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Ravens rookie OL Tyre Phillips active, starts at right guard in season-opening win over Browns

Ravens rookie offensive lineman Tyre Phillips (ankle) and cornerback Jimmy Smith (back spasms) were both active for Sunday’s 38-6 win over the Cleveland Browns at M&T Bank Stadium.

Phillips, who started at right guard over veteran D.J. Fluker, missed Thursday’s practice but was a full participant Friday. Smith, who’s expected to contribute this season in a hybrid cornerback-safety role, was a late addition to the injury report Sunday morning, listed as questionable, but took part in light drills two hours before kickoff.

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Phillips helped the Ravens rush for 107 yards and two touchdowns, both by fellow rookie J.K. Dobbins, on 30 carries. Lamar Jackson was sacked twice and completed 20 of 25 pass attempts for 275 yards and three touchdowns.

Smith finished with one tackle, occasionally playing deep safety and even covering a tight end in the slot on one third-down pass play.

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Quarterback Trace McSorley, wide receiver Chris Moore (finger), rookie safety Geno Stone, running back Justice Hill (thigh), rookie guard Ben Bredeson and rookie defensive tackle Justin Madubuike (knee) were inactive.

Safety Jordan Richards, who on Saturday was promoted from the practice squad to the active roster, was active.

The Browns played without two starters in cornerback Greedy Williams (shoulder) and linebacker Mack Wilson (knee). Wide receiver Donovan Peoples-Jones, cornerback Kevin Johnson (liver), offensive tackle Chris Hubbard (ankle) and defensive end Joe Jackson were also inactive.

Starting center J.C. Tretter (knee), who was limited in practice this week, was active.

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