Webb's back injury could be a big concern

89px-Lardarius_Webb_2012Baltimore Ravens starting corner Lardarius Webb has missed most of training camp with a back injury.  There looks to be no structural damage to Webb’s back which is a good sign but the fact that he is still not practicing is something to be worried about.  The Ravens are thin at corner right now with the loss of Aaron Ross and the fact that Chykie Brown has not had a good camp.

The Ravens right now are taking things easy with Webb.  Webb is a very good corner when healthy and they need him to start opposite of Jimmy Smith.  The Ravens may look to add more cornerback depth as the training camp and preseason go on.  Read more about Webb's back injury could be a big concern

Steve Smith Sr. already showing leadership

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Team workouts: Photo from the Ravens

The Baltimore Ravens signed Steve Smith Sr. to bring leadership and toughness to the wide receiver core that was missing Anquan Boldin last season.  Smith has already brought the toughness to practice and been a vocal leader.  Smith’s toughness and attitude got him in a little scrum with Lardarius Webb during Wednesday’s practice.

Fights during mini camps and training camps are common but rare among veterans that are locks to make the team.  Webb and Smith are both locks to make the Ravens but still had it out with each other. Read more about Steve Smith Sr. already showing leadership

Player Profiles: Lardarius Webb

90px-Ladarius_WebbWhen looking at the Baltimore Ravens and thinking about players with overall talent and skills one player is usually always in the conversation, that’s Lardarius Webb.  Webb is a Ravens cornerback and punt returner making big plays on both defense and special teams. Webb has been not just one of the best cornerbacks on the Ravens but one of the best corners in the NFL when healthy.
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