Baltimore Ravens Running Back Suffers Head Injury

The Baltimore Ravens elected not to risk several key starters in their Week 18 season finale against the Cincinnati Bengals, but they still may have suffered an injury that could impact their postseason chances. Running back Gus Edwards exited with a head injury in the Ravens' 27-16 loss and did not return.

Edwards carried the ball four times for 16 yards before his departure. He'll end the regular season with 433 rushing yards on 87 carries.

The AFC's final standings are set, and the Ravens will meet the Bengals yet again next week in the Wildcard round. Depending on whether the game is played Saturday, Sunday, or Monday, Edwards will face a very short turnaround, potentially sabotaging his chances of making a quick return.

If Edwards is forced to miss a game, the Ravens will likely increase the rushing burden on Kenyan Drake and J.K. Dobbins. Dobbins rested for today's game, so he could be in line for a significant workload. 

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