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Ravens close to determining final starter at safety

Ravens close to determining final starter at safety

baltimoresun.com Updated Aug 20, 2013
Secondary coach Teryl Austin said that the team will “probably” know after Thursday’s preseason game against the Panthers whether rookie first-round pick Matt Elam or veteran James Ihedigbo will start at safety opposite veteran Michael Huff.
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  • Yanda and Osemele give the Ravens an impressive guard tandem

    Yanda and Osemele give the Ravens an impressive guard tandem

    baltimoresun.com Aug 20, 2013
    Individually, Ravens right offensive guard Marshal Yanda and left offensive guard Kelechi Osemele solidify their spots on the offensive line. Together, they represent arguably one of the top guard tandems in the league
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  • Ravens still optimistic that Jameel McClain could play this sea…

    Ravens still optimistic that Jameel McClain could play this season

    baltimoresun.com Aug 20, 2013
    Weak-side linebacker likely to start year on PUP listWhile weak-side linebacker Jameel McClain is likely to start the season on the physically unable-to perform list, Ravens coach John Harbaugh said that “by no means” has the veteran been ruled out for …
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  • Ed Dickson, Elvis Dumervil practice for a second straight day

    Ed Dickson, Elvis Dumervil practice for a second straight day

    baltimoresun.com ESPN.com Aug 20, 2013
    No change in practice participation report from MondayThe Ravens currently have 89 players on their roster, and all but six of them are out on the practice field today at the Under Armour Performance Center as the team prepares for Thursday's preseason …
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  • Kyle Juszczyk can do other things to help the Ravens

    Kyle Juszczyk can do other things to help the Ravens

    baltimoresun.com Aug 20, 2013
    When the Ravens brought back All-Pro fullback Vonta Leach midway through training camp, it looked as if there wouldn't be much of a role left for fellow fullback Kyle Juszczyk, who was a fourth-round pick this spring.
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  • Mike Preston shares his latest preseason observations on the Ra…

    Mike Preston shares his latest preseason observations on the Ravens

    baltimoresun.com Aug 20, 2013
    Baltimore Sun columnist Mike Preston provides his latest impressions and opinions on the Ravens, including the role for Brandon Stokley and Dallas Clark, justification for his criticism of Joe Flacco and more.
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  • Veterans Stokley, Clark set for increased role against Panthers

    Veterans Stokley, Clark set for increased role against Panthers

    baltimoresun.com Aug 20, 2013
    Veteran receiver, tight end joined team last weekWith both wide receiver Brandon Stokley and tight end Dallas Clark recently joining the Ravens, the process of getting them acclimated to a new offense has been the top priority.
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  • Ravens have scored two touchdowns on special teams

    Ravens have scored two touchdowns on special teams

    baltimoresun.com Aug 20, 2013
    Ravens off to good start on returnsMidway through the preseason, the Ravens' special teams have already scored two touchdowns.
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  • Talking Ravens with Matt Lund of Baltimore Sports Report

    Talking Ravens with Matt Lund of Baltimore Sports Report

    baltimoresun.com Aug 20, 2013
    The Baltimore sports scene is blessed with a bunch of talented bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. Each week, I hope to chat with one of them in a regular feature called Blogger on Blogger. This week, I exchanged emails with…
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  • Jimmy Smith finds lessons in sluggish performance vs. Falcons

    Jimmy Smith finds lessons in sluggish performance vs. Falcons

    baltimoresun.com Aug 20, 2013
    Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith spent last Thursday night trailing a few steps behind Atlanta Falcons wide receiver Julio Jones, enduring a rough outing.
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