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Tavon Young finds fit as slot cornerback for Ravens

Tavon Young finds fit as slot cornerback for Ravens

As pass-happy offenses in the NFL flourish, the importance of slot cornerbacks has grown exponentially. So there’s a certain level of satisfaction for Tavon Young, who has embraced his role as the Ravens’ primary nickel back.

“That’s where all the plays are,” he said Friday. “I just want to be on the field regardless of what I’m playing. I’m happy, and I’m excited for this season to be back with my teammates.”

Young, a fourth-round draft pick in 2016, had shown promise as a rookie when he finished with 53 tackles, eight pass breakups and two interceptions while making 11 starts. But his sophomore campaign was over before it began when he tore the ACL in his...

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