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  • Leach, Ellerbe, A.Jackson return to Saturday's practice

    Leach, Ellerbe, A.Jackson return to Saturday's practice
    The Ravens’ practice at M&T Bank Stadium on Saturday was marked by the return of fullback Vonta Leach, inside linebacker Dannell Ellerbe and rookie cornerback Asa Jackson. Leach did not take part in Friday’s session at the team’s...
  • Ravens camp highlights: Kruger shows his athleticism

    Ravens camp highlights: Kruger shows his athleticism
    CONVERTING IN TWO-MINUTE DRILL On the first series of a two-minute exercise, the first offense marched 70 yards, capping the drive with a one-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Joe Flacco to wide receiver Anquan Boldin. The possession was aided by a...
  • Matt Birk still hopeful he can play in Thursday night's preseason opener vs. Falcons

    Matt Birk still hopeful he can play in Thursday night's preseason opener vs. Falcons
    On Friday, Ravens coach John Harbaugh didn’t sound optimistic that Matt Birk would be available for Thursday night’s preseason opener at the Atlanta Falcons. But the 36-year-old center said Saturday that he is holding out hope that he might be...
  • E.Reed, Kemoeatu, Ellerbe latest additions to list of non-participants

    E.Reed, Kemoeatu, Ellerbe latest additions to list of non-participants
    Several notable Ravens – including eight-time Pro Bowl free safety Ed Reed – were new additions on the list of absent players from Monday’s practice at the team’s training facility in Owings Mills. Reed banged his left knee trying...
  • Ravens highlights: Secondary brings the pressure

    Ravens highlights: Secondary brings the pressure
    SECONDARY SPARKLES: Even without eight-time Pro Bowl free safety Ed Reed and cornerback Jimmy Smith, the secondary blanketed the receivers. During an exercise in which the cornerbacks were asked to cover wide receivers one-on-one with quarterbacks Joe...
  • Small school experience helps Ravens rookie Asa Jackson realize big opportunity

    Small school experience helps Ravens rookie Asa Jackson realize big opportunity
    Asa Jackson had come a long way — much further than his cross-country flight — when he first made the short, but winding drive down 1 Winning Drive in Owings Mills in May. A year ago, Jackson was preparing for a slate of games stacked with...
  • Upbeat Harbaugh not sweating Ravens' losses, hopeful of Reed return

    Upbeat Harbaugh not sweating Ravens' losses, hopeful of Reed return
    The reality of the Ravens’ salary cap situation and post Super Bowl XLVII world hit coach John Harbaugh early last week. With the Ravens failing to convince wide receiver Anquan Boldin to take a pay cut and not willing to carry his $6 million salary...
  • Pondering Ed Reed's departure

    Pondering Ed Reed's departure
    If you’re trying to figure out exactly what motivated all-time Ravens safety Ed Reed to jump off the Super Bowl bandwagon and sign with the Houston Texans, you should probably consider some other hobby. Figuring out what makes Reed tick could be a...
  • Ravens' tight salary cap could squeeze out Anquan Boldin if he doesn't accept less pay

    Ravens' tight salary cap could squeeze out Anquan Boldin if he doesn't accept less pay
    Ravens veteran wide receiver Anquan Boldin bullied defensive backs during the NFL playoffs, emerging as a Super Bowl XLVII hero. Now, he's in danger of losing his job. The Ravens are attempting to lower the $6 million salary of the three-time Pro Bowl...
  • Cowherd: Ravens fans shouldn't panic over loss of players

    Cowherd: Ravens fans shouldn't panic over loss of players
    Maybe you think Ozzie Newsome has lost his mind this time. Now it's hard-hitting Bernard Pollard who's been shown the door by the Ravens' general manager, joining the mini-parade of Anquan Boldin, Paul Kruger and Dannell Ellerbe as salary-cap...
  • Ravens defense looking like a younger, quieter, less expensive group

    Ravens defense looking like a younger, quieter, less expensive group
    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...
  • Ravens say they'll 'compartmentalize' to handle distractions in New Orleans

    Ravens say they'll 'compartmentalize' to handle distractions in New Orleans
    The party atmosphere of the French Quarter will beckon many this week at the Super Bowl in New Orleans. The debauchery of Bourbon Street, the famously raucous locale packed with bars and night clubs, is a potential distraction the Ravens are...