In 97 days, the Ravens will begin defense of their Super Bowl championship on the road against the Denver Broncos. Below are the key dates before the Ravens’ 2013 regular-season begins on Sept. 5.
Today: Ravens participate in the final day of their second week of organized team activities. Offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell and defensive coordinator Dean Pees are scheduled to talk to the media following the workout.
June 4-6: Head coach John Harbaugh and his staff will conduct the third and final session of organized team activities at the Under Armour Performance Center.
June 7: In a private ceremony at the team facility, the 2012-13 Ravens will be presented with their Super Bowl rings, which were designed by Jostens after consultation with team officials and several players, including Joe Flacco and Ray Lewis.
June 11-13: Veterans and rookies are required to take part in the three-day mandatory team minicamp. The practices will be the last for players before training camp.
July 21: Rookies, quarterbacks and injured players are required to report to the Under Armour Performance Center for the start of training camp.
July 24: The final day for the rest of the roster to report to training camp.
July 25: The Ravens will have their first full-team practice of training camp.
Aug. 3: Offensive tackle Jonathan Ogden, the team’s first-ever draft pick, will become the first Raven ever to be inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in Canton, Ohio.
Aug. 8: The 2013 Ravens will open up the preseason on the road against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers at Raymond James Stadium.
Aug. 15: The Ravens will face the Atlanta Falcons in their second preseason game and their first one at home.
Aug.22: The Ravens play host to the Carolina Panthers in their third preseason game.
Aug. 29: The Ravens close out the preseason against the St. Louis Rams at the Edward Jones Dome.Copyright © 2014, The Baltimore Sun