A.J. Green

Ravens rookie CB Marlon Humphrey knows what to expect Sunday and believes he's ready for it

Ravens rookie CB Marlon Humphrey knows what to expect Sunday and believes he's ready for it

One of Marlon Humphrey’s qualities that Ravens players and coaches have frequently praised since the first time the rookie first-round draft pick took the field as a pro is his intelligence, so it was hardly surprising to hear that the cornerback knows exactly what to expect Sunday night when he starts against the Pittsburgh Steelers in place of Jimmy Smith.

“Last game, I gave up a few plays,” Humphrey said after the Ravens practiced Wednesday. “I’m sure if there’s a weak link they have to pick out, it would definitely be me. [Ben Roethlisberger] likes to throw it up. He’s a great quarterback, so I’m sure if he has to take those shots, it will probably be at me.”

Humphrey’s...