But Caldwell is no miracle worker. And the Ravens all know it.
When Rice was asked Wednesday if Cameron's firing and Caldwell's ascension to offensive coordinator is something that'll spark the offense, he veered off-topic and cut to the chase.
"I think it's a wake-up call for everybody," Rice said. "... If you can let go of the offensive coordinator in the middle of the season, it's a wake-up call for everyone around the building that the expectation is to win. We want to win.
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"There's a reason they put the Lombardi Trophy [banner] in the indoor facility. It's the only thing you can see. It's the biggest sign in here. The expectation is to win around here. We've been to the playoffs. We've been to the dance. Getting to the dance is sometimes not enough around here anymore. We'd like to keep dancing — dance all the way to the Super Bowl."
It sure beats dancing close to the edge of chaos.
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