The warmth was oppressive Thursday, however Head Coach John Harbaugh preferred how the gamers responded.
The Ravens had one among their sharpest practices of coaching camp on their second straight day in pads, working in afternoon temperatures in the mid-90’s with the warmth index near 100.
There had been few pre-snap penalties and gamers labored arduous with out shedding their composure. Harbaugh thought the staff took observe to a different stage after a combined efficiency on Wednesday.
“It was probably 40 percent good, 60 percent sloppy yesterday,” Harbaugh mentioned. “Today was much, much crisper on both sides of the ball.”
There was a 10-minute break throughout observe when gamers went inside to chill off whereas Harbaugh answered questions from followers. Harbaugh preferred the concept of giving gamers an intermission interval on such a sizzling day.
“With this heat, we felt like that would be like a simulation of halftime,” Harbaugh mentioned. “Try to bring the body temperatures down. The players weren’t so thrilled about it, the ones I talked to, because they want to keep going and get it done. But I think it was a smart thing to do, and we respect that. Respect the heat, guys were working hard, so that’s what we did.”
Here are different observations from Thursday’s observe:
- It was a robust day for vast receiver James Proche II, who’s in search of an even bigger function in the offense and is getting additional alternatives with Devin Duvernay sidelined by a thigh bruise. Proche caught a 70-yard landing go on a deep nook route after a fairly throw from Lamar Jackson, who acquired loads of distance on the go with only a flick of the wrist. Later in observe, Proche confirmed his dependable arms by snatching a low go in stride for a crimson zone landing on a nook route. After, Proche and Rashod Bateman labored on their landing celebration.