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"We’re going to have to monitor him really closely, because … he hasn’t played a lot of football in the last couple years,” coach John Harbaugh said. “He has played maybe three or four weeks of training camp since he got here two years ago. (Kevin Richardson)

The Ravens officially activated defensive end Brent Urban to the 53-man roster. He takes the roster spot of running back Justin Forsett, who was placed on season-ending injured reserve after he broke his arm in Sunday's victory over the St. Louis Rams.

Urban has been practicing the past three weeks while on injured reserve with a designation to return list. The Ravens had to decide this week whether to move him to the active roster or have him finish the season on injured reserve. Ravens coach John Harbaugh said Wednesday that Urban would be activated.

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"He's done a really good job," Harbaugh said. "He's worked hard, he looks good. It's going to be exciting to see him in real action at some point in time, and see how he does because he hasn't played that much. But he's practiced very well."

Harbaugh did say that just because Urban will be on the roster doesn't mean that he'll play Monday against the Cleveland Browns and make his NFL debut. The Ravens are pretty deep along the defensive line although they'll want to get a longer look at Urban at some point this season.

A fourth-round pick in 2014 out of the University of Virginia, Urban missed his entire rookie season because of a knee injury sustained early in training camp. He tore his biceps in this year's camp, keeping him off the active roster for the first 10 games.

The Ravens also announced that they have added offensive lineman Marcel Jones to the practice squad and released wide receiver Daniel Brown. With center Jeremy Zuttah out for the season and left tackle Eugene Monroe (shoulder) and left guard Kelechi Osemele (knee) dealing with injuries, the Ravens wanted to have some insurance along the offensive line in case they have to make another roster move before Monday's game.

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