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#1 vmax

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Posted 11 July 2019 - 01:18 PM

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With all the great QB's and receivers the Ravens will have to face, the defensive secondary is the one spot the team needs to be deep and talented.

The Ravens are ranked #1 at this spot and #1 as to having the deepest position group in the NFL.

 

 

NFL's deepest position groups in 2019: Ravens secondary on top

1) Baltimore Ravens secondary

CBS broadcast prodigy Tony Romo cited Don Martindale's defense as the league's premier combination of scheme and talent, specializing in blitzing, disguising coverages and shutting down outside receivers. The cornerback corps was deep enough not only to survive but to thrive during the early-season absence of Jimmy Smith, Baltimore's stingiest cover corner. Sidestepping Eric Weddle's decline phase, the Ravens upgraded the back end, swooping in to sign replacement Earl Thomas, the gold standard for safety play in the modern NFL. As star-studded as Thomas' legendary Legion of Boom defenses were in Seattle, they never boasted the extraordinary depth that Martindale will carry into the 2019 season. Beyond the four starting-caliber cornerbacks, the Ravens have stashed a bevy of young draft picks in Anthony Averett, Iman Lewis-Marshall, Chuck Clark and DeShon Elliott to go with jack-of-all-trades Anthony Levine........http://www.nfl.com/n...econdary-on-top

 

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The simple fact is, all this 22-year-old has done since entering the league is charm his teammates, win over his coaches, make spectacular plays, get better by the week and, oh yeah, win football games (now 7-2 in starts, including the playoffs). He has been a beacon in the community, with a natural joy about him and a positive energy you can see in the clips of his interactions with young fans at training camp.

 


#2 oldno82

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Posted 11 July 2019 - 02:00 PM

The secondary is scary good. The DL is solid. If we get good play from the linebackers the defense will thrive. We do need to establish a pass rush and it looks like it's going to have to be done with the talent we have on hand.

 

Offensive line is solid. Running backs are too. If Lamar develops to be another step up the passing ladder this team will be fun to watch on both offense and defense.


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"Not bad for a running back"


#3 papasmurfbell

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Posted 11 July 2019 - 06:44 PM

Except for Jefferson it should be great.


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#4 varaven45

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Posted 12 July 2019 - 09:02 PM

I get the shakes whenever I see people describe our D as scary good. With a unproven pass rush and developing LB corps, I think our secondary will be good but scary good? Well see.
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#5 papasmurfbell

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Posted 13 July 2019 - 08:20 AM

I agree.  A lot of it I am seeing from Judon and others.  It reminds me of Thou protest to much.  When guys have this need to be very vocal they are trying to talk themselves into believing it.


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