Welcome back from the bye week, everybody. We've got Ravens football today.
Is it just me, or does that Bills game two weeks back feel like it happened a year and a half ago?
I bet Fabian Washington and the Ravens' defensive backs agree with me, at least.
As expected, wide receiver Donte' Stallworth is active today and will make his 2010 debut after missing the first seven games with a broken foot.
Stallworth will get worked in on offense, but I would be surprised to see him handle any punt returns today. My guess is the Ravens give him a little time to get settled before throwing him into the fire.
Here are the Ravens' inactives today:
S Ken Hamlin, S Tom Zbikowski, LB Dannell Ellerbe, T Scott Kooistra, DT Arthur Jones, TE Dennis Pitta, DT Brandon McKinney, and DT Lamar Divens.
It's interesting to see McKinney among the inactives after he had started the last four games, including three at defensive end.
McKinney was not on the injury report at all this week, so his absence is likely not injury-related.
In addition to Stallworth, one other name you don't see among the Ravens' inactives in Tavares Gooden, who will play today after missing the last five games with a shoulder injury. Ellerbe is the unlucky linebacker to end up on the outside looking in today.
Here are the Dolphins' inactives:
WR Marlon Moore, QB Tyler Thigpen, S Reshad Jones, S Nate Ness, DE Clifton Geathers, T Patrick Brown, T Lydon Murtha and TE Mickey Shuler.
Sean Smith with start at cornerback in place of Jason Allen for the Dolphins today.
Back with more notes in a bit.