Ray Lewis could rejoin Ravens by Week 15, Yahoo reports

November 26, 2012

Ray Lewis looks like he’s ready to play. (Greg Bull / AP)

Say this for the Baltimore Ravens’ defensive players: they’re fast healers.

After Terrell Suggs shrugged off an Achilles’ injury in May and returned to play Oct. 21, Ray Lewis promised he’d be back  when he had surgery to repair his torn triceps Oct. 17.

Sure enough, Lewis, who had been on the Ravens’ injured list/designated to return, could be back by Week 15, when the Ravens play the Denver Broncos. Yahoo’s Mike Silver cited a “half-dozen” sources who said they expect Lewis’s return for the Dec. 16 game, the first in which he’d be eligible to play.

“At the end of the day, you’re gonna see Ray Lewis again,” Brendon Ayanbadejo said (via Silver). “For the greatest player in Ravens history to be able to return from this injury and come on this championship run with us? When he was said to be down and out? Man, that’s critical mass. When he comes through that tunnel, that’s gonna be the earthquake and the tsunami.”

Lewis, Silver reports, has been using platelet-rich plasma therapy during his aggressive rehab. He traveled to San Diego with the Ravens over the weekend and warmed up on the field before the game. He wouldn’t say that he was getting close to returning to play, though.

“You’ve got eyes — what do you expect to happen?” he told Yahoo. “I’m here to support my team.”

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After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.
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