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Back then, the Ravens didn’t have a sophisticated passing game because their tackles couldn’t block Pittsburgh’s outside linebackers, James Harrison and LaMarr Woodley. The Ravens could only send out two or three receivers because they had to keep tight ends and running backs in to help their tackles block.

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According to Harbaugh, the Ravens were using more five man protections this season compared to a year ago,
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They are now at the crossroads.

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We’re six games into the season and we’ve all been waiting for offensive tackles Bryant McKinnie and Michael Oher to improve, but we aren’t seeing signs of that happening. McKinnie looks slow and Oher has regressed from the past two seasons.

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The Ravens thought they had become younger and faster in 2011 by cutting veteran receiver Derrick Mason and tight end Todd Heap shortly before training camp opened. They thought they had two new deep vertical threats in veteran receiver Lee Evans and rookie Torrey Smith.

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"It’s just basically lack of execution,
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The Ravens might have to become more run oriented like Jacksonville. The Jaguars ran running back Maurice Jones Drew 30 times for 105 yards to hide some of their offensive line deficiencies, and the inexperience of their quarterback.

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"On offense,
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Oher is a mauler. There is not a finesse bone in his or right guard Marshal Yanda’s body. This is a group that loves to run block, and that’s their forte.

Ideally, every team wants the perfect run versus pass ratio. But the way this team is shaping up,
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You can have the speed and the most sophisticated system in the world, but if your two offensive tackles can’t handle the pressure from the outside, then it’s not going to work.

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