OWINGS MILLS, Md. — The Baltimore Ravens promoted Greg Roman to replace Marty Mornhinweg as offensive coordinator Friday, a Substantial movement in the Evolution of quarterback Lamar Jackson.

Roman, 4 6, the assistant head coach and tight ends coach last season, coordinated the Ravens’ dominant running game while Mornhinweg called the play. Much of the machine that ran with Jackson revealed what Roman had completed with when he was the offensive coordinator in San Francisco, by the pistol formation to the read-option plays.

Mornhinweg, who’d been the Ravens’ offensive coordinator since October 20-16, will have the possibility to remain in a substantial role in a reorganization of the offensive team.

This re-shuffling makes it possible for the Ravens to stay Roman from becoming a planner else where, ends speculation that Harbaugh will coach else where in 2019 and places Jackson on his very best path for success. In his rookie season, Jackson moved 6-1 as a starter and led all quarterbacks with 695 yards racing.

Mornhinweg’s demotion comes five days after the Ravens produced a season-worst 229 total yards in a 23-17 loss to the Los Angeles Chargers in a wild card play off game. Most Chargers players said after the game which they may anticipate what the Ravens were running because they hadn’t changed their game plan from the previous meeting a few weeks earlier.

In his 2nd season with the Ravens, Roman turned into a fighting game right into among the league’s most useful. , that ranked 28th in racing in 20-16, has ended No. 1 1 in 2017 and No. 2 last season. Together with Jackson, the Ravens rushed for 190 yards per game in the last seven matches of the regular season, becoming the first team to do so as the 1976 Pittsburgh Steelers.

Left handle Ronnie Stanley referred to Roman as”a genius” earlier this week.

“He predicts a lot of great schemes contrary to a lot of these hard defenses in the ,” Stanley explained.

This really can be Roman’s third party offensive coordinator project. He’d that job under Jim Harbaugh in sanfrancisco (2011 14 ) before calling the plays in Buffalo (2015-16). Roman’s offenses have focused around mobile quarterbacks, from Kaepernick to Tyrod Taylor.