Live from Owings Mills: Cody returns to practice, Yanda still sidelined

August 14, 2011 | Luke Jones

OWINGS MILLS, Md. — As the Ravens hit the practice field late Sunday afternoon, defensive tackle Terrence Cody returned after being sidelined Saturday with a minor ankle injury.

However, starting right guard Marshal Yanda was again missing as he continues to deal with back spasms. Maligned offensive lineman Oniel Cousins is once again working at right guard with rookie Jah Reid assuming duties at right tackle with the first offense.

A day after returning to the practice field after dealing with a hamstring injury throughout training camp, receiver James Hardy was not practicing. At 6-foot-5, the 25-year-old Hardy appeared to have a good chance to crack the 53-man roster — especially after the Ravens failed in their effort to sign San Diego wideout Malcom Floyd — but his chances continue to fade as he can’t stay on the field.

Safety Ed Reed was present on the field but not dressed to practice, indicating the 32-year-old was taking the day off as he has on a few occasions this summer. He was doing some individual work with the other defensive backs while wearing his jersey, shorts, and a ball cap.

Others not practicing included receiver David Reed (physically-unable-to-perform list – wrist), running back Damien Berry (undisclosed), offensive lineman Brady Bond (left leg), and center Matt Birk (knee surgery).

With Ramon Harewood’s return to practice on Saturday, Reed is the only player remaining on the active PUP list.

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