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Ravens rookie cornerback Tavon Young continues to make big impression

After Tavon Young's two-point return of a Lawrence Guy blocked kick in a Week 2 victory over the Cleveland Browns, Ravens coach John Harbaugh warned the rookie corner not to get caught up in his positive press clippings. Harbaugh told the fourth-round pick to "stay humble, work hard and keep getting better."

Young apparently got the message. The former Temple standout made another big play in the Ravens' 19-17 victory Sunday over the Jacksonville Jaguars, and enhanced his reputation of a player who seems to be in the right place at the right time.

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The Jaguars led by one and they had just intercepted Joe Flacco and had the ball on the Ravens' 31-yard line when Young intercepted a Blake Bortles pass that had deflected off of defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan.

"It was exciting," Young said of his first career interception. "I give credit to the D-lineman, whoever tipped the ball. I thank him for that and I just finished the play. It came in the fourth quarter at a clutch moment. That's what we're here to do."

Young continues to fare well in the slot as an extra cornerback. He played 14 defensive snaps against the Jaguars after playing 21 snaps against the Browns. Young also remains a fixture on the Ravens' special teams units.

"It means a lot," Young said. "It means they believe in me and I also believe I can make plays. That's what I need to do to help the team."

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