Jarret Johnson

Maurice Canady making plays in quest to become Ravens’ No. 3 cornerback

Maurice Canady making plays in quest to become Ravens’ No. 3 cornerback

Through the first two days of the Ravens’ three-day mandatory minicamp, Maurice Canady has lined up primarily as the No. 3 cornerback with Jimmy Smith and Brandon Carr on the outside. But if the second-year player is supposed to be wide-eyed about working with the first defense, he is not showing it.

“It’s nothing different,” he said matter-of-factly after Wednesday morning’s practice. “You just have to raise your level of play and play with a sense of confidence.”

Canady’s rise up the depth chart can be partially traced to Tavon Young’s torn anterior cruciate ligament in his left knee suffered during an...

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