Pollard returns but Yanda, Ngata out

Pollard returns but Yanda, Ngata out
December 26, 2012, 8:00 pm
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The most glaring addition to the Ravens’ injury report Wednesday is that linebacker Ray Lewis is on it.

Lewis (triceps), who has been practicing with the team in recent weeks, was activated before the regular-season finale at the Cincinnati Bengals in order to be available in the playoffs.

Lewis was a full participant in practice along with safety Bernard Pollard (ribs), who has missed the last two games, linebacker Dannell Ellerbe (ankle), receiver Jacoby Jones (ankle), end Pernell McPhee (groin), tight end Dennis Pitta (knee), safety Ed Reed (shoulder), cornerback Jimmy Smith (groin) and linebacker Terrell Suggs (biceps). 

The Ravens were missing defensive tackle Haloti Ngata (knee) and guard Marshal Yanda (shoulder/knee) as neither practiced.

Anquan Boldin (shoulder) was hurt in Sunday’s 33-14 win vs. the New York Giants and a limited participant Wednesday along with receiver Tandon Doss (ankle), fullback Vonta Leach (ankle), linebacker Albert McClellan (shoulder/thing) and end Arthur Jones (thigh).

Although Reed was hit with a personal foul penalty in the Giants game for a helmet-to-helmet hit on Victor Cruz, he was with the team and hasn’t been suspended by the NFL.

He already has two violations in three seasons and a third during that span could result in an automatic one-game penalty and loss of a week’s salary ($423,000).

Ellerbe feels OK after playing for the first time since Nov. 25. He'd missed all three games of the Ravens' three-game losing streak before the win vs. the Giants.

"The ankle, it held up," said Ellerbe, who had a sack of Eli Manning negated by an offsides call on Suggs. "I'm not going to say it's 100% but it's good enough to go."