| Jul 10, 2013
| 6:44 AM
As you read about the various training camp competitions over the next 10 days, you probably won’t see much written about the offensive line. That’s because barring injuries, the starters appear to be set.
Bryant McKinnie, who re-signed...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 8:02 AM
Besides trading wide receiver Anquan Boldin to the San Francisco 49ers, the Ravens' other big adjustment on offense is the retirement of six-time Pro Bowl center Matt Birk.
Birk provided a sturdy, skilled presence anchoring the offensive line. He played...
| May 3, 2013
| 7:54 AM
Kelechi Osemele had been diligently working on his footwork preparing to play left offensive tackle, a position that probably wasn't going to be his strong suit.
Now, the Ravens' second-year offensive lineman won't have to concern himself with going...
| May 5, 2013
| 12:08 PM
The return of left offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie via a two-year contract worth up to $7 million is expected to bolster the Ravens' offensive line.
Now that McKinnie has been retained after a brief foray into free agency where he drew offers from...
| May 6, 2013
| 2:37 PM
Even if Bryant McKinnie does not prove to be an upgrade over Michael Oher, his return to the Ravens and the left tackle position should at least strengthen the Ravens at left guard and right tackle, where Oher will likely play.
Make no mistake, though,...
| May 6, 2013
| 7:11 PM
Months after trading veteran wide receiver Anquan Boldin to the San Francisco 49ers following a contract dispute, the Ravens waited until the seventh round to draft a wide receiver.
Ravens assistant general manager Eric DeCosta attributed that to how...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 11:30 AM
Each spring, as a courtesy to local media and the team’s curious fan base, the Ravens hold a pre-draft press conference in which they publicly claim to like pretty much every single NFL prospect they are asked about.
(A fictional example: “...
| Apr 18, 2013
| 5:00 AM
Each weekday through April 24, the day before the first round of the NFL draft, The Sun will look at where the Ravens stand at each position, the likelihood that they will address that spot early in the draft and some of the prospects that they may...
| Apr 19, 2013
| 6:08 PM
Craning his neck sideways, Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco smiled as he avoided bumping his head on a large menu behind the register at the Dairy Queen in Rosedale.
Instead of delivering touchdown passes, the Super Bowl Most Valuable Player handed out...
| Apr 20, 2013
| 5:25 PM
Three months after winning their first Super Bowl in 1983, the Washington Redskins received another reward. With the 28th and final selection in the first round of the 1983 NFL draft, and one pick after the Miami Dolphins grabbed a strong-armed...
| Apr 23, 2013
| 3:12 PM
If he had it his way, Kelechi Osemele wouldn't be moving anywhere. The Ravens would re-sign free agent left tackle Bryant McKinnie and the offensive line, minus the retired Matt Birk, would start the 2013 season like it ended last year.
"It would be...
| Apr 24, 2013
| 8:03 AM
The Ravens will be keeping an eye on Oklahoma left offensive tackle Lane Johnson.
He is rated the third-best at the position in the draft, and a lot of the experts have predicted he will go in the top 10 picks, but the Ravens might trade up for him at a...