Porter, Reid out; all others probable or better

The Broncos and Ravens rosters will be almost fully intact for tomorrow's divisional matchup. Only Denver corner Tracy Porter and Baltimore guard Jah Reid, who was placed on IR today, are listed as out.

All seven Denver players who were listed on the injury report as full participants are probable for tomorrow, while Baltimore has 17 players listed as probable.

Unfortunately for the Ravens, this isn't a Belichick-like tactic of flooding the injury report - the team has been decimated by serious injuries all year, and a slew of starters - including Ray Lewis, Marshal Yanda, Dannell Ellerbe, Ed Dickson, and Bernard Pollard - were absent for the Week 15 matchup between these teams.

Defensive stars Lewis (torn triceps) and Terrell Suggs (torn Achilles, torn biceps) have made early returns from what are typically season-ending injuries, while Ed Reed has been playing with a torn shoulder labrum, and Haloti Ngata has battled knee and shoulder problems all year.

Contrast that with a Broncos team which has had two weeks to prepare for tomorrow, with right guard Chris Kuper due to make his playoff debut after five weeks out of the starting lineup. Likewise, KR Trindon Holliday has had three weeks for his sprained ankle to heal.

As for the weather, Accuweather currently predicts a kickoff temperature in the high-teens, with a chance of flurries in the second half. The team has some advice for fans planning to attend the game, and expects a packed house (duh).

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