A sprained right ankle forced
Yanda declined to put a percentage on his return for Sunday’s regular-season home finale against the
"We'll see what happens," he said prior to Wednesday's practice. "We're going to test it out this week and see how it feels."
Yanda, who was replaced in the Ravens’ 34-17 loss to the
"It seems like every day that you get, it gets a little better," he said. "I went out there and did the [Wednesday morning walkthrough] and stuff and felt all right. So we'll see."
The team could use Yanda against a Giants defense that has collected 32 sacks thus far. For his part, Yanda said he was itching to play against the Broncos.
"I'm a guy that usually plays, no matter what," he said. "So it's tough to watch, not being out there. No matter what the outcome of the game was, just not being out there with the guys was tough."
Another starter, inside linebacker
"My status is hopeful," he said. "I'm hoping to play. I felt good out there in the walkthrough. So I'm going to wait until later in the week to see how it feels."
Despite running during pre-game warm-ups Sunday, Ellerbe said he wasn't close to returning.