Lynn on the Final Injury Report Before the Wild Card Game

Coach Anthony Lynn talks with the media after practice Friday as the Bolts prepare to travel to Baltimore

On RB Austin Ekeler:

“He was still limited today, but he looked better. Much better.”

On S Derwin James, CB Desmond King II and S Adrian Phillips earning First-Team All-Pro recognition:

“They've been realyl consistent. I think when you get voted to the All-Pro list by people who I think understand this game and recognize the game — that's an honor. It's flattering, but it doesn't surprise me. They've been consistent all year and have played well.”

On TE Hunter Henry:

“We have an extra day to take a look at Hunter and make that decision. So, we're going to use it.”

On Baltimore having to prepare for the potential use of TE Hunter Henry:

“I don't know how much [Baltimore] have prepared for Hunter Henry. Hunter has made plays, so I don't know to be honest with you. I don't see it as an advantage, no.”

On expectations of Henry should he be active on Sunday:

“He would definitely be on a pitch count. We would just see how the game is going, but you can't put a player out there for an extended period of time that hasn't played since last December [2017].”

On how Henry would be utilized should he play on Sunday:

“It would be in certain situations, probably. He would be on a pitch count.”

On if 10-15 plays would be expected out of Henry should he play:

“We would always start out that way, but you never know. There is no tomorrow.”

On NT Brandon Mebane:

“[Brandon] Mebane is with his family, as he should be. He's doubtful [to play] right now, but we're going to be fine without Mebane if doesn't make it [to Baltimore].”

On the depth behind Mebane:

“[NT] Damion Square has stepped up. [DT] Darius Philon and [DT Justin] JJ [Jones]. All three of those guys rotated earlier at that spot when [Mebane] was out. They did a good job.”

On replacing LB Jatavis Brown:

“We have linebackers Nick Dzubnar, Kyle Emanuel and we've got Hayes [Pullard]. We've had a lot guys who have been working in that position this week.”

On whether James has exceeded expectations as a rookie:

“He's doing everything we thought he would. He's a heck of a football player, man. We liked him a lot coming out [of college] and couldn't believe he was there when we picked [in the NFL Draft]. He's living up to the expectations, for sure.”

On playing on the road:

“You know, we've played well on the road trips. I think the guys like it. They like going into hostile environments and we'll be going in [to one in] back-to-back [games]. So, we'll see.”

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