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  • For the Ravens, the NFL draft has been a combination of strategy, skill and luck

    For the Ravens, the NFL draft has been a combination of strategy, skill and luck
    Select an immediate standout early, an eventual starter or two later, then round out the class with a few rookie free-agent gems. For much of Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome's tenure, that's been his blueprint on draft day. "Once you start out...
  • Ozzie Newsome weighs in on Rolando McClain retiring for the second time

    Ozzie Newsome weighs in on Rolando McClain retiring for the second time
    Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome broke his silence about middle linebacker Rolando McClain, commenting for the first time since the former Alabama star retired for the second time in the past year. After struggling during a workout two weeks ago,...
  • Will the Ravens use their first-round pick on offense for the first time since 2009?

    Will the Ravens use their first-round pick on offense for the first time since 2009?
    Despite re-signing left tackle Eugene Monroe, tight end Dennis Pitta and wide receiver Jacoby Jones, adding veteran playmaker Steve Smith and hiring a new coordinator, the Ravens still have work left to do this offseason to improve an offense that...
  • What is the Ravens' conditioning test that Rolando McClain couldn't complete?

    What is the Ravens' conditioning test that Rolando McClain couldn't complete?
    The conditioning test that retired middle linebacker Rolando McClain was unable to complete during an unsuccessful workout for team officials Tuesday at the Ravens' training complex consists of six timed interval runs. The Ravens use this test to...
  • Ravens met with linebackers Adrian Hubbard, Lamin Barrow

    Ravens met with linebackers Adrian Hubbard, Lamin Barrow
    The Ravens met with linebackers Adrian Hubbard and Lamin Barrow at the NFL scouting combine. Hubbard is a 6-foot-6, 257-pound outside linebacker from Alabama who started all but two games the last two seasons. He ran the 40-yard dash in 4.69 seconds and...
  • Ravens Q&A with Mike Preston

    Ravens Q&A with Mike Preston
    Baltimore Sun columnist Mike Preston checks in for an offseason edition of his Q&A, answering your questions about the Ravens. You often talk about the watered-down level of the players because of the 32 teams that now operate in the NFL. what is the...
  • Ravens strength coach pleased with progress of Rice, Osemele, turnout for offseason program

    Ravens strength coach pleased with progress of Rice, Osemele, turnout for offseason program
    Ravens running back Ray Rice has made major progress since the end of a season in which he struggled with hip and quadriceps injuries and played at the heaviest weight of his career. Rice weighed roughly 225 pounds by the end of last season, when he...
  • What they're saying about the Ravens

    What they're saying about the Ravens
    Much of the Ravens-related national discussion this week has centered on the incident involving Mike Tomlin on the sideline Thanksgiving night. Since we've already got every angle of that covered, here's a look at some other items national media outlets...
  • Ravens' Dumervil: 'Coming here has been great'

    Ravens' Dumervil: 'Coming here has been great'
    There is noise all around Elvis Dumervil. Terrell Suggs is singing to no one in particular. Lardarius Webb is playfully yelling at a teammate. The sound of a whistle followed by the boom of a coach's voice is heard from an adjacent field. About 50...
  • Looking back at the Ravens' win over the Miami Dolphins

    Looking back at the Ravens' win over the Miami Dolphins
    Ravens 26, Dolphins 23 STRATEGY: Ravens offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell recognized a need for a more balanced, methodical approach, calling a season-high 40 runs for 133 yards. Torrey Smith, Ray Rice and Deonte Thompson were targeted on 24 of 32...
  • Film Study: Looking back at the Ravens' win over the Houston Texans

    Film Study: Looking back at the Ravens' win over the Houston Texans
    Ravens 30, Texans 9 Strategy: Jim Caldwell tried establishing the Ravens' ground game without much success, attempting 31 carries for 75 yards and one touchdown with Ray Rice sidelined with a hip injury. They were picky about passes, opting mostly for...
  • Film Study: Looking back at the Ravens' loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers

    Film Study: Looking back at the Ravens' loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers
    Each week, Baltimore Sun reporter Aaron Wilson will look back at the Ravens' previous game. Steelers 19, Ravens 16 STRATEGY: Ravens offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell all but scrapped the I-formation, making a bid to accelerate the tempo through a...