Instead, they'll try to exploit the emergency presence of struggling Steelers third-string quarterback
Batch, 37, uncorked three interceptions last week in a loss to the
"We're ready for whoever they put out there," Ravens defensive end
"Batch's a good player. He's been in the league for a long time. He knows how to win. If he didn't, he wouldn't be the backup quarterback. We're ready to face him."
The last time the Ravens played the Steelers without Roethlisberger in the lineup two weeks ago, they won a taut 13-10 thriller where Pittsburgh backup quarterback
The Steelers have now lost both of the games Roethlisberger has missed this season.
"We have a great game plan regardless of who's at the helm and playing quarterback," cornerback
Prior to Roethlisberger being ruled out, Ravens coach
"I'm expecting to see Willis Reed come jogging down the tunnel," Harbaugh said. "I tried it with the players. Most of them didn't know Willis Reed, so it didn't go over."
Ravens starting inside linebacker
Ellerbe acknowledged he was extremely limited Friday when he returned to practice after missing the previous two days because of a right foot and ankle injury suffered against the
"We'll see how it feels," Ellerbe said. "It's going to be a game-time. I'm getting better every day."
Ellerbe said the
"I'm ready to go," said Ellerbe, who also has a knee injury, a broken thumb and a sprained thumb. "It went slow. I didn't do nothing today. .. The swelling, they say it's looking good. It's just the strength. I didn't turn it, somebody fell on it. I can't stop that."
If Ellerbe is unable to play or handle a full workload, special-teams ace
"We definitely need Ellerbe on this championship run," Ayanbadejo said. "But if my name is called I'll always be ready."
Ravens tight end
The following players are probable for Baltimore: wide receiver
McPhee has missed the past four games with Jones starting in his place.
Boldin fined, Pollard isn't
Ravens wide receiver Anquan Boldin was fined $7,875 for his unnecessary roughness penalty against the San Diego Chargers, according to
While Boldin wasn't fined for his crushing, legal block on Chargers safety
Boldin threw Chargers cornerback
Meanwhile, strong safety Bernard Pollard wasn't fined for his penalty after being flagged for a helmet-to-helmet hit on a defenseless receiver for his collision with Chargers wide receiver
Replays showed that Pollard actually led with his shoulder, but the penalty gave the Chargers a first down and a
"I know how to play football," Pollard said. "When I'm right, I'm right."
Retired Ravens offensive tackle
The first draft pick in franchise history prior to the Ravens' inaugural season in 1996, Ogden joins the following five first-year candidates: offensive lineman
The Ravens won a
Modell later sold his majority interest to Anne Arundel County businessman
Ogden was regarded as the best left offensive tackle in his era, stonewalling pass rushers with his nimble feet and massive 6-foot-9, 340-pound frame.
Ogden is considered a lock to make the Hall of Fame as a first-ballot candidate, but Modell faces a more difficult road to induction.
The last time Modell was a finalist was in 2001. He has been a semifinalist the past four years.