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The Competition 2017: Returners


Returning Players

WR Michael Campanaro (5-foot-9, 191 pounds, fourth season)

WR Keenan Reynolds (5-10, 190, second season)

DB Lardarius Webb (5-10, 182, ninth season)

WR Chris Moore (6-1, 200, second season)


WR Tim White (5-10, 175, undrafted)

RB Taquan Mizzell (5-10, 197, undrafted)


The Ravens have used a variety of returners the last few seasons since parting ways with Super Bowl XLVII hero Jacoby Jones. A combination of Webb, Campanaro, Moore and Devin Hester handled the return duties last season, and the punt and kick returner spots are essentially wide open heading into training camp. The Ravens are looking for somebody to separate from the rest of the group, and that will likely come down to preseason games. Campanaro has done well in the role in limited opportunities the last few seasons, but the biggest question is whether he'll be able to stay healthy. He missed most of the offseason program with a toe injury, but he's expected to be full-go for the start of training camp. He could seize the job if he stays healthy this summer. Reynolds also has potential, and he had last year to develop on the practice squad. The former Navy quarterback had a steep learning curve in last year's training camp, but he's already much further along compared to this time last year. Moore took over as kick returner late last season, and he probably has a slight edge there entering camp. The wild card at returner is what the Ravens get from their undrafted rookies. White and Mizzell both have return experience from college, and they know that could be their path onto the roster. The top priority at punt returner is getting someone who will protect the football, and Webb is a safe pick from that standpoint. The Ravens have mostly used him in fair-catch situations the last few seasons, and he could continue to operate in that capacity.

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