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At event honoring teacher, Ravens QB Joe Flacco stresses importance of being pushed

On the eve of his first on-field appearance before reporters since the Ravens drafted his heir apparent, quarterback Joe Flacco was in a lighthearted mood Wednesday afternoon.

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Preston: It's time for NFL, players to move on from anthem controversy, but never forget the message

I am glad the NFL has adopted a policy concerning players and league personnel not standing and showing respect for the flag and national anthem.

The protests by San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick and other players during the past two seasons — kneeling during the nation anthem — has drawn awareness to a cause and a major problem in America, but it’s time to move on.

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Organized team activities will provide best glimpse yet at new-look Ravens roster

The biggest storyline heading into the Ravens’ organized team activity Thursday, the first one open to reporters, is not what veteran quarterback Joe Flacco does. It’s what he says.

Flacco hasn’t publicly addressed the Ravens selecting his potential successor, former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback Lamar Jackson, in last month’s draft. He’s scheduled to speak to reporters following Thursday’s workout.

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After season of player protests, NFL approves new policy to stop kneeling during national anthem

After an NFL season rife with controversy over player protests, league owners on Wednesday approved a new policy that will allow players to remain in the locker room during the national anthem but require those who are on the sidelines to stand.

Under the policy, a team will be fined if players or league personnel are on the field and do not stand “and show respect for the flag and the Anthem.”

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The 10 Ravens with plenty to gain from OTAs, mandatory minicamp

There is plenty of time for the Ravens' roster to sort itself out, but that process accelerates over the next four weeks.

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Ravens have several key players still on the mend as OTA workouts begin this week

Marshal Yanda, Jimmy Smith and Tavon Young are among the most notable players the Ravens are excited to get back at some point this summer.

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