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Ravens cornerbacks Rashaan Melvin, Lardarius Webb praised by John Harbaugh
Ravens cornerbacks Rashaan Melvin, Lardarius Webb praised by John Harbaugh

Ravens cornerback Rashaan Melvin doesn’t lack for boldness.  During his first NFL start Sunday, Melvin played with a visible swagger as he challenged Houston Texans wide receivers Andre Johnson and DeAndre Hopkins in press coverage. Although that confidence backfired a bit when Johnson got behind him for a 35-yard reception to start the game, Melvin allowed just two receptions for 42 yards on 10 passes thrown in his direction. A seven-time Pro Bowl selection, Johnson finished the game with six receptions for 65 yards on 13 targets. Wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins caught no passes on three targets while covered by Melvin. “Very, very pleased. Rashaan played really...

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