The league has been discussing ways to speed up games to keep fans engaged, and columnist John Eisenberg has few ideas that might help.
The Ravens have six tight ends vying for limited spots on the roster, each with different assets to bring to the table. How will it all play out? Anything is possible on ‘Real Tight Ends of Baltimore.’
The Ravens have a chance to nab an elite pass defender for the future foundation of the defense. There are so many other needs, however, that it'd be hard to be complain if Baltimore instead targets a leading pass rusher, a top offensive lineman or another playmaker for Joe Flacco.
With Steve Smith Sr. retired, the Ravens are looking for the former first-round pick to become a major offensive force, and that’s fair to expect.
It's too easy to say the Ravens should keep the defensive tackle. Of course they should. But, it's more complicated to identify what should be sacrificed in order to re-sign him.
The Ravens were close to suffering the same fate as the Atlanta Falcons, but Baltimore’s epic defensive stop in the final minute is the difference between how the two teams will be remembered.
There's never a good time to ask fans to dig deeper into their pockets to pay more for tickets, but the Ravens offered logical rationale with a $120 million investment into M&T Bank Stadium.
NFL franchises should soak up the Super Bowl dream while they can because what usually follows is not a pinch-me experience. The Ravens can attest to that.