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No time to waste for Ravens' rookie class

OWINGS MILLS -- The rookies broke the offensive huddle with hesitation, not clapping in unison or hustling to the line of scrimmage. A wide receiver lined up a few steps offsides. And there was no communication between the skill players prior to an aborted play.

Baltimore Ravens coach Brian Billick had seen enough Sunday morning at the team's rookie minicamp. "We don't know what we're doing," Billick barked. "Get back in the huddle." As the Ravens completed their initial rookie orientation, Billick made several corrections. Plus, offensive coordinator Jim Fassel and defensive coordinator Rex Ryan threw in a few profanity-laced admonitions. In a...