“He’s detail-oriented, but at the same time he’s not always talking to you like a coach, he’s talking to you like a man, like you two are on the same level,” said Rolle, who played 10 games for Baltimore in 2008 and was on IR in 2009. “He trusts you. He trusts what you think about the defensive call, about your technique. He lets you be who you are.
“When we were on the practice field, he was one of those guys Ray Rice would mess with, guys from all positions would mess with. He would joke with them and that type of thing where, most of the time, you don’t even speak to half the position coaches on the team unless you have to.