Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson and center Bradley Bozeman missed practice on Wednesday with illnesses not related to the coronavirus, coach John Harbaugh said.
Harbaugh said Wednesday that Jackson and Bozeman had been sent home from the team’s facility after becoming ill. “I think it’s that time of year,” Harbaugh said.
Jackson has now missed three exercises this season due to illness, sitting out a workout in Week 3 and Week 6. He also missed two exercises in week 4 with back pain. The Ravens won all three games, defeating the Detroit Lions, Los Angeles Chargers and Denver Broncos, respectively.
Meanwhile, Latvius Murray and Patrick Macari, running from the right tackle, returned to practice on Wednesday for the first time since suffering ankle injuries in Week 6 and Week 7 respectively. Both were limited on Wednesday but may be on track to play Sunday against the Chicago Bears.
In addition to Jackson and Bozeman, the Ravens were without wide receiver Marquis “Hollywood” Brown (thigh), defensive tackle Brandon Williams (shoulder), linebacker Justin Houston (rest), and cornerbacks Tawn Young (legs) and Jimmy Smith. ,
In Chicago, six Bears missed practice due to injury: wide receiver Alan Robinson II (hamstrings), reserve offensive lineman Eliza Wilkinson (back), starting defensive tackle Akim Hicks (ankles), outside linebacker Khalil Mack (legs). Starting, reserve inside linebacker Danny Trevathan (knee) and starting safety Eddie Jackson (hamstring).
Wide receiver Darnell Mooney (feet), running reserve back Damien Williams (knee) and linebacker Alec Ogletree (ankle) were limited to starting inside.