The sports world will see the trio of Jones brothers take center stage this weekend, as Ravens DE Arthur Jones goes against his brother, DE Chandler Jones of the Patriots, while Jon Jones, the UFC light heavyweight champion, will defend his title Saturday at UFC 152 against contender Vitor Belfort.
For the second-straight week, the Steelers will be down a trio of starters as RB Rashard Mendenhall (knee), SS Troy Polamalu (calf) and OLB James Harrison (knee) have been ruled out for Sunday’s matchup versus the Raiders.
Browns safety Usama Young has been promoted into the Browns’ starting lineup at free safety, replacing the ineffective Eric Hagg.
As for the latest injury reports:
Out: LB James-Michael Johnson (ribs, oblique), TE Alex Smith (head).
Questionable: WR Josh Cribbs (knee), DE Juqua Parker (foot), S Raymond Ventrone (hand).
Probable: T Oniel Cousins (ankle), LB Scott Fujita (knee), WR Greg Little (back), RB Trent Richardson (knee), DT Billy Winn (head).
Out: LB James Harrison (knee), RB Rashard Mendenhall (knee), S Troy Polamalu(calf), LB Stevenson Sylvester (knee).
Questionable: T Mike Adams (back).
Probable: RB Jonathan Dwyer (toe), T Marcus Gilbert (groin), QB Byron Leftwich (illness), TE Heath Miller(abdomen), WR Emmanuel Sanders (knee), WR Mike Wallace (groin).
Baltimore Ravens host the New England Patrios
Doubtful: T Jah Reid (calf).
Probable: LB Paul Kruger (back), LB Jameel McClain(knee), DE Pernell McPhee (knee), T Michael Oher (ankle), S Bernard Pollard (chest), CBLardarius Webb (knee)