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Thursday, December 19, 2013
Wake-up caw: Mild MCL sprain for Flacco?

By Jamison Hensley

Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco declined to give any details about his left knee injury, but a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter that an MRI revealed a mild MCL sprain.

Flacco is wearing a protective knee brace and is expected to play Sunday against the New England Patriots. He has never had a severe knee injury in his football career, but he wore a brace after injuring his MCL on the same knee in his junior season at Delaware.

"I don't know if it will be a necessity or not, but I'm going to wear [the brace]," Flacco said after Wednesday's practice. "There's no reason not to."

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