The Ravens were one of the worst NFL teams in the turnover department last year, and now they have a new way of remedying that: beeping footballs.
In specific ball security drills during mandatory minicamp this week, the team is using special footballs with pressure sensors that beep when a player is gripping them the proper way.
The Ravens also tested the footballs in a team meeting, when running backs coach Thomas Hammock demonstrated the concept with head coach John Harbaugh.
“He tossed it to me, and I was squeezing it, and the darn thing wouldn’t beep. Wouldn’t beep,” Harbaugh said. “I’ve been working out. I feel like I’m...