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  • Ray Rice does not appeal two-game suspension

    Ray Rice does not appeal two-game suspension 

    As expected, Ray Rice did not appeal his two-game suspension for violating the league's...

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    Ravens work out cornerback, Baltimore native Brandon Driver

    Ravens work out cornerback, Baltimore native Brandon Driver 

    The Ravens auditioned former San Jose State cornerback and Baltimore native Brandon Driver on Sunday.

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    Mike Preston's latest Ravens training camp observations

    Mike Preston's latest Ravens training camp observations 

    Columnist Mike Preston shares some of his thoughts from the Ravens' first week of training camp.

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    Exactly a year after major hip injury, Ravens' Dennis Pitta says he's 100 percent

    Exactly a year after major hip injury, Ravens' Dennis Pitta says he's 100 percent 

    Exactly a year ago Sunday, Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta was writhing in pain while being carted off the field after fracturing and dislocating his right hip.

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    Veteran linebacker Terrell Suggs dominant during Ravens practice Sunday

    Veteran linebacker Terrell Suggs dominant during Ravens practice Sunday 

    Setting the scene: The Ravens took the field on a muggy Sunday afternoon at 4 p.m. and finished practice around 6:20 p.m., making it their shortest of the young camp.

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    Feisty Ravens practice includes fight between Josh Bynes and Kelechi Osemele

    Feisty Ravens practice includes fight between Josh Bynes and Kelechi Osemele 

    The Ravens had a feisty practice Sunday at the Under Armour Performance Center that included a fight between inside linebacker Josh Bynes and guard Kelechi Osemele, along with a few other skirmishes.

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    Several Ravens veterans, including Steve Smith, given day off Sunday

    Several Ravens veterans, including Steve Smith, given day off Sunday 

    The Ravens are maintaining their tradition of giving older veterans occasional days off from training camp.

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    Ravens veteran CB Dominique Franks passes conditioning test, activated

    Ravens veteran CB Dominique Franks passes conditioning test, activated 

    Ravens veteran cornerback Dominique Franks has passed his conditioning test and was activated from the non-football injury list.

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    Lorenzo Taliaferro says destruction of property case will be resolved soon

    Lorenzo Taliaferro says destruction of property case will be resolved soon 

    Ravens rookie running back Lorenzo Taliaferro expressed confidence that his pending misdemeanor destruction of property, being drunk in public and public swearing case will be resolved favorably as soon as this week.

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    After work at tackle, Ravens' Ryan Jensen back at guard 'for good'

    After work at tackle, Ravens' Ryan Jensen back at guard 'for good' 

    Second-year offensive lineman Ryan Jensen is back at guard, where he worked throughout his rookie season. And after a stint at right tackle during organized team activities and mandatory minicamp, he believes he is in the best position to help the team.

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    Having lost weight, Jah Reid competing for right tackle job with Ravens

    Having lost weight, Jah Reid competing for right tackle job with Ravens 

    It was an especially rough offseason for Ravens backup offensive tackle Jah Reid.

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    Keyshawn Johnson predicts bounceback year for Ravens WR Steve Smith

    Keyshawn Johnson predicts bounceback year for Ravens WR Steve Smith 

    Since the start of Ravens training camp, veteran wide receiver Steve Smith has operated like a man who's determined to prove something.

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    Ravens offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak will call plays from sidelines this season

    Ravens offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak will call plays from sidelines this season 

    Ravens offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak will call plays and run the offense from the sideline this season, he said Saturday.

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    Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco in 'total control' of new offense, Gary Kubiak says

    Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco in 'total control' of new offense, Gary Kubiak says 

    Offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak singled out quarterback Joe Flacco for his leadership in learning the Ravens' new offense Saturday, and said he's “very impressed” with the team's grasp of his schemes so far in training camp.

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    Bernard Pierce says he's not injured

    Bernard Pierce says he's not injured 

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    Ravens defense allowing too many big plays for Dean Pees' taste

    Ravens defense allowing too many big plays for Dean Pees' taste 

    Defensive coordinator Dean Pees won't soon forget how the Ravens' defense was dissected by Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning for seven touchdown passes during the opening game of last season.

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    Ravens training camp highlights for Saturday, July 27

    Ravens training camp highlights for Saturday, July 27 

    Setting the scene: The first full-pads practice began at 1 p.m. under clear skies on the hottest day of camp so far. The team broke for stretching around 3:45 p.m. and went inside at 4 p.m. Only the last 15 minutes of practice was full-contact.

