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Ravens defensive tackle Carl Davis' rookie diary

Ravens defensive tackle Carl Davis' rookie diary

The Ravens' rookie class reports to training camp today as they continue preparations for their first NFL season.

Selected in the third round of the NFL draft out of Iowa, defensive tackle Carl Davis is expected to have a versatile role in the Ravens' defensive line rotation this season.

Signed to a four-year, $2.95 million contract that includes a $625,048 signing bonus, the 6-foot-5, 320-pound All-Big Ten Conference defensive lineman recorded 36 tackles, nine for losses, two sacks, a fumble recovery and a blocked field goal last season.

Growing up in Detroit, Davis says he models his game after Miami Dolphins defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh, one of the most aggressive...