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Ryan Jensen becomes first Ravens free agent to bolt, Buccaneers make him NFL's highest-paid center

Ryan Jensen was released by the Ravens once and he seemingly spent a good chunk of his time with the team on the proverbial roster bubble. Even heading into 2017 training camp, there was an outside perception that Jensen was behind John Urschel at center on the Ravens’ depth chart.

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Ravens sign former Raiders wide receiver Michael Crabtree to three-year deal

Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome said Friday morning that he would have had interest in wide receiver Michael Crabtree regardless of whether Ryan Grant passed his physical or not. What he didn’t say, but what should be quite obvious, is with Grant’s deal falling apart because of concerns over his ankle, the sense of urgency to find another receiver ratcheted up.

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In Ravens, WR John Brown sees the perfect fit as he looks to re-establish himself as major threat

When wide receiver John Brown hit the free-agent market, he wasn’t seeking a long-term deal. Disappointed about how the previous two seasons had gone, Brown was interested in going somewhere on a one-year pact and proving worthy of a lucrative and long-term commitment.

He felt the Ravens were the perfect fit.

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Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome says backing out of Ryan Grant deal was strictly medical decision

The Ravens initially scheduled to have general manager Ozzie Newsome seated alongside his two wide-receiver additions, John Brown and Ryan Grant, on the stage at the Under Armour Performance Center on Friday.

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Preston: WR Michael Crabtree would be big plus for Ravens

If the Ravens reach an agreement with receiver Michael Crabtree, it would be a cause for major celebrations in Baltimore. It’s not like Crabtree is in the class of an Odell Beckham Jr. or Antonio Brown, but he is certainly better than Chris Moore or Breshad Perriman or any of the other current receivers on the roster.

And just think, the Ravens virtually had to stumble into this possible deal.

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Free-agent wide receiver Grant fails Ravens physical; Crabtree expected to interview Friday

With Ryan Grant likely out of the picture, the Ravens have turned their attention to recently released Oakland Raiders wide receiver Michael Crabtree.

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