First, Baltimore Ravens Coach John Harbaugh floated something of a trial balloon regarding the team signing Colin Kaepernick to backup injured starter Joe Flacco at quarterback. Then the Ravens signed another QB, one who last played in something called the Champions Indoor Football League.
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Next, NFL Media’s Michael Silver reported via Twitter that the Ravens have heard loud cries from their fan base regarding the possibility of Kaepernick joining the fray, and those cries are predominantly of the negative variety.
The Ravens have heard from numerous fans regarding Kaepernick in the last couple of days, many staunchly opposed to his signing…
— Michael Silver (@MikeSilver) July 28, 2017
Which brings us to Friday’s Ravens practice, which reportedly saw second-stringer Ryan Mallett take the majority of the first-team snaps in place of Flacco, and basically toss them into a dumpster before lighting it on fire. Per ESPN’s Jamison Henley:
Keep an eye on: Ryan Mallett. The backup quarterback looked awful in filing in for Joe Flacco (back) with the first team on Friday. He was intercepted at least five times and was nearly picked off two more times. On his last interception, Mallett threw his white towel in the air. His struggles were noticed by linebacker Terrell Suggs. “Hey Marty [Mornhinweg, offensive coordinator], tell Mallett to throw to the guys wearing the purple jerseys [the offense],” Suggs said.
Read that again, carefully. Henley reports that Mallett tossed “at least”…
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