Board (concussion) is ruled out for Thursday's tilt against the Jets, Mike Garafolo of NFL Network reports.
Board suffered a concussion during Sunday's win over the Bills, and he won't face New York on Thursday due to the quick turnaround. The special-teams contributor will need to fully clear the league's concussion protocol before retaking the field. His next chance to suit up will come Week 16 in Cleveland.
Board is questionable to return to Sunday's game against the Bills because he's being evaluated for a concussion, Jamison Hensley of ESPN.com reports.
It's unclear how Board picked up the knock, but he was forced to leave the game in the first quarter. He'll be placed in the league's mandated concussion protocol and will need to gain clearance before re-entering. In his stead, look for L.J. Fort to be the main beneficiary for depth snaps at the linebacker position.
Board (concussion) returned to practice Saturday, Jamison Hensley of ESPN.com reports.
Board had been subject to the the league's concussion protocol for over a week after leaving the Ravens' preseason tilt against Green Bay early with a head injury, but he's been cleared to practice at this point. Board will continue to compete for a starting spot at inside linebacker ahead of Baltimore's preseason finale against the Redskins on Aug. 29.
Board left Thursday's preseason game against Green Bay with a concussion.
Board was able to record a solo tackle before being forced out of the contest. It's unclear how long the 24-year-old will be sidelined with the injury. When healthy, Board is expected to compete for a starting role, but Otaro Alaka figures to see some extra reps in his absence.
Board is expected to be competing for the starting weak-side linebacker role with Kenny Young for an extended period of time, Jeff Zreblec of The Athletic reports.
Board suited up for 16 games as a rookie in Baltimore last year, but saw very little time on the field. He ultimately finished the season with just eight tackles (four solo). However, it appears he made an impression during the offseason, as he is now in a position to earn a significant role with the team. The competition is expected to last throughout the majority of training camp.
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