They lost six starters from the defense that lined up in Super Bowl XLVII -- including Ray Lewis and Ed Reed -- so the Baltimore Ravens are supposed to be handicapped this season. Try again. Their defense will be improved, and here's why.
San Francisco linebackers Aldon Smith and Ahmad Brooks were the only two players for either team that were limited during Friday's practices. In non-injury news, Friday's practice may have been the final one of Ray Lewis' storied career.