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Joe Reitz

Ravens prove John Harbaugh's decision fruitful

Ravens prove John Harbaugh's decision fruitful

Coach John Harbaugh’s decision to rest many of his starters before and during Sunday’s 23-17 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals might have been a heady move based on the participation numbers at Wednesday’s practice. Every player was present and accounted for in practice. That includes the six starters who were deactivated prior to Sunday’s contest. Inside linebacker Ray Lewis (torn right triceps), outside linebacker Terrell Suggs (torn right biceps) and wide receiver Anquan Boldin (bruised left shoulder) fully participated. Defensive tackle Haloti Ngata (shoulder/knee), right guard Marshal Yanda (sprained right ankle) and strong safety Bernard Pollard (ribs) were...