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Here's a rundown of what various Ravens players wrote on their personal social media pages following Baltimore's 44-16 win Thursday night.

Despite the big win, Terrell Suggs believes there's still work to do before the regular season starts.
Despite the big win, Terrell Suggs believes there's still work to do before the regular season starts.
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Though it was just a preseason game, the Ravens had a lot to be happy about following their 44-16 win over Tampa Bay.

After Baltimore's first team played Tampa Bay's first team evenly, the second team showed its depth and ran away with a blowout victory.

Here's what the players had to say on twitter:

Backup center A.Q. Shipley was glad to be back on the football field after a long offseason.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Felt great getting back out there tonight! Good start will only continue to build upon this one! Love this team and what they stand for!</p>&mdash; AQ Shipley (@aqshipley) <a href="https://twitter.com/aqshipley/statuses/365679991024922625">August 9, 2013</a></blockquote>
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Terrell Suggs wanted to temper the fans' expectations a bit, after the dominating preseason performance.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Good Start Ravens Nation.&#10;&#10;But there&#39;s still work to be done!!! &#10;&#10;<a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23back2work&amp;src=hash">#back2work</a></p>&mdash; T.S STARK (@untouchablejay4) <a href="https://twitter.com/untouchablejay4/statuses/365675964295942144">August 9, 2013</a></blockquote>
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Rookie receiver Aaron Mellette was ecstatic following his first NFL touchdown.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Favorite moment tonight was when I hit my big bruhs <a href="https://twitter.com/TheRealJacoby12">@TheRealJacoby12</a> td celebration and he was the first person to congratulate me</p>&mdash; Aaron Mellette (@A_Mellette3) <a href="https://twitter.com/A_Mellette3/statuses/365679105603153920">August 9, 2013</a></blockquote>
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Has the University of Maryland become a pipeline to the Ravens? Torrey Smith congratulated former college teammates LaQuan Williams and Matt Furstenburg for their performances.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>I&#39;m way to hype for my bro <a href="https://twitter.com/i_amQUAN">@i_amQUAN</a> and <a href="https://twitter.com/MFurstenburg">@MFurstenburg</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23terpfam&amp;src=hash">#terpfam</a> <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23TerpNation&amp;src=hash">#TerpNation</a></p>&mdash; Torrey Smith (@TorreySmithWR) <a href="https://twitter.com/TorreySmithWR/statuses/365682763644411904">August 9, 2013</a></blockquote>
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Speaking of Williams, he credited his Thursday night success to a higher power.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Felt good to get back out on that field and compete. He had success in my favor tonight and I&#39;m grateful. Time to <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23stackdays&amp;src=hash">#stackdays</a></p>&mdash; LaQuan Williams (@i_amQUAN) <a href="https://twitter.com/i_amQUAN/statuses/365686061801803778">August 9, 2013</a></blockquote>
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Rookie fullback Kyle Juszczyk has a good feeling about the upcoming season.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>What a night!  First NFL pre-season game in the books. Feeling really good about this team! <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23PurpleandBlack&amp;src=hash">#PurpleandBlack</a></p>&mdash; Kyle Juszczyk (@JuiceCheck44) <a href="https://twitter.com/JuiceCheck44/statuses/365686591865360384">August 9, 2013</a></blockquote>
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Rookie defensive tackle Brandon Williams felt blessed after his NFL action.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Just played in my first NFL game and only one word can express how I&#39;m feeling... <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23Blessed&amp;src=hash">#Blessed</a></p>&mdash; Brandon Williams (@BrandonW_66) <a href="https://twitter.com/BrandonW_66/statuses/365683680993218560">August 9, 2013</a></blockquote>
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Asa Jackson thanked the fans after recording his interception.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Love y&#39;all <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23RavensNation&amp;src=hash">#RavensNation</a>. It means alot that y&#39;all still ridin with me and have my back. Can&#39;t wait to land back in the 410! <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23oneluv&amp;src=hash">#oneluv</a></p>&mdash; Asa Jackson (@_KIDRaven_) <a href="https://twitter.com/_KIDRaven_/statuses/365690705944911873">August 9, 2013</a></blockquote>
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Safety Christian Thompson said the Ravens' defense got back to dominating.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>We established dominance and kept it! Great way to start off the season lets keep stacking these wins!</p>&mdash; Christian Thompson (@C_33_T) <a href="https://twitter.com/C_33_T/statuses/365685553020141568">August 9, 2013</a></blockquote>
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Bryan Hall said that even with the big win that the Ravens have more to do.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>First game in the books. Had a ton of fun but definitely  a lot of work to do. <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23WorkInProgress&amp;src=hash">#WorkInProgress</a></p>&mdash; Bryan Hall (@BryanHall95) <a href="https://twitter.com/BryanHall95/statuses/365678382585241600">August 9, 2013</a></blockquote>
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Bryant McKinnie was happy with the fan turnout in Tampa.

<blockquote class="twitter-tweet"><p>Yo <a href="https://twitter.com/search?q=%23RavensNation&amp;src=hash">#RavensNation</a> was in there in full force @ the game! Glad to see great support on the road.</p>&mdash; Bryant Mckinnie (@BryantMckinnie) <a href="https://twitter.com/BryantMckinnie/statuses/365687247212785664">August 9, 2013</a></blockquote>
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