This show covers the biggest news cycle the show has ever seen. Hours before the draft started reports broke that the Ravens and their franchise QB Lamar Jackson finally agreed to contract terms. Then they drafted a class of players that leaves a lot to talk about. After the draft we added a few interesting UDFAs and acquired Rock Ya Sin to compete for the CB2 role. What a week!
With training camp underway and preseason action less than a week away, we break down the positional battles and roster spots available for fringe players to fight for.
Despite Chris’ local recording getting corrupted, we were able to have a great discussion about the 2019 defense. Listen in as we discuss if we think this years defense will outperform 2018’s excellent performance. After discussing player expectations, we discuss Ngata’s upcoming induction into the Ravens Ring of Honor and tease the next shows topic.
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The Ravens are coming off an underwhelming victory at home against a lesser Panthers team. The team travels this week to the 3-7 Jaguars who have also had their fair share of struggles but also have some ascending young players. We discuss how the Ravens will matchup against this AFC foe and if we think they can keep the win streak going.
After taking some time to look over the new schedule, we analyze the Ravens first 17 game regular season schedule which is full of difficult matchups and odd scheduling choices.
Last week’s guest’s brother Chris joins us to discuss his team, the Patriots. The matchup is very different than when he was on the show last time. Learn about how this team has changed and how they can matchup against the Ravens.
After a big win against the Lions, the Ravens have to travel west to Arizona and face the 1-6 Cardinals. We chat with Ed Smith from the Bleav in Cardinals Podcast to learn more about the team and how the Ravens can avoid making this a trap game.