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Andre Gurode made his third straight start for Grubbs, who has been bothered by strained ligaments in a toe on his right foot. Grubbs returned to practice on Wednesday and Thursday on a limited basis, but he did not practice on Friday and was listed as questionable by the team.
The Ravens also deactivated guard/tackle Mark LeVoir and outside linebacker Sergio Kindle. The team had already ruled out cornerbacks Chris Carr (left hamstring) and rookie Jimmy Smith (high left ankle sprain), wide receiver Lee Evans (left ankle) and strong safety Tom Zbikowski (post-concussion symptoms) after Friday's practice.
The Texans deactivated fullback James Casey (strained pectoral). The team also scratched quarterback T.J. Yates, wide receiver Trindon Holliday, cornerback Brandon Harris, guard Thomas Austin and offensive tackle Andrew Gardner. Houston had already ruled out five-time Pro Bowl wide receiver Andre Johnson (right hamstring) on Friday. Jacoby Jones made his second straight start at wide receiver. Lawrence Vickers started at fullback. … Outside linebacker Jarret Johnson, Leach and Pollard represented the Ravens for the coin toss. … A moment of silence was observed for Patricia Breslin Modell, the late wife of former Ravens and Browns owner Art Modell, who died Wednesday at the age of 80.
Baltimore Sun reporter Ken Murray contributed to this article.