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  • Ravens notebook: Center Casey Rabach returns to team

    Ravens notebook: Center Casey Rabach returns to team
    The Ravens signed center Casey Rabach to a two-year contract Tuesday, gaining insurance in case Matt Birk's balky left knee leaves them short at the position. According to an ESPN report, Birk, 35, needs arthroscopic surgery on the knee. Birk played...
  • Birk out three to four weeks, but he's still in line to be Ravens' center

    Birk out three to four weeks, but he's still in line to be Ravens' center
    Starting center Matt Birk is out three to four weeks after having minor knee surgery, and Casey Rabach won't be joining the Ravens after failing his physical. But don't expect the Ravens to go after Olin Kreutz or Shaun O'Hara. "Matt will be our...
  • Ravens camp highlights: Safeties come up with three interceptions

    Ravens camp highlights: Safeties come up with three interceptions
    FLACCO FIRING: Quarterback Joe Flacco endured sacks and interceptions (more on those later), but when he has time to read the defense, he puts some mustard on his passes. Flacco zipped passes to wide receivers Anquan Boldin and Tandon Doss and tight end...
  • What to watch in the Ravens' preseason opener

    What to watch in the Ravens' preseason opener
    POSITION: Safety The starting job next to Ed Reed was supposed to be fought between Tom Zbikowski and Haruki Nakamura. Now, the competition has become more crowded with the recent signing of Bernard Pollard. Zbikowski is expected to start in the opener,...
  • Pre-snap read: Ravens vs. Eagles

    Pre-snap read: Ravens vs. Eagles
    The NFL preseason is already upon us -- the days have been flying by since the lockout ended, haven’t they? -- and the Ravens’ exhibition opener against the Eagles is one of a handful of games on Thursday night’s slate. If it was the...
  • Rookie QB Taylor has room for improvement

    Rookie QB Taylor has room for improvement
    Tyrod Taylor's debut in the NFL did little to quell sentiment that the Ravens need a veteran presence behind starter Joe Flacco. After leaving Virginia Tech as the school's all-time passer, Taylor got a rude welcome from the Philadelphia Eagles in...
  • Oher says he's OK with remaining at right tackle

    Oher says he's OK with remaining at right tackle
    Ravens offensive tackle Michael Oher has switched positions in each of his three seasons in the NFL. In 2009, the team’s first-round draft pick, who was a left tackle at Mississippi, played right tackle in his rookie season. A year later, the Jared...
  • Newsome, Harbaugh hold court at combine

    Newsome, Harbaugh hold court at combine
    Ravens General Manager Ozzie Newsome and coach John Harbaugh provided a glimpse into the team’s offseason plans Friday, and those plans very much include an aggressive run at re-signing Pro Bowl left guard Ben Grubbs. Earlier this offseason,...
  • Grubbs' agent has "positive" meeting with Ravens, but no deal is imminent

    Grubbs' agent has "positive" meeting with Ravens, but no deal is imminent
    In a perfect world, the Ravens would get a quick resolution in their effort to sign soon-to-be free agent Ben Grubbs before the Pro Bowl left guard hits the open market and undoubtedly receives some big offers. But that might be wishful thinking. Grubbs&...
  • Ravens release cornerback Domonique Foxworth

    Ravens release cornerback Domonique Foxworth
    Three years ago, the Ravens signed Domonique Foxworth, a Maryland native, to one of the most lucrative free-agent contracts in team history. But an injury never gave Foxworth an opportunity to live up to the deal, and Monday, the Ravens terminated the...
  • Ravens to meet with agent for Flacco, Birk again next week

    Ravens to meet with agent for Flacco, Birk again next week
    Joe Linta, the agent for Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco and center Matt Birk, said Monday night that he and Ravens officials are scheduled to meet again in the next week to 10 days to continue discussing his clients. Linta and the Ravens met 10 days ago...
  • Ravens expected to exercise patience when free agency opens Tuesday

    Ravens expected to exercise patience when free agency opens Tuesday
    The Ravens' goal was to re-sign Pro Bowl left guard Ben Grubbs before he officially hits the open market with hundreds of other NFL free agents Tuesday at 4 p.m. Now almost out of time and with seemingly no indication that Grubbs is willing to eschew free...