Would you march out of a movie theater seven minutes into the feature presentation because there weren't enough explosions for your liking? Would you take a couple nibbles out of a grilled cheese sandwich, only to send it back to the kitchen because, for whatever reason, you were hoping it would taste more like lobster? Would you sell the big, brand-new house you just moved into because you found a leak in your basement?
How about this one: Would you throw your hands up in disgust if your favorite team -- one that happened to win the
Lost in all those bad analogies is my point: You probably shouldn't judge an offseason until, well, it is over.
After giving gold watches to
They signed a pair of veteran linemen in
Suddenly, with Dumervil in the fold to chase after quarterbacks with a healthy Terrell Suggs, many people, including fans and critics, are looking at Baltimore's offseason a little differently. Which is a good thing, because the Ravens don't have to report to The Castle for training camp until a few months from now.
No, they aren’t done making moves, but this is the kind of free-agent splash that you only see from the Ravens once every few years. However, don’t expect another, unless you count safety
There is also next month’s
The complexion of this team, especially on defense, is going to be much different than a year ago. That could be a good thing or it could be a bad thing, but it is still too early to really say for sure.
The explosion that is the Dumervil deal might have grabbed your attention, keeping you glued to your seat for a little longer. There might not be any more fireworks this offseason, but you should probably stick around to see how this one ends before judging it.