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Ravens believe Chris Hewitt the right man to lead a secondary resurgence

Ravens believe Chris Hewitt the right man to lead a secondary resurgence

With his charges in the defensive back group moving on to another session of the Ravens' first practice Thursday, defensive backs coach Chris Hewitt ran in the opposite direction to settle a score. Kamar Aiken had just corralled a pass on the sideline with second-year cornerback Rashaan Melvin in tight coverage, a catch Hewitt believed Aiken only made because he pushed off. Hewitt went out of his way to tell the referee as much, fighting for his player after the rest of the team had moved on. A former NFL defensive back, Hewitt knows what his players face every day. It's that experience, and his balance of intensity and empathy, that leads Ravens players and coaches to...

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