|Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh, right, chats with defensive coordinator Dean Pees after NFL football practice at the team's training facility in Owings Mills, Md., Friday, Jan. 25, 2013. The Ravens are scheduled to face the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII in New Orleans on Sunday, Feb. 3. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)|
Ravens D-coordinator Pees has own means of success
Ravens cornerback Corey Harris believes Pees would be good at it.
‘‘He’s a pretty laid-back coach, a guy that you would love to play for,’’ Harris said. ‘‘He lets the players play and lets you go out there and express your personality and be who you are.’’
Pees, however, has no intention of taking on the responsibility that comes with being a head coach.
‘‘I was one in college (at Kent State). They can have that gig all they want,’’ he said. ‘‘You become a head coach, you become everything but a coach. Especially in college, you’re there speaking to alumni, you’re doing all this stuff, you never coach. And, that’s not why I got into this profession. I watch head coaches even in this league — there’s just so many other hats that you have to wear. I don’t want to wear those hats. I want to wear this one right out here on the practice field, call defenses and play ball and have fun with the players.’’