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  • Ravens snap count observations from Monday night's win over the Detroit Lions

    Ravens snap count observations from Monday night's win over the Detroit Lions
    Fullback Vonta Leach was an afterthought during Monday night’s 18-16 win over the Detroit Lions. Leach has seen his playing time dwindle over the past two months, but his three snaps on offense against the Lions were his fewest since the Week 9...
  • Ravens place Matt Furstenburg on injured reserve, sign Nathan Overbay to practice squad

    Ravens place Matt Furstenburg on injured reserve, sign Nathan Overbay to practice squad
    The Ravens have placed former University of Maryland tight end Matt Furstenburg on the practice squad injured reserve list and signed tight end Nathan Overbay to the practice squad to replace him. Furstenburg is undergoing a minor procedure to repair...
  • Former Colts coach McCormack dies

    Former Colts coach McCormack dies
    Pro Football Hall of Fame right tackle Mike McCormack, who coached the Baltimore Colts in 1980 and 1981, died Friday at age 83, the Carolina Panthers confirmed. McCormack was inducted into the Hall of Fame in 1984 after helping the Cleveland Browns...
  • Catching Up With . . . Former Colts linebacker Dennis Gaubatz

    Catching Up With . . .  Former Colts linebacker Dennis Gaubatz
    The letters keep coming, sometimes 20 a month asking for Dennis Gaubatz's autograph. Sometimes it's a football card that the old Colt receives. More often, it's the cover of one of the three national magazines on which Gaubatz appeared in his five years...
  • ESPN telecast of Ravens game is TV's highest rated show Monday night

    ESPN telecast of Ravens game is TV's highest rated show Monday night
    The Ravens 18-16 victory over the Lions was the highest rated show on television Monday night -- cable or network. It drove ESPN to first place across the board in viewers, households and young adult and male demos. The game was seen in 10.47...
  • Ray Rice's small third-down gain proves big after Justin Tucker's game-winner

    Ray Rice's small third-down gain proves big after Justin Tucker's game-winner
    When running back Ray Rice plunged into the middle of the line on third-and-10 for a gain of 2 yards just before Tucker's dramatic boot, it didn't seem particularly significant. But given that kucker Justin Tucker's kick narrowly cleared the crossbar by...
  • Florida State pass rusher Tank Carradine visiting Ravens today

    Florida State pass rusher Tank Carradine visiting Ravens today
    Like many NFL teams, the Ravens are performing their due diligence on highly regarded Florida State pass rusher Tank Carradine. Carradine is in town and scheduled to visit the Ravens' training complex today after meeting with Philadelphia Eagles team...
  • Monday Night Football controversy makes for biggest SportsCenter audience on record

    Monday Night Football controversy makes for biggest SportsCenter audience on record
    The sorry tableau of two replacement referees standing side by side in the end zone making opposite calls on a controversial play at the end of ESPN's "Monday Night Football" led to the largest audience on record for the post-game SportsCenter show. That...
  • For 2001 Ravens, Super Bowl ring not a guarantee of success in life

    For 2001 Ravens, Super Bowl ring not a guarantee of success in life
    Tony Siragusa isn't the prettiest of men. The former Baltimore Raven played the thankless role of a 6-foot-3, 330-pound steel drum, crashing the line over and over, so teammates could sack the quarterback — and reap the glory. But "Goose" was a...
  • Flacco talks continue, described as 'amicable'

    Flacco talks continue, described as 'amicable'
    Contract discussions between the Ravens and the agent for quarterback Joe Flacco remain active following an opening round of negotiations characterized as "amicable," according to a source with knowledge of the situation. No deal is imminent, though, ...
  • With Joe Flacco's deal done, Ravens will likely decline to use franchise tag

    With Joe Flacco's deal done, Ravens will likely decline to use franchise tag
    Now that quarterback Joe Flacco is poised to become the highest paid player in the NFL by virtue of a $120.6 million contract, the Ravens aren't expected to use the franchise tag on any of their other unrestricted free agents. Although Monday...
  • How does Tom Brady's contract extension affect Ravens' negotiations with Joe Flacco?

    How does Tom Brady's contract extension affect Ravens' negotiations with Joe Flacco?
    The three-year, $27 million contract extension that New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady reportedly signed shouldn't affect the Ravens' pending business with quarterback Joe Flacco much, if at all. All the deal does is decrease the exclusive...