Ravens report

August 14, 2007|By JAMISON HENSLEY

Starting strong

The Ravens went 93 yards on their first offensive series and finished it off with a 6-yard touchdown pass from Steve McNair to tight end Quinn Sypniewski. McNair was 6-for-8 for 73 yards on the series.

Short run

New Ravens running back Willis McGahee was limited to one series, gaining 20 yards on four attempts. He did break a 16-yard run.

Olson wins Round 1

In the battle for the No. 3 quarterback job, Drew Olson was the clear winner over Troy Smith. Olson was 7-for-9 for 84 yards and a touchdown, and Smith was 3-for-11 for 34 yards.

High pressure

The Ravens starting defense didn't allow a point, but it was the backups who put up the numbers. The Ravens' reserves finished with sacks from five players.

Quote to note

"I still brought my 7-iron to the game. The ball was just flying tonight." -- Matt Stover, Ravens kicker, after kicking five field goals, including two from 50 yards.

Injury report

Starting right guard Chris Chester sprained his foot during the game, and backup running back P.J. Daniels tweaked his hamstring during warm-ups. Both injuries are not considered serious. Cory Ross got more playing time in Daniels' absence, rushing for 65 yards on 11 carries.

Coming attraction

The Ravens play their second preseason game Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium against the New York Giants.

Inside

Eagles' Abiamiri shrugs off pain in homecoming. PG 3D

Players on the bubble look to make impact on special teams. PG 3D

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