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  • Ravens undrafted free agent class at a glance: Offense

    Ravens undrafted free agent class at a glance: Offense
    The Ravens’ front office has long been admired for its decision making during the draft, but Ozzie Newsome, Eric DeCosta and Company also take great pride in the work that they do in the couple of hours following its conclusion. Offensive lineman...
  • More on the Ravens and small-school NFL prospects

    More on the Ravens and small-school NFL prospects
    For the first time in a decade, the Ravens last weekend drafted three players from college football programs that were below the Division I FBS (formerly I-A) level. As Ravens director of player personnel Eric DeCosta put it, the Ravens “had to...
  • With a long list of needs, upcoming NFL draft will be crucial to Ravens

    With a long list of needs, upcoming NFL draft will be crucial to Ravens
    The first round of the 2012 NFL draft is three weeks away, and the Ravens have a similar list of needs as they did when free agency began four weeks ago. In some cases, like with the offensive line, their holes have become even more pronounced. The...
  • Ravens get better look at Konz

    Ravens get better look at Konz
    Several of the Ravens' top decision makers predictably didn't tip their hands at their annual draft luncheon yesterday in Owings Mills. However, as General Manager Ozzie Newsome, Director of Player Personnel Eric DeCosta, Director of College Scouting Joe...
  • Gut feeling: Is there such thing as a food hangover?

    Gut feeling: Is there such thing as a food hangover?
    It's been tough to get out of the gate today after playing a gastronomical doubleheader on Wednesday at the Ravens facility and the newly upgraded Eutaw Street corridor at Camden Yards. The Ravens held their annual pre-draft luncheon in the early...
  • Ravens now considering concussions in pre-draft scouting reports

    The Ravens’ scouting system, envied around the league, has remained remarkably consistent under General Manager Ozzie Newsome. There have been a few tweaks along the way to adapt to technology and the times, but the organization still doesn’t...
  • Ravens continue to host prospects as draft nears

    Ravens continue to host prospects as draft nears
    Pro Football Talk does an outstanding job of keeping track of all the reported visits between prospects and NFL teams leading up to the draft in late April, so hat tip to them for the compilation below. The Ravens will host plenty more prospects in the...
  • DeCosta promoted to Ravens' assistant general manager

    DeCosta promoted to Ravens' assistant general manager
    When several teams, including the Oakland Raiders and Chicago Bears, expressed interest in Baltimore director of player personnel Eric DeCosta for their general manager opening earlier this offseason, the Ravens responded by giving their long-time...
  • Sergio Kindle: 'I haven't proven anything yet'

    Sergio Kindle: 'I haven't proven anything yet'
    Two years after the Ravens selected him in the second round of the 2010 NFL draft, linebacker Sergio Kindle has yet to make a start, a tackle or a significant impact on the team’s fortunes. An opportunity has presented itself to Kindle in the...
  • Next generation of Ravens linebackers showing they can fill in for Ray Lewis

    Next generation of Ravens linebackers showing they can fill in for Ray Lewis
    It was one of the few times all afternoon a Cleveland Browns player had the football with space and blockers in front of him. On the Browns' second drive of the game, running back Chris Ogbonnaya caught Colt McCoy's screen pass and had an offensive...
  • Ravens' Dickson, Pitta out to prove they can be as effective as Patriots' tight ends

    Ravens' Dickson, Pitta out to prove they can be as effective as Patriots' tight ends
    The comparisons are inevitable. In the 2010 NFL draft, the Ravens selected a pair of tight ends in Ed Dickson and Dennis Pitta. The New England Patriots also claimed a pair of tight ends in Rob Gronkowski and Aaron Hernandez. That's where the...
  • Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome says he has no plans to retire

    Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome says he has no plans to retire
    Despite numerous rumors, Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome says he has no plans to retire regardless if the Ravens win the Super Bowl. There has been speculation that Eric DeCosta, the team's director of player personnel, would replace Newsome if he...