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Tuesday December 18th, 2012

Ravens linebacker Jameel McClain will miss the rest of the season with a spinal injury. (Rob Carr/Getty Images) Ravens linebacker Jameel McClain will miss the rest of the season with a spinal injury. (Rob Carr/Getty Images)

Baltimore Ravens middle linebacker Jameel McClain will miss the remainder of the season with a spinal contusion, Ravens head coach John Harbaugh said Monday.

The Baltimore Sun reports McClain suffered the injury during the Ravens' 31-28 overtime loss to the Washington Redskins two weeks ago and McClain did not play in the team's 34-17 loss to the Denver Broncos on Sunday.

The Ravens have gone with Josh Bynes and Brendon Ayanbadejo at linebacker in recent weeks because linebackers Ray Lewis and Dannell Ellerbe remain sidelined with injuries. McClain has started 13 games this season and registered 79 tackles. He is under contract for next season with a $3 million base salary.

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