It is easy to look at the personnel changes and think the offense is about to take a step backwards, but don't discount the impact Jim Caldwell will have on the team.
Joe Flacco won't be able to replicate his historic playoff stretch, but he should be in for a career year under Caldwell.
Caldwell emphasizes the running game, which is good for both Ray Rice and Bernard Pierce. In addition, the lack of receiving weapons means that Torrey Smith is poised to break the 1,000-yard plateau for the first time in his career.
Here are some statistical predictions for key players in 2013.