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Soft-spoken John Brown makes loud plays on the practice field for Ravens

Soft-spoken John Brown makes loud plays on the practice field for Ravens

Week after week, the man of modest stature and even more modest demeanor has made an outsized impression on the fields at the Ravens' training facility.

The name itself screams ordinary. But when John Brown goes tearing over the grass, fighting a defensive back for a pass from Joe Flacco, he seems to grow beyond his listed 5 feet, 11 inches.

Of the many new additions to the Ravens offense, none has opened more eyes than Brown during training camp.

“He has been better than we expected,” coach John Harbaugh said. “Obviously, we’ve had high hopes for him, but [he’s] better than advertised — probably even better than what the tape showed, I would say. He’s been a complete...

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