So I'm following Andy Staples and Stewart Mandel of Sports Illustrated on Twitter, and they seem to think this is less "pass" and more "let's wait until we get all the legal stuff in line so we don't get sued". So maybe we shouldn't point and laugh just yet?
"Coach Mattison told me what the Ravens were about, what he thought," Beyer said. "He definitely encouraged me. I hold his opinion in high regard."