THIRD WIDE RECEIVER
Breaking it down: The Ravens have 11 receivers on their roster and only three of them –
What’s not in question is that Boldin and Smith are the projected starters, and free agent acquisition Jacoby Jones, who was let go by the
That's not to say there isn't some skepticism surrounding Jones, a 28-year-old who had 127 catches and 11 touchdown receptions in five seasons for Houston. He has been criticized at times for his hands and his route running. But he still gives the Ravens something that they have lacked: an explosive return man and a speedy outside complement to Smith.
If Jones limits his mistakes and develops chemistry with Flacco, which No. 3 receiver
Williams had four catches for 46 yards in 12 games last year, but he admitted that he hit a wall in his first professional season. However, he knows the offense and looked to be in great form during the offseason workouts.
Doss, meanwhile, had a disappointing rookie season after the Ravens drafted him in the fourth round of the 2011 draft. He didn't record a catch and he was inactive for 11 of the Ravens' 18 games. Team officials have said that he is still in the team's plans and they are hoping that an offseason spent working on his strength and agility will put him in better position to contribute.