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  • Ravens news, notes and opinions on defensive line, Steve Smith, Ray Rice and more

    Ravens news, notes and opinions on defensive line, Steve Smith, Ray Rice and more
    The defensive line was supposed to be a major strength for the Ravens last year after they signed veterans Chris Canty and Marcus Spears and then used a third-round pick on Brandon Williams. It didn't work out that way. The group didn’t...
  • Ravens awarded four compensatory picks in May's draft

    Ravens awarded four compensatory picks in May's draft
    The free agent exodus from their 2013 Super Bowl-winning team did have one benefit for the Ravens who will be compensated well in May’s draft.   For the second straight year, the Ravens were awarded four compensatory picks, bringing their...
  • Ravens news, notes and opinions after first day of NFL free agency

    Ravens news, notes and opinions after first day of NFL free agency
    I’m sure some Ravens fans hoped that the organization broke from its tradition of being patient at this time of year and went out and used much of the approximately $19 million of salary cap space that they had on the first day of free agency. Start...
  • Ravens' defensive linemen Arthur Jones, Brandon Williams remain sidelined

    Ravens' defensive linemen Arthur Jones, Brandon Williams remain sidelined
    Ravens defensive lineman Arthur Jones remains sidelined with an undisclosed illness. The team hasn't said what Jones is dealing with. He has been sidelined since playing in the Ravens' third preseason game against the Carolina Panthers. He has already...
  • Art Jones' illness not 'life-threatening,' not related to football

     Art Jones' illness not 'life-threatening,' not related to football
    Ravens defensive lineman Art Jones remains sidelined with an undisclosed non-football illness and will visit a specialist Wednesday, coach John Harbaugh said. There's been no information about the nature of Jones' illness other than Harbaugh saying it's...
  • Ravens Q&A with Mike Preston

    Ravens Q&A with Mike Preston
    Each week, Baltimore Sun columnist Mike Preston will answer questions from readers about the Ravens. You can submit questions during every game to sports@baltimoresun.com. Here are this week's questions and answers: Is there any reason you can see why...
  • Haloti Ngata, Jacoby Jones, nine other Ravens listed as questionable

    Haloti Ngata, Jacoby Jones, nine other Ravens listed as questionable
    Ravens standout nose tackle Haloti Ngata is officially listed as questionable on the injury report even though coach John Harbaugh said the Pro Bowl defensive lineman is set to play Sunday against the Green Bay Packers. Ngata is listed as questionable...
  • Ngata 'fine' for Sunday's game against Green Bay

    Ngata 'fine' for Sunday's game against Green Bay
    Although nose tackle Haloti Ngata is listed as questionable on the injury report, Harbaugh said the Pro Bowl defensive lineman is set to play Sunday. Ngata returned to practice Friday on a limited basis and appeared to have his normal mobility after...
  • Ravens' Haloti Ngata sidelined from practice for second straight day

    Ravens' Haloti Ngata sidelined from practice for second straight day
    While there has been no indication that Haloti Ngata is dealing with a significant hip injury, the veteran nose tackle missed practice for a second straight day at the Under Armour Performance Center. He was one of only three players not participating...
  • Notebook: Ravens hoping for Ray Rice's return, increased yardage

    Notebook: Ravens hoping for Ray Rice's return, increased yardage
    The Ravens' dormant running game has been stuck in neutral all season. A lackluster rushing offense might get a boost this week, though, since star running back Ray Rice is regarded as having a solid chance of returning from a strained left hip flexor...
  • Ravens secondary shows steady improvement after Week 1

    Ravens secondary shows steady improvement after Week 1
    Ravens veteran safety James Ihedigbo knows the reality. With the offseason addition of Elvis Dumervil to pair with Terrell Suggs, the Ravens have one of the most feared pass-rushing tandems in the AFC. The signings of Chris Canty, Marcus Spears and...
  • Film Study: Looking back at the Ravens' win over the Houston Texans

    Film Study: Looking back at the Ravens' win over the Houston Texans
    Ravens 30, Texans 9 Strategy: Jim Caldwell tried establishing the Ravens' ground game without much success, attempting 31 carries for 75 yards and one touchdown with Ray Rice sidelined with a hip injury. They were picky about passes, opting mostly for...