Baltimore Ravens: Two Key Positions to Watch Thursday

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May 28, 2015; Baltimore, MD, USA; Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh speaks after the OTA at the Under Armour Performance Center. Mandatory Credit: Evan Habeeb-USA TODAY Sports

The Baltimore Ravens have their first of four preseason games Thursday night at M&T Bank Stadium against the New Orleans Saints. It’s been a long time waiting for some real football action, but the time has finally arrived.

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This game will not show much excitement from quarterback Joe Flacco and company, but rather the younger players and those in the middle of position battles. The starting offense and defense will probably not receive extended playing time until the third preseason game.

Editor Joe Serpico touched on some of the things to watch during the game earlier. Two major position battles are taking form Thursday night, which are the wide receivers and the secondary.

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