Ravens' Breshad Perriman: I'll be 'worth the wait'

Tuesday was a very important benchmark for Ravens receiver Breshad Perriman, who completed his first real training camp practice of the season after nearly blowing out his knee in June.

Combined with his walk-through workout on Monday, this is more than some of his teammates have ever seen of the 2015 first-round draft pick, which caused veteran linebacker Terrell Suggs to jokingly ask, "Who's the new guy?"

Perriman gets it. After losing his entire rookie season to a torn PCL, you almost have to keep a good sense of humor about it all. Should he make it to the team's season-opening game against the Bills on Sept. 11, it will represent a mountainous climb back into the starting lineup -- one that the Ravens will no doubt appreciate.

"(I'm) very eager," Perriman told the team's official site. "It's coming real soon. I know it will be worth the wait."

He added: "I don't have any doubt in my mind that I won't be ready. I'm attacking it right now like I will be ready, and I think I will."

The rest of the piece contained your fairly standard comeback information -- Perriman feels like he's just as fast as the player Baltimore drafted a year ago. He feels like he can make sharp cuts and accelerate. He's looking forward to spending those long, late hours with Joe Flacco building that unconscious football bond that all great receivers and quarterbacks have.

But we're most interested in some potential game reps. Head coach John Harbaugh wouldn't rule out playing on Saturday against the Lions. More than a practice, that would be a sight for sore eyes in Baltimore.

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