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The Ravens claimed their place in National Football League history on January 28, 2001 with one final dissertation on great defense. A team that swaggered into Super Bowl XXXV delivered on its sound and fury of the previous week with a 34-7 demolition of the New York Giants before 71,921 at Raymond James Stadium.

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Ray Rice's apology allows the healing process to begin  - July 31, 2014 - Ravens running back Ray Rice apologized to his wife Thursday.

Ravens defense needs to get that old swagger back   - July 29, 2014 - The Ravens finished the 2013 season with the 12th-ranked defense in the NFL, but they didn't have the usual swagger.

NFL missed opportunity to send a message with Ray Rice suspension  - July 24, 2014 - There appeared to be a sense of relief at The Castle after the NFL announced Ravens running back Ray Rice would be suspended only two...

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Rice apologizes to wife and all domestic violence victims; takes questions 

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John Harbaugh expects Ray Rice to speak from the heart Thursday 

Ravens star running back Ray Rice is about to break his silence.

Ravens linebackers Daryl Smith, Albert McClellan not practicing 

Ravens starting middle linebacker Daryl Smith and special teams ace Albert McClellan aren't practicing Wednesday.

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Ravens rookie Brent Urban made quick progress after offseason ankle surgery 

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Seahawks running back Lynch ends his holdout

(Reuters) - The Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks were given a welcome boost on Thursday when running back Marshawn Lynch ended a one-week...

Former Ravens WR Gerrard Sheppard claimed by Green Bay Packers 

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