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Is Ravens CB Lardarius Webb still fighting through injury?

Baltimore Ravens secondary coach Steve Spagnuolo sent a congratulatory note to cornerback Lardarius Webb after Sunday's 21-7 win against the Tennessee Titans, texting him "Great job, good win."

Webb responded: "Happy for the win, but I have to play better, coach."

Webb has struggled this season, allowing 32 catches for 420 yards (13.1 yards per reception) and a touchdown. He is ranked 101st out of 106 cornerbacks by Pro Football Focus.

Unlike previous seasons, he hasn't been as physical at the line of scrimmage and hasn't shown as much confidence breaking on passes. Webb has only six passes defensed in seven games after breaking up 22 last season (the second-most in the NFL).

His season got off to a bad start with a lower back injury that sidelined him for three of the first four games. Webb hasn't been listed on the injury report since Week 3, but that doesn't mean he's fully recovered.

"He might be fighting a little bit still with the injury," Spagnuolo said, "but he fights through it and he continues to play, so I look for him to get better and better.”

Webb's impact goes beyond the field. Last week, he challenged the defensive backs in a meeting days after the team allowed six touchdown passes to Ben Roethlisberger.

Webb is the most experienced cornerback remaining on the Ravens with 46 starts. The other cornerbacks on the team -- Anthony Levine, Danny Gorrer, Tramain Jacobs and Rashaan Melvin -- have a combined three starts.

"I think he has a lot of pride in the fact that he's on the outside now -- the remaining vet -- with Jimmy [Smith] being gone and Asa [Jackson] being out," Spagnuolo said. "He takes a lot of pride in trying to be the top corner for us, and I think he’ll be that."