Pro Football weekly

Comment | Print |

Ravens need WR Evans to get healthy

About the Author

Recent posts by Mike Wilkening

Underdogs have made some noise in title round

Posted Jan. 14, 2013 @ 2:36 p.m.

What's next for Browns' offense?

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 9:59 p.m.

Running back a need for Lions

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 9:52 p.m.

Divisional round handicapping column

Posted Jan. 11, 2013 @ 4:05 p.m.

Related Stories

Dolphins snag former Ravens LB Ellerbe

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 5:59 p.m.

Browns strike early, sign Kruger

Posted March 12, 2013 @ 5:23 p.m.

49ers acquire WR Boldin from Ravens

Posted March 11, 2013 @ 5:57 p.m.

Ravens, Flacco agree to new contract

Posted March 04, 2013 @ 12:28 p.m.

Baltimore Ravens: 2013 team needs

Posted March 03, 2013 @ 3:14 p.m.

Ravens' Jones joins 'Dancing With the Stars'

Posted Feb. 25, 2013 @ 3:28 p.m.

Ravens C Matt Birk retires after 15 seasons in NFL

Posted Feb. 22, 2013 @ 3:44 p.m.

Ravens, Flacco's agent to meet in Indy

Posted Feb. 19, 2013 @ 6:39 p.m.

Eagles sign QB Dixon

Posted Feb. 14, 2013 @ 3:11 p.m.
Posted Sept. 23, 2011 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
By Mike Wilkening

Ravens WR Lee Evans, heralded as a vital acquisition for Baltimore, has shown glimpses of his field-stretching ability early this season, such as on a 32-yard reception at Tennessee in Week Two. However, he has been bothered by an ankie injury early in the campaign. Evans caught only two passes in Baltimore's first two games (on nine targets) and his status for the Week Three game at St. Louis is in question after he didn't practice on Wednesday, Thursday or Friday. At his best, Evans' speed can "back people off," a veteran defensive NFL assistant told PFW, thereby making it more difficult to stack the line of scrimmage to stop RB Ray Rice. "They need that," the assistant said of the Ravens. The club's other true potential vertical threat, rookie Torrey Smith, is a work in progress. "He's really a great practice player, his preparation is good, he's growing," Ravens offensive coordinator Cam Cameron said of Smith this week.

Comments ()


ABOUT TRUST ONLINE