Originally posted on Ravens Football Machine  |  Last updated 8/21/13
A Super Bowl defending champ OC suddenly finds his revamped offensive unit under attack.. Welcome to Jim Caldwell's world... The Ravens’ first-team offense may have the most to prove in Thursday night’s third preseason game against the Carolina Panthers. The unit is expected to see its most extensive action of the preseason, and after two somewhat flat games, it’s hoping to find a rhythm. “We want to see our effectiveness and our execution climb up a notch or two,” Offensive Coordinator Jim Caldwell said. In his first full offseason as the Ravens’ offensive play caller and chief schemer, Caldwell has seen his unit get off to a bit of a rocky start. The starting offense is working with some new targets at wide receiver and tight end, but Caldwell didn’t use that as an excuse for notching just seven points (on a 77-yard touchdown run and catch by Torrey Smith) and six first downs in three quarters of work. The offense particularly struggled in the firs...
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