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After a nearly three-month absence, the Baltimore Ravens' heart and soul will be in uniform.
The team announced Wednesday that it has elevated Ray Lewis to the active roster. Receiver LaQuan Williams was placed on injured reserve, making room for the future Hall of Famer.
Lewis has been out since Oct. 14, when he suffered a triceps tear in a win over the Cowboys. At the time, he was designated to return, but many doubted Lewis seeing the field again in 2012.
Although Lewis will return to the lineup for the postseason, he's expected to be inactive in Sunday's regular season finale. Coach John Harbaugh will slowly ease the 37-year-old back into action, and won't take any chances with the playoffs locked up.
Despite losing a few steps in his 17th season, Lewis should provide a major boost to a defense that's uncharacteristically struggled this year.
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While the Ravens decided to move linebacker Ray Lewis from
the short-term injured reserve list to the 53-man roster, the future Hall of
Famer still isn’t going to suit up Sunday when Baltimore takes on the
Cincinnati Bengals, according to Michael David Smith of Pro Football Talk.
The Ravens have moved Lewis from short-term injured reserve
to the 53-man roster, but they have...
Linebacker Ray Lewis has been added to the Baltimore Ravens' 53-man roster, but coach John Harbaugh says the 17-year veteran will not play Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals.
The 37-year-old was placed on the injured reserve-designated to return list after tearing his right triceps on Oct. 14. He returned to practice on Dec. 5, and in order for him to be eligible for the...
The Baltimore Ravens have announced that they’ve added LB Ray Lewis has been added to their active roster for the first time since he suffered a triceps tear back in Week 6.
The Ravens placed Lewis on injured reserve, but added the designation that would allow him to return later in the season. Lewis will not play in this weekend’s matchup against the Cincinnati Bengals...
Baltimore linebacker Ray Lewis was activated Wednesday, but coach John Harbaugh said he would not play in the season finale.Fantasy Spin:It appears Lewis is healthy and the Ravens are just saving him for the playoffs. New England is using a similar approach with Pro Bowl tight end Rob Gronkowski, who has missed four weeks in a row because of a broken forearm.
It looks as though the Ravens are going to proceed with playing their starters this week against the Bengals. With the exception of Haloti Ngata and Marshal Yanda added to the injury list, the Ravens seem to be recovering nicely. Analysts had expressed concern about losing momentum heading into the playoffs and that is the last thing anyone wants. Ray Lewis has already been ruled...
Listening to John Harbaugh field a question today from Brent Hollander on WBAL-AM about whether the head coach should rest his regulars against Cincinnati on Sunday...I was struck by how much has changed for the Ravens psyche in just a week, and how differently the question would be framed today if the favored Giants had beaten the Ravens last Sunday.
The Ravens (10-5) have...
Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh confirmed that wide receiver Anquan Boldin suffered a bruised shoulder during this past Sunday’s win over the Giants.
“Anquan has a shoulder bruise,” Harbaugh said. “We’ll see how that develops during the course of the week.”
Now that the Ravens have clinched the AFC North division, the Ravens may want to rest Boldin during this...
Ed Reed is generally known as one of the most imposing players in the NFL. The free safety has earned a reputation over the years as a defensive force, an eight-time Pro Bowl selection and former defensive player of the year.
So, perhaps he doesn’t want his competition seeing his softer side.
Back on Dec. 2, the evening of a 23-20 loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers, Reed and his Ravens...
A bruised shoulder makes Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Anquan Boldin a question mark for the regular-season finale Sunday against Cincinnati. "We'll see how that develops during the course of the week," Ravens coach John Harbaugh said. Boldin is expected to be limited in practice this week. The Ravens and the Bengals already have clinched playoff spots, but Baltimore...
At this time of year, questions always arise about whether teams already qualified for the playoffs with nothing to gain, should rest starters or not. An argument can be made for each side, players become rusty or why risk injury? This week, the Cincinnati Bengals face off against the Baltimore Ravens with theoretically nothing to gain with a win. The Bengals are locked in the playoffs...
Ravens safety Ed Reed will be available Sunday against the Bengals as well as the playoffs as he will not be suspended for the hit he put on wide receiver Victor Cruz during Week 16′s win over the Giants, per Jay Glazer.
Ed Reed has been fined another $55,000 for hit on Victor Cruz in Sundays game vs giants. No suspension but 55k fine
— Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer) December 28, 2012...