| May 7, 2012
| 10:30 AM
The Ravens continued to add depth to their defensive line, reaching a one-year agreement today with former Denver Broncos nose tackle Ryan McBean.
McBean, 28, spent the previous three seasons with the Broncos and had his best year in 2011 with 33 total...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 6:13 PM
While talking over each other on the Sunday pregame shows, national analysts often make passing comments about the increasing age of the Ravens' defense, as if the team's Gatorade jugs were filled with prune juice and 11 senior citizens were trying to...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 12:47 PM
Second-year defensive end Pernell McPhee, who has been sidelined since organized team activities with a knee injury, returned to the practice field on Wednesday, his first full-participation practice of Ravens training camp.
McPhee will compete with...
| Aug 1, 2012
| 4:15 PM
Pernell McPhee ended a five-day absence from Ravens training camp by taking part in Wednesday’s practice at the team’s headquarters in Owings Mills.
The second-year defensive end had been sidelined since June after undergoing knee surgery....
| Aug 3, 2012
| 4:50 PM
Pernell McPhee’s participation in his third consecutive day of practice Friday is a positive sign for the Ravens’ second-best sack artist from a year ago. But after knee surgery shelved him for the team’s mandatory minicamp in June and...
| Aug 22, 2012
| 7:10 AM
Convinced that maintaining his mobility is the key to remaining a force at age 37, Ravens All-Pro middle linebacker Ray Lewis dieted and exercised his way down to his lightest weight since he was a rookie.
Down to roughly 235 pounds after playing as...
| Aug 13, 2012
| 5:00 AM
When Cory Redding left the Ravens to join former defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano with the Indianapolis Colts, conventional wisdom suggested that Pernell McPhee and Arthur Jones would be competing for the right to be the starting defensive end.
| Aug 14, 2012
| 3:00 AM
The Ravens lost two defensive starters in outside linebacker Jarret Johnson and defensive end Cory Redding and will be without outside linebacker Terrell Suggs, a five-time Pro Bowler and the reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year, for a good portion...
| Sep 8, 2012
| 9:18 AM
Pernell McPhee wanted to become more of a run-stuffing presence.
So, the Ravens' starting left defensive end has bulked up to 290 pounds after playing roughly 10 pounds lighter as a rookie last year.
And McPhee is confident that he hasn't sacrificed...
| Aug 14, 2012
| 7:00 AM
The Ravens have been ranked in the top 10 against the run in 12 of the last 13 years and in the top five for six consecutive seasons. But with the unit losing a pair of outside linebackers in Terrell Suggs (torn right Achilles tendon) and Jarret Johnson...
| Apr 26, 2012
| 4:00 AM
I love mocking, which is why I have produced five first-round mock drafts in the past two months (and it’s why I have greeted your criticism of said mock drafts with an aw-shucks shrug of the shoulders). In my latest first-round mock, which was...
| Sep 11, 2012
| 4:48 PM
In a 5-minute span during the Ravens' season-opening 44-13 rout of the Cincinnati Bengals on Monday, safety Ed Reed intercepted an errant pass from Andy Dalton and returned it 34 yards for a touchdown.
Ray Lewis sacked Dalton and forced a fumble that...