Oher: 'I don't know where I'll be playing'

Oher: 'I don't know where I'll be playing'
August 19, 2012, 4:33 pm
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For the second game in a row, Michael Oher started at left tackle for the Ravens and appears content to stay there if necessary.

Oher is first on the depth chart at right tackle where he started last season. Bryant McKinnie, who came to camp late and has been working his way back into form, is listed first at left tackle.

Oher's play could make it a challenging decision for coach John Harbaugh. In Oher's first preseason game vs. the Atlanta Falcons, Harbaugh lauded him for grading out at 100 in 21 plays.

The Ravens must dissect the game film of Friday's 27-12 loss to the Detroit Lions to find out how Oher performed this time. As a unit, the offensive line was much better this time as Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco didn't face too pressure from the formidable pass rush of the Lions.

Against the Falcons, the unit wasn't as cohesive despite Oher's individual performance.

"I'm just trying to get better at whatever position I'll be playing during the season. I'm just preparing myself for whatever. I don't know where I'll be playing," Oher said.

Moving from right to left means Oher has to do almost everything in reverse.

"People just think it's the just the same place and same footwork just to the other side of the line but its hard to explain," he said. "You have to be a football player to understand. ... It's doing something completely the other way."