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Who's Playing, Who's Not vs. Bengals


The Ravens will wait until Sunday to decide if rookie wide receiver Marquise Brown (ankle) and inside linebacker Patrick Onwuasor (ankle) will play against the Cincinnati Bengals.

Neither Brown nor Onwuasor practiced this week and are listed as questionable on Friday's injury report. However, Head Coach John Harbaugh is hopeful Brown and Onwuasor will be in the lineup.

"They'll both be game-time decisions," Harbaugh said. "We'll see how they do Sunday morning. If they can go, they go. I thought they'd practice today, so we'll see how they are Sunday."

Brown suffered his injury making a superb leaping 11-yard touchdown catch against the Pittsburgh Steelers in Week 5. He was hit hard on the play by Steelers cornerback Joe Haden but held onto the football.

As the team's top deep threat with 21 catches for 326 yards and three touchdowns, Brown's presence forces secondaries to protect against the deep ball, creating opportunities underneath for other receivers. If Brown can't play, it could mean larger roles for receivers Willie Snead IV (12 catches, two touchdowns), Seth Roberts (seven catches) and Miles Boykin (five catches, two touchdowns).

Onwuasor leads the Ravens in tackles (29) and played his best game of the season against Pittsburgh after switching from middle linebacker to weakside linebacker. The debut of Josh Bynes in the starting lineup at middle linebacker allowed Onwuasor to return to his natural position. Onwuasor's uncertain status could mean the return of second-year linebacker Kenny Young to Sunday's active list. Young was inactive for the first time in his career in Pittsburgh.

Tight end Mark Andrews (shoulder) is also listed as questionable, but he was a full participant in Friday's practice. Andrews was dealing with a foot problem, and came down hard on his shoulder in Pittsburgh. He has not missed a game.

Veteran cornerback Jimmy Smith (knee) is out and will miss his fifth straight game. Outside linebacker Pernell McPhee sat out Friday's practice for non-injury reasons.

Dunlap Won't Play Sunday, Adding to Bengals' Long Injury List

Six players for the Cincinnati Bengals have been ruled out for Sunday's game, including two-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Carlos Dunlap (knee). Dunlap was added to the injury report Thursday as a limited participant and he did not practice Friday.

The Bengals have struggled to defend the run all season, ranked 31st in the league in run defense. Dunlap's absence will make it more challenging for the Bengals to stop Baltimore's potent rushing attack, as well as get after quarterback Lamar Jackson.

Pro Bowl wide receiver A.J. Green (ankle) is still out, not ready to return from an injury that has kept him sidelined all season.

Cincinnati's offensive line is also depleted. Starting left tackle Cordy Glenn (concussion) is out, along with his replacement in offensive tackle Andre Smith (ankle). Defensive tackle Ryan Glasgow (thigh) and defensive end Kerry Wynn (concussion) are also out, while starting safety Shawn Williams (thigh) is questionable.

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