Since the season began,
But the biggest sign that Suggs is getting closer to a return came Wednesday when the movie
"You can hear it in the locker room now. There's already a change in the atmosphere with [Suggs] back," Ravens linebacker
Suggs, the reigning
"To what extent, to what he is able to do, we should just temper our expectations a little bit," Ravens coach
Suggs, 30, was placed on the physically unable to perform list in late August, a designation that left him unable to play in the Ravens' first six games. Now that he's started practicing, Suggs can remain on the PUP list for another 21 days before the Ravens have to either add him to the active roster or put him on season-ending injured reserve.
That decision will have to be made a couple of days before the Ravens face the
As for Suggs' potential return to game action, Harbaugh said, "I don't have a timetable on that. It's going to really be day-to-day, it really is."
Suggs' return to the practice field came on the same day that the Ravens put their defensive leader
The Ravens have made clear that they don't expect Suggs to be the savior for their defense, which is ranked 26th overall in the NFL and has allowed 200-plus yards rushing in consecutive games for the first time in franchise history. However, there is still a great deal of anticipation for his return.
Nine different camera crews awaited his arrival on the practice field, though Suggs, always the comedian, dodged them by coming out of a different entrance and having safety
Suggs, a five-time
"He's really the biggest key. We need him right now. It's a huge thing to have him back," Kruger said. "He's just the type of player that can really change a game and change a season for you. He's also a leader and someone who can really change the attitude and the atmosphere."