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Former Ravens linebacker Rolando McClain suspended four games for violating substance-abuse policy

The tumultuous career of trouble-prone former Ravens middle linebacker Rolando McClain took another rocky turn Thursday when he was suspended by the NFL for violating its substance-abuse policy.

McClain, entering his second year with the Dallas Cowboys, will miss four games after being signed to a one-year, incentive-laden $3 million contract this offseason.

"I apologize to my family, the Cowboys...

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Ravens WR Michael Campanaro donating cleats to Douglass HS, on track for camp after quad injury

When the Ravens visited Frederick Douglass High School following the riots in Baltimore, wide receiver Michael Campanaro wanted to remain involved and do something to help out the football program.

The River Hill graduate is giving 80 pairs of new Under Armour cleats to the football team on Tuesday night at the high school.

"These kids have been in the middle of a lot of negativity these past few...

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Ravens have been trending younger, but will that continue in 2015?

In the past three years, the Ravens have gone from having one of the older rosters in the NFL to being in the middle of the pack.

Will they be even younger this year after bringing in a nine-man draft class and signing a boatload of college free agents?

It’s hard to tell now. Calculating a team’s average age when there are 90 players on the roster – and in the Ravens’ case, 25 rookies – is pointless....

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Could former Ravens quarterback Tyrod Taylor start in Buffalo?

When former Ravens backup quarterback Tyrod Taylor signed a three-year, $3.35 million deal with the Buffalo Bills in March, the opportunity to complete for a starting job was the determining factor in his decision.

More than three months later, Taylor, who never started a regular-season game as Joe Flacco’s backup in four seasons with the Ravens, remains a candidate to start for the Bills when they...

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Ravens news, notes and opinions on Jimmy Smith, running backs and Joe Flacco

During their media availability at the mandatory minicamp this month, both Terrell Suggs and Elvis Dumervil cited cornerback Jimmy Smith’s healthy return as one of the primary reasons to be optimistic about the defense despite Haloti Ngata and Pernell McPhee’s departures.

We’re still about 3 ½ weeks away from training camp, but if I had to name an X-factor for the 2015 Ravens, a player whose performance...

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Ex-Ravens offensive lineman Damion Cook dies at 36

Former NFL offensive lineman Damion Cook, who initially was signed by the Ravens as an undrafted free agent and played parts of three seasons with the team, died Friday night at the age of 36.

He was also the head coach of Atholton High School's football team.

Cook's alma mater, Bethune-Cookman, confirmed the news last night. Cook suffered a massive heart attack, according to multiple reports.


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