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Ravens notes: Bengals kick-return specialist Alex Erickson to test coverage unit

Ravens notes: Bengals kick-return specialist Alex Erickson to test coverage unit

The Ravens have to worry about a Cincinnati Bengals wide receiver not named A.J. Green or Tyler Boyd.

Alex Erickson is the only player in the NFL who has returned three kickoffs for 40 yards or more this season, and he ranks fourth in the league in kickoff average at 26.8 yards. Containing Erickson is the first priority for the Ravens special teams unit.

“It’s a team effort,” special teams coordinator/associate head coach Jerry Rosburg said. “You can see by his numbers that he’s a very effective player, a highly effective receiver and special teams contributor in a lot of different ways. It’s one of those...

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