The Ravens made huge strides to improve what turned out to be a putrid offense in 2013. But one of the few bright spots on the offensive side of the ball was Marlon Brown. An undrafted rookie from Georgia with a lot to prove, and loads of potential to do just that.
“Guys like Marlon Brown have already been asked to take reduced roles because of arrivals to the team such as Steve Smith,” Wilson added.
Don’t assume that because they didn’t play much in 2013, that the rookies turned second year players might not have some great players among them.
On their way to the Super Bowl last season, the Baltimore Ravens knocked off the top-seeded Denver Broncos by erasing a fourth-quarter deficit with a near-miraculous touchdown pass.
If you keep saying “I’ve never seen anything like that before!”, it’s true. You haven’t. The Ravens win over the Vikings was in fact history making.
The Ravens have scored first in four out of their last five games, and are now 39-8 at home and 11-1 against the NFC teams under John Harbaugh in Baltimore.
Just last week, Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs declared the Ravens in a “state of emergency.” It might be at “Code Red” now.
The Ravens are getting healthier as each week passes. Not at full strength, Baltimore has had to fight for wins without some of their key personnel. But with players returning to practice, help may be on the horizon.
Mark Zinno gives us his take on the game Sunday as the Baltimore Ravens host the Packers of Green Bay at M&T Bank Stadium.
The Ravens have been banged up for a few weeks now. But players are beginning to get healthy. And for Baltimore, it couldn’t come at a better time.
John Harbaugh knows the Baltimore Ravens must improve their running game if they are to reach the playoffs for a sixth consecutive season. Against Buffalo on Sunday, however, Harbaugh was convinced Baltimore couldn’t win by rushing the ball. So he called upon Joe Flacco to throw on virtually every play.
The Ravens have had a case of the injury bug since 2012. With Baltimore approaching the second quarter of the regular season, getting healthy is crucial if they hope to keep pace with the Cincinnati Bengals. Lucky for them, Ray Rice appears to be getting healthy.