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Ravens safety Matt Elam says he's ready to 'break out' after disappointing first two seasons
Ravens safety Matt Elam says he's ready to 'break out' after disappointing first two seasons

Matt Elam understands. Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome hasn't sugarcoated his take on the 2013 first-round safety and former University of Florida consensus All-American following two disappointing NFL seasons. "Matt Elam has to be a better football player for us next year," Newsome said during the Ravens' state of the team press conference. "He has to be." Now, Elam says he's determined to prove himself this season. Elam lost his starting job midway through the season despite being shifted from free safety back to his natural strong safety position during the offseason. Elam wound up starting 11 of 16 games, but finished with just 47 tackles, a...

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