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Chris McAlister

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  • Comparing the 2012 Ravens to the 2000 Ravens

    Comparing the 2012 Ravens to the 2000 Ravens
    As we learned last week, members of the Ravens’ 2000 championship squad are rooting for the 2012 team, but if the modern-day Ravens could go back in time and play them, the 2000 team is confident it would win. "If you asked me to pick a team to...
  • Ravens, running back Ray Rice agree to five-year extension

    Ravens, running back Ray Rice agree to five-year extension
    Less than 10 minutes before the deadline that would help decide his football future in Baltimore, a smiling Ray Rice stepped out of the Ravens’ training complex in Owings Mills and started exchanging hugs and handshakes outside his car. This is...
  • Ray Lewis was fearsome, polarizing -- and loved by his city

    Ray Lewis was fearsome, polarizing -- and loved by his city
    Ray Lewis was born to play football, so much so that you wonder if he'll ever find the joy and satisfaction in the rest of his life that he found on the field. You go ahead and pick your iconic image of the man. Here's mine: No. 52 with shoulders...
  • Joe Flacco at the center of major decisions for Ravens

    Joe Flacco at the center of major decisions for Ravens
    These are extremely expensive, pivotal times for the Ravens, an organization facing major financial and roster decisions surrounding quarterback Joe Flacco. Monday marks the first day NFL teams can name a franchise player, and general manager Ozzie...
  • Wally Williams was only Ravens franchise player to not sign long-term deal with team

    Wally Williams was only Ravens franchise player to not sign long-term deal with team
    Only once in Ravens team history have the Super Bowl champions not ultimately signed their franchise player to a long-term contract. ThatĀ happened following the 1998 season when offensive lineman Wally Williams joined the New Orleans Saints on a five-...
  • What imminent franchise tag means for Rice, Ravens

    What imminent franchise tag means for Rice, Ravens
    The Ravens are poised to apply the franchise tag to Pro Bowl running back Ray Rice, who would otherwise be set to hit the open market with the other unrestricted free agents on March 13. The Ravens have until Monday to apply the tag though Pro Football...
  • Ravens' pursuit of new deal with Ray Rice starts now

    Ravens' pursuit of new deal with Ray Rice starts now
    Ravens officials watched, occasionally with jaws dropped, as Ray Rice danced and darted around opposing defenders in his first four NFL seasons. Now the time has come for the Ravens to wrap up Rice and make sure that the diminutive running back remains...
  • Ravens notes: Salary cap won't prevent team from filling needs

    Ravens notes: Salary cap won't prevent team from filling needs
    With free agency set to begin on March 13, there have been a lot of questions about where the Ravens sit with the salary cap. That cap hasn’t been officially set, though it’s expected to be similar to last year’s number. Either way,...
  • Ravens' road to Super Bowl glory

    Ravens' road to Super Bowl glory
    Week 1: Ravens 16, Steelers 0 Pittsburgh – Three Rivers Stadium The Ravens opened the 2000 season with a dominant defensive performance in a victory over the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Ravens stifled a Steelers offense that failed to record a...
  • Your turn: Would Stover make it onto your Mount Ravemore?

    Your turn: Would Stover make it onto your Mount Ravemore?
    Matt Stover will announce his retirement from the NFL on Thursday, formally ending the memorable career of one of the greatest players in Ravens history. The oh-so steady kicker coolly booted field goal after field goal for 13 years in Baltimore, and...
  • Ravens rookie Jimmy Smith hits ground running in first practice

    Ravens rookie Jimmy Smith hits ground running in first practice
    What stood out from Jimmy Smith's first NFL practice is that it didn't look like it was the cornerback's first NFL practice. The Ravens' 2011 first-round pick jammed wide receivers at the line of scrimmage. He ripped a pass away over the middle. And he...
  • Ravens haven't had success with second-round picks

    Ravens haven't had success with second-round picks
    Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome has earned his reputation as one of the league’s best talent evaluators due in large part to his success with hitting on first-round selections such as Ray Lewis, Ed Reed, Chris McAlister, Terrell Suggs and...