The Baltimore Ravens are yet again in the market for a number one receiver, and yet again several names are being floated around as potential targets for the team.
Inevitably, thanks to the unceremonious departure of Anquan Boldin many years ago, whatever name is bandied about is likely to be accompanied by the buzz words “possession,” “complementary,” or “chain moving.”
One player who always seems to receive this treatment is Washington Redskins wide receiver Pierre Garçon. He has yet again received it in the form of an article from ESPN’s Jamison Hensley (linked below).
While it seems like this may be just another year in which a host of players are suggested as targets that the team will instead ignore in pursuit of other options, Garçon would indeed be a pretty good pickup for a team in need of a veteran pass catcher. If the Ravens can sign Garçon at a good price, the value will certainly be there considering the role that he would play next to Mike Wallace and Breshad Perriman.
If Kamar Aiken does indeed depart in free agency, the former Colt and Redskin would essentially represent a souped up version of Aiken as a replacement. While his name doesn't necessarily carry the same weight as a Steve Smith Sr., Garçon would be a good option in replacing him in the event that the Ravens are able to bring him in at a fair price.