The Baltimore Ravens saw running back J.K. Dobbins return to the field in Week 3 of the 2022 season after missing all of 2021 with a torn ACL. He was getting back into the swing of things as he was able to work back into the rotation a bit.
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Despite his return, Baltimore was working Dobbins along slowly, keeping him on a pitch count and taking him out of the game in order to manage his knee.
However, he left the team’s Week 6 matchup against the New York Giants, with head coach John Harbaugh saying his knee tightened up on him.
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On Friday, Adam Schefter of ESPN reported that Dobbins will have knee surgery and will miss 4-6 weeks.
Dobbins had 35 carries for 123 yards and touchdown in four games. The Ravens will turn to fellow running backs Gus Edwards, Kenyan Drake, Justice Hill, Mike Davis in the interim.
According to ESPN, Edwards was activated from the physically unable to perform (PUP) list. He was back at practice for the last two weeks after missing significant time with a knee injury.