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  • Ravens' young wide receivers eager to contribute after surviving roster cutdown

    Kamar Aiken tried his best to maintain control of his emotions having been cut so many times before in the past.

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    Ravens quarterback Keith Wenning says he'll make the most out of practice squad status

    When the Ravens cut rookie quarterback Keith Wenning on Saturday, it was a difficult blow for him to absorb.

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    Ravens are $3.321 million under NFL salary-cap limit 

    As it turned out, the Ravens definitely needed that restructured contract from cornerback Lardarius Webb.

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    Every player practicing as Ravens get ready for season-opener against Bengals

    Every player practicing as Ravens get ready for season-opener against Bengals 

    The Ravens had a full contingent of players on the practice field Monday as they began their preparations for Sunday's season-opener against the Cincinnati Bengals at M&T Bank Stadium.

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    Ravens news, notes and opinions ahead of the season opener vs. the Bengals

    Ravens news, notes and opinions ahead of the season opener vs. the Bengals 

    When the Ravens waived outside linebacker John Simon and guard-center Ryan Jensen -- both ultimately were re-signed to the practice squad -- I pointed out that in a little more than 16 months, they had cut four of their 10 selections from the 2013 draft.

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    Ravens re-sign cornerback Derek Cox, cut linebacker Josh Bynes

    Ravens re-sign cornerback Derek Cox, cut linebacker Josh Bynes 

    Veteran cornerback Derek Cox officially rejoined the Ravens' roster Monday, a transaction that cost veteran inside linebacker Josh Bynes his job.

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    Ravens sign offensive lineman Marcel Jones to practice squad

    Ravens sign offensive lineman Marcel Jones to practice squad 

    The Ravens have signed former New Orleans Saints offensive lineman Marcel Jones to their practice squad.

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    Ravens rookie lineman John Urschel 'honored' to make the team's active roster

    Ravens rookie lineman John Urschel 'honored' to make the team's active roster 

    When the Ravens made their decisions Saturday, rookie guard John Urschel survived the final major roster cutdown.

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    After being cut by the Ravens, A.Q. Shipley says he understands NFL 'business'

    After being cut by the Ravens, A.Q. Shipley says he understands NFL 'business' 

    A.Q. Shipley was in a reflective mood Sunday night as the veteran offensive lineman headed toward the airport to board a flight to Indianapolis to rejoin the Colts.

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    Browns sign ex-Cardinal Gibbons FB Kiero Small to practice squad, source says

    Browns sign ex-Cardinal Gibbons FB Kiero Small to practice squad, source says 

    The Cleveland Browns' backfield is taking on a Baltimore flavor after the team signed former Cardinal Gibbons and Arkansas fullback Kiero Small on Sunday, according to a league source.

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    Ravens sign rookie QB Keith Wenning, eight other players to practice squad

    Ravens sign rookie QB Keith Wenning, eight other players to practice squad 

    Ravens players were given two days off before they return to the team facility Tuesday and ramp up preparations for Sunday’s regular-season opener against the Cincinnati Bengals.

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    Ray Rice, Will Hill must work out on their own while suspended

    Ray Rice, Will Hill must work out on their own while suspended 

    The suspensions for Ravens running back Ray Rice and safety Will Hill officially began late Saturday afternoon when they were both placed on the reserve-suspended list.

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    Ex-Ravens offensive lineman Ryan Jensen diagnosed with, treated for severe sleep apnea

    Ex-Ravens offensive lineman Ryan Jensen diagnosed with, treated for severe sleep apnea 

    Offensive lineman Ryan Jensen hadn't felt like his normal self for a long time.

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    Redskins' Brandon Meriweather loses appeal of two-game suspension for hit on Torrey Smith

    Redskins' Brandon Meriweather loses appeal of two-game suspension for hit on Torrey Smith 

    The NFL has upheld Washington Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather's two-game suspension for an illegal hit on Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith during the teams' preseason matchup.

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    River Hill graduate Michael Campanaro makes the Ravens' roster

    River Hill graduate Michael Campanaro makes the Ravens' roster 

    Rookie wide receiver Michael Campanaro, a River Hill graduate, has made the Ravens' roster, according to sources.

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    Ravens' Pierce, Jimmy Smith, Webb, Jackson, Reid return to practice

    Ravens' Pierce, Jimmy Smith, Webb, Jackson, Reid return to practice 

    Jimmy Smith walked up the hill from the Ravens’ practice field to the locker room and immediately started laughing when asked if he would be ready to play in the season opener against the Cincinnati Bengals.

