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.”
With Sunday's season-ending knee injury to Joe Flacco, the Ravens lost their stalwart quarterback who has been a picture of durability over his eight-year career and stability during in an injury-hit, disappointing season. But Flacco's statistics paint the picture of a quarterback who was among the least efficient and productive in the NFL this season.
Dumervil maintained his pass-rushing form Sunday night in the Pro Bowl as he recorded the only sacks of the game, finishing with two sacks as Team Irvin defeated Team Carter, 32-28, at University of Phoenix Stadium.
As the Ravens hold their annual season review press conference this morning with owner Steve Bisciotti, general manager Ozzie Newsome, team president Dick Cass and coach John Harbaugh, offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell is interviewing today for the Tennessee Titans' head coaching vacancy.