I... did not see this coming.
This was really the last possible solution to our LT problem for this season. Moving Osemele was an option of last resort. Let's hope we can keep him properly incentivized.
Nice to see. Hopefully he can put in the effort and play as well as he can. The O-line looks much better with KO at LG and Oher and RT now. I wonder how much the contract is for and how much guaranteed and any kind of incentives or things like weight clauses.
I firmly believe we are one of the two best teams in the AFC right now, neck and neck with Denver.
4- New England
9- San Diego
11- Kansas City
13-16 Buffalo, NYJ, Oakland, Jacksonville
The NFC is sooooo much better than the AFC this year IMO. The AFC has 7-8 teams that I would qualify as pure crap.
Classic Ozzie move. Letting FA test the waters then come in at at a slightly better deal. Right player/right price.
This is... lemonade.
All we need is one good year out of him IMO
Looking at next years draft which is heavy in QB's and other skill players, I think that moving up to get a decent LT prospect will be more feasible than this past draft was since you likely wont have to go as far up to get one.
I'm happy we got him, and knowing Ozzie, it was for a rea$onable contract :
The Ravens still have to have a back-up plan (KO or Oher ?) in place because I'm not sure a 34 year old (in September) McKinnie can be counted on to start 16 regular season games... Bc
Well we just got our play off Oline back which is among the best in the league, although Matt Birk was a HUGE part of that line, so I wonder how Gino will do with all that talent around him.
Andy Dalton is such an overrated QB. He would be nobody without A.J. Green making insane catch after insane catch. I'll believe it when I see it with that team.
I agree that the NFC is MUCH better and deeper...I mean...when the Eagles, Rams, and Cardinals are the worst teams in your conference...and all 3 could possibly be a 2nd wildcard in the AFC, you know that conference is good.
To break out an old celebration GIF (borrowed from CptJesus)
KO is still at left guard so it's all good. It doesn't really matter for McKinnie to play at an elite level.