Originally posted on Ravens Football Machine  |  Last updated 8/9/12
Ravens fans are enthusiastic about getting the 2012 NFL season off to its preseason inaugural in Atlanta this Thursday night... especially with a bunch of Ravens rookies and unproven veterans out to solidify a roster spot.But I'm more interested in how the Ravens defense the potentially explosive Falcons--- including QB Matt Ryan and WR Julio Jones---and how their young guys match up against the Atlanta hopefuls in the "try-out" phase of the game...mainly the 2nd, 3rd and 4th quarters. More specifically, Ravens fans should be paying attention to how the line play on both sides of the ball is developing...Julio Jones will get his abbreviated reps at WR early in the game... but I'm more interested in seeing how his backup guys fare against the Ravens 2nd and 3rd team secondaries...Perhaps the most discussed and debated area of the Falcons team so far this off-season, the offensive line, is a unit everyone should keep a close eye on in the 1st quarter. The Falcons' interior will be fac...
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