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Mike Preston's observations on Ravens offensive line, Rob Gronkowski's retirement and more

Mike Preston's observations on Ravens offensive line, Rob Gronkowski's retirement and more

New general manager Eric DeCosta has talked about the importance of adding new players and building a stronger offensive line, but there is skepticism that the Ravens are creating a more run-oriented offense again.

For years, coach John Harbaugh has talked about being physical at the point of attack, but the Ravens haven’t invested a lot of top draft picks on offensive linemen. The most recent example was left tackle Ronnie Stanley, the sixth overall pick in the 2016 NFL draft.

Last year, the Ravens were able to get away with a mediocre offensive line because they had a scrambling quarterback in rookie Lamar Jackson and a downhill running game devised by then-tight ends...

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