Originally posted on Ravens Football Machine  |  Last updated 6/18/12
Nice showing throughout OTA's by Courtney Upshaw based upon all reports coming in...The 6-2, 265 lb. top draft pick of the Ravens is being asked to learn fast, as he remains the next best answer to starting as a pass-rushing linebacker in the Ravens 3-4 system while Terrell Suggs is on the mend from a torn Achilles injury.Upshaw is in his rookie season out of Alabama, but he's under pressure to make an immediate impact on D...Upshaw in a drill from the last week of OTA practice (mandatory minicamp 2012)...Garrett Downing did a nice piece at BaltimoreRavens.com on how the veterans on the defensive squad were impressed by Upshaw's overall readiness to contribute immediately. All-Pro linebacker Ray Lewis and fellow defensive star Terrell Suggs both said they like what they see in the rookie. "I just love his motor," Lewis said. "He's a kid that just loves football." Suggs wasn't able to practice because of his Achilles tendon injury, but he did attend minicamp and participated in al...
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