Even though they will be entering the 2013 season as defending Super Bowl champions, next season could be an interesting one for the Baltimore Ravens as they’ve lost numerous starters this offseason–especially when it comes to the defense. However, as this team showed last season, the Ravens’ offense is capable of being just as dangerous considering they have one of the league’s most dangerous running backs in the league in Ray Rice and one of the fastest wide receivers in Torrey Smith.
Unfortunately, Baltimore lost one of the league’s top wide receivers this offseason in Anquan Boldin after trading him to the San Francisco 49ers and even though it would make sense to add another veteran wideout for the 2013 season–Smith apparently doesn’t want that to happen.
The Ravens wideout recently discussed how he hopes general manager Ozzie Newsome doesn’t feel the need to bring on a veteran wideout for the 2013 season as he believes the current group has what it takes to carry the passing game. There may be a few key free agents that would be tempting to bring on board, but Smith strongly believes this would be unnecessary for Baltimore as they look to come up big once again in 2013.
Baltimore certainly has the potential to defend their title, but whether or not they should bring on another veteran wideout is a different story. Obviously, Smith and Jacoby Jones will carry the passing game, but nobody really sticks out after that.
Smith may not think this team needs to add a veteran wideout, but it certainly couldn’t hurt the Ravens to at least consider making the move.
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