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Baltimore Sun

Bernard Pierce says on Twitter that he's 'fine' after big hit Saturday

Ravens running back left game after high tackle from Washington safety Brandon MeriweatherRavens running back Bernard Pierce downplayed the severity of the head injury he suffered on a high tackle from Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather in the first quarter Saturday night.

Baltimore Sun

Shorthanded at cornerback, Ravens use safety Anthony Levine at position

Shorthanded in the secondary because of injuries to three of their top cornerbacks, the Ravens shuffled their personnel in some unconventional, effective configurations against the Washington Redskins at M&T Bank Stadium on Saturday night.

Baltimore Sun

Ravens running back Bernard Pierce leaves game with concussion

Running back injured in first quarter of third preseason game, heads to locker room for testingRavens backup running back Bernard Pierce suffered a hit to the head on a high tackle by Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather, sustaining a concussion in the first quarter.

CSN Washington

Redskins' Morgan Moses injured vs. Ravens

Right tackle Morgan Moses suffered a knee injury in the Redskins' loss to the Ravens.

Redskins Insider | Washington Post

Ravens’ top three cornerbacks will miss preseason game vs. Redskins

The Baltimore Ravens will not have their three best cornerbacks for tonight’s exhibition game against the Washington Redskins. Starting cornerbacks Lardarius Webb and Jimmy Smith and nickelback Asa Jackson all will miss the game with injury, according to the  Baltimore Sun. Webb has a lower back injury that has sidelined him for the last four […]

Washington Post

Redskins Blog: Ravens’ top three cornerbacks will miss preseason game vs. Redskins

The Baltimore Ravens will not have their three best cornerbacks for tonight’s exhibition game against the Washington Redskins. Starting cornerbacks Lardarius Webb and Jimmy Smith and nickelback Asa Jackson all will miss the game with injury, according to the  Baltimore Sun. Read full article >>

Baltimore Sun

Owen Daniels, top corners all sidelined versus Redskins

Tight end not slated to play in third preseason game due to unspecified leg soreness, Bernard Pierce expected to start at running backThe Ravens' injury-riddled secondary remains an issue heading into third preseason game tonight at M&T Bank Stadium against the Washington Redskins

Dallas Cowboys Blog | ESPN Dallas

Gavin Escobar battling shoulder injury

IRVING, Texas -- When the standard is Jason Witten, it can be difficult to measure up. Witten has played through a number of maladies in his 11 seasons, missing just one game as a rookie because of a broken jaw. He returned earlier than many suspected from a ruptured spleen two years ago. In last week’s preseason game against the Baltimore Ravens, Witten’s fellow tight end, Gavin Escobar, suffered a shoulder injury after making a 37-yard catch.

Baltimore Sun

Ravens will be without top three corners Saturday against Redskins

Jimmy Smith, Lardarius Webb, Asa Jackson to miss third preseason gameWhen the Ravens play the Washington Redskins on Saturday night at M&T Bank Stadium, they'll be without their top three cornerbacks due to injuries.

Baltimore Sun

Understated Ravens defensive lineman DeAngelo Tyson hoping to make some noise

Third-year defensive lineman expected to back up Chris Canty at defensive end following injuries at the positionAs one of the Ravens' most understated players, defensive lineman DeAngelo Tyson speaks quietly and tends to fly under the radar in a locker room filled with boisterous personalities.

CSN Washington

Jay Gruden 'doubtful' for Redskins-Ravens? (VIDEO)

Redskins fans are an anxious bunch, always on edge when the coach gives out the injury report. But what if the coach is on the injury report?

CSN Washington

DE Hatcher will make team debut vs. Ravens (VIDEO)

The newly acquired Jason Hatcher will finally make his debut after recovering from knee surgery.

Dallas Cowboys Blog | ESPN Dallas

Tony Romo ready for season

IRVING, Texas – How much Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo plays Saturday against the Miami Dolphins has not been finalized, but Romo feels like he is ready for the regular season. Romo saw 16 snaps of action last week against the Baltimore Ravens in his first action since undergoing back surgery in December, completing 4-of-5 passes for 60 yards and a touchdown. Typically the Cowboys’ starters do not play in the final preseason game, which means this will be Romo’s final action before the Sept.

Washington Post

Redskins Blog: Jason Hatcher expected to play Saturday against Ravens

Defensive end Jason Hatcher is expected to make his Redskins debut when his team faces the Baltimore Ravens, he and coach Jay Gruden said on Wednesday. Washington’s most high-profile defensive free agent signing of the spring, Hatcher was working his way back from arthroscopic surgery on his left knee. Read full article >>

Baltimore Sun

Ravens tackle Jah Reid going through NFL concussion protocol

Backup tackle got 'dinged' in the head, according to coach John HarbaughRavens backup offensive tackle Jah Reid has suffered a head injury and is going through the NFL concussion testing protocol.

Dallas Cowboys Blog | Dallas Morning News

Dallas Cowboys concerned about LB DeVonte Holloman’s neck injury after he missed 7 games in 2013

IRVING — The Dallas Cowboys are concerned about the neck injury linebacker DeVonte Holloman suffered Saturday in the club’s second preseason game against the Baltimore Ravens. Holloman was injured with 6:34 left in the fourth quarter. He was going for …

Dallas Cowboys Blog | ESPN Dallas

Melton (groin) needs preseason action

IRVING, Texas -- Dallas Cowboys defensive tackle Henry Melton will play at some point this preseason. The question is whether that happens this weekend in Miami or in the preseason finale against the Denver Broncos. The Cowboys believe Melton needs the work because he is coming off a knee injury that sidelined him for the final 13 games last season with the Chicago Bears. The Cowboys sat Melton for the preseason opener as a precaution, and a groin injury sidelined him for Saturday’s loss to the Baltimore Ravens.

