When Lamar Jackson was taken No. 32 overall in the draft this year, Ozzie Newsome acknowledged they were “building for the future” with the Heisman Trophy winner. But, he added, “In order for us to win this year, we need Joe Flacco.”
As the Ravens left their third preseason game with a 20-19 win, their 11th straight preseason victory, they could only hope that the mistakes and misfortune of a less-than-ideal opening 30 minutes would not linger long.
The Ravens announced today they have signed former Redskins No. 1 pick Robert Griffin III to compete for the backup quarterback role behind starter Joe Flacco. Griffin, known as RGIII, did not play in the NFL last season.
Heading into Sunday's game against the Kansas City Chiefs, the Ravens have started two quarterbacks, Matt Schaub and Jimmy Clausen, in the past three weeks, and a third, Ryan Mallett, could get an opportunity before season's end.
Mike Locksley, who went from being Maryland's offensive coordinator to its interim head coach for the past seven weeks after coach Randy Edsall was fired, interviewed for Edsall's old job Monday, a source familiar with the process said.
Things have been quiet in College Park the past couple of weeks regarding the search for fired football coach Randy Edsall's successor. Athletic director Kevin Anderson, whose own legacy with the Terps will certainly be tied to this hire, has declined to discuss who he might be looking at since saying on the day of Edsall's firing that Maryland wanted a coach "to excite the fan base." Many names have surfaced in a variety of media outlets, a few that seem to have validity and others that appear