BALTIMORE — The Baltimore Ravens‘ unhealthy run of luck on accidents apparently didn’t finish final season.
Poe, the Ravens’ mascot, was carted off the sphere throughout a mascot vs. youth soccer sport at halftime of Baltimore’s preseason finale in opposition to the Washington Commanders on Saturday evening. Poe needed to be lifted into the cart by three folks and needed to have his left leg stabilized.
The damage occurred when Poe was caught from behind and obtained pushed to the bottom by a teenage soccer participant.
Ravens coach John Harbaugh walked onto the sphere and checked on Poe, who laid on the sphere for practically 5 minutes as a result of many had been not sure whether or not he was actually injured. Poe’s damage practically delayed the beginning of the second half. He was taken off the sphere with a couple of minute left earlier than the beginning of the third quarter.
Requested for an damage replace on Poe, Ravens coach John Harbaugh stated, “I knew you guys had been going to ask me that.”
Harbaugh then added in jest, “No updates on that. There might be an MRI tomorrow, for positive.”
It was a surprisingly tough sport between the mascots and youth soccer gamers. One of many gamers obtained shoved off his ft by a Bear mascot as he tried to get into the top zone.
A substitute Poe emerged halfway by way of the third quarter, which drew cheers from followers at M&T Financial institution Stadium. He gave high-fives to followers.
Regardless of the lack of Poe, the Ravens had been in a position to maintain off Washington to win their twenty third straight preseason sport. Accidents derailed Baltimore’s season final season, when 25 gamers had been positioned on injured reserve in some unspecified time in the future. However this marked the primary injured mascot for the Ravens.
With a smile, a Ravens spokesman stated after the sport that there’ll no damage updates till Week 1 of the common season.