McAlister has been bothered by a sore knee and Heap has been nursing a hamstring injury. McAlister played in Monday night's game against New England; Heap did not face the Patriots, and now has missed six of Baltimore's last seven games.
The Colts placed wide receiver Marvin Harrison on the inactive list. Harrison did not travel with the team and now has missed eight of the last nine games. He was replaced in the starting lineup by Anthony Gonzalez.
Williams eyes NFL first: 2 teams in 1 postseason CB Tramon Williams, who was acquired by the Packers after he was cut by the Ravens following last week's playoff loss, was added to the roster and could become the first player in NFL history to see action for two different teams in a single postseason.
Eagles hiring Sirianni as head coach, VP says Colts offensive coordinator Nick Sirianni will be the next head coach of the Eagles, vice president Howie Roseman told ESPN on Thursday. He replaces Doug Pederson, who was fired Jan. 11.
The Colts need to keep winning in order to hold on to the No. 2 seed in the AFC. Baltimore is pretty much looking to be the spoiler, because its playoff chances are all but over. Can the Ravens get some payback after losing last year's AFC divisional playoff game? This will be a great matchup between QB Peyton Manning and the Ravens' multiple attacking schemes led by defensive coordinator Rex Ryan. who has overcome numerous injuries on defense this season.
The Ravens' offense has been horrible this season under head coach Brian Billick and will have its hands full against the Colts' fast and aggressive defense. Look for defensive coordinator Ron Meeks to load up the box with SS Bob Sanders and force the Ravens into a one-dimensional team through the air.