NFL Preseason

Ravens notes: Rookies eager to perform in first NFL preseason game of their careers

Ravens notes: Rookies eager to perform in first NFL preseason game of their careers

Tom Benson Hall of Fame Stadium in Canton, Ohio — the site of Thursday’s preseason opener against the Chicago Bears — is an unfamiliar venue for the Ravens’ rookie class.

Except for defensive tackle Zach Sieler.

“That was actually a field where we played in college,” Sieler said, referring to the two times his Ferris State football team played against Walsh University at what was formerly called Fawcett Stadium in 2013 and 2014. “We played a team there my first two years at Ferris. So it’s kind of cool to go there now. It’s kind of funny how that has turned around.”

Even though it is a preseason game, it will mark the first NFL game for all of the rookies, some of whom...

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