Perhaps because of the caliber of player, or perhaps because of the attention special teams gets in Ravens' practice and the precedent that such role players can get a bigger opportunities, the special teams units rank high in multiple relevant league rankings.
The Ravens' salary-cap space has been reduced to $4.133,322 million under the NFL salary-cap limit while indefinitely suspended former running back Ray Rice's grievance against the team remains a pending matter.
It's been a whirlwind of activity for Kevin McDermott since catching a red-eye flight from California on Sunday night after Ravens long snapper Morgan Cox tore the anterior cruciate ligament in his right knee.
All eyes will be on wide receiver Steve Smith, who faces the organization he played with for 13 seasons. While Joe Flacco will undoubtedly look to get Smith the ball early, he needs receivers Torrey Smith, Jacoby Jones and Marlon Brown to be more involved in the passing game.
Even after creating $3 million in salary-cap space by converting $4 million of Webb's $7.5 million base salary into a signing bonus, the Ravens are just $3.321 million under the NFL salary-cap limit of $133 million.
The Ravens pared their roster down to the NFL's required 53-player limit Saturday, choosing to keep two quarterbacks and seven wide receivers and leaving themselves thin at cornerback and along the offensive and defensive lines.