"I've been telling everybody the whole time that the guy the Ravens will miss the most is Matt Birk," said former Atlanta Falcons offensive lineman Jamie Dukes, an NFL Network analyst, in a telephone interview. "Joe Flacco dearly misses Matt because of the subtleties of the game. Matt could tell Joe, 'You need to get out of this, this isn't a good play.' It's a totally different dynamic now. Joe's presnap time is cut in half because he's got to analyze the front more now.