Frivolity rapidly seized the Ravens locker room Wednesday as players watched reporters crowd around center Ryan Jensen.
“Ooh, 94 percent grade on Pro Football Focus,” safety Tony Jefferson sang.
“He plays like his hair is on fire,” called tackle Austin Howard, alluding to the wild mass of red curls atop Jensen’s head.
There was no bite to their taunts, only amusement that after four years of mostly anonymous work as a backup guard, the feisty Jensen has finally earned his moment in the NFL spotlight.
Fans spent much of training camp in a panic over the Ravens offensive line. John Urschel, who was supposed to compete with Jensen for the starting center job,...