Despite a three-game losing streak, the Ravens playoff hopes are very much alive. However, Baltimore (6-5) might have to win its final five games to make the postseason for the third consecutive year.
Ravens running backs Mark Ingram and J.K. Dobbins were eligible to come off the reserve/COVID-19 list to play against the Steelers in Week 12. However, neither of the playmakers were activated because of a "medical decision."
Ravens third-string quarterback Trace McSorley received the first extended playing time of his young career and showed he can make an impact.
The Ravens traded haymakers with the undefeated Pittsburgh Steelers despite missing numerous key players because of COVID-19.
The undermanned Ravens stayed within striking distance but could not overcome the Steelers, who remained undefeated with a 19-14 victory in Week 12.
Running backs Mark Ingram and rookie J.K. Dobbins are not active for the Week 12 game against the Steelers even though both players were eligible to come off the reserve/COVID-19 list.
The Ravens will be missing several key players, including quarterback and reigning NFL MVP Lamar Jackson, for their week 12 game against the Steelers.
When Cowboys (finally) plays next Tuesday night at the Baltimore Ravens, Cowboys owner Jerry Jones will be both dazzled by the "light'' and "scared,'' too.
The Ravens will be missing several key players on the offensive and defensive lines against the undefeated Steelers.
The Ravens short-handed roster could get a boost with the return of running backs Mark Ingram and J.K. Dobbins for the Week 12 game against the Steelers.
The Ravens were reportedly forced to cancel practice by the NFL one day prior to their Week 12 game against the Steelers because of ongoing concerns with COVID-19.
The Ravens and Steelers had some heated battles over the years, elevating the series into one of the NFL's best rivalries. The league is trying to ensure the rivalry can continue this week amid the ongoing challenges with COVID-19.