Owings Mills, MD (SportsNetwork.com) - Baltimore running back Ray Rice will be
a game-time decision to play Sunday against the Texans because of a left hip
flexor strain, Ravens coach John Harbaugh said Friday.
Rice didn't practice this week after going down near the end of Sunday's win
over the Browns and was listed as doubtful on the injury report.
If Rice was healthy, Harbaugh said "there's no question" he could play despite
"When guys like that don't play because they haven't practiced, it's because
they're not ready physically," said Harbaugh. "It's not because we have some
kind of rule around here like that. It has to do with how ready a guy is to
Rice, 26, wasn't touched before he fell to the ground on a run in the fourth
quarter. He had 13 carries for 36 yards and a fumble before leaving. The
Ravens scored a touchdown on the drive after he was injured and won the game
Harbaugh said defensive lineman Chris Canty would also be a game-time decision
with a thigh injury. Canty was listed as doubtful to play.
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