Billick: Talent at what cost?
There's never a downside to adding talent. And, there is talent out there.
I think the
are comfortable with their current receiving core, particularly if Demetrius Williams can stay healthy. Derrick Mason is solid, if not at the back end of his career, and a veteran. I think they tried to address the tight end situation a little bit, because depth was an issue. But Todd Heap and newcomer L.J. Smith have both battled injuries. In Heap's case, I think that's been a problem.
ran the ball OK last season. They were committed to it, as no one ran the ball more than they did last season. They want to keep that formula, but clearly
has to take on more and the
have to be willing to let him do more of that, like
Defensively, I think the
have a real chance to be better, because they'll be getting back key playes like Kelly Greg and Dewan Landry.
No question a player the caliber of
would make an impact. This team is built around Flacco, and he's going to be the face of this franchise. Everything is built around him going forward. It will help his development adding talent, but the question is -- at what cost?