Ravens cornerback Lardarius Webb hopes to play in preseason

Tuesday August 12th, 2014

Baltimore Ravens cornerback Lardarius Webb wants to play in the preseason, but will leave the decision to coach John Harbaugh, ESPN.com's Jamison Hensley reports.

Webb, 28, has been sidelined with a lower back injury for most of training camp. Webb said his return should be easier than past injuries.

"I hate to say many times, but I've been in this position many times," said Webb, who tore anterior cruciate ligaments in 2009 and 2012. "With ACL No. 1 and ACL No. 2, I missed all of the preseason and had to come back Week 1 or Week 2. I've done it before. The other things were knees, so I think that was harder than a back. We'll see."

He had two interceptions and 74 tackles last season for the Ravens. Last month, Webb said Baltimore would "bounce back" from its 8-8 record last season.

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