Ravens News: Orlando Brown Jr. doesn't hold back, Lamar Jackson's deep passes

  • Orlando Brown Jr. doesn't hold back with recent comments on Greg Roman
  • Data proves Lamar Jackson struggles with deep passes
  • Ravens mourn the unfortunate passing of Ryan Mallett
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Training camp can't come soon enough for the Baltimore Ravens. It'll be exciting to see what all the new faces will accomplish as they prepare for the upcoming season, especially the 2023 NFL Draft class.

It'll also be a lot of fun seeing all these positional battles we've been speaking about for months finally become reality to see who steps up and proves their case to be starting material. Some surprising names will make it to the top of the depth chart and hopefully, the Ravens field the best roster possible for 2023 for continued success.

It won't be easy with final cuts but there is a plethora of talent all across this roster and as of right now, the Ravens are in a pretty good place. Now it's just a matter of being patient until training camp is here so we can all get a deeper look during real football situations and eventually, preseason action.

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Ex Ravens OL Orlando Brown Jr. Rips Greg Roman: Lamar Jackson 'Hindered In The System' [Connor Zimmerlee, Sports Illustrated]

Former Raven Orlando Brown Jr. didn't hold back at all when he ripped into former offensive coordinator Greg Roman about how he hindered Lamar Jackson's ability to play quarterback beyond belief. It's hard to argue with that since the Ravens' offense last season didn't cater to Jackson's strengths and it clearly showed.

Ravens QB Lamar Jackson's Downfield Passing Still a 'Limitation' [Drake Toll, Sports Illustrated]

Speaking of Jackson, there is actual statistical proof that he's not all that great when it comes to deep passes. In the grand scheme of things, yeah, Jackson isn't a perfect quarterback by any means but then again, who really is? At the end of the day, a healthy Jackson is a huge difference-maker for the Ravens and for years now, we've seen him have MVP-like seasons where he plays lights-out football. If he can't throw the football deep and accurately but is still scoring touchdowns and winning football games, that's all that truly matters.

Ravens Mourn Passing of Ryan Mallett [Clifton Brown, BaltimoreRavens.com]

Unfortunately for our Ravens family, former quarterback Ryan Mallett passed away on Tuesday due to a drowning accident. May he rest in peace as this was a great article going over his time with the Ravens and all the reactions by his teammates and coaches that are mourning his loss. We here at Ebony Bird send our deepest condolences to Mallett's family and friends.