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Here’s the latest update on Jakobi Meyers ahead of Patriots’ matchup vs. Ravens

Meyers's status "will be determined later this week."

Maddie Meyer
Jakobi Meyers was undrafted but is now one of the Patriots’ best all-around threats. Maddie Meyer

The Red Sox lost to the Reds 5-1 on Wednesday. Boston begins a four-game series in New York against the Yankees this evening at 7:15 p.m.

This weekend, the Patriots host the Ravens Sunday at 1 p.m.

A Jakobi Meyers update: On Wednesday, Patriots leading receiver Jakobi Meyers was not spotted at the team’s practice.

According to the team’s injury report, both Meyers and safety Kyle Dugger were listed with knee injuries, with neither participating in practice.

Given that Meyers, 25, leads the team in targets, receptions, and yards, the prospect of him missing time would potentially have a major impact on New England’s offense.


But, as was reported by Ian Rapoport and Mike Giardi of NFL Network, Meyers doesn’t appear to have suffered a major injury.

“Tests showed nothing significant and his status will be determined later in the week,” Rapoport said of Meyers.

The Patriots will host the Ravens this Sunday in the 2022 home opener before heading to Green Bay in Week 4 for a matchup with Aaron Rodgers and the Packers.

Trivia: Following Jakobi Meyers’s freshman season at N.C. State in 2015 (in which he redshirted), the Patriots drafted his team’s quarterback as a third-round pick. Can you name that quarterback?

(Answer at the bottom).

Hint: He was eventually traded to the Colts for Phillip Dorsett.

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In addition, the Red Sox also won that day, beating the Orioles 13-2. Pedro Martinez pitched six innings, striking out six and allowing two runs for his 20th win of the season.

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