Ravens officially release three players, place RB J.K. Dobbins on injured reserve


Ravens Wire 30 August, 2021 - 04:07pm 4 views

Is JK Dobbins out for the season?

Ravens' J.K. Dobbins out for 2021 NFL season with ACL tear, per report. USA TODAYReport: Baltimore Ravens lose RB J.K. Dobbins for season because of ACL tear

Did JK Dobbins get hurt?

The Ravens' worst fears were realized Saturday night when running back J.K. Dobbins suffered a knee injury in the preseason finale against the Washington Football Team and needed to be carted to the locker room. On Monday, coach John Harbaugh confirmed the injury is season-ending. Baltimore SunRavens RB J.K. Dobbins suffered season-ending knee injury in preseason finale, coach John Harbaugh says

How long is JK Dobbins out?

The Ravens will be without J.K. Dobbins for the entirety of the 2021 regular season. An MRI confirmed Sunday that the stud running back suffered a torn ACL, NFL Network's Tom Pelissero reported. Dobbins is looking at least 12 months of recovery to be ready for the 2022 season, but he will miss the 2021 campaign. nfl.comRavens RB J.K. Dobbins out for season with torn ACL

Who replaces JK Dobbins?

Gus Edwards would take over the starting job. However, it will be difficult to replace Dobbins, who was expected to be a breakout player entering his second season. Last season, Dobbins had a solid training camp and worked his way up the depth chart. Sports IllustratedReport: Ravens' J.K. Dobbins Sustained Season-Ending Injury

The Baltimore Ravens have slowly but surely been trimming their roster to 53 players ahead of the cutdown day deadline. The team is going to have to part ways with some very good football players, much like they’ve already done over the past few weeks.

After Jeff Zrebiec of The Athletic reported that Baltimore was moving on from three wide receivers, the Ravens officially confirmed two of those moves, while also announcing the termination of a vested veteran offensive lineman as well as placing running back J.K. Dobbins on injured reserve with a season-ending knee injury that he suffered in Baltimore’s final preseason game of 2021.

Ravens made four roster moves Monday

Placed RB J.K. Dobbins on season-ending IR

— Jamison Hensley (@jamisonhensley) August 30, 2021

We have made four roster moves. https://t.co/Rp3CZFLwOH

— Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) August 30, 2021

Schofield was signed in June for offensive line depth. He can play both inside and outside, but got most of his time at tackle for the Ravens.

Gray was also signed in June, and acted as a return specialist for the team. Mariner was signed in August for wide receiver depth as multiple players at the position went down with injuries in a short amount of time.

Dobbins suffered a torn ACL in Baltimore’s final preseason game of 2021. The injury ends his season, and being placed on injured reserve was the final step in that process. He will now look to 2022 as his breakout year after an unfortunate string of events.

The Ravens will need to trim their roster to 53 players by Tuesday, August 31st at 4pm EST.

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