Texas defensive back DeShon Elliott (4) waves his finger after breaking up a pass during an NCAA college football game against Texas Tech in Austin, Texas, on Friday, Nov. 24, 2017. NICK WAGNER / AMERICAN-STATESMAN

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DeShon Elliott apparently suffers fractured forearm

Posted August 25th, 2018

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DeShon Elliott, rookie safety for the Baltimore Ravens, apparently suffered a fractured forearm against the Miami Dolphins Saturday night.

Head coach John Harbaugh announced the injury during the post-game press conference.

The injury occurred on kickoff coverage in the second half of the 27-10 win, according to the Ravens’ official website. Harbaugh doesn’t yet know if that means the All-American safety will miss the entire season.

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Elliott received words of encouragement via Twitter from his teammates Tony Jefferson and Eric Weddle.

Elliott skipped his senior season at Texas to enter the 2018 NFL draft. A finalist for the Jim Thorpe Award in his junior year, Elliott made six interceptions, 63 total tackles and scored two touchdowns.

The Ravens selected Elliott in the sixth round of the draft. He had a highlight play when he returned a fumble 30 yards against the Colts on Aug. 20. Elliott also made 10 tackles through the preseason.

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