No absences during Ravens practice

No absences during Ravens practice
January 2, 2013, 5:30 pm
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In losing the season finale to the Cincinnati Bengals, Ravens coach John Harbaugh's goal was to make sure his team was relatively healthy heading into the first round of the playoffs.

He might've accomplished that with no player being held out of Wednesday's practice.

There were 11 players, including five starters, who had limited participation because of soreness or injuries but nothing serious. The Ravens will host the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday. 

Starting right guard Marshal Yanda (shoulder/knee), left guard Jah Reid (toe), safety Bernard Pollard (ribs), defensive tackle Haloti Ngata (knee) and fullback Vonta Leach (knee/ankle) were limited.

Leach was hurt on the second play from scrimmage against the Bengals and didn't return. Pollard missed the last three games of the regular season because of an injury he incurred in Week 2. Yanda was held out of the finale as a precaution, missing two of his last three games.

Also limited were running back Anthony Allen (head), tight end Billy Bajema (head), defensive end Pernell McPhee (thigh), receiver Tandon Doss (ankle), cornerback Chris Johnson (thigh) and running back Bernard Pierce (chest).  

Ten other Ravens were listed on the injury report, but all fully participated: receiver Anquan Boldin (shoulder), linebacker Dannell Ellerbe (ankle), defensive end Arthur Jones (thigh), linebacker Ray Lewis (triceps), linebacker Albert McClellan (shoulder/thigh), left tackle Kelechi Osemele (knee), safety Ed Reed (shoulder), cornerback Jimmy Smith (abdomen), receiver Torrey Smith (knee) and linebacker Terrell Suggs (biceps).

The Colts held out linebacker Dwight Freeney along with linebacker Pat Angerer (illness), defensive tackle Kellen Heard (illness) and guard Joe Reitz (concussion).

Freeney's absence is listed as non-injury related.