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    Source: Chargers cutting tight end Mike Flacco

    Source: Chargers cutting tight end Mike Flacco 

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    Seahawks cut former Cardinal Gibbons, Arkansas fullback Kiero Small

    Seahawks cut former Cardinal Gibbons, Arkansas fullback Kiero Small

    The Seattle Seahawks have cut former Cardinal Gibbons and Arkansas fullback Kiero Small, according to a league source.

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    Ravens cut Derek Cox, Dominique Franks, Keith Wenning, A.Q. Shipley

    Ravens cut Derek Cox, Dominique Franks, Keith Wenning, A.Q. Shipley 

    The Ravens got down to the NFL roster limit of 53 players on Saturday as they released veteran cornerbacks Derek Cox and Dominique Franks, offensive guard A.Q. Shipley and rookie quarterback Keith Wenning.

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    Source: Ravens cut running back Fitzgerald Toussaint

    The Ravens have cut undrafted rookie Fitzgerald Toussaint, according to a source.

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    Haloti Ngata fined $8,268 for kicking Redskins offensive lineman Shawn Lauvao

    Haloti Ngata fined $8,268 for kicking Redskins offensive lineman Shawn Lauvao 

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    Ravens cut offensive lineman Reggie Stephens, four others

    Ravens cut offensive lineman Reggie Stephens, four others 

    The Ravens released center Reggie Stephens and four other players on Friday.

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    Five things we learned from the Ravens' 22-13 win over the New Orleans Saints

    Five things we learned from the Ravens' 22-13 win over the New Orleans Saints 

    Baltimore Sun reporter Childs Walker details what he learned from the Ravens' final preseason game.

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    What we learned about the Ravens' roster battles [VIDEO]

    What we learned about the Ravens' roster battles [VIDEO]

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    Ravens rookie quarterback Keith Wenning displays progress in preseason finale

    Ravens rookie quarterback Keith Wenning displays progress in preseason finale 

    NEW ORLEANS -- Attempting to convince the Ravens to keep three quarterbacks on the roster, rookie Keith Wenning saved his best performance of the preseason for the final game.

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    John Harbaugh says Ravens 'respect' NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's decisions

    John Harbaugh says Ravens 'respect' NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's decisions 

    In the wake of Roger Goodell implementing tougher punishments for domestic-violence offenders, Ravens coach John Harbaugh said that he respects the NFL commissioner's decisions.

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    With preseason over, Ravens have some tough roster decisions to make

    With preseason over, Ravens have some tough roster decisions to make 

    Now that the preseason is finally over, the next order of business for the Ravens is finalizing their 53-man roster, which will have to be done by 4 p.m. Saturday.

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    Ravens created cap space for emergencies, potential trades

    Ravens created cap space for emergencies, potential trades 

    When the Ravens restructured starting cornerback Lardarius Webb's $50 million contract this week, they did so with more than one thought in mind.

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    Roger Goodell outlines increased discipline for domestic violence incidents in letter to owners

    Roger Goodell outlines increased discipline for domestic violence incidents in letter to owners 

    NFL commissioner Roger Goodell announced sweeping changes to the NFL personal-conduct policy Thursday, writing in a letter to NFL owners obtained by The Baltimore Sun that discipline for domestic violence incidents will increase significantly.

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    Nickel Package: Five Things to Watch in Ravens vs. Saints

    Nickel Package: Five Things to Watch in Ravens vs. Saints 

    As the Ravens (3-0) conclude their preseason schedule Thursday night against the New Orleans Saints (3-0) at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, here's Baltimore Sun reporter Aaron Wilsons checklist of things to watch:

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    Lardarius Webb restructures contract to reduce his salary cap figure this year, source says

    Lardarius Webb restructures contract to reduce his salary cap figure this year, source says 

    The Ravens have restructured starting cornerback Lardarius Webb's five-year, $50 million contract to reduce his hit against the salary cap this year, according to a source.

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    Josh Gordon's year-long suspension upheld, Ravens won't be playing against Browns star

    Josh Gordon's year-long suspension upheld, Ravens won't be playing against Browns star 

    The Ravens' defense won't be competing against Cleveland Browns star wide receiver Josh Gordon this season.

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    Ravens sign veteran corner Derek Cox

    Ravens sign veteran corner Derek Cox 

    The Ravens have struck a one-year, $730,000 contract with veteran cornerback Derek Cox.

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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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