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Adam Jones (football)

Schmuck: Suddenly, both Ravens and Orioles are suffering from a serious shortage of star power

Schmuck: Suddenly, both Ravens and Orioles are suffering from a serious shortage of star power

Excuse me, but I thought the Orioles were the team that was rebuilding.

In less than 24 hours, the Ravens appear to have lost defensive cornerstones Terrell Suggs, C.J. Mosley and Za’Darius Smith to free agency after trading quarterback Joe Flacco and releasing charismatic safety Eric Weddle, wide receiver Michael Crabtree and troubled running back Alex Collins.

The only difference between this and the Orioles’ midseason teardown in July is that not all of the Ravens’ departures were part of some master plan.

Veteran offensive lineman Marshal Yanda is going to get pretty lonely up there at the podium next season.

OK, we’ll still...

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