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  • Ravens' Anthony Averett: Won't play in regular-season finale

    Averett (ribs) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Steelers, Jeff Zrebiec of The Athletic reports. Averett wasn't able to practice at all this week and will miss his second straight game due to the rib injury. In Averett's absence, Jimmy Smith is expected to once again draw the start opposite Tavon Young in Baltimore's secondary.
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  • Ravens' Anthony Averett: Won't play Sunday

    Averett (ribs) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Rams. Averett sustained a fractured rib in last week's loss to the Bengals and was unable to practice ahead of Week 17. Jimmy Smith and Chris Westry could see increased work against the Rams.
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  • Ravens' Anthony Averett: Fractures rib

    Averett suffered a fractured rib Sunday in a loss to the Bengals, Ian Rapoport of NFL Network reports. Averett was unable to return to the game after suffering the injury. Although not ruled out yet for Week 17 against the Rams, it may prove difficult for Averett to suit up this Sunday.
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  • Ravens' Anthony Averett: Questionable to return Sunday

    Averett (chest) is questionable to return to Sunday's contest against the Bengals. Averett recorded two tackles before leaving the team's Week 16 contest in the first quarter. If he's unable to return, Mazzi Wilkins and Kevon Seymour would be the most likely candidates for increased snaps.
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  • Ravens' Anthony Averett: Active for Week 14

    Averett (knee) is active for Sunday's contest against the Browns. Averett was able to log a full practice Friday, so his availability Sunday comes as no surprise. In 11 appearances this season, the fourth-year pro has 46 tackles, nine pass deflections and two interceptions.
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  • Ravens' Anthony Averett: Suits up Sunday night

    Averett (thigh) is active for Sunday night's game against Cleveland. Averett missed the first practice of the week before turning in limited appearances at the last two. He'll return after a one-game absence due to the injury.
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  • Ravens' Anthony Averett: Questionable against Browns

    Averett (thigh) is listed as questionable for Sunday's game against the Browns. Averett is one of four Ravens cornerbacks listed as questionable, along with Jimmy Smith (neck), Chris Westry (thigh) and Tavon Young (foot/knee). Of those four, Smith is the only one who failed to practice at all Friday, with the other three logging limited sessions. If Averett suits up, he's expected to start opposite Marlon Humphrey.
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  • Ravens' Anthony Averett: Won't play Sunday

    Averett (thigh) is inactive for Sunday's contest against the Bears. Averett was a late addition to the injury report Friday with a thigh issue. Jimmy Smith (hip) is also inactive, so Chris Westry will likely see an increased role against Justin Fields and the Bears on Sunday.
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  • Ravens' Anthony Averett: Questionable for Sunday

    Averett (thigh) is questionable for Sunday's game at Chicago, Jonas Shaffer of The Baltimore Sun reports. Averett didn't practice Friday but didn't carry a designation earlier this week, so his status is worth monitoring prior to Sunday's kickoff. If he can't go, then Jimmy Smith (hip) or Chris Westry might be in line to play bigger roles in the secondary.
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  • Ravens' Anthony Averett: Career day in loss

    Averett had seven solo tackles and three passes defended in a 41-17 loss to the Bengals on Sunday. Averett's total tackles tied a career high, while his three passes defended surpassed his previous best of two. Overall, though, it was a rough day for the Ravens defense, despite Averett's efforts. Averett and the Ravens head into a Week 8 bye and will look to rebound in Week 9 when they host the Vikings.
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  • Ravens' Anthony Averett: Off NFI list

    Averett (undisclosed) is back at practice and off the non-football injury list, Jeff Zrebiec of The Athletic reports. Averett passed his physical after having begun training camp on the NFI list, so he can safely be considered healthy. He looks primed to lock down a depth role in Baltimore's secondary.
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  • Ravens' Anthony Averett: Starting against Jaguars

    Averett will start at cornerback in Sunday's game versus the Jaguars, Jamison Hensley of ESPN.com reports. The opportunity comes in response to both Jimmy Smith (shoulder/ribs) and Marcus Peters (calf) being inactive Sunday. Through seven games, Averett has averaged 26 defensive snaps per game. In that stretch, the third-year cornerback has given up 250 yards (10.0 yards per target) and no touchdowns in coverage.
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  • Ravens' Anthony Averett: Activated off IR

    The Ravens activated Averett (shoulder) off injured reserve Friday. Averett has been on IR since late October. He was originally expected to miss 4-6 weeks due to a fractured shoulder, so his return is right on schedule. Barring any setbacks, he figures to take on his usual role providing depth in the secondary and potentially contributing on special teams.
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  • Ravens' Anthony Averett: Will play Week 7

    Averett (ankle) is active for Sunday's game against Seattle. The 25-year-old missed the last couple games with the ankle issue but will play Sunday after being listed as questionable. Averett figures to see a reduced role following the acquisition of Marcus Peters, even with Jimmy Smith (knee) sidelined.
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  • Ravens' Anthony Averett: Questionable for Sunday

    Averett (hamstring) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Panthers. Averett has missed five straight games due to a lingering hamstring injury, but he appears to have a shot of returning to the field against the Panthers on Sunday. If healthy, the depth cornerback will serve as the primary backup to Jimmy Smith (groin) while Marlon Humphrey (thigh) remains sidelined.
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  • Ravens' Anthony Averett: Will sit out Week 6

    Averett (hamstring) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Titans. Averett will miss his fourth consecutive contest with a hamstring injury, but his absence won't have much of an impact on the Ravens' defense since a majority of his snaps come on special teams.
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  • Ravens' Anthony Averett: Will not play Sunday

    Averett (hamstring) has been ruled out for Sunday's game against the Browns. Averett was unable to log a practice in any capacity this week and will miss his third consecutive game. Fellow cornerbacks Tavon Young and Darious Williams will likely fill in for Averett.
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