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Ravens vs. Texans injury report: CB Marlon Humphrey out, TE Mark Andrews questionable

BALTIMORE — The Ravens will be without three-time Pro Bowl cornerback Marlon Humphrey after he missed practice each day this week with a calf injury. He’s listed as out on the team’s final injury report Thursday ahead of the Ravens’ playoff opener 4:30 p.m. Saturday against the visiting Houston Texans, which will mark Humphrey’s eighth missed game of the season.

Humphrey has been hurt since the Ravens’ dominant win over the Miami Dolphins on Dec. 31. After a field goal by Miami in the first quarter, Humphrey limped to the sideline and did not return.

Brandon Stephens, who had a serious illness last year and was unable to play in the Ravens’ wild-card loss to the Cincinnati Bengals, and Ronald Darby will be expected to start at cornerback against the Texans, who have won eight of their past 11 games thanks, in part, to strong play from rookie quarterback C.J. Stroud.

On the other side of the ball, it’s unclear whether the Ravens will get a lift at tight end. Mark Andrews, who left the Ravens’ Nov. 16 game against Cincinnati with an ankle injury, practiced this week but is listed as questionable, and coach John Harbaugh said Thursday his status is “still up in the air.”

Devin Duvernay, who suffered a back injury last month, is listed as questionable, but Harbaugh said the two-time Pro Bowl kick returner “looks good. I’d say he’s going to play for sure.”

Wide receiver Tylan Wallace, who missed practice this week with a knee injury, is listed as out, while linebacker Del’Shawn Phillips (shoulder) and safety Ar’Darius Washington (pectoral) are listed as questionable. Rookie wide receiver Zay Flowers (calf), who missed practice last week, and outside linebacker Jadeveon Clowney (illness), who sat out Wednesday, are both expected to play.

Running back Dalvin Cook is also expected to make his team debut after being signed to the practice squad earlier this month. The four-time Pro Bowl selection was released by the New York Jets after rushing for just 214 yards in 15 games, but he ran for more than 1,000 yards in each of the previous four seasons with the Minnesota Vikings.

Cook said Thursday he’s looking to “add a little flavor” to the running back rotation led by Gus Edwards and Justice Hill after digging into the playbook over the past two weeks.

“I think it’s going to be a great opportunity for him and for us,” Harbaugh said. “We’ll be looking forward to seeing how he does. It’s new. We haven’t seen him out there. We’ve seen him in practice. He looks good, and he’s going to be out there like everybody else trying to do whatever he can do to help us win the game.”

For Houston, defensive end Jerry Hughes (ankle) is out, while right tackle George Fant (illness) and fullback Andrew Beck (back) are questionable. Defensive ends Will Anderson Jr. and Jonathan Greenard, who were limited Tuesday and Thursday with ankle injuries, will play, as will linebackers Blake Cashman (knee), Christian Harris (calf) and Denzel Perryman (ribs), defensive tackle Sheldon Rankins (ribs/shoulder) and wide receivers Robert Woods (hip) and John Metchie III (foot).