5 biggest injury designations for Baltimore Ravens fans to follow in AFC Championship

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1. Joe Thuney is the biggest injury note to watch when the Baltimore Ravens face the Kansas City Chiefs

Some big names have already been discussed, but potentially, the most significant name for the outcome of this game is Joe Thuney. Thuney has a pectoral injury, and while the Chiefs say that he will avoid season-ending surgery, he will be playing hurt if he does play this Sunday. Thuney already missed practice on Wednesday. 

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Without Thuney, the team would drop to Nick Allegretti. This is a major note, and it is less about Allegretti, who has been fine when called upon, but more about Thuney, who is one of the best in the NFL. The Chiefs' tackles are their weaker area of the roster, and the interior is the clear strength with Thuney, Creed Humphrey, and Trey Smith. Losing one of those guys along the interior is a crushing blow to the area that this team relies on the most. Can Micael Pierce, Justin Madubuike, and Travis Jones take advantage on Sunday?