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With salary cap issues, Ravens might not be able to keep three young defenders
With salary cap issues, Ravens might not be able to keep three young defenders

Outside linebacker Paul Kruger emerged as a dangerous pass rusher this season, relentlessly tormenting quarterbacks. Inside linebacker Dannell Ellerbe tapped into his potential as a versatile three-down defender, proving capable of chasing down running backs or blitzing quarterbacks. And cornerback Cary Williams played well, entrusted with guarding opponents' top receivers after Lardarius Webb tore his anterior cruciate ligament. Although all three young defenders are in their prime and pivotal to the Ravens' bid to reach and win the Super Bowl heading into Sunday's AFC championship game against the New England Patriots, this could be their final game playing for...

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