John Harbaugh eases Baltimore Ravens injury concerns

Harbaugh eases Ravens injury concerns
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Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh eases concerns over a brewing injury crisis with the news that Ed Dickson will only miss a week or so with his hamstring injury.

Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh has eased concerns over a potential injury crisis hitting his side after tight end Ed Dickson limped out of practice on Sunday.

Dickson's injury came just over a week after the Ravens were hit by the news that starting tight end Dennis Pitta would miss the entire 2013 season with a hip injury, potentially leaving the reigning Super Bowl champions short in that position.

However, Harbaugh has revealed that Dickson has only suffered a slight tear in his hamstring and should be back in action within a week or so.

"We're going to hold him back for a week or so, and we'll see where we're at," Harbaugh told reporters.

"We'll try to get him healthy. It's going to be a matter of time, but it's not going to be a long time."

The Ravens begin their 2013 NFL season in 30 days' time when they face Denver Broncos on September 5.

Baltimore Ravens' Ed Dickson in action on February 3, 2013
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