The Daily Caw: Michael Campanaro Injured, Inside Day One of Ravens OTAs


Oct 12, 2014; Tampa, FL, USA; Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Michael Campanaro (15) celebrates after scoring a touchdown against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers during the first half at Raymond James Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Kim Klement-USA TODAY Sports

Welcome to the Daily Caw, where we round up all the latest Baltimore Ravens news from around the web.  Day one of organized team activities is in the books, and unfortunately it wasn’t an uneventful one, as Michael Campanaro left with a quad injury.  We’ve also got some highlights of the practice for you, along with some linebacker roster swap news.

Michael Campanaro injured at Baltimore Ravens’ OTAsAaron Wilson, The Baltimore Sun

Marlon Brown among Ravens veterans who need strong offseasonJamison Hensley, ESPN

"Brown’s role might change in Marc Trestman’s offense because he’s a big target at 6 feet 5. Last season, Bears receiver Alshon Jeffery and Brandon Marshall, both of whom are 6 feet 3 or taller, were targeted 36 times in the red zone.“Marlon, I see him out there, he’s really made improvements from last year. … He’s a big, broad-boned, talented guy,” Harbaugh said. “I think he continues to improve as a receiver as far as the technical aspects of it, refining his skills a little bit.”"

Inside the Ravens first day of OTA

"Football is back in Owings Mills. Here is an inside peek as voluntary OTAs kicked off Wednesday."

Ravens cut Trey DePriest, resign linebacker Andrew BoseAaron Wilson, The Baltimore Sun

"DePriest was a starter at Alabama who registered 87 total tackles and five tackles for loss last season. He was given a $5,000 signing bonus by the Ravens when he signed his three-year contract.DePriest drew criticism from draft analysts for his conditioning prior to the NFL draft.Bose, who tried out at the Ravens’ rookie minicamp, was cut by the team after they signed veteran cornerback Kyle Arrington."

Flacco a given, but quarterback intrigue remains for RavensClifton Brown, CSN Baltimore

"The battle is for the No. 3 quarterback spot between Lovelocke and Renner. Lovelocke is a Baltimore native, an undrafted free agent from Prairie View. He has size (6-foot-5, 240 pounds), he’s mobile, and his impressive performance during the Ravens’ local prospect day helped earned him a longer look"

Next: Who will win the Ravens third wide receiver job?

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