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Ravens rookie DE Brent Urban out for season with torn ACL

Ravens rookie defensive lineman Brent Urban has suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee, coach John Harbaugh said Thursday.

"We got bad news on Brent Urban," Harbaugh said.

Urban will undergo surgery to repair the damage for the season-ending injury sustained while being blocked to the ground by offensive tackle Jah Reid on Wednesday.

"It was a clean tear, which is positive," Harbaugh said. "He's been through this before. It was a one-on-one block and it was just a situation where one guy was blocking the other and the knee just buckled on him."

A fourth-round draft pick from Virginia, Urban had been impressive during training camp and was expected to be part of the Ravens' defensive line rotation. The 6-foot-6, 298-pound lineman tore his ACL in his left knee as a redshirt freshman in college. He underwent ankle surgery in February after aggravating a pre-existing injury during the Senior Bowl.

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