Harbaugh says Ravens’ Bateman, former Gopher, to miss ‘a number of weeks’

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) – Baltimore coach John Harbaugh says rookie wide receiver, former Minnesota Gopher, Rashod Bateman is expected to miss “a number of weeks” with a soft tissue leg problem.

Bateman was drafted in the first round by the Ravens this year, part of Baltimore’s attempt to boost its passing game.

Now it’s not clear when the rookie out of Minnesota might return.

The Ravens play their first preseason game Saturday night against New Orleans.