Dallas Cowboys Blog | ESPN Dallas

Injuries shelve Escobar, Holloman

ARLINGTON, Texas – Tight end Gavin Escobar’s best highlight Saturday turned into a play he might like to forget. Escobar suffered a right shoulder injury in the third quarter of Saturday’s 37-30 loss to the Baltimore Ravens after laying out for a 37-yard completion. He will be examined further on Sunday. “We don’t think it’s going to be too, too serious,” coach Jason Garrett said. Linebacker DeVonte Holloman left in the fourth quarter with a neck injury.

Baltimore Sun

A little more playing time exposes Ravens' defensive problems

Ravens battle injuries in 37-30 preseason win against CowboysThis could be the eye-opening moment of the preseason for the Ravens. A few days ago, they wrapped up nearly a week-long practice with San Francisco, and the 49ers had a lot of offensive success. But those were the 49ers, one of the NFL's top teams.

Dallas Cowboys Blog | Dallas Morning News

Dallas Cowboys TE Gavin Escobar, LB Anthony Hitchens and LB DeVonte Holloman injured against Baltimore Ravens

OXNARD, Calif. — The Dallas Cowboys escaped their second preseason game Saturday with few injury concerns. Tight end Gavin Escobar suffered a right shoulder injury against the Baltimore Ravens on Saturday. Rookie linebacker Anthony Hitchens injured his left shoulder against …

Baltimore Sun

Ray Rice doesn't start, then hurts shoulder

X-rays negative on running backWhen the Ravens finally took their first offensive snap at the 3:25 mark of the first quarter, Ray Rice was on the sideline. The coaching staff presumably opted to start Bernard Pierce to simulate the first two games of the regular season when Rice will be serving a suspension.

Baltimore Sun

Jimmy Smith leaves game early in first quarter

Cornerback suffered a chest injuryThe Ravens could ill afford another injury at cornerback, but that’s exactly what they got barely three minutes into their game tonight against the Dallas Cowboys.

Dallas Cowboys Blog | ESPN Dallas

Observation Deck: Dallas Cowboys

ARLINGTON, Texas – Tony Romo’s first action since undergoing back surgery on Dec. 27, 2013 has to be deemed a success and not just because he was able to make it through 16 snaps, including penalties, of action unscathed.   The Cowboys lost 37-30 to the Baltimore Ravens, but Romo completed four of his five passes for 80 yards in two series of work in the first quarter, including a 31-yard touchdown to Dez Bryant.   There was a fumble on a handoff exchange with DeMarco Murray that Courtney Upshaw returned 26 yards for a score on the first drive.

Dallas Cowboys Blog | ESPN Dallas

Ahmad Dixon misses walk-through

OXNARD, Calif. -- Rookie safety Ahmad Dixon missed the final walk-through of Dallas Cowboys' training camp. Dixon was late to the 8 a.m. PT walk-through and as he attempted to walk on the field, he was waved off by coach Jason Garrett. The hour-long session featured mostly prep work for the Baltimore Ravens, Saturday's opponent at AT&T Stadium. Garrett did not address reporters after the walk-through. Dixon returned to practice on Thursday after missing four days because of a concussion suffered in the Aug.

Baltimore Sun

Doctor predicts Kapron Lewis-Moore's recovery will take 6-8 months

Ravens defensive end suffered torn left Achilles tendon, to undergo surgery FridayWhen Ravens reserve defensive end Kapron Lewis-Moore undergoes surgery Friday to repair a torn Achilles tendon, it will begin a lengthy period of rehabilitation.

Baltimore Sun

Ravens rookie Timmy Jernigan becoming pivotal player due to injuries and his progress

Ravens rookie defensive lineman figures to play a lot in defensive line rotationWhen Ravens defensive coordinator Dean Pees huddled recently with the San Francisco 49ers' coaches, they kept singling out rookie defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan for praise.

San Francisco Chronicle

Colin Kaepernick needs to play more in the preseason

Colin Kaepernick at the 49ers’ practice with the Ravens on Sunday. (AP)What stood out in the 49ers’ 23-3 loss in Baltimore was not the team’s overwhelmed defensive line. Because of injury and the need to rest players, that part was predictable. However, the 49ers’ quarterbacks inability to scan the field was an issue. That’s why the 49ers need to play Colin Kaepernick more in the upcoming preseason games. Kaepernick might need to carry this team while two of their best players in linebackers, NaVorro Bowman and Aldon Smith, are out. With those huge pieces missing, the 49ers can’t...

Sacramento Bee

49ers-Ravens Day 3: Teams deem sessions a smashing success; 49ers dodge injuries

OWINGS MILLS, Md. – Jim Harbaugh acknowledged that NFL players and coaches are accustomed to high-end accommodations and that when something isn't up to snuff there is plenty of griping. San Francisco 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh watches from the sideline in the first half of an NFL preseason football game against the Baltimore Ravens, Thursday, Aug. 7, 2014, in Baltimore.