Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh revealed that quarterback Joe Flacco had a hand in hiring new offensive coordinator Marc Trestman.
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The Baltimore Ravens offense appears to have even more promise going forward as former Chicago Bears head coach Marc Trestman has been hired as their new offensive coordinator.
Trestman will be replacing Gary Kubiak, who left to accept the head coaching job with the Denver Broncos. The Bears had a flop of a season as they finished 5-11 after being expected to make the playoffs and maybe even win the NFC North.
However, Trestman was able to elevate the Bears’ offensive production as they scored 27.8 points per game in 2013. Although their offensive production fell off in 2014, wide receiver Brandon Marshall having a season-ending injury can be blamed.
Quarterback Jay Cutler has also been known for going through multiple offensive coordinators due to his inability to take the next step forward. Wide receiver Alshon Jeffery established himself as one of the best receivers in the NFL under Trestman’s tutelage though.
Trestman will look to prove that he can still elevate an offense with quarterback Joe Flacco, who helped pick him according to Ravens head coach John Harbaugh.
“Joe’s on board with it. He’s excited about it. He knows Marc’s reputation,” Harbaugh said to the Baltimore Ravens official website.
Flacco is coming off one of the best seasons of his career with 3,986 passing yards and 27 touchdown passes against 12 interceptions for a 91.0 rating.