Despite Offseason Optimism, History Suggests Bleak Outlook for Ravens WRs

June 14, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Breshad Perriman's career hasn't exactly gone according to plan. Coming out of Central Florida, he was branded as the son of a long-term NFL veteran with high upside as a 21-year-old speedster. Those things are still all true, but the possibility of Perriman not playing in his first two years in the league is legitimate.
It's not a talent issue he's having with the Baltimore Ravens. The first-round pick simply hasn't been healthy enough to see the field. After playing in 39 games in college, the injury bug has spent plenty of time hanging around Perriman.
It started with the NFL Scouting Combine, which the wideout sat out due to a hamstring issue. Then, he bruised his knee on the first day of training camp in 2015, which eventually was disclosed as a posterior cruciate ligament (PCL) issue. That kept him out of the early regular season.
Ian Rapoport of NFL Network then reported Perriman, during an attempt to test the health of his knee during pregame workouts, ...

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