It was a beautiful night at M&T Bank Stadium for the team’s first of three open practices, and Head Coach John Harbaugh smiled as he looked around at his players signing autographs for thousands of fans.
“I thought it was unbelievable. I mean, it was amazing, the crowd tonight,” Harbaugh said of the 26,721 announced attendance.
“I think this is one of my favorite days of the whole year about this job. People get the chance to come in here, it’s free, they bring their families. … This, to me, is what it’s all about. This is why we do what we do.”
Some of the biggest cheers of the night were saved for the autographs and fireworks/laser show, but the second-biggest gasp may have come after a big hit by inside linebacker
Correa hardly saw any defensive action as a second-round rookie last season, but he’s penciled in as the starter next to
At the end of practice, Harbaugh put the team in “live” 11-on-11 work with full tackling. It was mostly the second-team offense versus second-team defense with some select young projected starters in the mix.
Correa came off the edge and made a big hit in the backfield to bring down the running back short of the sticks on fourth down.
“That was a big play, fourth-down play,” Harbaugh said. “It was good to see. I think Kamalei has had a very good training camp so far.”
Here are some other notes from Sunday’s practice:
- Undrafted rookie wide receiver
Tim Whiteshowed off his athleticism in the open field when he broke a defender’s ankles and then hurdled over him. White was a track…
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