Three things to watch for as the Ravens head to Buffalo to take on the Bills

The Baltimore Ravens will look to move to 11-2 on the 2019 season when they head to Orchard Park, New York to take on the 9-3 Buffalo Bills this Sunday at New Era Field.

The Ravens moved to 10-2 with a hotly contested 20-17 victory over the now 10-2 San Francisco 49ers this past Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium. It was an ugly affair overall with a constant downpour limiting both passing offenses throughout the contest, but the Ravens emerged victorious on a Justin Tucker game winning 49 yard field goal:

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Podcast Episode 60: Ravens 2019 offense pre-camp positional breakdown, Jeremy Conn talks Andrew Cashner trade

Featured Image Credit: Joy R. Absalon

Welcome to Episode 60 of the Charm City Bird Watch Podcast with Jake McDonnellNolan McGraw, and Ian Schultz.

The Charm City Bird Watch Podcast is brought to you by the Big Heads Media Podcast Network. Big Heads brings you several different podcasts (including Time Sensitive), ranging from sports, games, pop culture, comedy, and much more. 

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Five thoughts on where the Ravens stand before free agency officially begins

The start of NFL free agency doesn’t officially begin until the first minute of the 2019 league calendar, which is tomorrow (Wednesday, March 13) at 4:00 pm. Teams will not officially announce signings for unrestricted free agents (UFA’s) until that time, but several agreements are reportedly in-place with a handful of big names linked to the Baltimore Ravens.

First-year General Manager Eric Decosta, in preparation for this week, made several moves to help free up some salary cap space. Releasing Michael Crabtree and Eric Weddle saved the Ravens $15.2 million against the cap, and $10.5 million more will be opened up once Joe Flacco is officially dealt to the Denver Broncos tomorrow.

Knowing that a handful of players would likely find new homes for 2019 and beyond, DeCosta followed up on his goal of retaining young talent by re-signing Nick Boyle to a team-friendly deal and awarding Tavon Young a contract extension. Based on what’s transpired so far this week, DeCosta had the right idea.

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