Campanaro has dealt with a long list of soft-tissue injuries since he was selected in the seventh round of the 2014 draft, limiting him to just eight games through his first two professional seasons. However, he's made a strong impression when healthy, showing promise as both a slot receiver and return specialist. After missing part of the offseason program due to the calf injury, Campanaro should enter training camp at 100 percent. He's acknowledged that this will be his make-or-break season, as the Ravens have a deep group at wide receiver, potentially leaving him on the roster bubble.
A 2014 seventh-round selection, Campanaro has mostly impressed when healthy -- especially during the preseason -- but lower-body injuries have limited him to just eight regular-season games in two years. He admitted in January that 2016 will be a make-or-break season, as he could establish himself as a key slot target for Joe Flacco but might also find himself on the wrong end of the roster bubble. Campanaro isn't off to a great start, dealing with yet another soft-tissue injury in his lower body, this time a calf strain. Granted, the
A seventh-round pick in the 2014 NFL Draft, Campanaro has done enough in the preseason to maintain a roster spot, but injuries have limited him to just eight regular season games in two years. He may have to fight for his job in 2016, after suffering a season-ending herniated disc in October.
Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Michael Campanaro hits injured reserve with back injury Campanaro (back) was placed on injured reserve Saturday.
Campanaro's initial prognosis was that he was week to week with a herniated disc, so the Ravens either opted for surgery or wanted to conceal yet another blow to an already shallow group of receivers while they negotiated a trade for Chris Givens .
With Campanaro out, Steve Smith still nursing a back injury, and first-round draft pick Breshad Perriman (knee) requiring surgery, it looks like Givens, Kamar Aiken , and Marlon Brown will receive the majority of Joe Flacco 's receiver targets in the near future.
Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Michael Campanaro has a herniated disc and is week-to-week, the National Football Post reports.
He will not require surgery, but the injury could take up to six weeks to recover from. Campanaro was injured in Thursday's game against the Ravens after scoring a touchdown earlier in the game on an end around. He has five catches for 35 yards this season.
|P2||8/20/16||@ IND||7:00 pm|
|P4||9/1/16||@ NO||8:00 pm|
|2||9/18/16||@ CLE||1:00 pm|
|3||9/25/16||@ JAC||1:00 pm|
|6||10/16/16||@ NYG||1:00 pm|
|7||10/23/16||@ NYJ||1:00 pm|
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|14||12/12/16||@ NE||8:30 pm|
|16||12/25/16||@ PIT||4:30 pm|
|17||1/1/17||@ CIN||1:00 pm|
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