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OWINGS MILLS — Baltimore Ravens offensive guard Keydrick Vincent is a question mark for Sunday’s regular-season finale against the Buffalo Bills after aggravating a groin injury in practice. Listed as questionable on the injury report, Vincent will be a game-time decision.
"We’ll have to see," Ravens coach Brian Billick said. "He’s moving along better. We’ll see Sunday.”
If Vincent can’t play, he would be replaced by rookie second-round draft pick Chris Chester.
That would mean two starters would be missing from the offensive line since left tackle Jonathan Ogden is expected to miss his second consecutive start with a turf toe injury after not practicing all week. Adam Terry is slated to start in his place again.
"I’m feeling a little bit better, but this sucks to get hurt again right now,” Vincent said. "I was able to do some stuff at practice, so it’s getting there."
In other injury news, wide receiver Demetrius Williams (knee) was added to the injury report Friday as probable, but is expected to be available. Reserve defensive tackle Atiyyah Ellison (shoulder) was added as questionable.
JOHN FASSEL INJURED IN ACCIDENT: Ravens assistant special teams coach John Fassel, the son of former Ravens offensive coordinator Jim Fassel, was hit by a car Friday afternoon while riding his bicycle near the team’s training complex and incurred minor injuries.
Fassel injured his elbow and suffered several other scrapes and bruises, according to team spokesman Kevin Byrne. Fassel, who was wearing a helmet, was being evaluated Friday night at a local hospital. His status for Sunday’s game wasn’t immediately clear.
Baltimore County police officers and emergency medical service officials responded quickly with several vehicles driving into the Ravens’ parking lot. Fassel had already been driven back to the Ravens’ offices and was waiting in the training room with team medical officials before being carted into an ambulance.
QUICK HITS: On the cusp of a first-round bye with a win Sunday, the Ravens aren’t inclined toward beginning playoff preparations for an undetermined opponent. “The question is: who?,” Billick said. “We went through that scenario the other day and it would take a month to get enough work on everybody that could show up for us.” … If the Ravens win Sunday, they will take the entire week off before returning to practice Saturday. If they lose, they would return to practice Wednesday and begin preparations for a potential Saturday playoff game. …  Defensive end Trevor Pryce noted the similarities between Ravens backup quarterback Kyle Boller and Bills starter J.P. Losman. “Physically, in particular, we noticed that coming out,” Billick said. “I think there are some comparisons there. Kyle has given us a heck of a look.” … Steve McNair has only been sacked 17 times, but he hasn’t decided what gift to give his offensive line, which is an NFL tradition. “I don’t know, I’ll have to see,” he said with a laugh. “The season isn’t over yet.” … To a man, the Ravens said they aren’t concentrating on the San Diego Chargers’ game against the Arizona Cardinals. A San Diego loss and a Baltimore win would give the Ravens the top seed in the AFC and home-field advantage throughout the playoffs. “We can’t worry about anybody but ourselves,” outside linebacker Terrell Suggs said. “What good is it if the Cardinals take care of business and we don’t? We’re still in the same position, so we really can’t worry about the rest of the NFL. That’s been our motto, what we’ve gone by all year." …The Ravens are concerned about Bills wide receiver Lee Evans’ ability to stretch the secondary with his blazing speed. He has 75 catches for 1,147 yards and seven touchdowns. “He’s as good as there is,” Billick said. “He’s strong, he’s fast, he’s a big part of what they have been able to do in virtually every single game they’ve played because of his plays.”
Aaron Wilson covers the Baltimore Ravens for the Carroll County Times in Westminster, Maryland

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Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post as well as the Baltimore Ravens for The Carroll County Times and He has previously covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans and has covered the NFL since 1997.  He has won several regional writing awards, including, most recently, Best Sports News Story for the state of Maryland in voting conducted by the Associated Press managing editors.  More from Aaron Wilson


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