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  • 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...
  • 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’...
  • Health officials warn of possible rabies exposure at Ravens game

    Health officials warn of possible rabies exposure at Ravens game
    State health officials are warning fans who were at Friday's Ravens game of a possible exposure to rabies via a bat. A bat landed on a person sitting in section 500 of M&T Bank Stadium as the Ravens played the Detroit Lions in a preseason game, officials...
  • Yanda scratched, Tucker expected to handle kicking duties

    Yanda scratched, Tucker expected to handle kicking duties
    The Ravens' inactive list didn't offer any major surprises, but there are indications that rookie kicker Justin Tucker will handle the kicking duties tonight against the Jacksonville Jaguars. That would involve giving incumbent kicker Billy Cundiff the...
  • Ravens starters find a rhythm in preseason win against Jaguars

    Ravens starters find a rhythm in preseason win against Jaguars
    Joe Flacco faked a handoff, spotted Anquan Boldin alone in the back of the end zone and connected with hit him for the easy touchdown. He then ran to the sidelines, pumping his fist nearly the entire way. Preseason or not and regardless of the opponent,...
  • Ravens' rookie Nigel Carr fined $15,750 for hit on Lions quarterback

    Ravens' rookie Nigel Carr fined $15,750 for hit on Lions quarterback
    Ravens rookie inside linebacker Nigel Carr has been fined $15,750 by the NFL, a punishment stemming from hitting Lions quarterback Shaun Hill in the head-neck area last week, according to NFL spokesman Greg Aiello. Carr was penalized on the play for...
  • Ravens' backup running back situation on the upswing

    Ravens' backup running back situation on the upswing
    Although rookie running back Bernard Pierce is still regarded as the frontrunner in the competition to back up Pro Bowl runner Ray Rice, he has no intentions of relaxing. After rushing for 35 yards on 10 carries and catching two passes for 19 yards...
  • Torrey Smith displays improved technique in second season

    Torrey Smith displays improved technique in second season
    Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith displayed another element to his evolving skill set in Thursday's game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Instead of reprising his strength as a rookie with a trademark fly pattern, Smith showed a growing knowledge of the...
  • One of these 12 teams will win the Super Bowl

    One of these 12 teams will win the Super Bowl
    This week, each of the 32 NFL teams will start their seasons with renewed hope and dozens of reasons -- real or imagined -- to believe that they will be the ones leaving their sweaty fingerprints on the Lombardi Trophy at season’s end. But let&...
  • Johnny Holliday remembers Art Modell

    Johnny Holliday remembers Art Modell
    Johnny Holliday, longtime radio voice of the Maryland Terps and current Washington Nationals broadcaster, recalls with fondness his very first conversation with Art Modell.  In 1962, Holliday was a disc jockey spinning records from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at...
  • Ed Dickson, Dennis Pitta limited in practice, but return spawns optimism

    For the first time in almost a month, the Ravens had their top two tight ends on the practice field together, and the sight of Ed Dickson and Dennis Pitta was an encouraging sign for coach John Harbaugh. “It’s good to get them back out...
  • Return of Ed Dickson, Dennis Pitta doesn't distract Billy Bajema from goal

    While many Ravens fans and coaches were probably delighted by the return of tight ends Ed Dickson and Dennis Pitta to Saturday’s practice, one might wonder how their presence impacted Billy Bajema, the journeyman who has started in each of the team&...