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  • Ravens' Cary Williams rolling the dice with contract status

    Ravens' Cary Williams rolling the dice with contract status
    Football is a game of risk for Cary Williams. The Ravens starting cornerback relies on his instincts on the field for when to gamble and when to play it safe Williams is applying that approach to how he conducts his business off the field, declining...
  • Ravens remain pretty healthy heading into third preseason game

    Ravens remain pretty healthy heading into third preseason game
    The Ravens had eight players not participating in the early portion of today's practice and all were expected absences. Those eight players are wide receiver David Reed (knee), tight ends Ed Dickson (shoulder) and Dennis Pitta (broken hand), offensive...
  • Anthony Allen hopes to upgrade pass blocking

    Anthony Allen hopes to upgrade pass blocking
    It was another unsuccessful gambit for Ravens backup running back Anthony Allen. Attempting to cut block Detroit Lions defender John Wendling on Friday night during the Ravens' 27-12 loss at M&T Bank Stadium, Allen barely slowed down the blitzing safety....
  • Albert McClellan looks to have an edge on Courtney Upshaw

    Albert McClellan looks to have an edge on Courtney Upshaw
    When Terrell Suggs went down with a torn right Achilles tendon in late April, it seemed like a foregone conclusion that second-round draft pick Courtney Upshaw would start at one of the outside linebacker spots for the Ravens in Week 1. That belief was...
  • Painter has outplayed Taylor in preseason games, but Ravens' backup QB battle wages on

    Painter has outplayed Taylor in preseason games, but Ravens' backup QB battle wages on
    Curtis Painter is all too familiar with the fleeting nature of job security in the NFL. In the span of less than a full calendar year, Painter went from backing up Peyton Manning to replacing the Hall of Fame-bound quarterback to being unceremoniously...
  • Harbaugh: Mistakes are correctable

    It was an inauspicious start to the preseason for the Ravens on Thursday night against the Atlanta Falcons. A grand total of zero first downs and nine yards in the first quarter for a sputtering first-team offense as quarterback Joe Flacco absorbed...
  • Jimmy Smith, Courtney Upshaw working back to full strength

    Jimmy Smith, Courtney Upshaw working back to full strength
    Cornerback Jimmy Smith and outside linebacker Courtney Upshaw are the Ravens' top picks in the past two drafts, but they have more in common than just that. As most of their younger teammates are practicing every day and trying either to make the team or...
  • Having an evolving offensive line picture is a double-edged sword

    Having an evolving offensive line picture is a double-edged sword
    After two preseason games and almost three weeks worth of practices, it seems that the Ravens still don’t have their starting offensive line solidified. The line in Monday’s practice was significantly different than the line in Friday’...
  • Nigel Carr familiar with long odds

    Nigel Carr isn’t shy about tackling challenges. That attitude helped him land at Alabama State after getting kicked out of Florida State after a burglary arrest. It’s aided him as he seeks to make the Ravens’ active 53-man roster. But...
  • Ed Reed, Jacoby Jones, Bobbie Williams return to Ravens practice

    Ed Reed, Jacoby Jones, Bobbie Williams return to Ravens practice
    With free safety Ed Reed, wide receiver Jacoby Jones and left guard Bobbie Williams all returning to the practice field on Wednesday, the Ravens appear to be the healthiest they have been since the start of training camp. Reed was given a day of rest...
  • Anthony Allen, Damien Berry not relinquishing backup RB competition

    Anthony Allen, Damien Berry not relinquishing backup RB competition
    Perhaps the surest sign of the Ravens’ trust in Anthony Allen was the coaches’ decision to insert the running back to succeed Ray Rice in the second quarter of Thursday night’s 31-17 victory over the Atlanta Falcons. But after gaining...
  • Ravens camp highlights: Practice gets a little heated

    Ravens camp highlights: Practice gets a little heated
    CAMP BATTLE?: The first official fight of training camp took place Wednesday -- the last camp practice that will be held at the Under Armour Performance Center this summer -- and it was a good one. Defensive end Arthur Jones and center Gino Gradkowski...