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Bailey said Moore’s mental state has been right ever since players first gathered for offseason work this spring.
"Let’s go try again, that’s pretty much his mentality," Bailey said. "I don’t think it affected him as much as people think. He got so much better last year. I can’t believe he’s not going to improve this year. People want to talk about one play. But you can’t decide about someone on one play."
Miller said nobody in the locker room holds Moore any more accountable for the playoff loss than they do themselves.
"Rahim made a few key tackles that day. He was all over the place. It was just a football folly," Miller said. "I don’t blame Rahim. I blame me and Elvis: 70 yards to go, we know they’re going to pass the ball. That’s why they bring me and Elvis to close the game out and neither of us got to the quarterback. I took it hard."
Dumervil signed with the Ravens in an ironic offseason twist, and he’ll make a return with his new teammates when the Super Bowl champs open the season at Denver on Sept. 5.
"This is a new season. We’ve moved on. The whole league has moved one," Fox said. "Everybody is 0-0 right now. So, what you did last year doesn’t mean anything, good or bad. It’s what you do this year."
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