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The Ravens gave their fans a treat with an open practice held at their home stadium on Saturday, August 4th. I don't know why more teams don't do the same in their respective hometowns... It's such a great PR gesture.Gates opened at 3:30 p.m. and practice started at 5. The practice was free and open to the public.Nice.One of the things Garrett Downing of the Ravens.com staff advised us to watch in the 11-on-11 drills was the emergence of undrafted linebacker Albert McClellan as he fights for a spot in the LB rotation.Albert McClellan, OLB and special teams, 6-2, 255, acquired by Ravens in 2009 as undrafted free agent out of Marshall...spent 2010 on PS8...got some playing time in 2011...and now looking to establish himself in the defensive rotation.McClellan is hoping to take on a larger defensive role this season and is competing with Paul Kruger for a starting outside linebacker spot. He has not generated much buzz in the media, but the coaching staff has said on numer...
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Two of the more prominent Ravens passed their conditioning tests and will now be able to practice with the team, according to reports.
Left tackle Bryant McKinnie, who was dealing with a bad back, passed his conditioning test and will now have to earn a starting spot.
The biggest name to pass is Haloti Ngata. The mammoth defensive tackle had missed the beginning of training camp...
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The preseason opener for the Ravens is four days away and the offensive line will be missing one key component: center Matt Birk.
Birk is dealing with back spasms and will miss the preseason opener in Atlanta on Thursday, according to multiple reports.
This shouldn’t be a big deal as Birk has never missed a start in the regular season since signing with the Ravens.
Growing up near D.C., the only team in the area at the time was the Washington Redskins and that is the only team I've ever rooted for.
Then in 1996, in comes the Baltimore Ravens moving into town and quickly they made noise throughout the AFC North and in the area I lived in.
No, I never converted to be a Ravens fan and my dad would appreciate that but I have a lot of respect...
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