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Stallworth an early standout at camp

Wide receiver Donte' Stallworth started training camp as No. 2 behind Mark Clayton as the slot or the No. 3 receiver, but it's going to be hard keeping him off the field.

So far, Stallworth has had an excellent camp. He has had several long catches for touchdowns, but also has run precise routs on the short ones. More importantly, he has shown great acceleration and keeps making yards after the catch, which was a problem for Ravens receivers last season.

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Of course, some will say the receivers are competing against second-rate cornerbacks, but they can only play against the players who line up against them. According to several players, Stallworth had a strong offseason in the weight room and has re-dedicated himself to getting into the best shape possible.

So far, he has stood out in training camp. In fact, the Ravens offense seems ahead of schedule. Quarterback Joe Flacco looks comfortable, and is going to his second and third options. Flacco and backup quarterback Marc Bulger have been able to spread the ball around with Derrick Mason, Anquan Boldin, Todd Heap and Ray Rice making big plays as well. Finally in Baltimore, the defense is no longer dominating the tempo in training camp.

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