One more veteran offensive lineman became available to the Ravens Monday when the Los Angeles Chargers released Orlando Franklin, whom they signed to a five-year, $36.5 million deal two years ago. Franklin played left guard the past three seasons after spending the first three years of his career at right tackle.
At this stage of his career, the 29-year-old is probably best suited to stay inside at guard, which leads to the obvious question as it pertains to the Ravens: Is Franklin a good fit for a team that has questions at two or three spots along the offensive line?
Before answering that, it’s probably best to start off with a...
San Diego Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers (17) hands the ball off to running back Ryan Mathews (24) during the first quarter against the Miami Dolphins at Qualcomm Stadium.