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Ravens' first-round pick, WR Clayton, injured

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (April 30, 2005) -- Ravens rookie wide receiver Mark Clayton strained his left hamstring and was held out of practice, although the injury is not considered serious.

The first-round draft pick from Oklahoma was hurt running a pattern.

"I felt something and slowed down," said Clayton, who laughed while insisting he will ready for the season-opener against Indianapolis.

Clayton didn't drop any passes and made a strong impression during Baltimore's two-day rookie camp. The Sooners' all-time leading receiver is to start opposite Derrick Mason.

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