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Jeremy Zuttah is questionable to play, but indications are good

Lorenzo Taliaferro #34 of the Baltimore Ravens celebrates a touchdown in the fourth quarter with teammate Jeremy Zuttah #53 of the Baltimore Ravens against the Oakland Raiders at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on September 20, 2015 in Oakland, California.
Lorenzo Taliaferro #34 of the Baltimore Ravens celebrates a touchdown in the fourth quarter with teammate Jeremy Zuttah #53 of the Baltimore Ravens against the Oakland Raiders at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on September 20, 2015 in Oakland, California. (Ezra Shaw / Getty Images)

Jeremy Zuttah was a full participant in practice Friday, making it likely that the Ravens' starting center will play Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars.

Zuttah, who is dealing with a shoulder injury, was officially listed as questionable on the injury report. However, both he and Ravens coach John Harbaugh sounded optimistic about his chances of playing.

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"I'm going to go back and look at the tape to see how he held up extending and punching and all that kind of stuff," Harbaugh said. "We'll see how he looks, but there were no setbacks during practice that I'm aware of."

Zuttah has started 64 consecutive games in his career and he said earlier in the week that it was going to take a lot for him not to play.

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"It feels pretty good. I'm optimistic about the way it went," Zuttah said Friday. "Obviously, I've got a couple more days, so if it gets even better, that'd be great. We'll see."

If Zuttah can't go – players listed as questionable on the injury report are given a 50 percent chance to play – John Urschel would likely get his first NFL start at center. Urschel replaced an injured Zuttah in the Ravens' last game, a victory over the San Diego Chargers, and struggled on shotgun snaps. However, he's been working on it in practice and Urschel said this week that it is no longer an issue.

"Obviously, we have a lot of confidence in Urschel, so if it's not right, there's no reason to force it," Zuttah said of his shoulder. " … You've got to make sure that it's at a level where I can do my thing."

The Ravens declared rookie wide receiver Breshad Perriman (knee) out for the ninth straight game Sunday. Tight end Crockett Gillmore (shoulder), left tackle Eugene Monroe (shoulder) and cornerback Tray Walker (concussion) are all probable.

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The Jaguars ruled out wide receiver Rashad Greene (thumb) and safety James Sample (shoulder). Wide receivers Allen Hurns (foot/thigh) and Marqise Lee (hamstring) are both questionable although Hurns, who has touchdown receptions in six straight games, told Jacksonville reporters that he expects to play.

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