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  • Roger Goodell, DeMaurice Smith to huddle soon to pick hearing officer, hearing date in Ray Rice appeal

    Roger Goodell, DeMaurice Smith to huddle soon to pick hearing officer, hearing date in Ray Rice appeal 

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell and NFL Players Association executive director DeMaurice Smith will huddle soon to determine a hearing officer and a hearing date for the appeal of indefinitely-suspended former Ravens running back Ray Rice, according...

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    Ravens re-sign Deonte Thompson, cut Fitzgerald Toussaint

    Ravens re-sign Deonte Thompson, cut Fitzgerald Toussaint 

    In a move that had been expected, the Ravens have re-signed wide receiver Deonte Thompson and cut rookie running back Fitzgerald Toussaint.

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    Ravens wide receiver Jacoby Jones struggling to make an impact

    Ravens wide receiver Jacoby Jones struggling to make an impact 

    Visibly frustrated with himself, Ravens wide receiver Jacoby Jones stared at his hands as if they had betrayed him.

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    Source: Ravens working out tight ends Emmanuel Ogbuehi, Matt Mulligan, Kellen Davis, Jake Murphy today

    Source: Ravens working out tight ends Emmanuel Ogbuehi, Matt Mulligan, Kellen Davis, Jake Murphy today 

    The Ravens are working out tight ends Emmanuel Ogbuehi, Kellen Davis, Matt Mulligan and Jake Murphy today at team headquarters, according to sources.

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    Josh Bynes leaving Ravens' practice squad to sign with Lions, source says

    Josh Bynes leaving Ravens' practice squad to sign with Lions, source says 

    Inside linebacker Josh Bynes is leaving the Ravens' practice squad to sign with the Detroit Lions, according to a source. He will be on Detroit's active roster.

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    In news conference, Steve Bisciotti speaks out about ESPN report on Ray Rice

    In news conference, Steve Bisciotti speaks out about ESPN report on Ray Rice 

    Offering an emphatic response to what he perceived as an attack on his organization’s integrity, Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti on Monday rebutted a recent report saying that the organization engaged in a “pattern of misinformation and misdirection” following Ray Rice’s arrest in February.

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    Ravens re-signing defensive tackle A.J. Pataiali'i to practice squad, per source

    Ravens re-signing defensive tackle A.J. Pataiali'i to practice squad, per source 

    The Ravens have re-signed undrafted rookie defensive tackle A.J. Pataiali'i to the practice squad, according to a source.

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    Steve Bisciotti, Ravens issue rebuttal to ESPN report

    Steve Bisciotti, Ravens issue rebuttal to ESPN report

    The Ravens have issued a lengthy rebuttal to an ESPN report that alleged that coach John Harbaugh wanted to cut former running back Ray Rice and also was aware in February the full details of Rice's physical altercation with his then-fiancee.

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    Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta had season-ending surgery on dislocated right hip

    Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta had season-ending surgery on dislocated right hip 

    Following another gruesome hip injury that required season-ending surgery Monday to repair the damage, the career of Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta is now in serious danger.

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    Five Things We Learned from the Ravens' 23-21 win over the Cleveland Browns

    Five Things We Learned from the Ravens' 23-21 win over the Cleveland Browns 

    As he does each week of the season, Childs Walker shares his five takeaways from the Ravens' last-second victory over the Browns in Cleveland on Sunday afternoon.

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    Johnny Football's trick play stopped by penalty, nullified 39-yard reception

    Johnny Football's trick play stopped by penalty, nullified 39-yard reception 

    In a gambit of trickery involving "Johnny Football," the Cleveland Browns tried a bit of deception Sunday against the Ravens.

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    Fitzgerald Toussaint growing accustomed to roster shuffle; Deonte Thompson may return

    Fitzgerald Toussaint growing accustomed to roster shuffle; Deonte Thompson may return 

    Undrafted rookie running back Fitzgerald Toussaint is growing accustomed to the drill by now, learning the ropes through his involvement in the Ravens' frequent roster shuffle early in the season.

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    In first game this season, Ravens' Lardarius Webb didn't look ready

    In first game this season, Ravens' Lardarius Webb didn't look ready 

    It wasn’t the kind of sterling return that Ravens cornerback Lardarius Webb had envisioned in his first game of the season.

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    John Harbaugh defends Ray Rice handling, says Ravens got it right

    John Harbaugh defends Ray Rice handling, says Ravens got it right 

    Ravens coach John Harbaugh was asked after the team's 23-21 win over the Cleveland Browns whether a recent report that he wanted to release former running back Ray Rice shortly after his Feburary domestic violence arrest was true.

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    Instant analysis of the Ravens' 23-21 victory over the Cleveland Browns

    Instant analysis of the Ravens' 23-21 victory over the Cleveland Browns 

    Baltimore Sun reporters, columnists and editors share their initial thoughts on the Ravens' game against the Cleveland Browns in Week 3 of the 2014 NFL season.

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    Dennis Pitta dislocates right hip, Ravens concerned about potential fracture

    Dennis Pitta dislocates right hip, Ravens concerned about potential fracture 

    CLEVELAND -- Ravens starting tight end Dennis Pitta was carted off the field Sunday after suffering a potential season-ending hip injury without even being touched.

