At the NFL Scouting Combine late last month, Ravens coach John Harbaugh acknowledged something that was probably pretty obvious to anybody even remotely familiar with the team’s salary cap situation.
“I don’t see us spending high numbers on a wide receiver,” Harbaugh. “We just don’t have the cap room. It wouldn’t be a smart way to distribute the money.”
The first day of free agency came and went yesterday and the Ravens – as expected – remained on the sidelines. But the clear theme of the day was the top wide receivers flying off the free agent market at an alarming rate, and for eye-popping contracts.
It started early with the New Orleans Saints locking...