Mallett missed a practice and a team flight this season while with the Texans. He played in six games, starting four, before being released.
After his first practice Wednesday, Mallett said he's a different person than when he played for the Texans.
Mallett said, ''The best thing probably was for me to be cut. I've learned a lot from it. ... It was a piece of humble pie, but it digested real quickly.''
Ravens coach John Harbaugh expects Mallett to act like a pro. The coach said, ''Guys go through things in life and in careers. We'll see if he can get it going in the right direction.''
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