Last season, Demps intercepted two passes, forced a fumble and had 39 tackles in nine starts.
As an undrafted rookie out of San Diego State in 2002, Demps earned a starting position. He started 10 games, collecting 43 tackles, a sack, a forced fumble and an interception.
The 6-foot, 205-pound Demps, 24, has the edge in experience. Sapp, 23, has superior size at 6-foot-1, 216 pounds.
NEW UNIFORMS: The Ravens will unveil a new uniform today to be worn Nov. 7 against the Cleveland Browns at M&T Bank Stadium in a game that will be televised nationally by ESPN.
QUICK HITS: Pro Bowl cornerback Chris McAlister, who's seeking a new contract, and nose guard Kelly Gregg (family death) aren't at practice this week. .. Cornerback Gary Baxter is participating in individual drills after abdominal hernia surgery, but is expected to be available at training camp. … Lewis (thumb) and linebacker Peter Boulware (knee) aren't practicing. … Rookie Marcell Allmond has moved to safety from cornerback. … Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome will speak at the 55th annual meeting of the National Association of Athletic Trainers today at the Baltimore Convention Center on the topic of sports-related concussions. He'll be joined by former New York Giants linebacker Harry Carson. … Reed hosted 20 students from Booker T. Washington Middle School at practice Tuesday as a reward for academic achievement.
Aaron Wilson writes for the Carroll County Times.