Yes, I know the team is around 25 million over the cap but let's think for a minute if they are able to widdle that down and be able to explore free agency for help on the offensive line. In theory if they were able to accomplish that they could then use that first pick on another need say at NT, OT, or Middle Linebacker ?
The Ravens were less optimistic about their chances of retaining free agent LG Ben Grubbs than Ray Rice at Wednesday's press conference.
Owner Steve Bisciotti and GM Ozzie Newsome "could make no guarantees" about Grubbs, saying they like him as a player but he's not necessarily a part of their future. Some top notch guards are going to hit the market if Grubbs and Carl Nicks aren't locked up before March 13. Eagles LG Evan Mathis, Titans RG Jake Scott, and 49ers RG Chilo Rachal will also command attention. - Source