Earlier on Wednesday, Ravens coach John Harbaugh said that linebacker Terrell Suggs had been told by doctors that he could return to the field after suffering a torn biceps last Sunday.
Suggs stopped short of saying that he absolutely will play against the Redskins this weekend, but said that sitting out the rest of the season was “not an option” he’s even considering. A determination about his status for Sunday’s game will come down to how well his arm responds during the week.
“We kind of live by the creed, ‘If you can breathe, you can play.’ But we just got to check it,” Suggs said, via the team’s website. “We got to see how it holds up throughout the week. It will definitely be a game-time decision on Sunday. If it’s a possibility I can play, then I’m going to play.”
Suggs said that he’s aware of the risk that he could make the injury worse by playing and that it is one he accepts if it means he’s on the field. It’s the second serious injury Suggs has battled this year. He tore his Achilles in the offseason and returned for the seventh game this season, quite a bit faster than anticipated.