It sounds like Ravens coach John Harbaugh has grown weary of starting tackle Jared Gaither.
Previously criticized for his work ethic, Gaither has barely practiced all year because of a mysterious back injury. He’s been the subject of trade rumors, but hasn’t stepped on the field enough for anyone to want him.
Gaither practiced Wednesday, then aggravated his back. He’s going to see another specialist. At some point, the Ravens may just choose to end Gaither’s season. Ravens doctors can’t determine the problem.
“Obviously the clock is ticking on something like that,” coach John Harbaugh said. “His injury’s been a mystery. It’s been almost 2 weeks since Dr. Watkins in LA said would be the outside limit.”
If Baltimore’s offensive line was playing better this season, the Ravens may have already given up waiting for Gaither to return.