As expected, Tony Moll will start at right guard when the Ravens take on the Carolina Panthers Sunday.

The team made that official by deactivating starting right guard Chris Chester, who was hospitalized Thursday night with a skin infection. Chester had started all nine games at right guard. Moll will make his first start at that spot since Sept. 21, 2008.

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The Ravens also scratched defensive tackles Brandon McKinney, Lamar Divens and Arthur Jones, free safety Tom Zbikowski (bruised right heel), linebacker Dannell Ellerbe, wide receiver Marcus Smith and rookie tight end Dennis Pitta.Carolina will play without three starters in quarterback Jimmy Clausen (concussion), running back Jonathan Stewart (concussion) and left guard Travelle Wharton (toe). Brian St. Pierre and Mike Goodson will start at quarterback and running back, respectively, while Mackenzy Bernadeau is slated to start at left guard.

The Panthers also deactivated wide receiver Brandon LaFell, running back Tyrell Sutton, safety Marcus Hudson and defensive tackle Ed Johnson. Wide receiver Armanti Edwards is the third (emergency) quarterback. Edwards played quarterback at Appalachian State.

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