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Birk eager to serve as a mentor to Gradkowski
When the Ravens selected Gino Gradkowski, an interior lineman from Delaware, in last month’s NFL draft, their intention was to groom him to eventually become the successor to Matt Birk. Gradkowski, a fourth-round pick, has said that he is eager to pick the veteran center’s brain. And on Monday night, Birk said he would gladly teach Gradkowski whatever he wants to learn.
By Matt Vensel
May 8, 2012