“Yeah, I saw it,” John Harbaugh said of a noncall on the final play of the game. “I think you guys should write what you see. You want us to get up here and criticize the officiating. You saw the officiating all day."
New Ravens quarterbacks coach James Urban worked with Donovan McNabb and Michael Vick with the Philadelphia Eagles and then moved to the Cincinnati, where he mentored Bengals receivers, including A.J. Green.
Ravens offensive line coach Juan Castillo¿s return to Philadelphia was occasion for the longtime Eagles assistant to compare one of his best players in Philadelphia, Jason Peters, to current Ravens left tackle Eugene Monroe.
Some of the Ravens either didn't know or didn't care about all that needed to happen — at least not at that moment — for them to make the playoffs. A 34-point loss to one of your biggest rivals has a way of making everything else seem insignificant.
The Ravens, for a variety of reasons, have shown no interest in perusing the slim veteran free agent market that includes Brandon Lloyd, Braylon Edwards, Laurent Robinson, Austin Collie, Josh Cribbs and David Nelson.
Although Castillo coached several Pro Bowl blockers as the Philadelphia Eagles' longtime offensive line coach like Tra Thomas, Jermane Mayberrry, Jon Runyan, Jason Peters and Shawn Andrews, he also had a hand in recruiting and developing several undrafted free agent offensive linemen that became starters. That includes Hank Fraley from Robert Morris and Jamaal Jackson out of Delaware State.