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Billick: McNair will be ready for Steelers

Billick: McNair will be ready for Steelers

OWINGS MILLS -- Baltimore Ravens coach Brian Billick expressed confidence Monday that quarterback Steve McNair will be under center this weekend against the Pittsburgh Steelers in the wake of injuring his throwing hand, but acknowledged that the three-time Pro Bowl passer might be limited in practice this week.

McNair was forced out of a 27-17 win over the Cleveland Browns following the Ravens' second series when the palm of his right hand was accidentally stepped on and punctured by 6-foot-1, 254-pound middle linebacker Andra Davis. Although X-rays were ruled negative and McNair only suffered soft-tissue damage, the cut was irritated when he attempted to take snaps on the sideline. McNair's workload in... Recommended Stories

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