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  • Terrell Suggs says Joe Flacco knows how to be a vocal leader when needed

    Terrell Suggs says Joe Flacco knows how to be a vocal leader when needed

    Ravens rush linebacker Terrell Suggs was viewed as the Ravens’ vocal leader following the retirement of Ray Lewis and the departure of Ed Reed prior to last season. Suggs didn’t mind occupying that role...

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    Terrell Suggs excited for return of 'fast and violent' Ravens' defense

    Terrell Suggs excited for return of 'fast and violent' Ravens' defense 

    Ravens head coach John Harbaugh has talked several times this offseason about getting...

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    Elvis Dumervil 'forever grateful' to Broncos owner Pat Bowlen

    Elvis Dumervil 'forever grateful' to Broncos owner Pat Bowlen

    Ravens linebacker Elvis Dumervil reflected Wednesday on the news that Denver Broncos owner Pat Bowlen — Dumervil’s boss in Denver for seven seasons — was ceding control of the team as he dealt with Alzheimer’s disease.

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    Ravens Training Camp Report (7/23)

    Ravens Training Camp Report (7/23)

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    Ravens RB Bernard Pierce says he's full-go after offseason shoulder surgery

    Ravens RB Bernard Pierce says he's full-go after offseason shoulder surgery

    Six months after undergoing rotator cuff surgery on his right shoulder, Ravens backup running back Bernard Pierce says he's able to practice with no restrictions at training camp.

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    C.J. Mosley, rookies eager to show coaches, veterans they belong

    C.J. Mosley, rookies eager to show coaches, veterans they belong 

    For long stretches of the offseason, Ravens first-round pick C.J. Mosley and his fellow rookies have toiled on their own, learning the playbook and the team culture while veterans parachuted in for organized team activities and minicamp.

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    Awaiting ruling on Ray Rice situation, Harbaugh says he expects NFL to be 'fair, judicious'

    Awaiting ruling on Ray Rice situation, Harbaugh says he expects NFL to be 'fair, judicious' 

    As the Ravens await word from the NFL on potential discipline for Ray Rice stemming from a domestic violence incident, coach John Harbaugh expressed confidence that the league will be fair to the three-time Pro Bowl running back.

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    Ravens training camp preview: Special teams

    Ravens training camp preview: Special teams 

    The Ravens' top decision makers are always preaching about the importance of roster competition. They want it at every position, not just for starting roles but for special teams units and back-end roster spots.

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    Ravens mandatory minicamp [Pictures]

    Ex-Ravens cornerback Chris McAlister interning at Buffalo Bills training camp

    Retired former Ravens Pro Bowl cornerback Chris McAlister is interning at the Buffalo Bills' training camp.

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    Ravens linebacker Josh Bynes determined to not be an 'afterthought'

    Ravens linebacker Josh Bynes determined to not be an 'afterthought' 

    Josh Bynes has grown accustomed to being an underdog, the proverbial forgotten man in the middle of the Ravens' defense.

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    Ravens training camp preview: Safeties

    Ravens training camp preview: Safeties 

    The Ravens' top decision makers are always preaching about the importance of roster competition. They want it at every position, not just for starting roles but for special teams units and back-end roster spots.

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    Ravens name Joey Odoms as their new national anthem singer

    Ravens name Joey Odoms as their new national anthem singer

    The Baltimore Ravens have added a new singing voice for their home games.

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    Ravens news, notes and opinions on the beginning of training camp

    Ravens news, notes and opinions on the beginning of training camp 

    Baltimore Sun reporter Jeff Zrebiec shares some of his thoughts ahead of the Ravens' first full-squad workout in training camp, which is scheduled for Thursday.

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    'My team is going to bounce back' this season, Ravens CB Lardarius Webb says

    'My team is going to bounce back' this season, Ravens CB Lardarius Webb says 

    During his free youth football camp at Towson University on Saturday, Ravens cornerback Lardarius Webb kept throwing the ball until long after his arm had grown tired.

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    Ravens players keep Ray Lewis' Oregon Ridge tradition going

    Ravens players keep Ray Lewis' Oregon Ridge tradition going 

    During Ray Lewis' time with the Ravens, one of the staples of the legendary middle linebacker's rigorous training regimen was running the steep hill at Oregon Ridge Park.

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    Ravens training camp preview: Cornerbacks

    Ravens training camp preview: Cornerbacks

    The Ravens' top decision makers are always preaching about the importance of roster competition. They want it at every position, not just for starting roles but for special teams units and back-end roster spots.

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    Ravens training camp preview: Defensive line

    Ravens training camp preview: Defensive line 

    The Ravens' top decision makers are always preaching about the importance of roster competition. They want it at every position, not just for starting roles but for special teams units and back-end roster spots.

