3 Questions Facing The 2-0 Baltimore Ravens
1. Is There A Rhyme Or Reason To Marc Trestman’s Attack?
I’m a big proponent of utilizing the short passing game as an element in the offense. Making defenses defend the width of the field by spreading the ball around with dinks and dunks has some value. However even in the west coast offense, the dinks and dunks are supposed to lead to chunks of yards. Little plays set up big plays, but a lack of big plays suffocates a small ball offense. Have you noticed that Trestman does the same thing over and over?
Trestman would see exponential rewards to letting Joe Flacco attack down the field. Steve Smith showed us that he can get separation. Breshad Perriman is impressing. Chris Moore has the ability to burn anyone and Mike Wallace has big play written all over him. The lack of weapons excuse does not fly or apply here.
When you watch the Ravens, there doesn’t seem to be a plan of attack. Trestman doesn’t set things up for the offense. Trestman’s offense has been horribly unimaginative. The Ravens offense has begun to rely on a couple of big plays to win the game. While the 2015 Ravens had so many in
With plenty of talent, the offense should find its groove. If the offense continues to stall, it will be on Trestman. Can Trestman make it work in Baltimore? That’s the biggest question right now.