As expected, the Ravens didn't use the franchise tag before today’s 4 p.m. deadline. They didn’t have any logical candidates for the tag and their tight salary cap situation would have made such a move prohibitive.
That figures to change next year when the Ravens group of unrestricted free agents could include starting guards Marshal Yanda and Kelechi Osemele, cornerback Jimmy Smith and kicker Justin Tucker.
A lot could happen before the Ravens have to worry about such matters.
Meanwhile, wide receivers Dez Bryant (Dallas Cowboys) and Demaryius Thomas (Denver...