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    Ravens training camp preview: Linebackers

    Ravens training camp preview: Linebackers 

    The Ravens' top decision makers are always preaching about the importance of roster competition. They want it at every position, not just for starting roles but for special teams units and back-end roster spots.

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    Ravens place Terrence Cody on physically unable to perform list

    Ravens place Terrence Cody on physically unable to perform list

    The Ravens have placed backup nose tackle Terrence Cody on the physically unable to perform list for the start of training camp.

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    Big hitter Darian Stewart enters camp in lead for Ravens' free safety job

    Big hitter Darian Stewart enters camp in lead for Ravens' free safety job

    Uncoiling his upper body, Darian Stewart launched himself into Arizona Cardinals running back Ryan Williams.

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    Ravens training camp preview: Offensive line

    Ravens training camp preview: Offensive line

    The Ravens' top decision makers are always preaching about the importance of roster competition. They want it at every position, not just for starting roles but for special teams units and back-end roster spots.

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    Ravens mandatory minicamp [Pictures]

    Ravens to hold Military Appreciation Day on July 28

    The Ravens are holding their annual Military Appreciation Day during a free, open training camp practice on July 28 at M&T Bank Stadium.

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    Justin Forsett part of Ravens' contingency plan in case of Ray Rice suspension

    Justin Forsett part of Ravens' contingency plan in case of Ray Rice suspension

    Adeptly reading holes and making cuts, veteran running back Justin Forsett displayed a natural running style during the Ravens' offseason practices.

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    Ravens training camp preview: Tight ends

    Ravens training camp preview: Tight ends

    The Ravens' top decision makers are always preaching about the importance of roster competition. They want it at every position, not just for starting roles but for special teams units and back-end roster spots.

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    Ravens rookie Michael Campanaro hopes to find his role quickly on team

    Ravens rookie Michael Campanaro hopes to find his role quickly on team

    The sideline pass from Ravens backup quarterback Tyrod Taylor initially looked out of reach until rookie wide receiver Michael Campanaro leapt high to execute a diving, acrobatic catch in front of safety Jeromy Miles.

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    Haloti Ngata hoists 150-pound dumbbell to get ready for camp

    Haloti Ngata hoists 150-pound dumbbell to get ready for camp

    Ravens Pro Bowl nose tackle Haloti Ngata is hoisting some heavy metal in advance of training camp.

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    Ravens training camp preview: wide receivers

    Ravens training camp preview: wide receivers

    The Ravens' top decision makers are always preaching about the importance of roster competition. They want it at every position, not just for starting roles but for special teams units and back-end roster spots.

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    Ravens OLB John Simon says he's bigger, faster, upgrading pass coverage

    Ravens OLB John Simon says he's bigger, faster, upgrading pass coverage

    During his rookie season last year, one of the toughest adjustments for Ravens outside linebacker John Simon was learning the nuances of pass coverage.

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    Ravens National Anthem audition finalists [Video]

    Ravens National Anthem audition finalists [Video]

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    Ravens training camp preview: Running backs

    Ravens training camp preview: Running backs

    The Ravens' top decision makers are always preaching about the importance of roster competition. They want it at every position, not just for starting roles but for special teams units and back-end roster spots.

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    Full offseason could make a difference for Ravens left tackle Eugene Monroe

    Full offseason could make a difference for Ravens left tackle Eugene Monroe

    When the Ravens acquired left offensive tackle Eugene Monroe through a trade from the Jacksonville Jaguars last October in exchange for fourth-round and fifth-round draft picks, he began an accelerated crash course into the playbook.

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    Ravens' Jimmy Smith not expected to face discipline from NFL, based on precedent

    Ravens' Jimmy Smith not expected to face discipline from NFL, based on precedent

    Based on precedent, Ravens starting cornerback Jimmy Smith isn't expected to face discipline from the NFL stemming from his arrest in Towson on Saturday night for misdemeanor disorderly conduct.

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    Jimmy Smith latest player to be arrested in rocky offseason for Ravens

    Jimmy Smith latest player to be arrested in rocky offseason for Ravens

    One month after coach John Harbaugh emphasized a high standard for players' conduct, starting cornerback Jimmy Smith became the latest Ravens player to be arrested during an unusually rocky offseason.

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    ABOUT THE BLOGGERS


    Jeff Zrebiec has been with The Sun since 2000 and covered the Orioles from 2005 through 2011. A New Jersey native, he was a 2001 graduate of Loyola University in Baltimore. He also has covered University of Maryland basketball and college lacrosse during his time with The Sun.

    Aaron Wilson joined The Baltimore Sun in August 2012 after 11 years at the Carroll County Times. He's entering his 12th year on the Ravens' beat. He has previously covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and the Tennessee Titans. Wilson attended East Carolina University.

    Mike Preston has been with The Baltimore Sun since 1983. Prior to becoming a columnist in 2000, he covered the Ravens for four years. Preston is a native of Essex and a graduate of Towson State University, where he played football.

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