Are the Ravens close to being serious playoff contenders? If not, then how much longer do Harbaugh and general manager Ozzie Newsome have to turn them into one? The Ravens can send out others to answer these questions, but it won’t have the same appeal. President Dick Cass oversees more of the business side than what happens on the field. Newsome, like Harbaugh, is getting a lot of darts thrown at him these days because he is seen more as part of the problem than the solution.