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With Flacco sidelined, Ryan Mallett is getting plenty of chances

With Flacco sidelined, Ryan Mallett is getting plenty of chances

Ravens coach John Harbaugh would probably not admit any concerns – at least not publicly – about the return of Joe Flacco, even if he had some. Nor would Harbaugh ever say if he had any big worries about Ryan Mallett as the team's No. 1 quarterback, if it came to that.

After seeing Flacco running recently at the team's facility in Owings Mills, Harbaugh seems to believe the the nine-year veteran and NFL's highest-paid player will be fully recovered from major knee surgery when training camp opens in late July. Which means Mallett is still very much Plan B(ackup).

But while Flacco remains sidelined, Mallett is the man at the Ravens' offseason workouts.

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