Baltimore Ravens Intend to Play 2 Quarterbacks in Wildcard Round

The Baltimore Ravens face the Cincinnati Bengals later today in the final game of Sunday's Wildcard Round slate, but injuries at quarterback could force them into a dicey proposition. According to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, the team intends to play both quarterbacks Tyler Huntley and Anthony Brown in tonight's game.

Ravens starting quarterback Lamar Jackson is still recovering from a knee sprain suffered in a Week 13 10-9 win over the Denver Broncos. Top backup Huntley is also fighting through a shoulder injury that forced him to miss Week 18's 27-16 loss to the Bengals. Brown is an undrafted free agent in his rookie season. He threw two interceptions in Week 18, his first career start.

That Huntley could play at all speaks to the Ravens' lack of confidence in Brown and the desperation of their situation. Huntley was limited in practice all week with his shoulder and wrist ailments. Since taking over for Jackson in Week 13, the Ravens have averaged 11.8 points per game in Huntley's five healthy appearances. They averaged 22.9 points per game under Jackson from Week 1 to 12. If a hobbled Huntley remains a preferable alternative to Brown, the Ravens could be in for a long night.

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