’ insistence that the wide receiver could start, the Ravens have ruled him out for Sunday’s road contest against the
A left ankle injury that has troubled him since the preseason prevented Evans from practicing this week, and Evans joins wide receiver
(left shoulder strain) and rookie cornerback
(high left ankle sprain) as three players who will sit out Sunday’s game.
Evans’ absence could pave the way for rookie
to make his first career start. Fellow rookies
could also be in the mix.
Despite missing three consecutive practices, starting left guard
is listed as questionable. Grubbs did not play in Sunday’s loss to the
after straining ligaments in his toe.
, who was limited all week by a left hamstring injury, is also questionable.
Three starters in center
(left knee), defensive end
(toe) and nose tackle
are probable. Birk practiced fully for the second straight day, while Redding and Cody were limited for the second consecutive day.
For the Rams, running back
(strained left quadriceps) is listed as questionable after practicing on a limited basis for the second straight day.
Starting outside linebacker
(groin) is questionable, as are running back Carnell Williams (hamstring) and defensive end
Starting wide receiver
is listed as doubtful even though he has not practiced this week because of a dislocated left
(calf) and rookie wide receiver