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Now that Malcom Floyd, the coveted speedster, re-signed with the San Diego Chargers, the Baltimore Ravens are left with some decisions to make. Do they go with veteran wide-out Anquan Boldin and a relatively inexperienced crew, or do they turn to an old friend in Derrick Mason.

It’s been reported that Mason is back in Tennessee weighing the options of Baltimore, Tennessee or the New York Jets. Now, maybe the Floyd signing puts Mason back in the driver’s seat with the Ravens.

Here’s another thought. The Ravens had one of the slowest receiving corps in the league last year and it was painfully obvious that this group had trouble getting open quickly. Why not do what many teams have successfully done recently and play younger, faster and more athletic receivers?

Tandon Doss has been extremely impressive throughout camp and looks polished beyond his years. Boldin is a stud and has been a number one receiver before in his career.

The Ravens drafted a speedster in Torrey Smith and spent extended time in practice Friday working on the deep ball with Joe Flacco throwing the former Terp the passes. Speed is speed and the only way to defend it is with more of it.

So, before the team goes back to a combination that was not successful enough, maybe it’s time to turn the page and begin a new chapter of Ravens’ football.

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