ONE FOR MOORE
Wide receiver Clarence Moore might have helped his cause by diving and catching a 41-yard pass (above) from quarterback Kyle Boller. Moore needs more catches like that to separate himself from a pack that includes Devard Darling and rookie Yamon Figurs, a third-round pick.
LOOK OUT, O.J.
Director of player development O. J. Brigance could have applied for hazard pay. Standing in as a running back during a drill, Brigance was plowed over by linebacker Jarret Johnson.
LITTLE BIG MAN
One of the largest men to play for the Ravens, former offensive tackle Orlando Brown, wore a Spud Webb jersey at practice yesterday. Brown played at 6 feet 7 and 360 pounds; Webb at 5-6 and 133 pounds.
"With the latest updates of the Google search and nflsalary.com, it's hard to trust anyone these days - women, men or family. You look at the divorce rate of NFL guys when they're finished. It's like at about 60 percent. That's not for me, man." - Cornerback Chris McAlister on why he hasn't gotten married.
Offensive tackle Jonathan Ogden (turf toe) and linebackers Mike Smith (shoulder surgery) and Dan Cody (knee surgery) are on the physically-unable-to-perform list and did not practice.
Players are off today. Tomorrow's practices are 8:15 a.m. to 10:20 a.m. and 4 p.m. to 5:30 p.m.
DAYS TO OPENER