Eric DeCosta

Preston: For a Ravens team in transition to be a contender, Joe Flacco needs to lead it

Preston: For a Ravens team in transition to be a contender, Joe Flacco needs to lead it

Training camp officially ended Tuesday and the Ravens have made plenty of progress. There is a comfort level built around some major concerns, but still some lingering questions that won’t be answered until the regular season starts.

The Ravens have to feel better about the return of injured players Brent Urban, a defensive end, cornerback Jimmy Smith and guards Marshal Yanda and Alex Lewis to the playing field.

Pro Bowl outside linebacker Terrell Suggs came into camp in shape and played well, and quarterback Joe Flacco showed mobility after playing half of last season with a back injury.

Several young players, such as linebackers Tyus...

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