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Ravens’ Ed Reed is still drawing raves

In first Super Bowl at 34, safety continues to play at elite level

NEW ORLEANS — The barren road out of the NFL is littered with terrific athletes who could run faster, jump higher, lift more weight, and throw the ball harder than most others.

They are now hollow memories filled with mind-boggling 40-yard times and ridiculous statistics from their time in college football.

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