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Eric DeCosta

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  • Coming Wednesday: The Sun's Newsmaker Forum with Ravens' DeCosta

    Coming Wednesday: The Sun's Newsmaker Forum with Ravens' DeCosta
    Live Ravens chat: Sun Newsmaker Forum with Eric DeCosta Ravens director of player personnel Eric DeCosta will answer questions from readers and Sun reporters at The Sun's Newsmaker Forum on Wednesday night in Owings Mills. The Ravens were in the news...
  • Did the Ravens get a late steal in Tommy Streeter?

    Did the Ravens get a late steal in Tommy Streeter?
    Despite the uncertainty over who will be their third wide receiver this season, the Ravens waited until the final couple hours of the 2012 NFL draft weekend to address the wide receiver position. Late in the sixth round, the Ravens drafted Miami wide...
  • Ravens pick Pierce scored 5 times versus the Terps

    Ravens pick Pierce scored 5 times versus the Terps
    In case you missed Temple’s 38-7 win over Maryland last fall, the story in that lopsided Terps loss was Owls running back Bernard Pierce, who set a Temple record by rumbling for five touchdowns. Pierce had four of them before the midway point of the...
  • DeCosta: Ravens aren't done yet with building for 2012

    DeCosta: Ravens aren't done yet with building for 2012
    Days after the Ravens added eight players in the NFL draft, director of player personnel Eric DeCosta said there are items left on their wish list — assuming the player and the price are right. "We're very excited about last weekend and the draft...
  • With Terrell Suggs' injury, Courtney Upshaw could be Ravens' next man up

    With Terrell Suggs' injury, Courtney Upshaw could be Ravens' next man up
    Last weekend, the Ravens drafted Alabama linebacker Courtney Upshaw to complement Terrell Suggs, the 2011 NFL Defensive Player of the Year. But after today’s unfortunate news, Upshaw might have to try to replace him -- if not at his position, then...
  • How they are grading the 2012 Ravens' draft class

    How they are grading the 2012 Ravens' draft class
    We gave you our early grades on the 2012 Ravens draft class on Sunday. Now here is a look at how a handful of national draft analysts have graded what G.M. Ozzie Newsome and Co. did over the weekend. Mel Kiper Jr., ESPN: Solid B. “The Ravens had...
  • Ravens defense may lean on Haloti Ngata more this season

    Ravens defense may lean on Haloti Ngata more this season
    The word was out. There was no way you were blocking him with one guy. He was already one of the most disruptive defensive players in the NFL, and now he was emerging as a front-runner for the AFC Defensive Player of the Year . About a third of the way...
  • 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...