Handicapping five Ravens position battles after minicamp
Ravens coach John Harbaugh said that, while not in full pads, minicamp is one step closer to actual football. That means the team is starting to take shape, and with three straight days of practice, trends began to emerge at certain positions. In today's Five for Friday we look at five Ravens position battles taking shape heading into training camp.
-- Jon Meoli
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Slot cornerback( Daniel Shirey-US PRESSWIRE, US PRESSWIRE / August 9, 2012 )
No one is unseating Jimmy Smith or Lardarius Webb, but the slot corner spots were muddied this week with the signings of Aaron Ross and Dominique Franks off the free agent wire. Asa Jackson and Chykie Brown had been penciled into the role earlier this spring, but the team's desire to add veteran depth at the position indicates they may not be ready.