5 pleasant surprises for the Baltimore Ravens halfway through 2023

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1. The Baltimore Ravens health is improving

If you had said in the first four weeks of the season that the Ravens' health would be a positive development at the halfway point, someone would call you crazy. That is why it is such a pleasant surprise. The Ravens lost JK Dobbins for the year and may not get David Ojabo back. Still, they lost names like Mark Andrews, Odell Beckham, and Rashod Bateman through the early portion.

The group did not finish a game together until week five, but they have been gelling since then. The Ravens offensive line did not have the same group from before the season started and finished a game together until week six. Weeks six through eight were the healthiest the line has been. Ronnie Stanley and Tyler Linderbaum went out in week one and are finally back. Morgan Moses missed week nine, but it is not expected to be a longer-term injury. If the Ravens can get him back, they could have full health on offense.

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On defense, Marlon Humphrey and Odafe Oweh have missed legitimate time, and both of them are back and playing their best football. Arthur Maulet is healthy in the slot, and Daryl Worley gives them safety depth to move Kyle Hamilton around. If they get Marcus Williams back they will have no questions. This is the healthiest they have been and the most positive outlook we have seen. They could even get Tyus Bowser back, who has not even played this year. The Ravens health is a big positive right now.