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Several scouts from two AFC teams were overheard at the Senior Bowl talking about Ravens quarterback Steve McNair. Apparently, the skinny on how to beat McNair is to play zone and double the tight end because that has always been his major weapon. If the tight end is covered, McNair will throw short because he fears getting hit, and his wide receivers won't be a factor in the game.

It's all hindsight, but that's exactly what happened to McNair against the Bengals, Bills and Colts. Tony Dungy apparently knew the deal because he played against McNair twice a year when he was the quarterback of the Titans.

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Interesting stuff ...

One other thing: The scouts said if you hit wide receiver Mark Clayton hard, he'll back off, too. - Mike Preston

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