Originally posted on Ravens Football Machine  |  Last updated 9/17/13
That didn't take long. The Ravens are putting top draft pick Matt Elam on the hot seat early at free safety. Veteran free safety Michael Huff had such a bad outing in game 1 against the Broncos that the Ravens moved Matt Elam into his spot for the Browns game--- and by all accounts, the kid did pretty well. Listening to Jonathan Ogden on WBAL-AM Radio Monday night when asked by Brett Hollander if it is possible for a veteran safety to lose his starting job just because of one bad game: Ogden: "Yes, oh yes... yes it is..." Ryan Mink at Ravens.com then came out with a nice piece on Tuesday on Elam's quick rise up the depth chart.  It basically was a recap of a press conference and interview with John Harbaugh which I heard the night before. What makes it interesting is the perspective Harbaugh gives on the evolution of a rookie safety in the NFL. Elam didn’t make any sparkling plays in Sunday's game versus Cleveland, but it was partially because he used a somewhat ...
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