Pads Popping For Pass Protection

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The fact that the entire Ravens team witnessed the extra work was a rarity.  It started with Ed Reed and Chris Carr, both of whom did not practice, looking on in between
plays during seven-on-seven work.

A story on Pro Football Talk stated that ESPN play-by-play man Mike Tirico described quarterback Marc Bulger as a "beaten down man." 

Analyst Ron Jaworski cited a production meeting interview that seemed to suggest that.  But which meeting, Jaworski did not cite.

  • Tight end Dennis Pitta had a strong day, earning big cheers when he caught a pass from Bulger in the back of the end zone during work inside the 20, and then hauling in a pass as he hit the turf going the other way.
  • Derrick Mason caught a Flacco bomb that went for about 70 yards. Mason was covered deep by Tom Zbikowski, but concentrated on the underthrown ball and fought for it.
  • Cary Williams plucked a deep Bulger throw, notching another training camp interception during full-team action.
  • Paul Kruger looked especially relentless in offensive/defensive line drills.
  • Antwan Barnes continued his terrorization of edge blockers, displaying an inside spin that left Oniel Cousins grasping at air.
  • On the left side, Michael Oher dropped Albert McClellan with a pile-drive pancake.
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