Does Cyrus Jones open the recovery round for Punt returnees?
One of the main arguments of this offseason for the Ravens was who would become the team's punt returner. The competition was initially between Janarion Grant and Tim White, both of whom had lost their jobs due to fumbling.
Cornerback Cyrus Jones, who spent the preseason at the New England Patriots, showed an excellent opportunity to return touchdown for a touchdown against Oakland, then set up a 55-yard touchdown against Kansas City.
However, Jones had his first big mistake against Tampa Bay when he hit the ball with a punt and allowed the Buccaneers a first decline. The Buccaneers entered a field gate.
Levy thinks Jones & # 39; s mistake could cause him less opportunity to take blows.
"With seven cornerbacks in the squad, Jones does not play a significant role The defense and Chris Moore could easily take on the role of the returnee," Levy wrote. "Jones is unlikely to be cut, but he could lose reps on Moore."
If you look at the game maker abilities he showed as a returner, I bet he has built enough goodwill that a mistake does not change his position in the team. Head coach John Harbaugh said he wanted to forget that it ever happened.
"Resilience may not be enough against the league's top teams, such as those who will meet the Ravens on Saturday night in Los Angeles. You must avoid giving away points for mistakes like Jones' Muff and Jackson's Fumble, "Walker wrote. "But give them that ̵
Rapoport: The Ravens expected to move away from Joe Flacco
Before yesterday's game, Ian of NFL Network Rapoport reported that the Ravens after the 2018 season is unlikely to quarterback Joe Flacco will have more.
"Take a look at Flacco's future, he's 33 years old and will earn $ 18.5 million next year. The ravens are expected to move away from him in this off season, "said Rapoport. They will raise $ 16 million in dead money, but of course they will not bring it back as a reserve, earning $ 16 million. If Flacco decides he wants to keep playing, he will be a much sought-after free agent this off-season. There are rarely startquarterbacks, and Joe Flacco is absolutely. "