James Proche: Ravens WRs want to quiet the noise with our play

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Rashod Bateman recently shared his plans to establish himself as the No. 1 wide receiver in Baltimore this season and he’s not the only member of the team’s receiving corps with designs on stepping up this year.

The departures of Hollywood Brown and Sammy Watkins have opened up a lot of snaps for others who haven’t seen a great number of targets in the past. James Proche, Devin Duvernay, and Tylan Wallace are at the front of a group that head coach John Harbaugh recently said is “making the most” of their chance.

Harbaugh’s assessment won’t quell outside doubts about the quality of the unit and Proche said that he knows what it will take to do that.

“Obviously, there is a lot of noise — a lot bad, some good — around our receiver room. We just want to quiet the noise with our play, with how we carry ourselves every day,” Proche said, via the team’s website. “You most definitely pay attention to it whether you want to or not. As a competitor, it does put a chip on your shoulder because you want to prove those doubters wrong.”

Proche had seven of his 16 catches last season in Week 16 and then missed the final two weeks of the season. Showing that kind of production on a more consistent basis would be a good way to start accomplishing the goal of eliminating doubt in Baltimore.

5 responses to “James Proche: Ravens WRs want to quiet the noise with our play

  1. Have you seen your qb? Good lord, what is the matter with people?

    Shut up or play.

  2. Ravens are banking on generating points through Lamar and the RB’s running attack, plus throwing to top TE Mark Andrews. Bateman and the other WR’s have showed promise, Bateman in particular generated 500 receiving yards in just 5 games last season. As a Raven’s fan I can admit this approach works really well…until you get to the playoffs and your opponent forces you to throw the ball.

  3. I know it’s hard for some people, but you have to look at last year an anomaly. The team was decimated with injuries. Lamar was literally carrying the team until he got hurt. EDC and Co. have done what looks like a pretty darn good job at rebuilding the O-Line. With the RB room back at full strength, a solid O-Line and one of the best TEs in the game, that will take the pressure off some of the younger but promising WRs. I think the Ravens are going to have a lot of success.

  4. covid19 says:
    June 2, 2022 at 3:22 pm
    First Baltimore needs a QB, and I am a Ravens fan.
    Not too many teams have an MVP as their starting QB. I’ll take my chances with LJ.

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