Ravens fans could breathe a sigh of relief Thursday with inside linebacker and leading tackler Roquan Smith back at practice in Owings Mills after he missed Wednesday’s session with a shoulder injury.
Though Smith didn’t elaborate on the extent of the injury, he said he plans to play Sunday in Arizona against the Cardinals (1-6).
“As long as the sun rises on Sunday and the NFL don’t cancel any games, you’ll see me out there,” said Smith, a 26-year-old two-time All-Pro who leads the Ravens with 71 tackles and has started 57 games in a row. “I feel amazing. I did some good work preparing for the Cardinals.”
The same could be said for most of the Ravens (5-2), with only safety Marcus Williams (hamstring) not practicing for a second straight day.
Wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. (shoulder) and outside linebacker Odafe Oweh (ankle) were added to the injury report, however, and were limited. Beckham has missed two games with an ankle injury amid a slow start to the season, while Oweh returned last week from an ankle injury suffered in Week 2.
Rookie running back Keaton Mitchell (hamstring) was also limited after not practicing Wednesday. Cornerback Kevon Seymour (ankle) was a full participant after being limited Wednesday.
For the Cardinals, defensive end Kevin Strong (shoulder), guard Elijah Wilkinson (neck) and linebacker Krys Barnes (hamstring) did not practice for a second straight day, while cornerback Antonio Hamilton (groin), safety Jalen Thompson (hamstring) and wide receiver Zach Pascal (neck) were limited.
Quarterback Kyler Murray was a full participant again, though he is expected to be out at least a couple more weeks as he works his way back from a torn ACL suffered in December. Right tackle Kelvin Beachum (hand) was also a full participant.