As we all know, the Ravens have not had great wide receiver production in recent years, and things boiled over this week after comments from the front office.
General Manager Eric DeCosta made comments about the team missing on recent wide receiver picks.
“If I had an answer, that would probably mean I would have some better receivers,” DeCosta said. “We’re gonna keep swinging. There have been some guys that have been successful players for us that were draft picks. We’ve never really hit on that All-Pro type of guy, which is disappointing, but it’s not for a lack of effort. … It’s one of those anomalies that I really can’t explain, other than to say that we’re not going to stop trying. We’re gonna keep swinging and hopefully, at one of these points, we’re gonna hit the ball out of the park.”
Rashod Bateman hated everything about those comments as he called out the general manager for throwing his players under the bus.
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“How ’bout you play to your player’s strength and stop pointing the finger at us and [Lamar Jackson],” Bateman wrote. “Blame the one you let do this. We take heat 24/7.”
He then stated the organization should “keep us healthy” and “care about us.” He added the lies and disrespects players “for no reason.”
“Keep us healthy … care about US & see what happen..ain’t no promises tho … tired of y’all lyin and capn on players for no reason.”
Bateman’s played in just 19 games due to multiple injuries and has 800 career receiving yards to go with only three touchdowns.
He finished last season with 15 catches for 285 yards and two touchdowns in six games.
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