Three things the Ravens should be shopping for when free agency opens Wednesday

The Baltimore Ravens have had a busy offseason to this point. Business figures to pick up again this Wednesday when the free agency doors open and the 2019 league year officially begins.

In addition to all the moves detailed in the piece linked above, the Ravens announced a three-year, $18 million extension last Friday with blocking tight end Nick Boyle. Boyle figures to be the team’s third tight end on the depth chart, but the primary blocking tight end. With the switch to an offense centered around the running game, Boyle was a huge piece for the Ravens to keep.

The Ravens still have quite a few holes to fill as Wednesday approaches. The draft certainly represents an opportunity to fill some of these but if the Ravens are looking for proven commodities, free agency will be the place to strike.

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Patience key as DeCosta’s first offseason begins to heat up

Eric DeCosta officially took over the General Manager role of the Baltimore Ravens on January 11, 2019.

DeCosta, 47, took over for former general manager Ozzie Newsome after consistently turning down offers from other teams. DeCosta spurned the Indianaplois Colts, Chicago Bears, New York Jets, Seattle Seahawks, and most notably the Green Bay Packers in patiently waiting for his opportunity to come in Baltimore.

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