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McNair fighting learning curve with Ravens

McNair fighting learning curve with Ravens

OWINGS MILLS -- It wasn't a vintage debut for quarterback Steve McNair, but wine usually improves with time. Confusion and hesitance understandably characterized McNair's first practice Tuesday morning with the Baltimore Ravens. The three-time Pro Bowl selection often resembled a foreigner unaccustomed to his surroundings during a voluntary minicamp.

Although McNair completed his first pass attempt to tight end Todd Heap, the majority of his throws during his first practice with the Ravens weren't delivered on rhythm with his targets. While gaining timing is an immediate issue for McNair, getting acclimated to a new playbook after 11 years with the Tennessee Titans is the bigger-picture priority. "It's mind boggling right now," said...

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