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Sport SN source: Ravens tight ends coach Greg Roman re-signing with Baltimore

19:36  05 january  2018
19:36  05 january  2018 Source:   sportingnews.com

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SN source : Ravens tight ends coach Greg Roman re - signing with Baltimore Baltimore Ravens tight end Coach Greg Roman isn't going anywhere after all. *

Greg Roman , Ravens (Phil Hoffmann / Baltimore Ravens ). Baltimore Ravens tight end Coach Greg Roman isn't going anywhere after all. A source tells Sporting News that Roman will be re - signing with the Baltimore Ravens and given an assistant head coach designation.

Baltimore Ravens tight end Coach Greg Roman isn't going anywhere after all.

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A source tell Sporting News that Roman will be re-signing with the Baltimore Ravens and given an assistant head coach designation. Roman's contract was set to expire with the Ravens and he was prepared to pursue opportunities elsewhere, but with the Ravens showing improvement in their running game over the course of the 2017 season, Baltimore stepped up to keep him in the fold.

The Ravens finished 11th in the NFL in 2017 with 1,856 rushing yards, dramatically up from their 2016 ranking of 28th, finishing 1,463 yards on the ground. The Ravens averaged 116 yards per game in 2017 versus just over 91 in 2016.

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Roman 's contract was set to expire at the end of 2017, but the Ravens are stepping up to keep him, a source tells SN 's Alex Marvez. Baltimore Ravens tight end Coach Greg Roman isn't going anywhere after all. A source tells Sporting News that Roman will be re - signing with the Baltimore

Gregory P. Roman (born August 19, 1972) is an American football coach who is currently the assistant head coach and tight ends coach for the Baltimore Ravens . He was formerly the offensive coordinator with the NFL's San Francisco 49ers and Buffalo Bills.

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Roman previously served as the offense coordinator for San Francisco and Buffalo. Not only did those teams excel in the ground game, Roman also has done a solid job in helping the development of the young quarterbacks he has worked with. Colin Kaepernick (49ers) and Tyrod Taylor (Bills) are two.

Roman is expected to continue to work closely with Ravens offensive coordinator Marty Mornhinweg.

This is Roman's second tenure on the Ravens' coaching staff. He previously served as the team's offensive line assistant from 2006-07.

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