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Ravens: Ray Rice appears likely to miss Sunday's game vs. Bills

OWINGS MILLS - The Ravens may be without Pro Bowl running back Ray Rice for at least one more game.
Rice appeared to be on track to being available for Sunday's game against the Buffalo Bills, but it now looks likely that Rice will be sidelined for the second straight game as he continues to work back from the strained hip flexor he suffered against the Cleveland Browns in Week 2.
Rice practiced on a limited basis for the third straight day Friday, but Baltimore coach John Harbaugh and Rice both seemed skeptical regarding Rice's chances of playing when speaking after practice.
Rice is officially listed as questionable for the game, but Harbaugh said prior to the injury report being released that there was a chance that Rice could be listed as doubtful.
"Barring a setback, there's a chance that I could be out there on Sunday," Rice said. "I just obviously have to go out there and warmup and see how it feels out there and let the coaches make the decision from there."
Rice did say that it was encouraging to make it through a full week of practice.
"There's no way I would go out to practice without being able to practice," Rice said. "I'm not just a standing monument out there. So, what I did was, I pushed myself to a limit where I would feel was good enough ... and I was able to go throughout the week.
"The biggest thing with my kind of injury is more just your leg getting tired. It's not where it's at physically. It's more the fatigueness of it, so I was able to sustain a whole level of practice ... so that was a good sign."
If Rice is unable to go, Bernard Pierce, as he did last week, will handle the majority of the workload against Buffalo and a Bills run defense that ranks among the worst in the NFL.

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