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Which move did the Ravens miss out on most?

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Recently, Baltimore Beatdown staff members discussed the question of, “Now that the season has begun to play out, what would your team do today if they could go back and change one move they made in the offseason? Would it instead be a move or addition they didn't make?”

Managing Editor Kyle P Barber:

“It’s a really difficult thing to look back on and make a definitive response. I was confident in the offensive line, with Alex Lewis and Marshal Yanda as the interior players. I believe right tackle was the biggest loss, followed by skipping over JuJu Smith-Schuster. Austin Howard has performed well, so I’m not taking Ricky Wagner back. My final answer, not drafting Juju. Baltimore misses out on yet another wideout.”

Editor Vasilis Lericos:

“Sign offensive guard Ronald Leary (signed with Denver for 4 years, $35 million) instead of safety Tony Jefferson (4 years, $34M) and running back Danny Woodhead (3 year, $8.8M). Jefferson's talents are wasted in Dean Pees passive scheme and Woodhead's injury was all too predictable. Leary has been one of the very best guards in the NFL, especially when pass blocking.”

Tyler Jackson:

“Would likely try to keep Lawrence Guy for depth behind Brandon Williams. The loss of Williams seems to really impact this defense. Guy performed well in that role when asked. My only other suggestion would be not giving Tony Jefferson that much money. He’s given up quite a few big plays.”

Evan Mazza:

“I said this at the beginning of the offseason, they had a choice between their best free agent (Brandon Williams) and their most valuable free agent (Rick Wagner). They chose Williams and I knew they would regret it. I would switch that move in a heartbeat, and let Williams walk. Then draft Kareem Hunt and Ju-Ju Smith Schuster.”

Michael Sedjro

“Fire Pees, Fire Morninweg. They sat on coaches that we knew were not great and spat out the continuity line. Continuity in mediocrity. The defense is far from where it needs to be and the thing is, it's not that big of a surprise. Coaching is holding the team back, though scheme and lack of player development is another weakness.”