Gritty Raven on call

Tenacious J. Johnson could start at inside linebacker if R. Lewis can't go

November 16, 2006|By Jamison Hensley | Jamison Hensley,SUN REPORTER

Faced with the possibility of playing without starting linebacker Ray Lewis and backup Mike Smith, the Ravens initially didn't have a clear-cut replacement.

But after the Ravens dug a little deeper in their roster, it's not surprising who they settled on: Jarret Johnson, the grittiest player on the team.

Falcons@Ravens

Sunday, 1 p.m., Ch. 45, 1090 AM, 97.9 FM Line: Ravens by 4

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