Baltimore Sun sports columnist Mike Preston talks about former Ravens offensive lineman Michael Oher, who recently said the movie "The Blind Side" has had a negative effect on his career. (Kevin Richardson)
Michael Oher hasn't had an easy go of it since leaving Baltimore.
Oher started every game for the Ravens for five seasons, but in 2014 the team declined re-sign the 23rd overall pick in the 2009 draft.
He started 11 games for the Tennessee Titans last year, but again wasn't invited back. He's signed a two-year deal with the Carolina Panthers and is projected to start at left tackle, yet questions persist about his effectiveness.
"People look at me, and they take things away from me because of a movie. They don't really see the skills and the kind of player I am," Oher reportedly said. "That's why I get downgraded so much, because of something off the field.