Yes it’s the Ravens offseason. Yes it is too early to make roster selections and schedule win-loss record predictions with any sort of confidence.
Just because it’s too early to start worrying about any of this does not mean that it’s going to stop us from writing about it anyway.
On March 18 when former Ravens nose tackle Haloti Ngata announced via social media that he would be retiring from the NFL, the questions started flooding in with regards to both his Ravens and NFL legacy.
Will he make the Pro Football Hall of Fame? Is he a candidate for the Ravens Ring of Honor? Will he be the type of player to sign a one-day-contract to retire as a Raven?
We’ve gotten answers to only one of those questions so far as the Ravens announced yesterday that Ngata would be signing a one-day contract to retire as a Raven and fittingly so. Ngata spent nine of his 13 NFL seasons in the purple and black and helped anchor the stout defense that Baltimore fans have come to know and love throughout the years.
Exiting the 2019 NFL Draft, the Baltimore Ravens still had a hole at edge rusher. The Ravens added Pernell McPhee yesterday to increased their potential pass rushing options. It appears they are not done on that front as they have reportedly added Shane Ray to the fray: