The Steelers practiced again on Thanksgiving Thursday for the upcoming Sunday night game versus the Baltimore Ravens. Quarterback Ben Roethlisberger (head) practiced fully again. Quarterback Charlie Batch (wrist), guard Chris Kemoeatu (knee) and safety Troy Polamalu (knee) all did not practice as expected. Linebacker James Farrior (not injury related) and wide receiver Hines Ward (not injury related) practiced fully and were removed from the injury report after having Wednesday off. Defensive end Travis Kirschke (calf) was limited once again and running back Willie Parker (hip) was added to the injury report after being limited on Thursday. The Steelers also worked out a pair of veteran quarterbacks today in Todd Bouman and Patrick Ramsey. Neither were signed.
For the Ravens on Thanksgiving Thursday, linebacker Jarret Johnson (shoulder), tight end L.J. Smith (illness), center Matt Birk (neck) and tight end Todd Heap (ribs) all practiced fully. Linebacker Ray Lewis (ankle), safety Ed Reed (foot) and linebacker Terrell Suggs (knee) did not practice today for the second straight day.