| Mar 24, 2012
| 5:00 AM
In a span of a couple of hours yesterday, the Ravens ended nearly a week of free agent silence, signing four players, who filled several holes and added much-needed depth. Jameel McClain, their starting inside linebacker the past two seasons, was the...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 12:47 PM
Three weeks into free agency, the Ravens have retained starting linebacker Jameel McClain, added to their defensive back depth and upgraded their special teams. But one of their glaring offseason needs remains virtually untouched.
"We have to upgrade the...
| Apr 3, 2012
| 7:00 AM
As the clock ticks down to the 2012 NFL draft -- Round 1 is the night of April 26 -- let’s take a look at which college prospects the Ravens are being paired up with in recent mock drafts from five national analysts.
--- Bucky Brooks, NFL.com:...
| Apr 4, 2012
| 6:23 PM
The first round of the 2012 NFL draft is three weeks away, and the Ravens have a similar list of needs as they did when free agency began four weeks ago.
In some cases, like with the offensive line, their holes have become even more pronounced. The...
| Apr 5, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Several of the Ravens' top decision makers predictably didn't tip their hands at their annual draft luncheon yesterday in Owings Mills.
However, as General Manager Ozzie Newsome, Director of Player Personnel Eric DeCosta, Director of College Scouting Joe...
| Apr 9, 2012
| 4:30 AM
Pro Football Talk does an outstanding job of keeping track of all the reported visits between prospects and NFL teams leading up to the draft in late April, so hat tip to them for the compilation below.
The Ravens will host plenty more prospects in the...
| Dec 28, 2011
| 2:27 PM
In his own words, Matt Birk "can only imagine" what Andre Gurode must be going through.
Gurode, a five-time Pro Bowler at center between 2006 and 2010 when he was a member of the Dallas Cowboys, is preparing to possibly start at right guard for the...
| Jan 1, 2012
| 4:25 PM
Matt Vensel, Sports Blitz: With the Ravens on the ropes, the team's two MVPs, Terrell Suggs and Ray Rice, sealed the AFC North championship with a pair of key plays late in the fourth quarter. Now with two weeks to rest, the Ravens are going to be a tough...
| Jan 4, 2012
| 11:40 PM
We've spent a lot of time this year talking about how the NFL seems to be trying to tone down the brutality in football. For the most part, their efforts seem less sincere and more like public relations, because the rules -- which Roger Goodell appears to...
| Jan 9, 2012
| 6:31 PM
Ravens defensive end Cory Redding had managed to stay calm and avoid an emotional attachment to the Denver Broncos-Pittsburgh Steelers Wild Card game Sunday. But when Broncos' wide receiver Demaryius Thomas caught Tim Tebow's pass on the first play of...
| Jan 10, 2012
| 4:39 PM
He may plug the middle of the Ravens' offensive line, but Matt Birk's life has always been more off-center.
In high school, Birk went out for the golf team before trying football. The road to the pros took him through Harvard. And, after signing his...
| Jan 11, 2012
| 5:00 AM
When the Ravens signed left tackle Bryant McKinnie on Aug. 24, then added center Andre Gurode on Sept. 5, the moves confirmed a sense of flux and uncertainty for the offensive line.
But after a regular season in which the offensive line helped the...