Nobody asked me, but I don't see what the "conflict" would be in having Nick Mosby serve as mayor of Baltimore while his wife, Marilyn, continues to serve as Baltimore State's Attorney. I mean, what if they were both single when they came into office? What if they met at, say, a Prince concert and fell in love? What if they got engaged? Would we be calling them out for a "conflict"?
As the Ravens (1-6) prepare for Sunday's game against the San Diego Chargers (2-5) at M&T Bank Stadium, quarterback Joe Flacco is trying to break from the inconsistent play that has conjured memories of the quarterback's struggles in 2013.
If you watch the Ravens long enough during this 2015 season, you'll inevitably get a reminder of why a season that once held such most promise has dissolved into one of the most disappointing years in franchise history.
Ravens offensive guards Marshal Yanda and Kelechi Osemele had spoken about their respective contract situations before and they had a mutual understanding. They loved playing together and they would be supportive of each other. But when it came down to deciding their futures with the Ravens as they entered the final year of their contracts, each of them was on their own.
It used to be a scenario that the Ravens' defense would relish — a three-point lead to protect, just over two minutes to play and a young quarterback tasked with putting together a lengthy game-saving drive against them.
Timmy Jernigan, who is the man tabbed to replace Haloti Ngata after the Pro Bowl defensive lineman was traded to the Detroit Lions in March, and Carl Davis represent the most recent additions to a defensive line group that throughout the Ravens history has been the franchise's premier strength, due to its depth and continuity among the coaches and players.
The Ravens have hired retired linebacker Jarret Johnson and retired cornerback Duane Starks, a starter on their Super Bowl XXXV championship team who scored a touchdown against the New York Giants in that win, as scouting interns for camp.
The NFLPA issued a press release stating that first-round wide receiver Breshad Perriman, second-round tight end Maxx Williams and fourth-round running back Buck Allen are confirmed to attend the four-day program.