Report: Patrick Mekari suffered high-ankle sprain against Bengals

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Even though they’ve sustained a rash of injuries in 2021, the Ravens are 5-2 at their bye.

But they’ll have to address another concern along their offensive line when preparing for the Vikings in Week Nine.

According to NFL Media’s Ian Rapoport, right tackle Patrick Mekari suffered a high-ankle sprain during Baltimore’s loss to Cincinnati on Sunday. Mekari is seeking more feedback on the ankle and the Ravens are assessing their options as the team goes into its week off.

Mekari has been starting at right tackle since Week Two. Alejandro Villanueva began the season at the position but flipped over to left tackle once Ronnie Stanley went down after the first week of the year.

The Ravens played Tyre Phillips at right tackle in Mekari’s place on Sunday.

Mekari entered the league in 2019 as an undrafted free agent out of Cal. He’s appeared in 32 games with 19 starts.

5 responses to “Report: Patrick Mekari suffered high-ankle sprain against Bengals

  1. Ugh. Ankle sprains are always iffy.
    Would not be surprised if he becomes the 18th Raven to go on injured reserve this season. Next man up, but at this point that offensive line is full of next men up.

  2. And the hits just keep on coming.

    The Ravens are about to start taking the Walgreen’s Cart Return Team to fill holes in the roster.

  3. Ravens have had tough luck with injuries. It is the reality of the NFL. Every team deals with it. But you keep telling us how good your QB is, so let’s see it. The challenge that we saw against the Bengals is that if he faces a lot of pressure, he really struggles and reverts to tucking and running because he’s not making the right read and/or confident enough to throw short hot routes to tightly-covered receivers. That doesn’t win games against good defenses.

  4. As a fan, I’m just gonna say it. Losing as many players as we did I expected worse than 5-2 at the bye. I attribute our success to coaching, Lamar, and good luck. I attribute Sunday’s loss 100% to the defense…again. It is lacking the leadership that knows how to Play Like a Raven. Ray Lewis and Terrell Suggs may have been polarizing figures but as players if they saw guys missing as many tackles as they are missing now they’d be addressing it.

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