SAD NEWS: Ravens’ key player has been ruled out of the season due to career-ending injury

Ravens’ key player has been ruled out of the season due to career-ending injury


Ravens RB Keaton Mitchell out for season with knee injury

The Baltimore Ravens’ fear came true Monday following their 23-7 win over the Jacksonville Jaguars, as a report from’s Ian Rapoport confirmed that standout rookie running back Keaton Mitchell suffered a torn ACL on Sunday.

“Keaton Mitchell, one of their bright young stars with breakout ability, has suffered an ACL tear, sources said after the MRI,” according to Rapoport. “His season is over but he should make a full recovery.”

Mitchell immediately became an impact player for the Ravens after missing the first five games of the season due to injury, accumulating 396 yards and two touchdowns on 47 rushes in just eight games.



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Mitchell was having an excellent game, picking up 73 rushing yards as well as two receptions for 15 yards, until early in the fourth quarter when he suffered a stomach-turning knee injury that led to him being helped off the field and then carted to the locker room. Mitchell was immediately ruled out for the rest of the game and is thought to be lost for the remainder of the regular season and playoffs. Baltimore will sign Melvin Gordon to the active roster to add depth.

The Ravens also lost safety Marcus Williams to a groin injury on the final play of the first half, and offensive tackle Ronnie Stanley to concussion protocol.

Ravens OL Ronnie Stanley is out and being evaluated for a concussion.

Keaton Mitchell, a Ravens running back, was injured early in the fourth quarter after carrying for 13 yards along the right sideline. As the medical personnel hurried onto the field, he fell awkwardly and grasped his knee. Mitchell had to be carried to the sideline from the field.

Mitchell was carried to the locker room and is out for the rest of the game.

Ravens gain safety Geno Smith took over the Jags’ first drive of the second half after Marcus Williams was hurt on the final play of the first half while making the touchdown-saving tackle on Zay Jones.

Williams suffered a groin injury and is questionable to return.

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