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  • Ravens defense needs to get that old swagger back

    Ravens defense needs to get that old swagger back
    The Ravens finished the 2013 season with the 12th-ranked defense in the NFL, but they didn't have the usual swagger. They didn't intimidate anybody. They couldn't stop the run. They gave up big plays. They couldn't get off the field in crunch time of...
  • Ravens training camp preview: Linebackers

    Ravens training camp preview: Linebackers
    The Ravens' top decision makers are always preaching about the importance of roster competition. They want it at every position, not just for starting roles but for special teams units and back-end roster spots. Heading into training camp, which...
  • Ravens OLB John Simon says he's bigger, faster, upgrading pass coverage

    Ravens OLB John Simon says he's bigger, faster, upgrading pass coverage
    During his rookie season last year, one of the toughest adjustments for Ravens outside linebacker John Simon was learning the nuances of pass coverage. At Ohio State, the gritty former Big Ten Conference Player of the Year lined up at defensive end,...
  • Ravens' James Hurst, rookie offensive linemen learning pro game as unit

    Ravens' James Hurst, rookie offensive linemen learning pro game as unit
    After enjoying more of a team mentality in college, first-year pros learn quickly during OTAs and minicamp that life in the NFL is spent mostly with your position groups. The Ravens four first-year offensive lineman — fifth-round pick John...
  • Ravens need 2013 draft class to make bigger second-year jump than 2012 one did

    Ravens need 2013 draft class to make bigger second-year jump than 2012 one did
    At the end of their Super Bowl XLVII-winning season, the Ravens were feeling pretty good about their 2012 draft class. Their first pick, strong-side linebacker Courtney Upshaw, who was taken early in the second round, played in all 16 games and...
  • Ravens OLB Elvis Dumervil dissatisfied with first season

    Ravens OLB Elvis Dumervil dissatisfied with first season
    When outside linebacker Elvis Dumervil reflected on his initial season with the Ravens, he wasn't inclined to pat himself on the back. Dumervil said Tuesday that he was generally dissatisfied with how he played along with the performance of the entire...
  • Humble start for Ravens' first-round pick C.J. Mosley

    Humble start for Ravens' first-round pick C.J. Mosley
    C.J. Mosley was exhausted, the day's events clearly taking a toll. The walk down the red carpet and into Radio City Music Hall was more unsettling than anything he did during the tedious pre-draft process. The two-plus-hour stay in the green room,...
  • Terrell Suggs, Haloti Ngata, Chris Canty not at organized team activity

    Terrell Suggs, Haloti Ngata, Chris Canty not at organized team activity
    Three defensive starters weren't present at the Ravens' organized team activity Thursday at team headquarters. Pro Bowl outside linebacker Terrell Suggs, Pro Bowl nose tackle Haloti Ngata and defensive end Chris Canty aren't among those participating in...
  • Large turnout for Lardarius Webb's annual charity softball game

    Large turnout for Lardarius Webb's annual charity softball game
    Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco hit some towering shots during a home run derby that was ultimately won by punter Sam Koch. Wide receiver Jacoby Jones danced as he rounded into home plate following a home run. Offensive tackle Ryan Jensen displayed a...
  • Ravens news, notes and opinions after last week's organized team activities

    Ravens news, notes and opinions after last week's organized team activities
    The most pleasing sight for Ravens officials during the first week of organized team activities had to be Kelechi Osemele popping off the ball and running around the field like a guy who was truly happy to be healthy again. There's not enough contact in...
  • Not as heavy as last spring, Ravens OLB Courtney Upshaw still wants to lose more weight

    Not as heavy as last spring, Ravens OLB Courtney Upshaw still wants to lose more weight
    Wearing a long-sleeved black shirt Wednesday, Ravens outside linebacker Courtney Upshaw left the practice field covered in sweat. Upshaw wore the shirt with the intentions of melting off some pounds under the hot sun. Although Upshaw isn't nearly as...
  • Ozzie Newsome keeps eye on the free agent market

    Ozzie Newsome keeps eye on the free agent market
    In the past, Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome has been able to add some quality players in the second phase of free agency because of patience, and that won't change in 2014. In 2011, the Ravens added left offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie shortly...