Monday, August 23, 2010
Ravens CB Lardarius Webb off PUP
By James Walker
The Baltimore Ravens' struggling pass defense received a boost Monday.
Second-year cornerback Lardarius Webb was activated from the physically unable to perform list and passed his conditioning drills this morning. Webb is coming off major knee surgery, but the Ravens feel he has the potential to be the team's best cornerback.
This is good news for Baltimore's shorthanded secondary. Starting corner Domonique Foxworth (knee) is out for the season, but Webb and Fabian Washington both appear on pace to start in Baltimore's opener against the New York Jets.
Baltimore is expected to be a legitimate contender in the AFC, but pass defense is one of the team's few glaring weaknesses. The Ravens allowed 365 passing yards to the Washington Redskins in Saturday's preseason game.