Sean Payton

Preston: Though keeping status quo, Ravens have to move aggressively to fix problems

Preston: Though keeping status quo, Ravens have to move aggressively to fix problems

It’s understandable now why team owner Steve Bisciotti needed so much time before he held his annual State of the Ravens address at the end of the season.

Bisciotti had a tough decision to make, and he made the right one. He said he considered firing John Harbaugh but that the coach will remain through at least 2018. Considering Bisciotti’s announcement that Ozzie Newsome would step down as general manager after that season, it made perfect sense to retain Harbaugh.

It would be tough on an organization to make a coaching change and then bring in a new general manager (Eric DeCosta) the next year. A new general manager likes to name his own coach, though Bisciotti probably...

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