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  • With preseason over, Ravens have some tough roster decisions to make

    With preseason over, Ravens have some tough roster decisions to make
    Now that the preseason is finally over, the next order of business for the Ravens is finalizing their 53-man roster, which will have to be done by 4 p.m. Saturday. The Ravens are currently at 75 players, so they’ll need to make 22 moves over the...
  • On cutdown day, Ravens go heavy on wide receivers and light on linemen

    On cutdown day, Ravens go heavy on wide receivers and light on linemen
    The Ravens pared their roster down to the NFL's required 53-player limit Saturday, choosing to keep two quarterbacks and seven wide receivers and leaving themselves thin at cornerback and along the offensive and defensive lines. Among their 13 cuts were...
  • Ravens are a player or two away from being a strong contender

    Ravens are a player or two away from being a strong contender
    Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome has to be a little nervous these days. The Ravens are a few players away from being a good football team, and Newsome has several days remaining before the team begins preparation for the season opener here against...
  • Ravens sign veteran corner Derek Cox

    Ravens sign veteran corner Derek Cox
    The Ravens have struck a one-year, $730,000 contract with veteran cornerback Derek Cox. The team cut undrafted rookie wide receiver Jace Davis to create a spot for Cox, who is expected to play against the New Orleans Saints Thursday. His salary-cap...
  • Ravens cut cornerback Derek Cox on eve of season-opener, promote Fitz Toussaint to active roster

    Ravens cut cornerback Derek Cox on eve of season-opener, promote Fitz Toussaint to active roster
    The Ravens have cut veteran cornerback Derek Cox on the eve of the season-opener against the Cincinnati Bengals. They promoted rookie running back Fitz Toussaint from the practice squad to the 53-man roster, according to a source. If Cox had...
  • Ravens looking for a bit of redemption after disappointing 2013 season

    Ravens looking for a bit of redemption after disappointing 2013 season
    Don't bother asking the Ravens about redemption. They're not interested in framing the 2014 season that way. In fact, they'd just as soon not discuss last season — 8-8 record, no playoffs, lousy statistics for big-money players, off-field...
  • Jeff Zrebiec's scouting report for the Ravens-Bengals season opener

    Jeff Zrebiec's scouting report for the Ravens-Bengals season opener
    PASSING RAVENS: This will be Joe Flacco's 13th game against the Bengals, but the quarterback will present Cincinnati with a different look. In Gary Kubiak's offense, Flacco will use more play-action and try to get the ball out quicker. It should help...
  • Five stats that stand out before the Ravens take on the Cincinnati Bengals

    Five stats that stand out before the Ravens take on the Cincinnati Bengals
    Each Wednesday, blogger Jon Meoli highlights five stats that really mean something for the Ravens. Seven – Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton was picked off seven times in two games against Baltimore, representing over a third of his regular season...
  • Every player practicing as Ravens get ready for season-opener against Bengals

    Every player practicing as Ravens get ready for season-opener against Bengals
    The Ravens had a full contingent of players on the practice field Tuesday as they began their preparations for Sunday's season-opener against the Cincinnati Bengals at M&T Bank Stadium. That included starting cornerbacks Jimmy Smith (chest contusion,...
  • Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith is growing into his role

    Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith is growing into his role
    At this time last year, there were plenty of questions about Ravens cornerback Jimmy Smith. In his first three NFL seasons, the 2011 first-round draft pick fought injuries and inconsistency, but it was his defense in the end zone on San Francisco...
  • Ravens trying to revive tradition of dominant defense

    Ravens trying to revive tradition of dominant defense
    Inside the Ravens' training complex, there's a hallway adjacent to the locker room decorated with several annual team photographs featuring iconic defensive players from past seasons. Those images of middle linebacker Ray Lewis and free safety Ed Reed...
  • A first-quarter test they can't afford to fail

    A first-quarter test they can't afford to fail
    Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti made one thing fairly clear on the afternoon of the State of the Ravens news conference eight months ago. On his golf course, you don't get two mulligans. The Ravens organization was just waking up from its first...