It was hardly a secret that the
But at Wednesday’s news conference at the Castle in Owings Mills, head coach
"We're looking," he said. "We tried to do something with a free agent or two and it didn't work out, but that's OK. We'll move on to the next opportunity. We've got some guys on campus right now that have a chance to help us and be pretty good. But by the same token, if there is a great one, we're interested."
Of course, the Ravens weren't going to name the potential returners who are on their draft radar. Trust me; someone asked. Team officials nervously laughed once they realized the reporter was not joking.
"No. Without tipping our hand, no,” director of college scouting Joe Hortiz said. “There are some good ones out there, I will say that. There are some guys that are impactful guys in college, and there are some guys that maybe haven't done a lot of it but have potential. [
Webb, who agreed to a five-year, $50 million extension with the Ravens on Thursday, was the team’s primary punt returner last season and scored a punt return touchdown, but Harbaugh said he would prefer if he didn’t have to use his top cornerback as a returner.
Zbikowski also returned nine kickoffs, which was second on the team behind
The Ravens do have an intriguing option under contract in