Ravens 2013 player season review
Sun reporters Jeff Zrebiec, Aaron Wilson and Matt Vensel looked back at the 2013 season and assessed the performance of each player and some of the coaching staff.
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John Simon, strong-side linebacker( Karl Merton Ferron, Baltimore Sun / December 8, 2013 )
GS: 0 | GP: 7 | Snaps: 159
Season in review: Simon came as advertised, his work ethic and passion evident from the first day he set foot in the team facility. However, on the field, he showed that he still has a ways to go to crack the outside linebacker rotation. He was a healthy scratch in nine games and he saw action on defense in only one contest. The Ravens are deep at his position and he was unable to move up the depth chart.
Stat that stands out: 4 ¿ Number of defensive snaps Simon played during the season.
Outlook for 2014 and beyond: The Ravens have no doubt that Simon, a maniacal worker, will continue to get better and get the absolute most out of his ability. To get on the field more, Simon has to improve his quickness and his ability to tackle in space. The game moved a little fast for him in his rookie season.