After missing the last two days of practice, linebacker Terrell Suggs and defensive tackle Haloti Ngata both returned to the practice field today.
Suggs has been limited by a knee injury and Ngata a thigh injury, but head coach John Harbaugh said that the last two days of rest helped those two, and he expects to have both Pro Bowl defensive players on Sunday in the Ravens playoff game against the Chiefs.
"I think it's been good for them," Harbaugh said. "I feel good about them, I do. I think we'll be OK."
Suggs said that he injured his knee in the first quarter of Sunday's win over the Bengals when he was cut on a reverse.
"I feel alright," Suggs said. "I thought I'd practice and see how it is, see how I felt. But right now it's about 50/50. I guess I'm going to let coach decide what to do come Sunday."
Despite those comments, it's hard to imagine Suggs missing Sunday's game. He played basically with one arm in the AFC Championship game two years ago, and should tough out the knee injury and play against the Chiefs this weekend.
The Ravens had a number of players banged up this week, and so Harbaugh didn't run very physical practices. His plan was to give guys that needed rest a day or two off while still getting in as much work as the Ravens needed to in preparation for the Chiefs.
"It wasn't a very physical week of practice at all," Harbaugh said. "It was a physical game against the Bengals. I think we understand where we're at this time of year and what we're trying to get accomplished.
"I think you try to use common sense. Different guys are in different places with what they have to get done, tweaks they might have or just trying to get guys as ready as they can be. It's a long season, lot of practices, a lot of real physical games. We prepared really hard. I think our guys had a great week and we'll be ready to play on Sunday."