| Jun 26, 2013
| 5:18 AM
The talk started not long after Elvis Dumervil passed his physical and put his name on a Ravens contract in late March. The Ravens had finally found another proven pass rusher to pair with Terrell Suggs.
Suggs and Dumervil were months away from even...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 12:14 PM
If Ravens’ players and fans aren’t familiar with the following facts, they certainly will be by the time the team begins its title defense on Sept. 5 against the Denver Broncos.
It has been nine years since an NFL team repeated as a Super...
| May 3, 2013
| 4:26 PM
The stories started circulating long before John Simon first set foot on Ohio State's campus and became such a program favorite that his head coach talked about naming his next child after him.
By the time he got to elementary school, Simon was...
| May 6, 2013
| 5:32 PM
The Ravens' Most Valuable Player of the 2013 season could be Mark Smith.
Smith is the team's head athletic trainer and responsible for trying to get the injured players back on the field as soon as possible, but also at 100 percent.
Despite some great...
| May 6, 2013
| 7:11 PM
Months after trading veteran wide receiver Anquan Boldin to the San Francisco 49ers following a contract dispute, the Ravens waited until the seventh round to draft a wide receiver.
Ravens assistant general manager Eric DeCosta attributed that to how...
| Jun 20, 2013
| 4:00 AM
In anticipation of the 2013 NFL season, Baltimore Sun blogger and reporter Matt Vensel will take a daily look at one of the 13 opponents on the Ravens’ regular-season schedule. Today is the Denver Broncos.
On Sept. 5, the wait will be over. The...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:05 PM
With about one month before the opening of training camp, the Ravens have had one of their best offseasons in recent years, and coach John Harbaugh has set the perfect tone going into the 2013 regular season.
When a team wins a Super Bowl, a lot of...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 11:58 AM
After last week’s three-day mandatory minicamp, Ravens players and coaches have gone their separate ways.
I’m sure the coaches have carved out some downtime for themselves -- their idea of downtime is watching tape next to a swimming pool...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 5:37 AM
Now that the Ravens have concluded the majority of their offseason business and minicamps, they are $6.049 million under the NFL salary cap limit of $123 million.
The Ravens gained $3 million in salary cap space when they terminated Pro Bowl fullback...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 6:40 AM
The pending departure of Pro Bowl fullback Vonta Leach from the Ravens' roster via trade or release will create an additional $3 million in salary-cap space that will bring the Super Bowl champions $6.2 million under the NFL salary cap of $123 million....
| Jun 12, 2013
| 6:44 PM
There were no quips or witty sound bites. He didn't throw out any of his favorite movie quotes or rap into the microphone. He didn't even publicly challenge Tom Brady or vow to inflict pain on opposing quarterbacks.
In his first extensive comments to...
| Jun 13, 2013
| 3:47 PM
It's not unusual for the defense to be ahead of the offense at this point, but it appears the Ravens have a chance to be special again.
In the three-day minicamp that ended Thursday, the Ravens were impressive on defense and completely dominated the...