Setting the scene
The Ravens' final open training camp practice at the Under Armour Performance Center began at noon — adjusted from the planned 10 a.m. start. The team was in jerseys and shorts, and at around 2:15 p.m., shed their helmets and concluded practice with a walk through.
With cornerback Lardarius Webb still absent, Rashaan Melvin stepped into the first-team defense and produced one of the most impactful defensive performances of training camp. He batted down several balls in red zone and goal line drills, including passes intended for receiver Steve Smith Sr. He jumped a route in the flat run by rookie...