is preparing to shield his quarterback,
, from a
defense that sacked
nine times in last week's win.
He is also preparing to protect his ears from the barrage of insults sure to come from the Baltimore defense.
,” Thomas told
The Canton Repository
in Canton, Ohio. “Some of it is personal, but it’s funny.”
The chattiest, Thomas says, is
, who finished second behind
in a recent
poll asking current players
. (Lewis has missed the past two games and did not practice Wednesday, putting his status for Sunday’s game in Cleveland in doubt.)
“Ray Lewis does so much talking out there that there’s not much room for anybody else,” Thomas said.
For what it’s worth, the Ravens praised the 4-7 Browns before Wednesday’s practice, particularly Thomas, whom Suggs