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, the Ravens have spent years building their cornerback department and now possess a surplus of talent in the area. Marlon Humphrey and Brandon Carr are capable starters with Tavon Young, Anthony Averett and other depth role players can fill in when necessary.Is Alex Collins your RB for the future? Of course he is the number one RB on the team but do you think the Ravens will look to upgrade at some point?We like to think so. This is essentially his ‘prove-it’ year. Watching his film shows he’s not just a product of a system. He’s an NFL starter.Since drafting Lamar Jackson in the first-round, is Joe Flacco on the hot seat right away or is he the guy to grind out the season with?The Ravens are not expected to play Lamar Jackson in 2018. Joe Flacco is far and away the better quarterback right now. They knew Lamar was going to need development and that’s what they’re doing now. Joe will play the entire season unless he loses all his talent from an alien absorbing his skill, i.e. Space Jam.I loved Marlon Humphrey coming out of college, what are your expectations for him going into his second year and having to take that CB1 spot for a few games? Marlon’s ready for the job. I’m confident in his ability and the team is also ready for him to take the next leap. This pressure is exactly what could launch Humphrey from good to great.What are your overall expectations for the Ravens this year. Is this a year they can make a playoff push or is it a building year while they wait on Lamar Jackson to grow? The Ravens are contending for the AFC North this season. The team hasn’t seen the postseason in years and they’re frustrated with it. Many players during post-practice pressers expressed their frustrations on not participating in the playoffs. This is the last push Color Rush Jaquan Johnson Jersey
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, N.Y. (AP) — The Buffalo Bills have released underperforming and high-priced veteran tight end Charles Clay.The move was announced Friday, and did not come as a surprise after Clay’s playing time diminished behind Jason Croom and Logan Thomas over the final six weeks of last season. Clay had one season left on a five-year contract, and was due to make a $4.5 million base salary.Clay’s production dropped off considerably last year. In 13 games, the eighth-year player finished with 21 catches for 184 yards and no touchdowns, which were all lows during his four seasons in Buffalo. Overall Womens Jaquan Johnson Jersey
, Clay had 339 catches for 1,822 yards and nine touchdowns in 54 games with the Bills.That’s not the type of production the team was expecting in luring Clay away from the Miami Dolphins by getting him to agree to sign a five-year, $38 million offer sheet.Though he missed only 10 games in Buffalo, nagging knee injuries limited Clay’s production and ability to practice.