Could this be the week Deonte Thompson returns?
Wednesday marked the first day the second-year receiver practiced in any capacity with his teammates since spraining his foot in the preseason opener against Tampa Bay. A week ago, Thompson said he was close to returning but that he wasn't able to practice.
Now might be his chance to step back into the Ravens' lineup. With the struggles the receiving corps has endured thus far, it could definitely use another body to work in the rotation.
Another positive sign for Baltimore is seeing rookie defensive tackle Brandon Williams getting some practice reps after dealing with the toe injury since the latter portion of the preseason.
For the Texans, Ed Reed was a limited participant. It appears the Ravens players, some of which are still close with Reed, are expecting their former teammate to play Sunday afternoon. Reed missed Houston's first two games due to his hip injury.
<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Vonta leach on ed reed 'he's definitely playing' lardarius webb 'he's going to be out there he's been saving himself for this game'</p>— Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) <a href="https://twitter.com/RavensInsider/statuses/380364955888799745">September 18, 2013</a></blockquote>
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Here's the full injury report:
OUT: Jacoby Jones (knee)
DID NOT PARTICIPATE: LB Arthur Brown (chest), CB Chykie Brown (knee), DE Chris Canty (thigh), C Ryan Jensen (foot), RB Ray Rice (hip).
LIMITED PARTICIPATION: WR Deonte Thompson (foot), DT Brandon Williams (toe).
DID NOT PARTICIPATE: LT Duane Brown (toe), WR Andre Johnson (concussion).
LIMITED PARTICIPATION: TE Owen Daniels (rest - not injury related), CB Jonathan Joseph (rest - not injury related), FS Ed Reed (hip), LG Wade Smith (knee).
FULL PARTICIPATION: LB Brian Cushing (knee), RB Arian Foster (calf/chest), TE Garrett Graham (hip/groin), LB Joe Mays (quad), CB Brice McCain (knee), C Chris Meyers (back), RT Derek Newton (knee/calf), WR DeVier Posey (achilles/foot), LB Darryl Sharpton (hip).
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