Entire roster practicing as Ravens prepare for AFC championship

January 18, 2012 | Luke Jones

OWINGS MILLS, Md. — The Ravens continue to be blessed with health in the postseason as the entire 53-man roster was present and working during Wednesday’s practice.

As they continue preparations for the conference championship game against the New England Patriots, the Ravens have no significant injury concerns for Sunday, especially with safety Ed Reed practicing without any apparent incident after turning his left ankle on the final defensive snap of Sunday’s game.

“Everybody’s been working hard the last couple days,” coach John Harbaugh said prior to Wednesday’s workout. “[It] looks like we’re in pretty good shape. There will be one or two guys that will be close, but I feel pretty good about where we’re at with that.”

Right tackle Michael Oher was practicing despite having his knee wrapped following Sunday’s game, and defensive tackle Arthur Jones confirmed in the locker room that he was fine after limping off the field at one point on sunday. Linebackers Jameel McClain (sprained MCL) and Brendon Ayanbadejo (quadriceps) were both practicing after making it through the Houston game without incident.

Players in the locker room were sporting “Ball So Hard” t-shirts, courtesy of linebacker Terrell Suggs. The shirts included the players’ numbers and were in their college colors.

The Ravens announced they’ve signed guard Garrett Chisholm to the practice squad to take Josh Byne’s spot after the rookie linebacker was promoted to the 53-man roster last weekend. Chisholm played his collegiate ball at South Carolina.

Needless to say, the Monday radio interview given by safety Ed Reed that was critical about Joe Flacco and the Baltimore offense was the hop topic of discussion around the facility. I’ll have more on the reaction later at WNST.net, but you can hear from John Harbaugh, Joe Flacco, Ray Lewis, Terrell Suggs, and Ray Rice right here.

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