| Jan 15, 2014
| 10:45 AM
There is a saying when it comes to Ozzie Newsome and the Ravens. No, not “In Ozzie We Trust,” but it has a similar refrain. It’s that the Ravens, who are respected across the NFL for their talent evaluation above all else, have shown...
| Nov 6, 2013
| 6:53 PM
After a season in which he was often forced to play out of position because of the Ravens' defensive line woes, Haloti Ngata reported to the team's veteran minicamp in mid-June and sent a not-so subtle message to the coaching staff.
"They should leave...
| Nov 24, 2013
| 4:05 AM
They'll always be linked, not just by similar coaching pedigrees and shared experiences, but because of one January 2008 decision that helped shape two franchises for years to come.
To John Harbaugh, it was an opportunity of a lifetime. To Rex Ryan,...
| Aug 18, 2013
| 1:30 PM
The injection of painkillers propped up Terrence Cody for a few hours every Sunday, the needle numbing him so he could give the Ravens whatever his body could muster before the pain returned.
The hip injury that had nagged him for more than a year...
| Apr 17, 2013
| 11:30 AM
Each spring, as a courtesy to local media and the team’s curious fan base, the Ravens hold a pre-draft press conference in which they publicly claim to like pretty much every single NFL prospect they are asked about.
(A fictional example: “...
| Mar 22, 2012
| 3:00 PM
Maybe it’s because I was a star mathlete in high school, but I love numbers. And we’ve spent plenty of time crunching them these past 10 days while waiting for the Ravens to make moves -- or purposefully not make moves -- in the new league...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 1:14 PM
Bulldozed by the Kansas City Chiefs' running game in the first half prior to a halftime adjustment that salvaged a 9-6 victory, the Ravens' defense was particularly susceptible to the zone-stretch play.
As star running back Jamaal Charles rumbled for 125...
| Oct 11, 2012
| 6:23 PM
A helmet to the chest from Kansas City Chiefs center Ryan Lilja rudely greeted Ravens middle linebacker Ray Lewis, a punishing blow reinforced by Lilja shoving the former NFL Defensive Player of the Year to the ground.
Lewis suffered similar rough...
| Nov 1, 2012
| 6:47 PM
The words imparted by Ravens defensive line coach Clarence Brooks resonated with nose guard Terrence Cody, a conversation he hasn't forgotten.
Upon his arrival at team headquarters after being drafted in the second round three years ago, Cody was ...
| Jul 27, 2012
| 6:13 PM
While talking over each other on the Sunday pregame shows, national analysts often make passing comments about the increasing age of the Ravens' defense, as if the team's Gatorade jugs were filled with prune juice and 11 senior citizens were trying to...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 5:37 PM
The Ravens' surprising decision Wednesday to cut Bernard Pollard, the hard-hitting and tough-talking safety who led the Super Bowl champions in tackles last season, opens up just $1 million of salary-cap room. So at least on the surface, the move...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 5:27 AM
Belcamp resident Kevin Jones takes his Ravens fandom everywhere he goes.
With a collection of get-ups that includes a Ravens clown costume, a king outfit and one ensemble he describes as "like the Heat Miser," Jones lives out the saying, "Clothes make...