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Baltimore Ravens sticking with OC Marty Mornhinweg

The Baltimore Ravens are sticking with Marty Mornhinweg.

Coach John Harbaugh confirmed Tuesday that he will keep the team's offensive coordinator in-house for another season, along with defensive play-caller Dean Pees and special teams coordinator Jerry Rosburg.

Retaining the latter two come as no surprise, but Mornhinweg was expected to be ushered out after replacing the fired Marc Trestman in October.

Heading into Week 17, ex-Niners and Bills play-caller Greg Roman was whispered about as a candidate to take over Baltimore's offense, but Harbaugh is opting for consistency over what would have been the team's sixth coordinator since 2012 had someone else jumped in.

Mornhinweg hardly fixed the team's issues on offense -- they finished 21st in scoring -- but the Ravens showed better balance over the final few weeks of the season with rushing outputs of 151 and 122 yards in Week 15 and 16, respectively. A full offseason could lead to more of that from the promising duo of Terrance West and Kenneth Dixon.

Joe Flacco was hardly at his best in 2016, either, but the Ravens quarterback was coming off major knee surgery. A healthy offseason and more field work with young wideout Breshad Perriman will help.

One of the most consistent teams in pro football, the Ravens are opting to keep Mornhinweg around in the hopes he can make this offense click. If that happens, Baltimore -- already armed with a Super Bowl-caliber defense -- will be a dangerous proposition come September.

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