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Injury questions bother Harbaugh

Ravens coach John Harbaugh got a little testy with reporters when they asked about which injured players would suit up for Thursday's preseason opener against the Washington Redskins.

When Harbaugh stepped up to the microphone, a reporter asked if anyone has been ruled out for Thursday.

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"You know the guys," he said. "It's not hard to figure out."

Another reporter inquired about linebacker Terrell Suggs. Harbaugh explained that Suggs' heel injury wasn't a major one but described it as "nagging."

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"It's one of those things where we're not going to put him out there and bruise it any further," Harbaugh said. "He'll be out here soon."

When a reporter followed up about the status of safety Ed Reed, Harbaugh tersely responded, "You can't ask all these questions about who is going to play, but you'll see on Thursday night who is going to play. I don't know what the news story is. As far as Ed Reed goes, when he takes the red jersey off, it's because Joe Flacco knowing exactly where he's at. It's strategic on Ed's part."

As far as the injuries, tight end Todd Heap (lower back), offensive tackle Jared Gaither (neck) and receiver Demetrius Williams (hamstring) all said that they expect to play. Suggs and receiver Mark Clayton (hamstring) are not expected to suit up. Guards Ben Grubbs (ankle) and Marshal Yanda (knee), defensive tackle Trevor Pryce (foot) and special teams ace Brendon Ayanbadejo (toe) are questionable.


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