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Ravens Recap on Twitter: Thursday Edition

Ravens practice recapped in 140 characters per moment.

Ravens players sign autographs for fans after Thursday's practice.
Ravens players sign autographs for fans after Thursday's practice.
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Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith woke up Thursday ready to begin his third NFL training camp.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Good morning y&#39;all...first day of camp..no other place I&#39;d rather be..thankful for the opportunity to play in this league and for this city</p>&mdash; Torrey Smith (@TorreySmithWR) <a href="https://twitter.com/TorreySmithWR/statuses/360367744572600320">July 25, 2013</a></blockquote>
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Center A.Q. Shipley compared the first day of training camp to the first day of school.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Here we are back in the swing of things 1st day of practice! Feels like my first day of school! <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23excited&amp;src=hash">#excited</a> also thanks to <a href="https://twitter.com/RIVALUS">@RIVALUS</a> for all the</p>&mdash; AQ Shipley (@aqshipley) <a href="https://twitter.com/aqshipley/statuses/360440553256656896">July 25, 2013</a></blockquote>
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Ramon Harewood was ready for the big day, too.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Rise and shine ppl... Off to work...thankful for this day</p>&mdash; Ramon Harewood (@mvpbig) <a href="https://twitter.com/mvpbig/statuses/360341346239787010">July 25, 2013</a></blockquote>
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WNST's Luke Jones was impressed with a couple of players during practice.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Two players passing the eyeball test in terms of being in great shape are Jimmy Smith and Terrell Suggs. Both moving really well. <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Ravens&amp;src=hash">#Ravens</a></p>&mdash; Luke Jones (@BaltimoreLuke) <a href="https://twitter.com/BaltimoreLuke/statuses/360492420942667777">July 25, 2013</a></blockquote>
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Of course, injuries can happen in football.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Kelechi Osemele, who was playing lot of left tackle with McKinnie out, tweaked his right hamstring in practice. Didn&#39;t look serious.</p>&mdash; Jeff Zrebiec (@jeffzrebiecsun) <a href="https://twitter.com/jeffzrebiecsun/statuses/360522374220742658">July 25, 2013</a></blockquote>
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Even with the excitement of training camp arriving, it was somewhat strange that Ray Lewis and Ed Reed weren't there.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Practice was a little different today without Ray Lewis and Ed Reed on the field, Coach Harbaugh said.</p>&mdash; Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) <a href="https://twitter.com/Ravens/statuses/360517504059183105">July 25, 2013</a></blockquote>
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After practice, it was clear Jacoby Jones still has jokes.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Jacoby Jones on passing conditioning test: &quot;I took it just about how like I took the ACT. Eventually, I passed it.&quot;</p>&mdash; Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) <a href="https://twitter.com/RavensInsider/statuses/360534325160198145">July 25, 2013</a></blockquote>
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LaQuan Williams believes he's on the road to greatness.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Day 1 almost done. Successful start. <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23roadtogreatness&amp;src=hash">#roadtogreatness</a></p>&mdash; LaQuan Williams (@i_amQUAN) <a href="https://twitter.com/i_amQUAN/statuses/360522831882223617">July 25, 2013</a></blockquote>
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