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  • Ravens met with Minnesota defensive tackle Ra'Shede Hageman, source says

    Ravens met with Minnesota defensive tackle Ra'Shede Hageman, source says
    The Ravens conducted a formal interview with Minnesota defensive tackle Ra'Shede Hageman, according to a source. Hageman is one of the most physically impressive defensive linemen in the draft. The 6-foot-6, 318-pound player ran the 40-yard dash in 5.02...
  • With free agency nearing, Ravens have money to spend and decisions to make

    With free agency nearing, Ravens have money to spend and decisions to make
    The NFL's annual free-agency spending spree officially gets underway Tuesday, with the Ravens in a slightly different position than in the recent past. An elevated salary cap, coupled with a few cost-saving moves earlier this offseason, has left the...
  • In Ozzie Newsome the Ravens trust

    In Ozzie Newsome the Ravens trust
    As Steve Bisciotti tells it, neither he nor John Harbaugh is patient when it comes to the Ravens. So when a big decision confronts them and emotions are boiling, they turn to their in-house Solomon, also known as Ozzie Newsome. They do so knowing full...
  • Ravens offense will be critical focus for Harbaugh and staff during offseason

    Ravens offense will be critical focus for Harbaugh and staff during offseason
    Saying he feels a sense of urgency with his team missing the playoffs for the first time in his six-season tenure, Ravens coach John Harbaugh vowed to explore all avenues this offseason to fix a disappointing offense. In a 40-plus minute news conference...
  • Could a bigger running back solve Ravens' short-yardage, red-zone problems?

    Could a bigger running back solve Ravens' short-yardage, red-zone problems?
    When the Ravens were routed by the New England Patriots in December, running back LeGarrette Blount pounded their defense in the red zone. The 6-foot, 250-pound running back scored a pair of touchdowns during the Patriots' 41-7 win over the Ravens at M&...
  • Linked to Dolphins' GM vacancy, sources say Eric DeCosta not expected to leave Ravens

    Linked to Dolphins' GM vacancy, sources say Eric DeCosta not expected to leave Ravens
    Ravens assistant general manager Eric DeCosta was listed Friday among the potential candidates the Miami Dolphins are pursuing for their general manager opening, but DeCosta isn't expected to leave the AFC North franchise, according to sources. The...
  • Undrafted rookies carry equal weight with the Ravens

    Undrafted rookies carry equal weight with the Ravens
    As the final round of the 2013 draft began in April and Matt Furstenburg agonized over where his NFL career would begin, the former Maryland tight end got a phone call that eased some of his anxiety. So many people — from friends and former...
  • Former Terps star Kenny Tate is trying to keep his NFL dream alive

    Former Terps star Kenny Tate is trying to keep his NFL dream alive
    Kenny Tate couldn't have known how fleeting it would be -- those heady weeks after his junior season of 2010 when the NFL beckoned and he made a fateful decision to postpone the career he long imagined and return to Maryland. It didn't surprise...
  • Ravens' tight salary cap could squeeze out Anquan Boldin if he doesn't accept less pay

    Ravens' tight salary cap could squeeze out Anquan Boldin if he doesn't accept less pay
    Ravens veteran wide receiver Anquan Boldin bullied defensive backs during the NFL playoffs, emerging as a Super Bowl XLVII hero. Now, he's in danger of losing his job. The Ravens are attempting to lower the $6 million salary of the three-time Pro Bowl...
  • Inside linebacker Dannell Ellerbe still hopes to re-sign with Ravens

    Inside linebacker Dannell Ellerbe still hopes to re-sign with Ravens
    When the Ravens signed inside linebacker Dannell Ellerbe four years ago as an undrafted free agent, it was for a modest sum. It cost them just a $2,000 signing bonus to get the former University of Georgia standout under contract. “I've come a...
  • A.Q. Shipley adds to Ravens' competition at center

    A.Q. Shipley adds to Ravens' competition at center
    The Ravens on Thursday morning added another young body to the competition to replace retired center Matt Birk, trading a conditional 2014 draft pick to the Indianapolis Colts for 26-year-old center A.Q. Shipley. Shipley will compete with second-year...
  • Q&A with Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti

    Q&A with Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti
    PHOENIX — It has been six weeks since Steve Bisciotti stood on a podium at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans and raised the Lombardi Trophy aloft, celebrating his team's 34-31 victory over the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII and his...