Baltimore Ravens: Player Watch during Minicamp

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Dec 31, 2014; Miami Gardens, FL, USA; Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets wide receiver Darren Waller (88) makes a touchdown catch as Mississippi State Bulldogs defensive back Jamerson Love (5) defends during the first quarter in the 2014 Orange Bowl at Sun Life Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Steve Mitchell-USA TODAY Sports

  1. Darren Waller

With the injuries to Michael Campanaro and Aldrick Robinson, Waller has the perfect opportunity during minicamp to prove why he belongs in the last wide receiver spot.

The returner position is still open, so he can move into that role as well. He needs to use this time as much as possible to help gain him a spot on the roster.

Waller needs to take advantage of the absence of Campanaro and Robinson.

Steve Smith Sr., Marlon Brown and Breshad Perriman are most likely going to take most of the first-team snaps, but Waller should take full advantage whenever he can catch passes from Joe Flacco. He already has a head start on the other wide receivers who are out until training camp.

If he does not move into training camp ahead of the other receivers, he can already count himself off the roster as a wide receiver. The position is being handed to him, and this minicamp is his chance to take it.

Waller may even find a home at the returner position.

It is unlikely he will take snaps away from Perriman, but he could take them from the other rookies Cam Worthy, DeAndre Carter and Daniel Brown. This minicamp will be his first time playing behind all the starters, but this time will be limited, so he will have to take advantage of whenever it comes.

If he plays his cards right, he could be well ahead of Campanaro and Robinson by the time training camp rolls around.

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