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Ravens tight end Maxx Williams a surprise nonparticipant for Saturday's game vs. Bills

Despite practicing all week, tight end Maxx Williams will not play in the Ravens' game against the Buffalo Bills at M&T Bank Stadium on Saturday night. Williams, who is second on the team in receiving yards with 51 on three catches, was not dressed for pregame warmups.

Ravens wide receiver Breshad Perriman has not been on the field since Aug. 1 when he strained his right hamstring.

The offense will play without nine other members: offensive tackles Ronnie Stanley (unspecified) and Stephane Nembot (knee); guards Alex Lewis (torn labrum in left shoulder) and rookie Nico Siragusa (torn ACL, MCL and PCL in left knee); wide receivers Breshad Perriman (strained right hamstring) and rookie Tim White (torn thumb ligaments); running backs Kenneth Dixon (torn meniscus in left knee) and Danny Woodhead (hamstring); and quarterback Joe Flacco (back).

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The defense missed five members: cornerbacks Brandon Boykin (undisclosed), Maurice Canady (torn cartilage in knee) and rookie Marlon Humphrey (hamstring), and inside linebackers Albert McClellan (undisclosed) and rookie Donald Payne (hamstring).

End zone: Undrafted rookie Ricky Ortiz was the first fullback to enter the game for the Ravens. Kamalei Correa started at his usual weak-side linebacker position and alternated defensive series with Patrick Onwuasor. … General manager Ozzie Newsome hugged former Ravens and current Buffalo Bills quarterback Tyrod Taylor during pregame warmups. Taylor, who was drafted by the Ravens in the sixth round in 2011, spent four seasons with the Ravens before joining the Bills in 2015. … In addition to Taylor, Buffalo cornerback Shareece Wright, guard Vladimir Ducasse, kicker Steven Hauschka and wide receiver Jeremy Butler returned to Baltimore after playing for the Ravens. Harbaugh and several other coaches greeted three former Ravens and current Bills assistant coaches in defensive coordinator Leslie Frazier, offensive coordinator Rick Dennison and offensive line coach Juan Castillo. … Buffalo played without starting defensive tackle Marcell Dareus, who was sent home after violating a team rule. … Cornerback Brandon Carr, strong safety Tony Jefferson, Anthony Levine Sr., Jeremy Maclin and right guard Marshal Yanda represented the Ravens for the pregame coin toss.

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