Found July 17, 2013 on isportsweb.com:
PLAYERS: Ray Rice
TEAMS: Baltimore Ravens
Ray Rice, Joe Flacco, and Torrey Smith (Photo credit: Patrick Smith/Getty Images) It’s no secret that the Baltimore Ravens’ offense has a little bit of work to do before the season opener. But without a doubt, the team looks to be in pretty good shape as training camp approaches. Here’s a look at five of the key players on offense that will be  stepping up this season to help the Ravens defend their title. 1. Joe Flacco After leading his team to Super Bowl victory and simultaneously claiming the title of Super Bowl MVP, all eyes will be on the Ravens’ 6’6” quarterback this season. Joe Flacco will take on more of a leadership role on offense this year. Offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell will most likely loosen the reins this season, allowing Flacco to run the no-huddle more often and letting him call more plays on his own. Giving Flacco more freedom on the field will be a big change for the Ravens’ offense this season, but it should not be a difficult adjustment. Flacco’s patience in...
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