Four potential Ravens starters were back at practice Wednesday, the first session open to reporters in nearly a week.
Cornerback Marlon Humphrey (ankle), wide receivers Sammy Watkins and Marquise “Hollywood” Brown (hamstring) and tight end Nick Boyle (knee) were all participating in positional drills, as was reserve running back Justice Hill (ankle).
Watkins and Brown “looked good,” coach John Harbaugh said. “It’s good to have them back, and we’re going to work now.”
Left tackle Ronnie Stanley, right guard Kevin Zeitler, wide receiver Rashod Bateman (groin) and cornerback Jimmy Smith (ankle) were not participating. Wide receiver Miles Boykin (hamstring) continued his rehabilitation on another field.
Harbaugh said Monday that he didn’t expect Boyle, who has had two operations since his season-ending knee injury, to be ready for the team’s regular-season opener against the Las Vegas Raiders on Sept. 13. Harbaugh said he is “very hopeful” that Smith will return to practice next week.
At 4 p.m. Wednesday, teams can designate players for injured reserve, which would sideline them until at least Week 4 and open a spot on the 53-man roster for another player. Teams aren’t required to submit injury reports until next week.