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Two Ravens starters returned to the practice field on Thursday, as wideout Derrick Mason and linebacker Jarret Johnson suited up as limited participants.
Mason, donning his No. 9 practice jersey, is suffering from a neck injury, while Johnson is dealing with a shoulder injury.
Cornerback Chris Carr (groin) was also limited.
Left tackle Jared Gaither (neck) and receiver Demetrius Williams (illness) were held out of the session.
For the second day in a row, safety Ed Reed (knee), linebacker Tavares Gooden (shoulder) and defensive tackle Haloti Ngata (back) were listed on the injury report as full participants.
The Cincinnati Bengals have a quartet of starters on their injury report.
Defensive tackles Domata Peko (chest) and Tank Johnson (foot) were limited, as was linebacker Rey Maualuga (knee). Running back Cedric Benson (hip) fully participated.
Linebacker Rashad Jeanty (finger) did not practice, and rookie tackle Andre Smith (foot) is ruled out for Sunday.
Also limited were safeties Kyries Hebert (hip) and Chinedum Ndukwe (hamstring), while cornerback David Jones (foot) and safety Roy Williams (forearm) were full, as well.