Patrick Onwuasor

Ravens at Work: A linebacker a year ago, Zachary Orr adapts to his new life as a coach

Ravens at Work: A linebacker a year ago, Zachary Orr adapts to his new life as a coach

Every week during the season, The Baltimore Sun will spotlight how a member of the Ravens organization does his or her job.

The old urges tugged at Zachary Orr as he watched the Ravens cling to a narrowing lead Sunday night in Pittsburgh.

The linebacker in him wanted nothing more than to go smash someone wearing a black-and-gold uniform.

“Obviously, just being so closely removed from playing the game and having still wanted to play, I definitely have those moments where it’s like, ‘Man, I wish I could grab my helmet and be out there again,’ ” Orr says. “Especially in an environment like that.”

But that’s no longer his life.

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