Injuries happen in training camp, that part is unavoidable.
But when they start piling up at certain positions, a bad situation becomes worse.
The Ravens, already without starting tight end Dennis Pitta for the season, watched replacement Ed Dickson leave practice early Sunday with a hamstring strain.
“Ed Dickson, his hamstring grabbed a little bit, so we pulled him out for precautionary reasons,” Ravens coach John Harbaugh said, via Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun. “We’ll take a look at it and see how it looks.”
Even if it looks good, being without the top two names on your depth chart at any position is tough. For a team that figured to lean on its tight ends more after trading away wide receiver Anquan Boldin, getting Dickson healthy and finding him some help is key.