The Ravens suffered their second major injury of the season as cornerback Fabian Washington is expected to sit out the rest of the season with a torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee.

Washington suffered the injury during the fourth quarter of the team's 17-15 loss to the Indianapolis Colts when he lowered his shoulder in an attempt to force running back Joseph Addai out of bounds. Washington appeared to land on his left leg awkwardly and had to be carried off the field.

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Washington, who was using crutches after the game, is scheduled to undergo a magnetic resonance imaging exam sometime today, but the Ravens are preparing for the worst.

"It looks like he has an ACL tear," coach John Harbaugh said during his weekly news conference. "We'll find out later today. Maybe the MRI will come back and tell us something different, but as of right now, we're proceeding as if he'll be done for the season."

Conventional wisdom would seem to suggest that rookie Lardarius Webb would be promoted to starter, but Harbaugh declined to name a starter just yet.

"Lardarius is going to be a big part of the plans," he said. "I'm not sure exactly how we're going to set that up right now. Of course, Chris Carr is in the mix, and Frank Walker's in the mix, and we'll see if we bring somebody else in at corner to kind of bolster us up a little bit. But we'll be sharing the duty a little bit with that. obviously, Lardarius has played well, so he'll be a part of that."

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