Ravens Healthy Following Much-Needed Bye Week


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The Baltimore Ravens are a much healthier team following their first-round bye. Head coach John Harbaugh predicted every injured player

will be able to play in Sunday”s divisional-round postseason game against the Houston Texans, according to Aaron Wilson of .

The Ravens have complied an extensive list of injuries that include: inside linebackers Jameel McClain (sprained medial collateral ligament) and Brendon Ayanbadejo (sprained quadriceps), offensive guard Marshal Yanda (bruised ribs, loose cartilage, thigh contusion), wide receiver Anquan Boldin (torn meniscus), cornerback Jimmy Smith, safety Tom Zbikowski and inside linebacker Dannell Ellerbe (concussions).

“From an injury perspective, we look good,” Harbaugh said Monday, via . “We anticipate everybody playing in the game.”

As for middle linebacker Ray Lewis, who has been battling through the effects of a right turf toe injury, Harbaugh implied that Lewis has fully recovered from the injury.

“He looks great,” Harbaugh said. “He’s 100 percent. Any report to the contrary is absolutely untrue. His toe is 100 percent, has been for a couple weeks.”

The Ravens earned a first-round bye after defeating the Cincinnati Bengals, 24-16, to wrap up their first AFC North title since the 2006 season.