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    Lardarius Webb remains sidelined with back spasms

    Lardarius Webb remains sidelined with back spasms 

    Ravens starting cornerback Lardarius Webb remains sidelined today after experiencing back spasms Friday and leaving the practice field.

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    Charges possible next week in Modell grave urination incident

    Charges possible next week in Modell grave urination incident 

    Baltimore County police believe they have identified the man who videotaped himself urinating on former Baltimore Ravens owner Art Modell's grave, and prosecutors are reviewing the case with charges possible early next week.

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    Simple logic behind Ravens signing suspended safety Will Hill

    Simple logic behind Ravens signing suspended safety Will Hill 

    When the Ravens signed trouble-prone former New York Giants safety Will Hill, it immediately raised a few eyebrows and prompted many obvious questions.

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    Mike Preston's observations from day two of Ravens training camp

    Mike Preston's observations from day two of Ravens training camp 

    Right guard Marshal Yanda struggled with a shoulder injury most of last season but it doesn’t appear to be a problem through the first two days of training camp.

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    Lardarius Webb leaves practice early with back spasms, not regarded as serious issue

    Lardarius Webb leaves practice early with back spasms, not regarded as serious issue 

    Ravens starting cornerback Lardarius Webb exited practice early Friday due to back spasms.

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    Jimmy Smith says he'll talk about arrest when matter is settled

    Jimmy Smith says he'll talk about arrest when matter is settled 

    Jimmy Smith knew what was on everybody’s mind. So before the assembled reporters could ask him a question, Smith had one of his own.

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    Ravens training camp highlights for Friday, July 25

    Ravens training camp highlights for Friday, July 25 

    Setting the Scene: The second practice of training camp began at 10 a.m. under sunny skies in Owings Mills, with the starters heading inside around 12:30 p.m. and the remainder of the team practicing until just before 1 p.m.

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    Ravens sign suspended former Giants safety Will Hill

    Ravens sign suspended former Giants safety Will Hill 

    The Ravens on Friday signed suspended former New York Giants safety Will Hill, a three-time violator of NFL drug policies.

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    Derrick Mason believes Ravens RB Ray Rice deserved harsher penalty

    Derrick Mason believes Ravens RB Ray Rice deserved harsher penalty 

    Former Ravens wide receiver Derrick Mason spoke to Ray Rice shortly after the running back’s arrest in February and found his old teammate to be reflective and remorseful.  Mason came away believing Rice would rebound and learn from the incident, in which he was charged with felony aggravated assault on his then-fiancee, Janay Palmer.

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    Ravens shifting healthy Haloti Ngata along the defensive line

    Ravens shifting healthy Haloti Ngata along the defensive line 

    The Ravens are experimenting with several defensive line configurations involving Pro Bowl nose tackle Haloti Ngata.

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    Ravens training camp highlights from first full-team practice

    Ravens training camp highlights from first full-team practice 

    Setting the scene

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    With Ray Rice's suspension, Harbaugh expresses confidence in backfield depth

    With Ray Rice's suspension, Harbaugh expresses confidence in backfield depth

    The Ravens have plotted contingency plans for several months in case starting running back Ray Rice was suspended by the NFL.

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    Roger Goodell to Ray Rice: 'We cannot tolerate conduct that endangers others'

    Roger Goodell to Ray Rice: 'We cannot tolerate conduct that endangers others' 

    The NFL made it official this afternoon, suspending Ravens star running back Ray Rice for two games and fining him an additional game check for conduct detrimental to the league, in violation of its personal-conduct policy.

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    Ray Rice suspended for two games by NFL

    Ray Rice suspended for two games by NFL 

    Running back Ray Rice was suspended Thursday for two games without pay for violating the National Football League's personal-conduct policy, sparking criticism that the penalty was too lenient but also allowing the Ravens to move on from a tumultuous offseason.

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    Aaron Ross out for season with torn Achilles, Franks hasn't passed conditioning test

    Aaron Ross out for season with torn Achilles, Franks hasn't passed conditioning test 

    Veteran cornerback Aaron Ross tore his Achilles tendon while running the Ravens' conditioning test and will miss the remainder of the season.

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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 and he certainly wouldn’t mind sharing it, say with quarterback Joe Flacco.

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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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