In a recent item on Pro Football Talk, Mike Florio wrote that the
The Ravens signed running back Ricky Williams on Monday to take over for McGahee as the team's No. 2 running back, but the Ravens appear to be moving forward with internal replacements at the other positions.
Recent draft picks
But the wide receiver spot vacated by Mason is another story.
The Ravens drafted
We have seen rookie wide receivers be effective in recent seasons -- like Mike Wallace in 2009 and
So at that position, Florio is right in saying that the plan blew up. The Ravens were counting on
The Ravens had a chance to upgrade when they Mason go. Now it looks like they will be worse without him.
I'm not ready to panic, though. Not yet. Some good players will be released between now and Week 1 -- or someone like Lee Evans could be had via trade -- and the Ravens should still have cap room remaining.