Examining Jim Caldwell’s Potential Impact on Baltimore Ravens Offense

December 12, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

The Baltimore Ravens shocked the NFL when they fired offensive coordinator Cam Cameron on Monday, but those close to the organization know the move was a long time coming. The time had come for a change, both to improve the offense and to give Joe Flacco a chance to prove his worth.
Cameron's offense simply wasn't suited to the Ravens personnel. It focused on winning one-on-one matchups.
Look at this reception by Torrey Smith: He ran a simple fade route, and Flacco was forced to throw the ball into tight coverage. The back-shoulder throw was perfect and Smith made a great catch, showing what Cameron's offense looks like when run well.
What kills the Ravens offense, though, is its predictability. The Ravens run three routes more than any other: deep fades, deep outs and deep comebacks. The common feature of all of these routes is that they are thrown outside the numbers.
Notice how there are three defenders defending the outside of the field on this interception of F...

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