Lions vs. Ravens: Ravens confirmed another super star fit to face Lions with vital Lions player now ruled out

The Baltimore Ravens are currently leading the NFL in sacks, and they’re about to receive a boost with the return of one of their top outside linebackers for their Sunday matchup against the Detroit Lions at M&T Bank Stadium.

Odafe Oweh, who had been sidelined for the last four games due to an ankle injury, participated in full practices on Thursday and Friday, and he’s set to play without any injury designation for the game.

Head Coach John Harbaugh expressed his satisfaction with Oweh’s performance in practice, and he’s expected to bolster the Ravens’ outside linebacker corps, working alongside Jadeveon Clowney and Kyle Van Noy against a strong Lions offensive line.

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For the game on Sunday, the Ravens have ruled out only two players – safety Marcus Williams (hamstring) and cornerback Kevon Seymour (ankle). Everyone else participated fully in Friday’s practice, which was more of a walk-through session, making it the healthiest the Ravens have been all season.

Due to Williams’ absence, the Ravens will once again turn to Stone to start alongside Kyle Hamilton, a role he’s accustomed to at this point. Stone is currently tied for the league lead with three interceptions.

Three rotational defensive players, namely defensive end Brent Urban (neck stinger), cornerback Ronald Darby (recovering from an illness), and linebacker Malik Harrison (recovering from a concussion), don’t carry an injury designation and are set to play against the Lions. Darby had missed practice on Thursday due to illness but returned to the field on Friday.

In the Lions’ camp, their lead running back, David Montgomery, has been ruled out due to a rib injury, which means that rookie first-round pick Jahmyr Gibbs will take on a significant role. Although Gibbs had missed the past two weeks with a hamstring injury, he’s expected to play and won’t be eased into action. Lions Head Coach Dan Campbell emphasized that Gibbs will carry a heavy workload and handle the “load” against the Ravens.

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Gibbs, known for his exceptional speed and versatility, has a higher yards-per-carry average than Montgomery and is also a threat as a pass-catcher. He is looking for his first touchdown in the NFL.

Two crucial Lions rookies, tight end Sam LaPorta (calf) and defensive back Brian Branch (ankle), participated fully in Friday’s practice and have no injury designation, indicating they’ll be available to play. LaPorta currently ranks third in receiving yards (325) among tight ends in the league.

The Lions have ruled out starting left guard Jonah Jackson (ankle), while running back Craig Reynolds (hamstring/toe), defensive lineman Josh Paschal (knee), and tight end James Mitchell (hamstring) are listed as questionable.

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