Here’s a look at the injury situations worth monitoring in the days leading up to the divisional round of the 2012 NFL Playoffs: Three Baltimore Ravens did not participate on Wednesday, including fullback Vonta Leach (knee/ankle), rookie running back Bernard Pierce (knee) and offensive lineman Jah Reid (toe). Linebacker Dannell Ellerbe (ankle) was limited with the rest of the roster participating fully. With the exception of cornerback Tracy Porter, who is recovering from a concussion, every member of the No. 1 seed Denver Broncos practiced fully on Wednesday. The Broncos did list 60 percent of the offensive line on the injury report. Left tackle Ryan Clady has a shoulder injury, right guard Chris Kuper has an ankle injury and right tackle Orlando Franklin has a knee issue worth keeping an eye on this week. The Green Bay Packers ruled second-round defensive end Jerel Worthy “out” for Saturday night’s game against the San Francisco 49ers and practiced without four players on Wednesday, including wide receivers Jordy Nelson (ankle), Randall Cobb (illness) and Jarrett Boykin (ankle). Despite the ailments, head coach Mike McCarthy is not concerned about the availability of Nelson and Cobb. Outside linebacker Clay Matthews was limited with a knee injury, but is expected to play against the 49ers. Several 49ers were limited on Wednesday, including Pro Bowl defensive tackle Justin Smith, who has missed the last few games with a left elbow/triceps injury. Head coach Jim Harbaugh said “God willing and the creek don’t rise, he’s going to play” when asked about Smith’s availability for Saturday night. Also limited for the 49ers was outside linebacker Aldon Smith, the team’s leader with 19.5 sacks, who has a shoulder injury, safety Dashon Goldson (shoulder) and cornerback Tarell Brown (shoulder).
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