Ravens rookie wide receiver Marquise “Hollywood” Brown and inside linebacker Patrick Onwuasor have been listed as questionable and are game-time decisions for Sunday’s divisional game against the Cincinnati Bengals, coach John Harbaugh announced Friday.

Tight end Mark Andrews (shoulder) is also questionable but was a full participant in Friday’s practice.


Cornerback Jimmy Smith (knee) has been ruled out and will miss his fifth straight game.

Brown and Onwuasor missed their third straight practice Friday, putting their availability for Sunday’s home matchup in question.

Both players did not practice this week after injuring their ankles in Sunday’s overtime win over the Pittsburgh Steelers. Brown, the team’s leading receiver (326 yards) headed to the locker room in the second quarter and missed about one quarter of play. Onwuasor, the team’s leading tackler, played 89.7% of the defensive snaps despite being hobbled.

“We’ll see how [what] they can do on Sunday morning and if they can go, they go,” Harbaugh said. “I thought they’d practice today.”

Harbaugh on Monday said Brown’s injury was “nothing serious” and that he should be fine going forward.

If Brown, who has yet to miss a regular-season game after rehabilitating from Lisfranc (foot) surgery in the offseason, can’t play, receivers Seth Roberts and Miles Boykin would likely see a bigger role in the offense. Second-year player Jaleel Scott could also be active for the first time this season.

L.J. Fort, who made his Ravens debut Sunday, could see more time for an injured Onuwasor, who moved back to weak-side linebacker with the addition of Josh Bynes. Kenny Young, who was a healthy scratch last week, and Chris Board, who has contributed primarily on special teams, are also options.

The Bengals already ruled out six players, including defensive end Carlos Dunlap and offensive tackles Andre Smith and Cordy Glenn.

Star wide receiver A.J. Green also will not suit up Sunday after returning to practice this week for the first time since tearing ligaments in his ankle during training camp.

Harbaugh confident in Young, Board despite demotion

After vying during the offseason for the second inside linebacker spot next to Onwuasor, Young and Board have seen diminished roles on defense.

Board appeared to have an edge on Young during the summer, but Young got the nod once the regular season began. After struggling stopping the run, Young was supplanted by Bynes, who signed last week.

With Onuwasor’s game status up in the air, the two young players could receive another opportunity to prove they deserve defensive snaps.

“They understand. They just keep fighting and working hard,” Harbaugh said of Young and Board. “I’m sure that they want to have a bigger role, absolutely, and they’re competitive guys. But the attitude has stayed positive. They want to help us win. They want to practice well. They both practiced really well again. So that will just shake itself out as we go on.”

Extra points

>> Defensive tackle Jihad Ward, who signed with the team Monday, is “an option for Sunday," Harbaugh said.


>> Former Ravens quarterback Tony Banks and defensive tackle Haloti Ngata have been named finalists for the Polynesian Football Hall of Fame Class of 2020.