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Disappointing season has Ravens' Matt Elam looking for improvement
Disappointing season has Ravens' Matt Elam looking for improvement

Standing at his locker at the close of another disappointing individual season, Ravens strong safety Matt Elam was at a loss for words as he reluctantly discussed his status heading into a pivotal offseason. The 2013 first-round pick after a consensus All-American career at Florida 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 he finished with just 47 tackles, a half-sack, zero interceptions, five pass deflections and a forced fumble. "I just want to improve my game and get better at small things and get consistent for the most...

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