The Baltimore Ravens will be looking for major contributions from their offensive unit during the 2022 season. The team finished at 8-9 in 2021, missing the playoffs for the first time since 2017 due to multiple factors that included a major amount of injuries.
After one of Baltimore’s mandatory minicamp practices, Ravens wide receiver coach Tee Martin discussed what it’s like for wide receivers to work in an offense with quarterback Lamar Jackson. Martin talked about the differences in Jackson’s voice compared to backup quarterback Tyler Huntley, but praised the fifth-year quarterback for coming in ready.
“It starts with how he talks in the huddle. We have a lot of verbiage in the huddle. ‘Snoop’ [Tyler Huntley] talks different than Lamar [Jackson]. Lamar says it a lot quicker; he annunciates a little differently; he emphasizes certain things differently. And so, once you get used to that … And now we carry it onto execution on the field … But he [Lamar Jackson] came in ready. Oh, man, the ball shot out of his hands, and [at first, the wideouts were like,] ‘It got on me fast,’ so that was one of the first adjustments – was adjusting to his arm strength and his precision on his throws. And we’ve had two days so far, and we’ve been pretty much on par. It’s good to have him back, and we’re excited about training camp, where we can be together every day, getting better every day.”