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Ravens still trying to determine their game-breakers

Ravens still trying to determine their game-breakers

Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco completed passes to 10 receivers in the team's season opening win against Buffalo, but that won't be the norm for the rest of the season.

The Ravens offense is a work in progress and Flacco is still getting used to his receiving corps. The entire group and Flacco have been together for about two weeks. So, the Ravens are still getting acquainted and working out the bugs.

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As the passing game evolves Flacco will be better in determining who his vertical threats are, who runs certain patterns better than others, which receivers are prime targets inside the red zone and who will be his go to guys.

Regardless of how it breaks down, tight end Dennis Pitta and veteran receiver Steve Smith figure to play prominent roles if they remain healthy.

Smith only five catches for just 19 yards against the Bills while Pitta had three for 39 yards. Regardless of how the distribution plays out, speedsters Mike Wallace and Breshad Perriman have to get a certain amount of touches per game simply because of potential big-play ability.

"We do need to get the ball in guys' hands and it's a challenge because we have a number of guys that you can say that about," Harbaugh said. "I think the ability to have some game breakers; hopefully that's what we're chasing right now. Having some guys that break the game open like Mike was the difference in the game."

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