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The list of players not expected to play in tonight's Ravens preseason home opener against the Minnesota Vikings has been released, and what's notable is who's starting.

Cornerback Fabian Washington will start in place of Samari Rolle with Frank Walker filling in for Chris McAlister (right knee). Washington, who recorded two interceptions in the Ravens' 16-15 win against the New England Patriots last Thursday, had been limited to individual drills since that exhibition due to what coach John Harbaugh called "neck spasms."

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Despite suffering a left leg injury, Rolle has not been ruled out of tonight's game. In addition to McAlister, the following Ravens are expected to be sidelined: tight ends Todd Heap (right calf), Daniel Wilcox (toe) and Aaron Walker (left knee); offensive tackles Adam Terry (sprained left ankle) and Jared Gaither (right ankle); defensive tackles Kelly Gregg (arthroscopic knee surgery) and Kelly Talavou (sprained shoulder); linebackers Terrell Suggs (unexcused absence) and Dan Cody (right foot); wide receivers Demetrius Williams (physically unable to perform list) and rookie Patrick Carter (dislocated shoulder); free safety Ed Reed (undisclosed); running back Willis McGahee (arthroscopic knee surgery); and cornerback David Pittman (undisclosed).

On defense, Justin Bannan and Dwan Edwards will start in place of Gregg and Haloti Ngata (sprained right medial collateral ligament); Antwan Barnes will fill in for Suggs; and Jim Leonhard will replace Reed.

On offense, Chad Slaughter and Mike Kracalik will start at left and right tackles, respectively; rookie Ray Rice will fill in for McGahee; and Adam Bergen will replace Heap.

The only injury of note for the Vikings is former Maryland free safety Madieu Williams, who is out for as many as six weeks with a neck injury. Rookie Tyrell Johnson will start in place of Williams.

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