| Sep 11, 2013
| 7:36 AM
Ravens starting center Gino Gradkowski has been fined $7,800 by the NFL league office for unnecessary roughness, according to a league source.
Gradkowski was penalized in the third quarter of the Ravens' 49-27 loss Thursday night to the Denver Broncos...
| Sep 10, 2013
| 8:13 AM
Last Thursday, for the first time since the 2008 season, someone not named Matt Birk started for the Ravens at center. Gino Gradkowski, a second-year player out of small-school Delaware, made his first NFL start there.
To the novice eye -- this writer...
| Aug 27, 2013
| 6:14 PM
In one of the biggest moments of his NFL career, Joe Flacco started counting.
There were six San Francisco 49ers defenders breathing on the Ravens offensive line. All-Pro pass rusher Aldon Smith walked in from the slot to join them. The strong safety,...
| Aug 23, 2013
| 5:26 PM
For four years, six-time Pro Bowl center Matt Birk snapped the football to Ravens star quarterback Joe Flacco.
Since Birk retired in February, the veteran lineman has passed another valuable commodity onto Flacco with the sale of his Baltimore County...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 4:17 AM
It was a fairly rough night for Ravens center A.Q. Shipley.
During the Ravens' 27-23 preseason win over the Atlanta Falcons, Shipley got the start ahead of Gino Gradkowski in a competition that's expected to conclude following the third preseason game....
| Aug 13, 2013
| 3:34 PM
Veteran offensive lineman A.Q. Shipley will start Thursday night against the Atlanta Falcons, marking the latest development in the Ravens' ongoing center competition.
Although Gino Gradkowski started the preseason opener against the Tampa Bay...
| Sep 3, 2013
| 7:36 PM
Terrell Davis remembers the feeling after tight end Shannon Sharpe left the Denver Broncos and joined the Ravens before the 2000 season. He vividly recalls the uncomfortable silence in the huddle and on the sideline, the blank looks exchanged between...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 6:04 AM
This time a year ago, Joe Flacco was still viewed as a quarterback who couldn't get his team to the Super Bowl. He was still playing for a big contract after betting on himself by declining the Ravens' initial offers.
He was still waiting for the Ravens...
| Sep 4, 2013
| 4:34 AM
The mass exodus from the Ravens roster after their Super Bowl victory was triggered by familiar culprits.
The age of key veterans and a lack of salary cap space forced the Ravens into bargain-hunting mode as they overhauled a championship squad. A...
| Sep 2, 2013
| 4:25 AM
Now that Gino Gradkowski has been named the Ravens' starting center as the successor to retired six-time Pro Bowl selection Matt Birk, he says the work is just beginning.
The Ravens open the NFL season Thursday hight against the Denver Broncos.
| Aug 30, 2013
| 2:02 PM
Gino Gradkowski has been named the Ravens starting center, according to coach John Harbaugh.
Gradkowski was competing with A.Q. Shipley, a former Indianapolis Colts starter, for the job. Gradkowski was groomed last season as the successor to six-time...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 6:50 PM
Before the start of training camp, the Ravens were looking for a No.2 wide receiver.
And after the preseason opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers on Thursday night, they are still in search of that player.
The Ravens were quite conservative in...