ChatRewind: Super Bowl in Baltimore?

Our weekly Baltimore Ravens chat touched upon some predictions for Torrey Smith, Ray Rice and Ed Reed. If you want a full transcript, just click here. Here are some highlights:

Rich (New Jersey): If everything goes off without any problems, especially in regards to the weather, will the Ravens make a pitch for a future Super Bowl like the Giants and Jets did to get Super Bowl 48?

Jamison Hensley (ESPN): I believe New York is a special case. I don't see cities like Baltimore, Boston, Washington or Philly getting a Super Bowl. Fans like warm-weather sites and it's what corporate sponsors want as well. It should be rotated between the likes of Miami, San Diego (if it gets a new stadium), New Orleans, Tampa and Phoenix.

Greg (Maryland): Should the Ravens attempt to give Torrey Smith an extension?

Jamison Hensley (ESPN): I believe so. Torrey Smith has only gotten better each year and he's a high-character person. There's no concern that he will slack off when he gets a big-money deal. Smith is in the last year of his deal, so it would be a good time to start talks.

Danny (Santa Fe, NM): Will Gary Kubiak help Ray Rice's numbers?

Jamison Hensley (ESPN): Not unless Kubiak can play center or right tackle. I'm joking, or at least I'm half joking. Kubiak has a history of strong running games. But the Ravens won't be able to run the ball unless they do something with the offensive line. It doesn't matter what scheme the Ravens run if the guys up front are knocking people off the ball.

Chris (Philadelphia): What [is] the status of Ed Reed? Is it possible for a return to Baltimore as a coach?

Jamison Hensley (ESPN): It was tough enough for the Ravens to deal with his unpredictability as a player. The Ravens respect Reed as a player and person. But they're not willing to take on that headache.

SuperMikey (Arlington, Va.): Assuming Kelechi Osemele is healthy, is he a better fit at right tackle or left guard in Kubiak's zone blocking scheme?

Jamison Hensley (ESPN): It really is going to depend on how the Ravens address offensive line in the offseason, more than the scheme itself. If it's easier to sign or draft a guard, Osemele is playing right tackle. If the Ravens add a tackle, Osemele is playing guard. I think Osemele is better suited at left guard, but it's in a state of flux right now.