Patrick Peterson

As injuries mount, Ravens happy to have Brandon Carr, one of NFL's iron men, on their side

As injuries mount, Ravens happy to have Brandon Carr, one of NFL's iron men, on their side

The Ravens were doing a special teams drill Friday, a well-received break for many of the veterans during a nearly three-hour practice. For the full 15 minutes, cornerback Brandon Carr kept moving.

Some players took a knee on the sideline. Others matriculated around the Gatorade coolers and immersed themselves in light conversation with teammates. Not involved in the drill, Carr remained off to the side, doing some light jogging, stretching out his legs and working on getting in and out of his breaks.

Carr insists he doesn’t have an explanation for his ability to start 144 consecutive games over his first nine professional seasons, the sixth-longest streak among active NFL...

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