Ryan Nassib

Ravens news, notes and opinions on Pees' decision, Harbaugh's finest hour and backup QB hunt

Ravens news, notes and opinions on Pees' decision, Harbaugh's finest hour and backup QB hunt

The question Ravens fans still seem to be focused on is whether defensive coordinator Dean Pees was forced out after the 2017 NFL season. He wasn’t, despite what you might hear or think. But it is fair to ask whether Pees would have returned if he didn’t opt to retire, a decision that he reversed in just four weeks to become the next defensive coordinator of the Tennessee Titans.

Ravens coach John Harbaugh is surely not going to acknowledge publicly after the fact that he was going to make a change at defensive coordinator regardless of what Pees wanted to do. And let’s be clear, there is no tangible evidence Harbaugh was planning a staff...

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