The Ravens owner clearly stating his desire for more offensive balance, followed by a coaching shakeup, will help. But the Ravens still need to bulk up their offensive line, add a breakaway threat in the backfield and get buy-in from their play caller.
The Ravens had to rise from a dark place after moving to Baltimore from Cleveland, and David Modell was smack in the middle of the moves that slowly helped them make their way out. Hopefully, his contributions will be forever remembered.
In the Ravens' season-review press conference, team brass touched on many areas for improvement, but the conversation always seemed to come back to their franchise quarterback.
What happened to the Ravens defense down the stretch of the 2016 season? It's not that complicated. A chain of events that precipitated the falloff began with Jimmy Smith's injury.
No issue was more detrimental to the Ravens’ playoff hopes than the run-pass imbalance. If they don’t fix it now, they’ll miss out on the postseason again.
The Ravens receiver reversed last year’s retirement announcement in order to go out on his own terms, and he pulled off, at age 37, in a way that only Steve Smith Sr. could.
The Ravens didn’t underachieve in 2016, as they showed marked improvement over 2015’s 5-11 finish, but the progress needs to continue.
One of Ravens' most heartbreaking losses. Saying Juszczyk should've waited to score is silly. Could've been a 40-point day. Ravens need more playmakers. Final stretch dulls fine season for defense.