By Peter Schwartz
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After Media Day came and went Tuesday, it was back to football here in New Orleans.
The Super Bowl participants kicked things into high gear on Wednesday. Before hitting the practice fields, the 49ers and Ravens again held court with the media.
During the Ravens’ session, Ray Lewis continued to deny allegations in an SI story that he took a substance banned by the NFL.
One player that has certainly benefited from the tutoring of Lewis is rookie linebacker Courtney Upshaw. I spent a couple of minutes with the former Alabama star during Wednesday’s media session.