- Associated Press - Wednesday, July 23, 2014

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) - Not much has gone right for the Baltimore Ravens in the 17 months since they won the Super Bowl.

After defeating the San Francisco 49ers to claim their second championship, the Ravens sputtered to an 8-8 finish in 2013 and missed the playoffs for the first time since coach John Harbaugh took over in 2008.

During the past offseason five players were arrested - most notably running back Ray Rice, who is awaiting word on a possible suspension for allegedly assaulting his fiancee in Atlantic City.

Harbaugh and the Ravens will attempt to put all that behind them this summer at training camp. Beginning with the first full-team workout Thursday, Baltimore has plenty of work to do before the season opener against the defending AFC North champion Cincinnati Bengals.

The primary focus will be building a cohesive attack under former Houston Texans coach Gary Kubiak, who replaces Jim Caldwell as offensive coordinator.

“We’ll figure it out,” Kubiak said, “and make sure on opening day we’re doing what we do best.”

Here are some things the Ravens will focus on during training camp:

FLACCO’S FEET: The new offensive scheme calls for quarterback Joe Flacco to be more elusive in the pocket, which would have been a priority anyway after a season in which he absorbed a career-high 48 sacks.

“There’s a lot of play action and stuff like that where (the plays) are a little bit longer in developing, so you’re going to have to move around the pocket a little bit just to find the place to set up,” Flacco said.

Flacco got a taste of the offense during the minicamp sessions and appeared to find a decent comfort level in the pocket.

“Obviously, you’re going to read with your eyes, but we teach to read with your feet,” Kubiak said. “There are certain things going on; the ball has to get going. I’m very impressed with Joe.”

Flacco threw 22 interceptions compared to 19 touchdowns last season. That can’t happen again if Baltimore is to be successful.

THE RIGHT STUFF: One of the most notable duels in camp will be at right tackle, a position that opened up when the Ravens let Michael Oher depart as a free agent.

Rick Wagner is atop the depth chart, but the second-year pro saw most of his action last year as a tight end in the “jumbo” package.

“He definitely shows the tools that he can be a starter for us, and he’s definitely going to compete for that (right tackle) spot,” Pro Bowl guard Marshall Yanda said.

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