Let’s take a look at the Ravens roster position by position to see what bubble players have a chance to make the team:
Baltimore Ravens training camp is a big deal for roster bubble players. A roster bubble player is a player with a chance to make the team. The catch is they don’t know how good of a chance they have and training camp is where they prove what they can offer the purple and black. Let’s look at the players who aren’t roster locks, or players that will most likely make the team. These are the players who have to show that they belong on the team once the regular season comes along.
Quarterback: Trace McSorley, Tyler Huntley
The Baltimore Ravens have their quarterback situation well in hand. Lamar Jackson is one of the best quarterbacks in the NFL and Robert Griffin III is one of the better backups. Do the Ravens keep three quarterbacks? The Ravens kept Trace McSorley around last year and they could easily justify doing the same thing. The Ravens have two mobile quarterbacks. If they have to call Robert Griffin III to take a start, they need another quarterback behind him who can operate the same offense. If you have two mobile quarterbacks in an offense where the quarterback runs the football, it makes sense to have a third.
Tyler Huntley could make it interesting. Huntley is an interesting project who was the leader of a very good Utah Utes team. Huntley probably has more upside than McSorley as a quarterback. McSorley, however is the third option the Ravens know and that is an advantage. It’s also worth noting that McSorley could be used similarly to Taysom Hill. As long as Griffin III is good, McSorley is more of an anything Greg Roman wants kind of player than a quarterback understudy.
Both have a chance. McSorley probably has a slight advantage and it’s going to be an interesting competition down to the wire. The Ravens are the only team in the NFL who really could make the third string quarterback battle one to watch because of the demands of their revolutionary offense.