Ravens Pro Bowl lineman Marshal Yanda done for season

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  • BALTIMORE -- Pro Bowl guard Marshal Yanda suffered a season-ending ankle injury in the Baltimore Ravens' 24-10 victory over the Cleveland Browns on Sunday.

    Yanda, who is considered one of the best linemen in the NFL, fractured his ankle on the second play of the second half. The Ravens will replace Yanda with Tony Bergstrom, who was acquired in a trade from the Arizona Cardinals just 16 days ago.

    Giants still plagued by O-line struggles

    "Nobody can replace Marshal Yanda. Not one person," coach John Harbaugh said. "We traded for [Bergstrom] for a reason. Our scouts believed in him. It looks like a good trade. Everybody is going to collectively raise their effort level and their execution level to make up for the loss of a player like Marshal Yanda. ... d=49918528

    The entire NFL is having offensive line problems, and it comes down to one thing, not enough practice time in pads. They're not prepared for live hitting when the season gets here and they go down with injuries. And it's not just OLinemen.
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