Ravens’ Zay Flowers ‘ready to go,’ Odell Beckham Jr. ‘game-time’ decision Sunday night vs. Chargers

The Ravens might have their full complement of extensive receivers after they face the NFL’s worst move protection Sunday night time in Los Angeles.

Rookie Zay Flowers missed Thursday’s observe with a hip damage however was again on the sector Friday in Owings Mills. He mentioned he’ll play towards the Chargers regardless of being listed as questionable.

“I feel good,” mentioned Flowers, who leads Baltimore with 53 catches for 588 yards. “I’m able to go.

“That wasn’t even a question. I had to take a little break really quick. Now, I’m back.”

He won’t be the one one.

Fellow receiver Odell Beckham Jr. injured his shoulder within the Ravens’ win over the Cincinnati Bengals on Nov. 16 and was restricted in observe all week. The 31-year-old former All-Pro and three-time Pro Bowl choice mentioned he’s a “game-time” choice however hopes to be on the sector.

“I’m trying my best each and every way,” mentioned Beckham, who’s coming off a 116-yard efficiency and has 10 catches for 212 yards and two touchdowns over his previous three video games. “I won’t say that it’ll be pain free, but I’m definitely going to find a way to do what I can for the people in this locker room [and] this team and find another way to help us get another win.”

It would even be one thing of a homecoming for Beckham, who received a Super Bowl in February 2022 at SoFi Stadium with the Los Angeles Rams, who share the stadium with the Chargers. It’s additionally, nevertheless, the place he suffered a torn ACL earlier than lacking all of final season and ultimately signing with the Ravens earlier this 12 months.

Still, he’s trying ahead to being again in Los Angeles, the place he has a house within the offseason.

“There’s just certain places that have a home feeling for you,” Beckham mentioned. “It’s a beautiful place [with] a lot of great memories that I’ve had there. I’m just looking forward to it.”

Having each, together with Rashod Bateman, who was a full participant for the second straight day after being restricted by a foot damage Wednesday, would assist fill the void of dropping tight finish Mark Andrews to a possible season-ending ankle damage. The Chargers have additionally allowed an NFL-worst 291.6 yards passing per recreation.

Meanwhile, Ravens beginning left deal with Ronnie Stanley, who missed Friday’s observe and is listed as questionable, mentioned he expects to play as nicely. The 2019 All-Pro and Pro Bowl choice missed final week’s recreation towards the Bengals after struggling a knee damage two weeks in the past towards the Cleveland Browns.

“I’m fortunate and blessed enough to have nothing serious come out of that,” Stanley mentioned. “Yes, I’m expecting to play.”

As for the remainder of the Ravens’ damage report, linebacker Malik Harrison is uncertain after lacking Friday’s observe with a groin damage. Cornerbacks Marlon Humphrey (calf) and Damarion “Pepe” Williams (ankle) and tight finish Charlie Kolar (sickness) are questionable, whereas linebacker Trenton Simpson (concussion) is out. Kolar’s designation makes Isaiah Likely the one wholesome tight finish on the roster, although fullback Patrick Ricard has expertise at tight finish.

For the Chargers, tight finish Gerald Everett (chest) and extensive receiver Jalen Guyton (groin) are questionable, although Everett practiced totally Friday. Tight finish Nick Vannett (concussion) and security JT Woods (sickness) are out.

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