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Ravens offseason primer -- pass rushers
Ravens offseason primer -- pass rushers

The NFL offseason heats up on Tuesday when the free agency period begins and the NFL draft will take place next month. In anticipation of those events, blogger and reporter Matt Vensel will look at six key positions the Ravens might address in free agency and the NFL draft in the days leading up to the start of free agency. After finishing tied for third in sacks in 2011, the Ravens fell back into the middle of the pack with 37 sacks a year ago. There were a few significant factors in play -- the major injuries to Terrell Suggs, nagging ones to guys like Haloti Ngata and Pernell McPhee, and a change in defensive coordinators before the season -- but their struggles in getting to the...