Ravens daily caw: 4 moves the Ravens should have made this offseason


Sep 20, 2014; Miami, FL, USA; Louisville Cardinals safety Gerod Holliman (8) intercepts a pass in the second quarter of a game against the FIU Golden Panthers in the second quarter at FIU Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Robert Mayer-USA TODAY Sports

Welcome to the Daily Caw, where we round up all the latest Baltimore Ravens news from around the web.  Today we look at 4 moves the Ravens should have made this offseason, Marlon Brown gets inspiration from a personal loss, why the team can maintain after the loss of Haloti Ngata, and Steve Bisciotti doesn’t plan to be a lifetime owner.

Move Ravens should have made this offseasonJason Marcum, Bleacher Report

"As for the players, wide receiver Torrey Smith and defensive lineman Haloti Ngata were the most notable losses. Smith left to sign with the San Francisco 49ers, and Ngata was traded to the Detroit Lions.Other small changes were made, but in this article, we’re taking a look at the moves Baltimore did not make that could come back to haunt them in 2015."

Marlon Brown draws inspiration from personal lossChilds Walker, The Baltimore Sun

"Calvary Malone sized up the boy she’d raised from adolescence and didn’t like what she saw. “What are you acting like that for?” she asked in a scolding tone. “You should really be in the gym right now. Get out my face. Go to the gym.”Harsh words. But Brown, now preparing for his third season as a wide receiver with the Ravens, grinned recently as he recalled them.He plans to raise his standard of play in 2015, to “make that leap” in his words.And if he pulls it off, he’ll do so drawing inspiration from two people he loved and lost — his grandmother, who died in February, and his college girlfriend, Abby Fishburn, who was killed in a car accident two years ago."

Training camp preview: defensive lineKyle Casey, Russell Street Report

"The mantra the Baltimore Ravens follow of drafting the best player available has led to an enviable situation with the defensive line.After stockpiling defensive line talent during the draft over recent years, the Ravens have assembled a talented, deep corps of young defensive linemen. Even with the departure of All-Pro Haloti Ngata, the defensive line is still one of the strong suits of the team.With a young nucleus of disruptive players, the Ravens will head into training camp with plenty of players to keep an eye on up front."

Ravens life after Steve BisciottiTony Lombardi, Russell Street Report

"“I don’t know that I’m going to own this team until the day I die”, Bisciotti explained recently in an exclusive interview withRussell Street Report.“I don’t know that I’ll be the owner 20 years from now. It does take a lot out of you and I don’t know that I’m [the owner] when I’m 75.”Bisciotti seems very focused on the next 10 years. He speaks about more Super Bowls, more opportunities for John Harbaugh, Joe Flacco and Ozzie Newsome to once again hoist The Lombardi."

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