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Slimmer Jah Reid may be Ravens' answer at right tackle
Slimmer Jah Reid may be Ravens' answer at right tackle

Jah Reid grew up hungry in his mother's three-bedroom, one-story home in an old neighborhood of Haines City, Fla. Not that Lucinda Stratton didn't put food on the table. She did. Plenty of it, in fact. It was just that Reid ate prodigious amounts as a growing youngster and his appetite was rarely sated. By the time he hit 11th grade, he was a plumped-up 370 pounds as a two-way tackle on the football team, too overweight to attract any Division I scholarship offers. Juxtapose that image with the massive but svelte physique Reid has now at 6 feet 7, 320 pounds and you have the portrait of the player the Ravens believe will be their next right offensive tackle. The team's...

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