Baltimore Ravens

Ravens camp highlights (Aug. 14): Thaddeus Lewis gets his first repetitions of training camp

Play of the day: Tight end Larry Donnell had some consistency issues during his time with the New York Giants, but he did show a penchant for making some acrobatic catches. That ability flashed about midway through Monday's practice when Donnell went up high in traffic in the the back of the end zone to catch a Josh Woodrum pass.

Who is the new guy? Signed earlier in the day, veteran quarterback Thaddeus Lewis jogged onto the field about 45 minutes into the workout. Before long, he was leading the third-team offense. On his best throw of the day, he rolled to his right and hit undrafted rookie wide receiver C.J. Board in stride down the middle of the field.


That time of summer: The official training camp portion of the summer schedule ends after Tuesday's workout. The players seem ready for a new challenge. A relatively quiet and uneventful workout was interrupted when veteran special teams standout Albert McClellan let out a primal scream after he finished a linebacker drill. The noise prompted several players and coaches to turn their heads toward Field One.

Progress: Rookie third-round defensive end Chris Wormley has had a relatively quiet training camp, but he blew up a running play early in Monday's workout. He got inside his blocker, shot the gap and touched down Buck Allen before the running back had a chance to reach the line of scrimmage.


Redemption: Chris Moore got an earful from quarterback Ryan Mallett after the second-year wide receiver didn't continue his route up the sideline. Later in practice, Moore streaked down the sideline and hauled in a long touchdown pass.

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All alone: Undrafted rookie running back Taquan Mizzell is 5 feet 10 and 192 pounds, which makes him one of the smallest Ravens. The defense apparently didn't notice him when he ran out of the backfield uncovered to make a big play in the passing game.

Injury update: Wide receiver Jeremy Maclin, strong-side linebacker Tyus Bowser and safety Eric Weddle all returned to practice after missing all of or some of Sunday's workout. Rookies Quincy Adeboyejo and Jermaine Eluemunor, who both were hurt Sunday, did not practice, nor did left tackle Ronnie Stanley, who missed a second straight practice for unspecified reasons. Also sidelined were quarterback Joe Flacco (back), wide receivers Breshad Perriman (hamstring) and Kenny Bell (hamstring), offensive tackle Stephane Nembot (undisclosed), linebacker Lamar Louis (undisclosed) and cornerback Brandon Boykin (undisclosed)

Where did he go? Young tackles De'Ondre Wesley and Roubbens Joseph struggled to deal with rookie pass rushers Tim Williams and Tyus Bowser. During one drill, Williams got leverage on Wesley and pushed him back into the quarterback. Later in practice, Bowser faked rushing inside and then cut outside, leaving Joseph in the dust.

Overheard, part one: "There you go, T.J. Inside out. Inside out and then knock the hell out of him." Secondary coach Chris Hewitt to Tony Jefferson after the safety stayed home to make a nice play on a run attempt by the offense.

Overheard, part two: "Why did I do all this running in practice, then?" Rush linebacker Terrell Suggs when he was summoned to do post-practice conditioning.