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Ravens must fill Heap's void in red zone

It will take some time on Oct. 30 to get used to Todd Heap in Cardinal red at M&T Bank Stadium. The Ravens, though, know the biggest adjustment will be not having Heap in the red zone.

Heap, who signed a two-year contract with Arizona on Sunday, led the Ravens with eight touchdown catches in the red zone the past two seasons.

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The top tight ends thrive in the cramped working space inside an opponent's 20-yard line because they use their size (they're usually the biggest receivers on the field). Heap, who is 6-foot-5, 247 pounds, excels in this area because he has reliable hands and can make catches while taking a hit.Heap finished as the Ravens' all-time leader in receiving touchdowns with 41. He has scored at least five touchdowns in four of his past six seasons.

In his past three games against Pittsburgh, Heap has reached the end zone three times.

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