Talking about the Ravens offense is almost sacrilegious. They are, always have been and always will be a defensive team. They should have a picture of Ray Lewis on their helmets. But with the addition Anquan Boldin to an offense that finished in the top 10 in scoring last year, are they ready to enter the conversation of the best offensive teams in football?
The offense runs through Ray Rice. A serious threat both running and receiving, with over 2000 all-purpose yards last year he has to be considered one of the top 5 back in the NFL. Joe Flacco is still not a finished product. But considering he was playing at DI-AA Delaware 2 years ago, he has come a long way. For the first time, the Ravens have 2 legitimate threats at wide receiver. Derrick Mason is 35 years old, but has 1000+ yards each of the last 3 years and 8 of the last 9. Getting Anquan Boldin for a 2nd round pick was a steal. Tough and productive. His attitude and work ethic should fit in well in Ray Lewis' locker room.