Ravens center Matt Birk finally returned to practice over after underling surgery on his left knee.  The veteran’s status against the Pittsburgh Steelers in week one has remained a mystery, but offensive line coach Andy Moeller told Aaron Wilson of the Carroll County times that Birk “will be ready” for the Pittsburgh.

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John Harbaugh later told wilson that “its unclear” if his knee surgery worked or if his knee will bother him all season long.  Birk has played in 80 consecutive games.