"I basically told him that I was ready to make that next step, ready to train," Streeter said Sunday, the final day of the team's three-day rookie minicamp in Owings Mills. "He took it upon himself to extend that invitation. He stays probably 40 minutes away from me in Miami. He just invited me to come over, work out. I accepted it and we've been on a roll ever since."
Since draft day, Lewis and Streeter have pumped iron and worked up a sweat together in Florida. Steeler, who at 23 is 13 years younger than Lewis, marveled at his new teammate's work ethic.
“It’s been tough. He pushes his body to the limit,” Streeter said. “It’s no surprise that he plays the way he plays on game day and why he’s been playing so long in the
Standing tall at 6 feet 5, Streeter was easy to spot during Sunday's practice. His size and speed are his most enticing attributes, but the deep threat has a long way to go to become a complete receiver. Streeter had 52 catches for 967 yards and nine touchdowns in three seasons at Miami.
Streeter isn’t the only Ravens rookie who is being mentored by one of the team’s Pro Bowlers. Safety
"Being a DB, you always want to play under the best players and Ed Reed, to me, is the best," Thompson said. "Being able to play under him is a blessing. I wouldn't trade that for the world."
Streeter said he would always remember how 31 teams passed on him, but he, too, feels blessed to be given the opportunity to be with the Ravens and around Lewis, a former Hurricane himself.