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NFL World Reacts To Friday's Lamar Jackson News

Lamar Jackson runs the football for the Baltimore Ravens

BALTIMORE, MD - SEPTEMBER 09: Quarterback Lamar Jackson #8 of the Baltimore Ravens rushes against the Buffalo Bills during the second half at M&T Bank Stadium on September 9, 2018 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Photo by Patrick Smith/Getty Images)

On Friday morning, Lamar Jackson took a big step toward playing against the Chicago Bears on Sunday.

Jackson missed practice with an illness on Wednesday and Thursday, putting his availability in doubt for Sunday's game.

However, the Baltimore Ravens quarterback returned to practice on Friday. It looks like the NFL superstar will play when Ravens battle the Bears at Soldier Field on Sunday afternoon.

"Lamar Jackson has returned to practice," writes ESPN's Jamison Hensley. "He missed last two days with an illness."

It's obviously good news Lamar Jackson is back at practice, but some NFL fans are confused with his health. The Ravens quarterback misses practice several times during the season, almost always because of illnesses.

"Honest observation. Lamar Jackson is out for illness very often," one fan said. "Like, ALOT. Spanning back to his rookie season. Am I the only one whose noticed this?? Odd…"

With that being said, fans are starting to worry about something else: the practice field.

The Ravens had better be careful practicing on such dry terrain. That also begs the question: where on earth are the Ravens practicing on Friday?

It's expected to be a rough-sledding, hard-nosed football game between the Ravens and Bears on Sunday. Perhaps Baltimore is getting ready for the physicality.

Lamar Jackson and the Ravens fell in ugly fashion to the Miami Dolphins last Thursday night.

They'll try and bounce back this Sunday against the Chicago Bears at Soldier Field.