Jimmy Graham Could Provide Offensive Boost Ravens Need

  • It's no secret the Baltimore Ravens need to upgrade their offense.

    After finishing the season 9-7 and missing the playoffs for the third straight year,Authentic Jalen Collins Jersey, owner Steve Bisciotti said the team "will be exploring all options" when it comes to acquiring playmakers for quarterback Joe Flacco to throw to. , the Ravens need to find help on offense. At his season-ending news conference Feb. 2

    John Clayton, said free-agent tight end Jimmy Graham could be one of those options., a former ESPN analyst and current radio host at 710 ESPN Seattle

    " Clayton told Glenn Clark Radio Feb. 20. "You're talking about one of the top seven or eight tight ends in the league. He's so big; he's hard to matchup against.","I think if he gets the confidence, he can be devastating, which he can get

    he averaged a career-low 9.1 yards per reception but did record 10 touchdowns.,The 6-foot-7, where he underperformed. Last year,womens Larry Fitzgerald Jersey, 260-pound Graham spent that last three years with the Seattle Seahawks

    where he was more of a No. 2 receiver than a No. 1.,Authentic David Johnson Jersey,Clayton said part of his dip in production -- Graham averaged 12.2 yards per reception and scored 69 touchdowns while with the New Orleans Saints from 2010-2014 -- has to do with the way he was used in the Seahawks' offense

    "I think it took [the Seahawks] until this past year to really get him as a better red-zone threat," Clayton said.,womens Karlos Dansby Jersey, something he was really good at back in New Orleans

    but Clayton believes he can still be a reliable No. 2 target and could provide the red-zone threat the Ravens need. ,Graham,Authentic Deion Jones Jersey, 31, which Clayton said also contributed to the two-time Pro Bowler's struggles,womens Austin Hooper Jersey, ruptured his patellar tendon in 2015

    a mark they will definitely look to improve upon. ,The Ravens ranked 29th in the league in terms of total yards last year

    " Clayton said.,"The one thing you wonder about is he is getting older … but I think he could still do well and play at that Pro Bowl levelAuthentic Keanu Neal Jersey

    With tight end Benjamin Watson and receiver Mike Wallace set to become unrestricted free agents, Tim White and tight ends Maxx Williams, the only Ravens pass catchers still under contract are receivers Jeremy Maclin, Chris Moore,Authentic Larry Fitzgerald Jersey,Authentic Patrick Peterson Jersey, Breshad Perriman,womens Patrick Peterson Jersey,womens David Johnson Jersey, DeVier Posey,Authentic Karlos Dansby Jersey,Nick Boyle and Darren Waller.

    Watson led the Ravens' with 61 receptions and was second on the team with 522 reception yards in 2017.

    While Clayton said Graham is still someone defenses need to be aware of, which is something the Ravens need to be aware of.,womens Keanu Neal Jersey,womens Deion Jones Jersey, he isn't a much of a blocker

    "He certainly would help the Baltimore Ravens … as long as they don't try to put him in the blocking positions,Authentic Austin Hooper Jersey,womens Jalen Collins Jersey, he's very good at that."," Clayton said. "It's a good option because … if you want to get the ball in the middle of the field