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  • Ravens deny that they told West's agent he was their choice at 99

    Ravens deny that they told West's agent he was their choice at 99
    The Ravens have never denied that they liked and had interest in drafting former Towson star running back Terrance West. But they are contesting West's characterization of what transpired during Day 2 of the draft. West told Cleveland reporters over the...
  • Compensatory picks are a critical part of the puzzle for the Ravens

    Compensatory picks are a critical part of the puzzle for the Ravens
    While he was once a top-10 selection in the NFL draft, Eugene Monroe might not be in Baltimore today if not for compensatory picks. Back in October, when the Ravens acquired the left tackle in a midseason trade with the Jacksonville Jaguars, they did...
  • Auburn cornerback tries to make another name for self

    Auburn cornerback tries to make another name for self
    MOBILE, Ala. — Auburn cornerback Chris Davis became an Iron Bowl hero when he caught a flubbed Alabama field-goal attempt and dashed the length of the field for the game-winning touchdown against the Crimson Tide. Ever since the game-changing play...
  • Ray Rice's issues add to Ravens' uncertainty at running back

    Ray Rice's issues add to Ravens' uncertainty at running back
    Even before Ray Rice's issues in Atlantic City over the weekend, the Ravens' top decision makers had discussed the need to add another running back. In an interview with The Baltimore Sun at last month's Senior Bowl, Ravens assistant general manager...
  • Offensive coordinator opening attracting quality candidates for Ravens

    Offensive coordinator opening attracting quality candidates for Ravens
    Head coach John Harbaugh and other Ravens officials have been mostly mum about the process of finding a replacement for offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell, and the characteristics the organization is looking for in its next hire. However, one thing...
  • Ravens set sights on Senior Bowl to evaluate NFL draft prospects this week

    Ravens set sights on Senior Bowl to evaluate NFL draft prospects this week
    MOBILE, Ala. — The Ravens' belief in the value of the Senior Bowl as a tool to compare draft prospects from all levels of college football was evident last April. The team scouted half of its 10-player rookie draft class at the all-star game...
  • Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd still has much to prove

    Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd still has much to prove
    Clemson quarterback Tajh Boyd thrived during his four years in the Atlantic Coast Conference, breaking the conference record with 102 career touchdown passes. Boyd passed for 3,851 yards, 34 touchdowns and 11 interceptions last season and was named all-...
  • Ravens asst. GM Eric DeCosta sees chance for team to improve with deep draft

    Ravens asst. GM Eric DeCosta sees chance for team to improve with deep draft
    One year ago, the Ravens' coaching staff was busy preparing for Super Bowl XLVII instead of evaluating draft prospects at the Senior Bowl. It's an entirely different situation this week. Following an 8-8 season where they failed to make the playoffs...
  • A look at how NFL teams have fared with the 16th or 17th pick since 2004

    A look at how NFL teams have fared with the 16th or 17th pick since 2004
    On the first night of the NFL draft in early May, the Ravens will be in an unfamiliar position. Accustomed to picking late in the first round during an impressive run of five consecutive postseason appearances, they will have a selection inside the...
  • Sources: Jim Hostler, Kyle Shanahan have second interview for OC today; Kirby Wilson due in Friday

    Sources: Jim Hostler, Kyle Shanahan have second interview for OC today; Kirby Wilson due in Friday
    The Ravens moved into the final stages of their search for an offensive coordinator Thursday, conducting second interviews with two of their top candidates and planning to meet again with a third. Ravens wide receivers coach Jim Hostler and former...
  • Defensive tackle Hageman dominates Senior Bowl practices

    Defensive tackle Hageman dominates Senior Bowl practices
    MOBILE, ALA – Minnesota defensive tackle Ra'Shede Hageman is one of the most imposing prospects at the Senior Bowl. Hageman, 6 feet 6 and 318 pounds, is a converted tight end and former basketball player who's projected as a first round draft...
  • NFL combine will give Ravens a peek at the pool of talent this week

    NFL combine will give Ravens a peek at the pool of talent this week
    Months before the NFL draft launches in May, the Ravens are unofficially on the clock. The Ravens are in major need of reinforcements, particularly at wide receiver, offensive line and tight end, after a disappointing 8-8 season in which they failed...