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Top L.J. Fort News

  • Ravens' L.J. Fort: Lands on IR

    The Ravens placed Fort (ACL) on injured reserve Monday.

    As expected, Fort's torn ACL has forced him to injured reserve. The nine-year veteran is coming off a career-high 54 tackles in 14 games for the Ravens last year. Malik Harrison and Chris Board are now set to compete for the backup linebacker spot behind Patrick Queen.

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  • Ravens' L.J. Fort: Suffers torn ACL

    Fort suffered a torn ACL during Saturday's preseason contest against the Panthers, Jeremy Fowler of ESPN.com reports.

    While it was a clean tear, Fort's season will still likely be over after he undergoes surgery. The nine-year veteran notched a career-high 54 tackles in 14 games with the Ravens last year. In his absence, Malik Harrison and Chris Board will compete for the backup linebacker spot behind Patrick Queen.

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  • Ravens' L.J. Fort: Suffers knee injury Saturday

    Fort (knee) was listed as questionable to return to Saturday's preseason contest against the Panthers.

    Fort notched a career-high 54 tackles in 14 games with the Ravens last year and was rewarded with a one-year contract this offseason. The 31-year-old will likely compete with Malik Harrison and Chris Board for backup reps behind Patrick Queen. Fort's status for the Ravens' third preseason game against Washington on Aug. 28 is unknown.

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  • Ravens' L.J. Fort: Staying in Baltimore

    The Ravens re-signed Fort to a one-year contract Thursday.

    Ford notched a career-high 53 total tackles across 14 games with the Ravens last year, in addition to two pass breakups, two forced fumbles and one fumble recovery which he returned for a score. The 31-year-old will be a key factor in Baltimore's linebacker corps, but as long as he's only playing a rotational role he won't offer much in the way of fantasy value.

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  • Ravens' L.J. Fort: Will face Titans in Week 11

    Fort (finger) is active for Sunday's matchup against the Titans.

    Fort was a full participant throughout the practice week after being forced to sit out the Ravens' past two games with his finger injury. All indications pointed toward him playing Week 11, and now it's confirmed the 30-year-old will return to his starting inside linebacker slot Sunday for a rematch of January's divisional-round loss to Tennessee.

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  • Ravens' L.J. Fort: Pegged as questionable

    Fort (finger) is questionable for Sunday's game versus the Titans.

    Fort practiced without limitations Friday, so it looks like he's on track to play Sunday barring a setback. The Northern Iowa product has started the last six games he played, but he logged more than a 50 percent snap share on just one occasion in that stretch. He's a tough IDP play at that rate, especially while averaging just 3.7 tackles per contest.

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  • Ravens' L.J. Fort: Back in action

    Fort (finger) was a full participant during Wednesday's practice.

    Fort was forced to miss the past two games with the finger issue, but as evidenced by this news, he appears to be on track to return for Week 11. Now that Fort is officially healthy, he'll look to return to his usual starting role as one of the team's inside linebackers for Sunday's game against the Titans.

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  • Ravens' L.J. Fort: Can't go Sunday

    Fort (finger) is inactive for Sunday's game in New England.

    Fort's finger injury will force him to miss a second straight contest. In his stead, Malik Harrison could receive another opportunity to start alongside Patrick Queen.

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  • Ravens' L.J. Fort: Activated off COVID list

    Fort (finger) was activated off the Ravens' reserve/COVID-19 list Saturday,

    Fort never tested positive for the illness, but he was considered a high-risk close contact to teammate Marlon Humphrey, who has tested positive. While Fort has been activated, he still remains sidelined with a finger issue for the time being.

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  • Ravens' L.J. Fort: Heads to COVID list

    Fort was placed on the reserve/COVID-19 list Tuesday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle reports.

    Fort is considered a high-risk close contact to Marlon Humphrey, who tested positive for the virus Monday, and he'll need to isolate for five days. If Fort tests negative through Saturday, he'll be available for Sunday's road clash versus the Colts. Matt Judon, Patrick Queen, Malik Harrison and Tyus Bowser all landed on the list as well. If any of the five linebackers test positive and are forced to sit out, the Ravens likely will call up a practice squad player.

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  • Ravens' L.J. Fort: Active Week 4

    Fort (thigh) is active Week 4 against Washington.

    Fort was limited in practice all week, but it looks as if he'll suit up for his regular role at inside linebacker. He recorded five tackles in 43 defensive snaps a week ago, while also logging 20 snaps in a special-teams role.

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  • Ravens' L.J. Fort: Questionable for Week 4

    Fort (thigh) is officially listed as questionable for Sunday's game against Washington.

    Fort practiced on a limited basis Friday. He has racked up 12 tackles and a forced fumble through Baltimore's first three games.

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  • Ravens' L.J. Fort: Makes two sacks in 2019

    Fort recorded 35 tackles (21 solo), two sacks and one defended pass across 12 regular-season games with the Ravens in 2019.

    Fort also appeared in four regular-season contests with Philadelphia, during which he notched two tackles (one solo). He joined Baltimore as a free agent in late September and ultimately earned a two-year contract extension with the team. Expect Fort to contribute as a rotational linebacker and special-teams asset during the 2020 season.

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  • Ravens' L.J. Fort: Earns two-year extension

    Fort signed a two-year contract extension with the Ravens on Friday.

    Fort joined the Ravens as a free agent in late September. He's found success as a rotational linebacker and special-teams asset in Baltimore, recording 14 tackles (11 solo), one sack and one defended pass across four games, so it's not surprising that the team has opted to lock him up for the immediate future.

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  • Ravens' L.J. Fort: Lands in Baltimore

    Fort signed a contract with the Ravens on Monday.

    Fort spent the first four games of the season in Philadelphia, where he did most of his damage on special teams. He projects to play a similar role with the Ravens, and he could also provide depth at the linebacker position with Otaro Alaka (hamstring) on IR.

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  • L.J. Fort: Let go by Eagles

    Fort was released by the Eagles on Friday, Zack Rosenblatt of The Newark Star-Ledger reports.

    Fort was let go in order to make room for more help in the secondary. He had tallied just two tackles (one solo) through the first four games of the season.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-0, 232 lbs
Birthplace: Ganite City, IL
Age: 34
School: Northern Iowa
Experience: 8