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Thursday, October 10, 2013
Wake-up caw: Monroe is 'ready to go'

By Jamison Hensley

Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh said the team will take a "wait and see" approach when it comes to the starting left tackle position.

What reporters saw Wednesday was recently acquired Eugene Monroe working with the first-team offense in the early portion of practice, Comcast SportsNet reported. And what everyone heard was Monroe declaring himself ready to play.

So, it looks like Monroe is taking over for struggling Bryant McKinnie when it comes to protecting Joe Flacco's blind side.

"I think I’m ready to go," Monroe said. "I get this work starting in practice this week, get in there with the guys, build a relationship with the guys on the line, and be ready. It’s been a grind. First one in the building, last one out."

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