The Ravens will hold their first full-team practice of training camp on Thursday. Each day leading up to the official start of camp, The Sun will examine several key position battles that will be decided during preseason.
Breaking it down: This will probably be the most analyzed competition in camp, all because of how the last possession of the 2011-12 season ended. Though Ravens’ fans don’t need a reminder, Cundiff’s 32-yard field goal attempt, which likely would have forced overtime against the
Since that miss, there have been constant questions of Cundiff's psyche and calls from the fans to let him loose and sign an experienced kicker. But the Ravens have stuck by the veteran who converted 28-of-37 kicks in the regular season including just 1-of-6 from beyond 50 yards.
Instead of signing an experienced kicker to compete with Cundiff, the Ravens added undrafted free agent Justin Tucker who both kicked and punted for the University of Texas last season. In the last two seasons at Texas, Tucker converted 40-of-48 field goals.
Tucker did exhibit impressive leg strength and accuracy during the organized team activities and doesn't appear intimidated at all by the opportunity to go head-to-head with Cundiff.