Twenty bold predictions for 2013 NFL season
And in case you were wondering, yes, Amendola will stay healthy and on the field in Foxboro this season.
20. It's not the loss of Ray Lewis, Ed Reed, Paul Kruger, Dannell Ellerbe and Cary Williams on defense that will be a season-long storyline for defending Super Bowl champion Baltimore. Instead it's a question of how quickly can the Ravens' offense figure out a new identity for itself with receiver Anquan Boldin and tight end Dennis Pitta no longer available due to a March trade and a late-July injury. The bottom line is that what's old is new again in Baltimore: This is a defensive-led team that may have to carry the offense for significant stretches of the season.