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Trindon Holliday
Ravens' punt coverage issues rear their head again
Ravens' punt coverage issues rear their head again

The Ravens have a new cast of characters on their coverage teams in 2013, but in last week’s preseason loss, their punt coverage team experienced the kind of breakdown that plagued them during the playoffs in 2012. In the first quarter of the loss to the Carolina Panthers, punter Sam Koch boomed a deep punt with decent hang time to Panthers returner Ted Ginn Jr., who fielded the punt at his 26-yard line. Gunners Chykie Brown and LaQuan Williams had broken free of jams at the line of scrimmage and appeared to have Ginn contained. But Brown whiffed on a tackle attempt, giving Ginn an opportunity to turn up the field and the space to accelerate.   Still, the punt coverage unit...