Devin Hester

Slow to materialize, the Ravens' wide receiver competition will be decided over final week

Slow to materialize, the Ravens' wide receiver competition will be decided over final week

The group of wide receivers that took the field nearly a month ago for the Ravens’ first full-squad practice of training camp was an eclectic mix of veterans, young players trying to establish themselves as NFL regulars and undrafted free agents just hoping to catch somebody’s eye.

The competition for two or three open receiver slots behind proven commodities Mike Wallace and Jeremy Maclin and 2015 first-round pick Breshad Perriman was expected to be one of the fiercest position battles in camp. However, injuries and uneven performances have prevented the competition from really materializing.

That figures to change starting with Saturday night’s preseason game against the...

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