Despite Missing Practice All Week, Ray of Hope Shines Through for Ravens as Head Coach Reveals the Return of Mark Andrews

Published 09/06/2023, 12:52 AM EDT

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It has been a challenging period for the Baltimore Ravens with the absence of their tight end. Mark Andrews has been missing from the field for a considerable amount of time, having already dealt with a knee injury last season. To the disappointment of fans, it seemed like another injury cropped up ahead of the 2023 NFL season, which hampered the 28-year-old’s practices before the new season.

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Owing to this, Andrews has missed six practice matches in a row. It is suspected that the tight end took a leave due to the injury for a period of six weeks. However, recent reports suggest that Andrews will be back on the field soon.

Is Mark Andrews returning to the field?

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Due to his absence from the field till September 4th, 2023, it was reported that Andrews had been out because of an injury. However, the Ravens kept the matter confidential and did not disclose information about the nature or the severity of the injury. That is until the Head Coach of the Baltimore Ravens announced some good news regarding Andrews’ concerns.

According to a Twitter post, Baltimore Ravens journalist Jamison Hensley brought forward the information of Andrews’ return to the public. Head Coach, John Harbaugh, stated his tight end’s return to the field on Wednesday.

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This stands as a positive for the Ravens as they prepare to dive into the upcoming season and play against the Houston Texans on September 11. With the key offense’s return, the team might have him in the season opener due to his exceptional pass-catching abilities. The Baltimore Ravens can come off stronger than ever this season.

How does Andrews’ return improve the Ravens’ performance?

Mark Andrews is the Ravens’ key offense player and thus, brings in a ray of hope as the team prepares for the upcoming season. The tight end is a great catcher and is capable of boosting the team’s performance with his capabilities.

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In the last season, Andrews made 73 catches for 847 yards as well as 5 touchdowns. With a talent for digging out the end zone, he also improves the team’s red zone efficiency.

Besides being good at catching passes and finding red zones, Andrews is also a spectacular run blocker. The Ravens’ running game can surely improve considerably with his return. Andrews stands as a valuable asset to the team.  With their training camps, preseason games, and practice matches, the Ravens are doing their best to emerge as victors this season.

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Dissipating dark clouds have let the rays of hope shine over the Ravens. Now it’s time to witness their performances this season. Do you think the Baltimore Ravens would be the victors this season? Let us know in the comments below.

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