The picture Ronnie Stanley paints isn’t exactly the stuff of myth and legend. In fact, it’s pretty vanilla.
What does it take to be a great NFL left tackle?
It’s a question the second-year Raven has thought a lot about. It’s driven him to scrutinize and seek fellowship with the best contemporary examples — Tyron Smith of the Dallas Cowboys, Joe Thomas of the Cleveland Browns, Trent Williams of the Washington Redskins.
And what does he see when he examines these nimble-footed mammoths?
“You look at the personality of those guys and they’re all good guys who have their head on their shoulders,” says Stanley, the Ravens’ highest...