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12 hours ago, diamondbull424 said:

Either way he gained 20 lbs of muscle pretty quickly... there’s few logical explanations for that without the use of steroids involved.

Is it possible that saying "gained 20 lbs of muscle" also includes losing 10 lbs of fat?

For instance if he was 250 and is now 260, but his body fat % is down, then conceivably he added 20 lbs of muscle but not 20 lbs overall. 

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8 hours ago, AngusMcFife said:

Is it possible that saying "gained 20 lbs of muscle" also includes losing 10 lbs of fat?

For instance if he was 250 and is now 260, but his body fat % is down, then conceivably he added 20 lbs of muscle but not 20 lbs overall. 

It’s possible for that too, but then he’s gained even more muscle weight in that case.

Hurst mentioned in that snippet that he went from 245 lbs last year to 265 lbs this year.

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5 hours ago, diamondbull424 said:

Hurst mentioned in that snippet that he went from 245 lbs last year to 265 lbs this year.

coaches probably want him to play LB :ph34r:

j/k

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Playing it safe with Hayden.

 

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Posted (edited)

DeShon Elliot "lucking" into more plays.

 

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40 minutes ago, berlin calling said:

Chuck Clark won't make the final cuts over Elliott. 

The team keeps 5 safeties anyways. Both play special teams too. 0% chance Clark doesn't make the final roster (not counting potential injury/IR situation).

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2 hours ago, coordinator0 said:

The team keeps 5 safeties anyways. Both play special teams too. 0% chance Clark doesn't make the final roster (not counting potential injury/IR situation).

Yea. Clark is a great special teamer, and a proven starter level talent. He's one of Wink's favorite players. Is 24, with 2 more years left on his Rookie contract. He can play either safety spot. He can and has been used as a Big Nickel player for us. He's the heir apparent to Jefferson and or Levine. One of our most versatile players. He's one of the biggest roster locks on the Ravens. 

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Some OTA Notes-

 

- It seems Lamar Jackson is making strides with his mechanics, as his passes have looked better as OTAs have gone on. He has also avoided making too many bad mistakes, evidenced by his first interception of the open OTA practices when he and his receiver clearly weren’t on the same page and Brandon Carr got an easy interception. Jackson and the installation of the offense are still a work in progress, but there’s definitely been improvement.

One of Jackson’s best plays of the day had to be when a wayward snap hit the turf and Jackson picked it up, composed himself and fired a dart to tight end Mark Andrews over the middle.

Jackson also flashed his running ability on one play when the Ravens’ defense was loaded up on one side. He sprinted up the gut and would have gone for a long touchdown. That’s the kind of play, which often isn’t evident in practices, that makes Jackson special. If defenders don’t stay in the right gap, he’s gone.

 

- Cornerback Maurice Canady made a nice play to come over the top and break up a pass. Canady has a lot of versatility, as he can play cornerback or safety.

 

- Running back Kenneth Dixon made an impressive jump cut after a basic catch along the sideline, and later flashed his lateral movement during a run along the edge. Don’t forget about Dixon, who ran well late last season, in the Ravens’ competitive running back rotation.

 

- Third-round rookie outside linebacker Jaylon Ferguson flashed his run-stopping potential by bursting into the backfield on one play for what would have been a tackle for loss.

 

- Undrafted wide receivers Antoine Wesley (catches everything), Sean Modster (smaller guy who gets open a lot) and Smith, who came back from the Elliott leaping interception to catch a red-zone touchdown despite a tipped pass, all had a solid day.

 

- Outside linebacker Tyus Bowser flashed some, making a nice play in coverage to knock down a pass and coming up the middle for what would have been a sack.

 

- Punter Sam Koch once again showed why he’s the best holder in the business, snaring a wayward snap from an undrafted rookie long snapper and getting it down for a successful 58-yard field goal by Kaare Vedvik.

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8 hours ago, coordinator0 said:

The team keeps 5 safeties anyways. Both play special teams too. 0% chance Clark doesn't make the final roster (not counting potential injury/IR situation).

what about Bethel? Thomas, Jefferson, Levine are set.

there is such a logjam at every defensive position that i would not take 5 DB spots as granted this year but we'll see.

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Man, I'm loving how this team is shaping up to be. 

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15 hours ago, berlin calling said:

what about Bethel? Thomas, Jefferson, Levine are set.

there is such a logjam at every defensive position that i would not take 5 DB spots as granted this year but we'll see.

What about him? If it comes down to a decision between him and Clark there's no competition. Clark is younger, better on defense, still competent on special teams, cheaper, and the team would gain a comp pick back by cutting Justin. 

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On 6/6/2019 at 2:46 PM, DreamKid said:

DeShon Elliot "lucking" into more plays.

 

I hate how Harbaugh says things like this, yet he never actually plays these guys in game.

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On 6/7/2019 at 1:13 AM, berlin calling said:

what about Bethel? Thomas, Jefferson, Levine are set.

there is such a logjam at every defensive position that i would not take 5 DB spots as granted this year but we'll see.

Suggesting we get rid of Clark is nonsense. He’s was one of our most productive/best camp performers last season and made waves as a rookie as well. He’s also been rather durable to this point. I’d rather we lose out on one of our former Wolverine DL.

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15 hours ago, diamondbull424 said:

Suggesting we get rid of Clark is nonsense.

i am so sorry to project Elliott to be 2x the Pro Player Clark is. at an actual impact position rather than ST. Ravens under JH will always have a top performing ST anyway.

btw i was projecting Elliott to be a starter over Clark as a depth / ST guy but anyways, i don't see Clark hanging this year with possibly 7 starters at DL anyway.

15 hours ago, diamondbull424 said:

He’s was one of our most productive/best camp performers last season

did you watch Elliott in preseason '18? this guy is going to be the successor for #23. Chuck Clark to me is very expendable right now.

there really is no controversial point here, this team is stacked and good football players are going to be cut before we crush the Fins come Sep 8th.
Clark or Elliott, both guys would make 2/3 starting secondaries in the league anyway.

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