Newton. (via @ChildsWalker ) bsun.md/2PVFcsn
“I know my role,” he said Wednesday. “They want me to be here and use me when they need me. So it might be a little frustrating, but you’ve got to be patient and grind it out. It’s a long season, and I’ll get my opportunities. I’ve just got to make the most of them.”
“I would say that we’ve had a lot of success in the time that I’ve been here kicking the ball,” he said. “I think that’s exactly what we’re going to do. We’re just going to treat this week like we treat every week...”
Ravens G Bradley Bozeman (calf), WR John Brown (vet day), CB Brandon Carr (knee), WR Michael Crabtree (vet day), CB Marlon Humphrey (thigh), OT James Hurst (back), CB Jimmy Smith (groin) and S Eric Weddle (vet day) did not practice Wednesday.