Continuing to establish a rapport with
The biggest worry is the offensive line, which has had an up-and-down preseason. Blame it on injuries and the subsequent shuffling along the line if you want. The Ravens have had a different combination of five linemen in each of their preseason games, and left guard
Thankfully, it appears the revolving door has halted. The Ravens signed left tackle Bryant McKinnie last week, moved
Though Cameron, the offensive coordinator, said playing against the Ravens defense in practice is “better than any preseason game we play,” working on their timing together against somebody else -- even if for just a series or two -- would be beneficial for the line. Chemistry is key in the trenches, and they face a tough test in
You can probably tell where I stand on this matter, but I appreciate the injury concerns, too. No one wants to see a starter suffer a serious injury in a game that doesn't count in the standings, and losing, say, Grubbs or Yanda, to injured reserve would be a bigger deal than dropping the season opener in Baltimore. No wonder the Ravens appear to be conflicted on how to proceed Thursday.