PITTSBURGH -- Safety Ed Reed will sit out a fourth consecutive game because of a groin injury, leaving the Baltimore Ravens' secondary thin for Sunday's meeting with the Steelers.
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The Ravens also will play without cornerback Lardarius Webb, who went on the injured reserve list last week. He was replaced by Chris Carr.
Ravens left tackle Jared Gaither (foot) also will sit out, so Michael Oher switches from right tackle to left tackle.
Baltimore also held out wide receiver Justin Harper, safety Keith Fitzhugh, linebacker Tavares Gooden, offensive tackle David Hale and nose tackle Kelly Talavou. The Steelers didn't suit up cornerback Keenan Lewis, fullback Carey Davis, offensive linemen Chris Kemoeatu and Kraig Urbik, defensive end Sunny Harris and wide receiver Joey Galloway.
Steelers safety Troy Polamalu sat out a sixth consecutive game because of a knee injury.
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