Danny Gorrer to Start, Answer to Raven’s Secondary Woes?


Oct 19, 2014; Detroit, MI, USA; New Orleans Saints running back Travaris Cadet (39) makes a catch while being defended by Detroit Lions defensive back Danny Gorrer (36) during the second quarter at Ford Field. Mandatory Credit: Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

Welcome to the Daily Caw, where we round up all the latest Ravens news from around the web for your convenient consumption.  Today we look at some Ravens vs. Titans battle plans, wonder if the answer to the Raven’s secondary woes is in house, and debate whether or not new acquisition Danny Gorrer will start at corner on Sunday.

Ravens vs. Titans Battle Plans

"Offense1. Take Control of the OffenseIn dealing with the Pittsburgh blitz, quarterback Joe Flacco and his offensive line were beaten to the punch all night long. No matter how many times the Steelers clearly declared their pre-snap blitz intentions, the offense wasn’t able to counter – whether the line wasn’t able to coordinate their assignments properly in picking up the Steelers’ stunting action or the right hot routes weren’t called. The team simply didn’t account for this aggressive attack and it showed."

Dean Pees Says Answer to Secondary Woes in House

"Will Hill is going to play regularly at safety for the foreseeable future, according to Ravens defensive coordinator Dean Pees. The Ravens have faced uncertainty in their secondary all season, and four safeties have been sharing playing time recently. However, the coaching staff believes that increasing Hill’s playing time will add stability to the defensive unit.“Yep, I’m planning on him being the safety,” Pees said Thursday. “Our plan was to get him in there and get him playing. The only way he was going to get better was to play and play and play. We saw a lot of talent even when he was suspended. We’re looking for him to play a lot.”"

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Will Danny Gorrer Start Right Away?

"Since cornerback Danny Gorrer landed in Baltimore on Tuesday night, he’s been undergoing a crash course in the Ravens’ defensive playbook.Unlike most newcomers, Gorrer already had a lot of advance knowledge about the nuances of the system through his previous two seasons with the Ravens. Claimed off waivers by on Tuesday, Gorrer played six games at nickel back for the Detroit Lions this season under defensive coordinator Teryl Austin, the former Ravens secondary coach."