Originally Posted by GP
Plus, the Ravens hold a trump card in the sense that they can say "Ed, darling, you have the chance to play 1 or 2 more years HERE and retire as a Ravens player. All things equal, this is your home."
I bet the Ravens FO is playing that card real heavy right now. Any team would.
Ed himself might be saying "Ozzie, baby, you drafted me, I went to pro bowls here, I got a ring here, I got a home here; give me an offer I can't refuse? Help a brother out here"