Ravens' injured starters are playing

November, 10, 2013
BALTIMORE -- The Baltimore Ravens had three starters on defense listed as questionable, and all are playing against the AFC North-leading Cincinnati Bengals.

Cornerback Jimmy Smith (groin), linebacker Daryl Smith (thigh) and safety James Ihedigbo (toe) are all active after missing practice time this week. Jimmy Smith and Daryl Smith sat out practices Wednesday and Thursday, but returned to the field Friday. Ihedigbo was injured during Friday's practice.

The Ravens also announced A.Q. Shipley will start for Kelechi Osemele (injured reserve) for a second straight game.

Here is the Ravens' complete inactive list: CB Asa Jackson, S Omar Brown, RB Bernard Scott, C Ryan Jensen, WR Brandon Stokley (groin), LB John Simon and DT Brandon Williams.

Jamison Hensley

ESPN Ravens reporter



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