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Timmy Jernigan showcasing run defense alongside pass rush in camp

Timmy Jernigan showcasing run defense alongside pass rush in camp

A situational pass rusher whose role increased as the 2014 season progressed, second-year defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan is aiming in training camp to battle the notion that he’s only able to get after the quarterback as he ascends to a starting role in 2015. Jernigan is set to replace Haloti Ngata, whose space-eating role defending against the run had been integral to the Ravens defense since 2006. Jernigan has been a force in run defense through the first few days of practice, and said he’s more than able to contribute in both phases as a full-time starter. “I feel really good about the run,” Jernigan said. “At Florida State, I was great playing the run...

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