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  • Scouting the Ravens' rookie draft class

    Scouting the Ravens' rookie draft class
    It's only midway through the preseason for the Ravens' rookie draft class, but it's been a mixed bag so far as they continue to learn on the job. We caught up with Russ Lande, NFL draft expert for The Sporting News and a former NFL scout for the...
  • Ed Dickson, Dennis Pitta on the mend

    Ed Dickson, Dennis Pitta on the mend
    Three weeks away from the first weekend of the NFL season, injured tight ends Ed Dickson and Dennis Pitta are on the mend and optimistic that they will be ready for the Sept. 10 season opener against the Cincinnati Bengals. Pitta broke his right hand...
  • Dannell Ellerbe finally starting to feel healthy again

    Dannell Ellerbe finally starting to feel healthy again
    Dannell Ellerbe thought about the question for a moment and then respectfully requested a minute to think about an appropriate answer. The truth was that it had been a long time since the Ravens' inside linebacker had last felt 100 percent, but he smiled...
  • Ravens' Cary Williams rolling the dice with contract status

    Ravens' Cary Williams rolling the dice with contract status
    Football is a game of risk for Cary Williams. The Ravens starting cornerback relies on his instincts on the field for when to gamble and when to play it safe Williams is applying that approach to how he conducts his business off the field, declining...
  • Anthony Allen hopes to upgrade pass blocking

    Anthony Allen hopes to upgrade pass blocking
    It was another unsuccessful gambit for Ravens backup running back Anthony Allen. Attempting to cut block Detroit Lions defender John Wendling on Friday night during the Ravens' 27-12 loss at M&T Bank Stadium, Allen barely slowed down the blitzing safety....
  • Albert McClellan looks to have an edge on Courtney Upshaw

    Albert McClellan looks to have an edge on Courtney Upshaw
    When Terrell Suggs went down with a torn right Achilles tendon in late April, it seemed like a foregone conclusion that second-round draft pick Courtney Upshaw would start at one of the outside linebacker spots for the Ravens in Week 1. That belief was...
  • Chat wrap: Matt Vensel answers questions about the Ravens

    Chat wrap: Matt Vensel answers questions about the Ravens
    Baltimore Sun reporter Matt Vensel talked about the Ravens' preseason opener against the Atlanta Falcons during a live chat Friday. You can read some of the comments below. Have more questions for Matt? Follow him on Twitter: @mattvensel
  • Torrey Smith looking for fast start

    Torrey Smith looking for fast start
    A year ago at this time, Torrey Smith was dealing with the confusion of being a rookie wide receiver trying to absorb the complexities of an NFL playbook. His adjustment was even tougher due to the lockout robbing him of a normal offseason after being...
  • R.Lewis and E.Reed among Ravens who won't play tonight

    R.Lewis and E.Reed among Ravens who won't play tonight
    Like coach John Harbaugh promised, several of the Ravens' veterans will not be playing in tonight's preseason opener at the Georgia Dome against the Atlanta Falcons. Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis and safety Ed Reed will sit this one out. Veteran Brendon...
  • Injured shoulder could keep Dickson out couple of weeks

    Injured shoulder could keep Dickson out couple of weeks
    ATLANTA -- Tight end Ed Dickson salvaged an otherwise disappointing night for the Ravens' first-team offense by going up high and snatching a Joe Flacco pass for a 9-yard touchdown early in the second quarter of the preseason opener Thursday. But on a...
  • Ravens win preseason opener 31-17 over Falcons

    Ravens win preseason opener 31-17 over Falcons
    By the end of the first quarter at the Georgia Dome on Thursday, the Ravens offense had no first downs and 9 total yards. Their starting defense had already allowed one touchdown and was on the verge of giving up another, and appeared powerless in...
  • Five Ravens who impressed, five who struggled in preseason opener

    Five Ravens who impressed, five who struggled in preseason opener
    The Ravens’ 31-17 preseason-opening victory against the Atlanta Falcons featured a subpar performance by many of the starters, and a spirited comeback, fueled by some of the organization’s younger players. Here is a look at five players who...