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New defensive coordinator Dean Pees says Ravens can overcome injury to Terrell Suggs

New defensive coordinator Dean Pees says Ravens can overcome injury to Terrell Suggs

Dean Pees has been through this before.

He was the linebackers coach for the New England Patriots when he learned that Tedy Bruschi, a Pro Bowl middle linebacker and one of the team's emotional leaders, had a stroke, putting both his 2005 season and the rest of his career in jeopardy.

Pees undoubtedly thought of that moment earlier this offseason after being informed that Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs, the reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year, needed surgery to repair a torn Achilles and would be lost for a big part of — if not all — of the 2012 season.

"I think as a coach, you just go out there and you have to coach the...

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