Monday Ravens links: Running back by committee, Matt Elam a potential breakout player

Andrew Weber-USA TODAY Sports

Read what others are writing about the Baltimore Ravens.

Ravens could be forced to go to running back by committee

The Baltimore Sun's Jeff Zrebiec writes that with Ray Rice facing a likely suspension, the Ravens could be forced to turn to a committee approach, especially early in the season.

Potential breakout players: Matt Elam

Purple Reign Show's Will Grabill makes the case for Elam being a breakout player in 2014 after getting a ton of experience a season ago.

Joe Flacco working on footwork, understanding terminology

Russell Street Report's Brian Bower writes that Flacco will be looking to improve his footwork before the beginning teh 2014 season.

Justin Tucker kicking his way to a new deal

Tucker is among those in line for a new contract soon, writes CSNBaltimore.com's Clifton Brown.

Quick start in September imperative

With three AFC North opponents in the first month, CSNBaltimore.com's Clifton Brown writes that it will be important for the Ravens to start fast.

Jimmy Smith mentoring little brother Ayodeji Olatoye

BaltimoreRavens.com's Ryan Mink writes that the Ravens' starting cornerback as taken the undrafted rookie out of North Carolina A&T under his wing.

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