When the Ravens installed former Harvard standout Kyle Juszczyk as their new starting fullback, replacing Vonta Leach, they immediately hoped that he would emerge as a hybrid pass-catching option.
So far, that's how the scenario has unfolded with Juszczyk leading the Ravens with 10 receptions for 90 yards through three preseason games.
Juszczyk, a versatile player who is capable of lining up at fullback, H-back or tight end, caught a career-high five passes for 53 yards, including a 23-yard reception, during a 23-17 victory Saturday night over the Washington Redskins.
"It was great to get so involved in the passing game," Juszczyk said. "I take it...