will be shorthanded at cornerback against the
Sunday night after deactivating
Carr’s ailing left hamstring flared up again, sidelining him for Friday’s practice after he had fully participated in Wednesday’s and Thursday’s sessions. His absence – along with that of rookie
(right knee – injured reserve) leaves the defense with just four healthy cornerbacks in starters
Gorrer could line up as the fifth defensive back in the Ravens’ nickel package or safety
could cover the Jets’ slot receiver, and
could man the strong safety position usually occupied by Zbikowski.
The offense will also play without starting left guard
, who will miss his third consecutive game due to strained ligaments in his toe. Grubbs practiced on a limited basis Thursday, but did not participate in Friday’s session.
, the five-time
center who started at left guard in last Sunday’s 37-7 shellacking of the
, will start for Grubbs.
Starting wide receiver
will sit out his second straight contest because of a left ankle injury. Rookie
, who caught five passes for 152 yards and three touchdowns in his
debut against the Rams, will start against New York.
The Ravens also scratched safety
(right posterior cruciate ligament), linebacker
(hamstring) and wide receiver
(left shoulder strain).
will be active for the first time this season.
The Jets will play without three-time Pro Bowl center
. Mangold, who has been hobbled by a high right ankle sprain, will be replaced by rookie
New York also deactivated quarterback Kevin O’Connell, wide receiver
, running back
and defensive tackle