NFC West

Preston: Ravens set to face a top young quarterback in Titans' Marcus Mariota

Preston: Ravens set to face a top young quarterback in Titans' Marcus Mariota

The Ravens are back in the land of big league quarterbacks.

There are no more EJ Manuels, Case Keenums, Mitch Trubiskys and Matt Moores. Up next on Sunday is Marcus Mariota of the Tennessee Titans, one of the top young quarterbacks in the NFL.

But Mariota isn’t the standard, prototypical drop-back quarterback.

“I’m from the NFC West, so I’ve seen a lot of Russell Wilson and Colin Kaepernick,” said safety Tony Jefferson, who spent four seasons with the Arizona Cardinals before signing with the Ravens during the offseason. “So the zone-read stuff is kind of in my ballpark and what I’m used to. He’s got a lot of similarities to Kap and...

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