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  • Are the Ravens now the Patriots of the Mid-Atlantic?

    Are the Ravens now the Patriots of the Mid-Atlantic?
    I couldn’t help but notice a couple of trends with the Ravens’ four offseason additions so far. First, the Ravens signed four players who were cut by other teams this past offseason. Why is that significant, other than the chips they might...
  • 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...
  • Football: America's dangerous game

    Football: America's dangerous game
    We may never know exactly why Junior Seau died, of an apparently self-inflicted gunshot wound to the chest, at his home in San Diego on May 2. Suicide is commonly the result of depression, and perhaps Mr. Seau had a mood disorder that had nothing to do...
  • 'Madden,' concussions and the looming NFL player safety issue

    'Madden,' concussions and the looming NFL player safety issue
    UPDATE: I just received an email response from Cam Weber, GM of American Football for EA Sports. He writes: “In order to depict the seriousness of concussions, when a player is injured in a Madden NFL game, they will be tended to by the medical...
  • Ravens Q&A: Leach relishes the contact of a great block

    Ravens Q&A: Leach relishes the contact of a great block
    Each week, we bring you a Q&A with a Ravens player, coach or team executive to help you learn a little more about the team. Today's guest is fullback Vonta Leach. What does it mean to be an undrafted rookie in 2004 who has been voted to the Pro Bowl in...
  • With Ed Block foundation, differing visions

    With Ed Block foundation, differing visions
    This should be the best time of year for the Ed Block Courage Award Foundation. A pack of NFL stars are on their way to Baltimore to be honored by the foundation tomorrow and to spend time with abused children. Thousands of eyes will turn to Ed Block...
  • Jonathan Ogden named to Pro Bowl in second season

    Jonathan Ogden named to Pro Bowl in second season
    The Ravens took a lot of criticism in 1996 for signing Jonathan Ogden to a seven-year, $15.5 million contract that included voidable clauses, but yesterday the second-year offensive tackle became a standard around the NFL when he was named to the AFC...
  • Former NFL player Dwight Hollier makes impact as counselor

    Former NFL player Dwight Hollier makes impact as counselor
    Dwight Hollier's first career was a passion. His current career is more akin to a crusade. The Peninsula native and former NFL linebacker counsels players — past, present and future — on life beyond the field. He takes his own experiences...
  • Ex-players know NFL concussion deal will prompt hard choices

    Somewhere in the 163-page National Football League concussion settlement there is presumably help for Matt Blair, the former Minnesota Vikings All-Pro linebacker who is now 63 and has increasing memory problems. Blair said he played through two...
  • NFL agrees to eliminate cap on player payments in concussion lawsuit

    June 25 (Reuters) — The National Football League has agreed to remove a $675 million ceiling it had placed on payments to former players who were part of a groundbreaking lawsuit over concussions suffered on the field, it said on Wednesday. The...
  • USC's spring scrimmage hardly hints at season ahead

    USC's spring scrimmage hardly hints at season ahead
    For at least a few fans, USC's spring-ending scrimmage at the Coliseum was an overwhelming success. One youngster from the crowd passed for a touchdown on a promotional play with the Trojans and an adult caught a pass and sprinted to the end zone on...
  • USC football: Toa Lobendahn has chance to start as a freshman

    USC football: Toa Lobendahn has chance to start as a freshman
    Toa Lobendahn has practiced only 14 times at USC, but the freshman's performance during spring workouts has put him on track for a possible starting role on the offensive line in the fall. With senior Aundrey Walker and third-year sophomore Jordan...