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Key Ravens CB Tavon Young helped off field after knee injury

The Baltimore Ravens lost cornerback Tavon Young to a leg injury during an interception return in Thursday’s OTA practice, per Jamison Hensley of ESPN.

“Ravens cornerback Tavon Young, the team’s top nickel-back, was helped off the field by trainers after injuring his leg midway through practice. He was injured returning an interception.”

Young was a fourth-round pick out of Temple last year and quickly made a name for himself as a cover man last year.

All told, Young was a big-time contributor who racked up 53 tackles and two interceptions for Baltimore as a rookie. If his injury is serious, then the Ravens will be in a pinch to replace him in the starting lineup and could be forced to rely on rookie Marlon Humphrey more than they might like right out of the gate.