Ravens Could Be Parting with a Few Stars in the Offseason
Brown, Scott, Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review
The firing of Brian Billick by Baltimore came as a surprise even though the Ravens, who were the favorites to win the AFC North this season, lost nine-straight games before ending the 2007 campaign with a 27-21 win over the Steelers.
Billick still had three years and $15 million left on his contract with Baltimore, and Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti had decided to give Billick a chance to turn things around before changing his mind.
Whoever succeeds Billick, who had been one of only four coaches in the AFC to win a Super Bowl, will not have an easy job.
Ray Lewis, a two-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year, just completed his 12th season, and it was one he …
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