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    Ex-Ravens LB Ray Lewis says that Ray Rice put a lot of people in jeopardy

    Ex-Ravens LB Ray Lewis says that Ray Rice put a lot of people in jeopardy 

    In his appearance this morning on ESPN's NFL Countdown, former linebacker Ray Lewis defended Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti and general manager Ozzie Newsome, but he added that the organization probably would like a do-over in its handling of the Ray Rice fallout.

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    Bernard Pierce inactive for Ravens, Lardarius Webb set to make 2014 debut 

    Ravens running back Bernard Pierce is inactive Sunday for the game against the Cleveland Browns because of a thigh injury that he aggravated during practice this week.

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    Players had no questions about Ravens' handling of Ray Rice situation, sources say

    Players had no questions about Ravens' handling of Ray Rice situation, sources say 

    CLEVELAND -- During Ravens coach John Harbaugh's team meeting Saturday, he broached the topic of whether players had any questions about the organization's handling of the controversial Ray Rice situation.

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    Terrell Suggs fined $5,512 by NFL for wearing gladiator helmet

    Terrell Suggs fined $5,512 by NFL for wearing gladiator helmet 

    Ravens outside linebacker Terrell Suggs is a huge movie buff and owns a production company that has produced several films and shorts.

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    Nickel Package: Five things to watch in Ravens vs. Browns

    Nickel Package: Five things to watch in Ravens vs. Browns 

    As the Ravens (1-1) square off with the Cleveland Browns (1-1) at 1 p.m. today at FirstEnergy Stadium, here's Baltimore Sun reporter Aaron Wilson's checklist of things to keep an eye on.

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    Ravens Insider: Preview of Ravens vs. Browns [Video]

    Ravens Insider: Preview of Ravens vs. Browns [Video]

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    Ravens cut Deonte Thompson, promote Fitzgerald Toussaint with Bernard Pierce questionable

    Ravens cut Deonte Thompson, promote Fitzgerald Toussaint with Bernard Pierce questionable 

    CLEVELAND — The Ravens have cut veteran wide receiver Deonte Thompson, promoting running back Fitzgerald Toussaint from the practice squad to the active roster.

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    Ravens take back nearly 8,000 Ray Rice jerseys, acknowledge team is in 'new territory'

    Ravens take back nearly 8,000 Ray Rice jerseys, acknowledge team is in 'new territory' 

    Ravens senior vice president of public and community relations Kevin Byrne on Saturday reiterated that an ESPN "Outside the Lines" report on the team’s handling of Ray Rice’s assault case contained inaccuracies that the team will address next week.

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    Records show little written interaction between N.J. authorities and NFL or Ravens

    Records show little written interaction between N.J. authorities and NFL or Ravens 

    As questions remain about the thoroughness of investigations by the Baltimore Ravens and the NFL into running back Ray Rice's assault on his then-fiancee, a check of public records shows little written interaction between authorities and the league or team.

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    Suggs seeks to end sad sack streak against Browns

    Suggs seeks to end sad sack streak against Browns 

    Ravens Pro Bowl outside linebacker Terrell Suggs has 15 career sacks against the Cleveland Browns, his highest total against any NFL team.

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    Ravens pushed for leniency on Rice despite knowing about both videos, report says

    Ravens pushed for leniency on Rice despite knowing about both videos, report says 

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell broke his extended silence Friday about his handling of recent domestic violence issues, reiterating that he erred with his decisions involving former Ravens' running back Ray Rice and acknowledging that he let himself and the public down.

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    Roger Goodell again apologizes for his handling of Ray Rice situation

    Roger Goodell again apologizes for his handling of Ray Rice situation 

    In his first public comments in weeks, NFL commissioner Roger Goodell reiterated that he initially mishandled the discipline of former Ravens running back Ray Rice.

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    NFL, NFLPA announce revised drug policy

    NFL, NFLPA announce revised drug policy 

    The NFL and NFL Players Association announced sweeping changes to their substance-abuse and performance-enhancing drug policies on Friday in a joint statement.

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    Timmy Jernigan listed as doubtful for Sunday; Bernard Pierce is questionable

    Timmy Jernigan listed as doubtful for Sunday; Bernard Pierce is questionable 

    Ravens rookie defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan is officially listed as doubtful on the injury report.

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    Ravens preparing to square off with Browns pass rusher, ex-teammate Paul Kruger

    Ravens preparing to square off with Browns pass rusher, ex-teammate Paul Kruger 

    Cleveland Browns outside linebacker Paul Kruger has displayed power and speed this seaosn, bull-rushing and running around offensive tackles.

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    Ravens linebacker Courtney Upshaw fined $16,537 for hit on Ben Roethlisberger

    Ravens linebacker Courtney Upshaw fined $16,537 for hit on Ben Roethlisberger 

    Ravens outside linebacker Courtney Upshaw has been fined $16,537 by the league office for his roughing-the-passer penalty last week against Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger.

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    Mike Preston's key matchups for Ravens at Browns

    Mike Preston's key matchups for Ravens at Browns 

    Columnist Mike Preston breaks down three matchups that will help decide the outcome of the Ravens' Week 3 game at the Cleveland Browns.

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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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