Javon Hargrave returns to strengthen the 49ers' defensive front after missing the  previous game

The veteran lineman's absence was felt in the  division-clinching win  against the Arizona Cardinals

Hargrave's impactful  season includes 6.0 sacks,  43 pressures,  and  20 defensive stops

Linebacker Randy Gregory overcomes illness and is active for the crucial matchup with  the Ravens

Gregory's late addition to the injury report raised concerns, but he's ready to contribute

The 49ers release their Week 16 inactives, including QB Brandon Allen and DL Arik Armstead

TE Ross Dwelley, WR Jauan Jennings, LB Oren Burks, RB Elijah Mitchell, and CB Samuel Womack III also inactive

Despite injuries, the 49ers aim for a statement win against the formidable Baltimore Ravens

The return of Hargrave and Gregory adds depth to the 49ers' defense in this critical showdown

The team's resilience will be tested as they navigate injuries to secure a playoff-worthy victory