Roughly Speaking: Punching up cocktails with brandy; making soup; gifting books

Chris Harris

Ravens news, notes and opinions

Ravens news, notes and opinions

By now, you know that offensive coordinator Marc Trestman, like Cam Cameron in 2012, was fired a day after a regular-season loss to the Washington Redskins.

That’s a coincidence, but the timing does speak to the importance of these next two road games at MetLife Stadium against the New York Giants and Jets. It would have been easier for Ravens coach John Harbaugh to wait out the next two weeks to see if the offense shows some improvements, and if it didn’t, make the move during the Week Eight bye week.

The bye would have given Marty Mornhinweg additional time to study the offense and make...