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Ravens say they still consider Matt Elam a starter even though he didn't start Sunday
Ravens say they still consider Matt Elam a starter even though he didn't start Sunday

The Ravens say they still consider safety Matt Elam to be a starter, even though his status changed dramatically Sunday against the Tennessee Titans. Elam wasn't on the field for the first snap for the first time since he became a starter last season. The 2013 first-round draft pick also played a career-low 15 snaps and had one tackle during the 21-7 win. With the emergence of Will Hill, Elam's playing time has been reduced. He now shares time behind veteran Darian Stewart. Rookie Terrence Brooks played four more snaps than Elam did against the Titans. Elam is tied for fourth in the NFL among all defensive backs with a dozen missed tackles this season. "To me, the...

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