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Wide receiver Chris Givens joins Ravens with more than a chip on his shoulder

Wide receiver Chris Givens joins Ravens with more than a chip on his shoulder

Chris Givens had an inkling that something could happen about two weeks ago when his former teammate at Wake Forest, Michael Campanaro, sent him a text message that said his name had been brought up by Ravens coaches.

At first, Givens dismissed it as meaningless chatter. However, when he was essentially held out of practice all last week, the wide receiver knew his days with the St. Louis Rams were numbered. It wasn't until last Saturday, though, when he definitively heard where he was going.

He embraced the news that he had been traded to the Ravens for a conditional 2018 seventh-round NFL draft...

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