RSS feeds allow Web site content to be gathered via feed reader software. Click the subscribe link to obtain the feed URL for this page. The feed will update when new content appears on this page.

Matt Birk

A collection of news and information related to Matt Birk published by this site and its partners.

Top Matt Birk Articles

Displaying items 265-276
  • Ravens center Birk wants to return, not retire

    Ravens center Birk wants to return, not retire
    Center Matt Birk, who was strongly considering retirement after his 14th NFL season, is interested in returning to the Ravens for the 2012 campaign. Birk’s agent, Joe Linta, informed the Ravens of the veteran’s intentions today at the NFL...
  • NFL combine preview: offensive linemen

    NFL combine preview: offensive linemen
    The NFL scouting combine starts Feb. 22. In advance of the annual meat market in Indianapolis, staff writer Matt Vensel will examine each position and give Ravens fans the 4-1-1. In this post he looks at offensive linemen. The top prospects: USC...
  • Ravens notes: Salary cap won't prevent team from filling needs

    Ravens notes: Salary cap won't prevent team from filling needs
    With free agency set to begin on March 13, there have been a lot of questions about where the Ravens sit with the salary cap. That cap hasn’t been officially set, though it’s expected to be similar to last year’s number. Either way,...
  • Ravens will do more than scout next generation at combine

    Ravens will do more than scout next generation at combine
    The football world's focus returns to Indianapolis this week, where more than 300 NFL hopefuls will participate in the annual scouting combine at Lucas Oil Stadium. Starting Wednesday and running through next Tuesday, the event, which comes two weeks...
  • Interior linemen take center stage for Ravens at NFL combine

    Interior linemen take center stage for Ravens at NFL combine
    INDIANAPOLIS — The Ravens have drafted an interior offensive lineman in the first round just once in team history, taking Auburn left guard Ben Grubbs with the 29th pick in the 2007 draft. They are picking in the same spot again this April, and...
  • 2012 NFL free agency primer: the offensive linemen

    2012 NFL free agency primer: the offensive linemen
    The Ravens would like to improve their offensive line during the offseason, but the best move they could make in free agency would be re-signing Ben Grubbs, who could soon be one of the top guards available. The Ravens recently said that they have already...
  • Texans defense has turned into one of the league's best

    Texans defense has turned into one of the league's best
    Having lost their starting quarterback and their highest-paid defensive player in the middle of the season, the Houston Texans are arguably the unlikeliest team left in the NFL's final eight. But the Ravens say they aren't surprised by the 11-6 Texans,...
  • Ravens take business-like approach to latest playoff foray

    Ravens take business-like approach to latest playoff foray
    That they don't have the best postseason reputation is not lost on the Ravens. The franchise is 9-6 in the playoffs, and four of those victories occurred during the team's magical run to win Super Bowl XXXV to cap the 2000 season. The Ravens are the only...
  • Birk's agent says the center wants to remain a Raven

    Birk's agent says the center wants to remain a Raven
    As the Ravens wait to see if Pro Bowl guard Ben Grubbs -- who will visit the New Orleans Saints on Wednesday -- accepts their offer and returns to Baltimore, they continue to have discussions with the agent for veteran center Matt Birk, who started...
  • Ravens remain quiet on first day of free agency

    Ravens remain quiet on first day of free agency
      The first couple of hours of free agency came and went Tuesday with the Ravens — as expected — remaining quiet while confronting the reality they may be on the verge of losing arguably their top free agent. Pro Bowl left guard Ben Grubbs,...
  • Which remaining free agents might fit with Ravens?

    Which remaining free agents might fit with Ravens?
    We’re 48 hours into free agency, and the Ravens have got just one player -- linebacker Chavis Williams, who played five games for them in 2011 -- to sign on the dotted line. But around the NFL, many of the top unrestricted free agents have come...
  • Grubbs agrees to deal with Saints, leaves Ravens with another hole

    Grubbs agrees to deal with Saints, leaves Ravens with another hole
    The Ravens’ stated offseason priority of bolstering their offensive line just got a little more difficult. Ben Grubbs, one of the group’s top performers, signed a long-term deal with the New Orleans Saints, the team announced. The deal is...