| Mar 3, 2013
| 6:17 PM
Now that quarterback Joe Flacco is poised to become the highest paid player in the NFL by virtue of a $120.6 million contract, the Ravens aren't expected to use the franchise tag on any of their other unrestricted free agents.
| Feb 1, 2013
| 3:53 PM
NEW ORLEANS — Soaking up the Super Bowl experience, Ravens left guard Kelechi Osemele spent Tuesday's Media Day, joking around with current teammates and hanging out with former NFL offensive lineman and fellow Iowa State alum Keith Sims.
| 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...
| 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...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 11:16 AM
Since the Ravens hired John Harbaugh as their head coach five years ago, the AFC North franchise has won a Super Bowl and made five consecutive playoff appearances.
During that span, Harbaugh has compiled a 67.7 winning percentage with an overall record...
| Jul 10, 2013
| 6:44 AM
As you read about the various training camp competitions over the next 10 days, you probably won’t see much written about the offensive line. That’s because barring injuries, the starters appear to be set.
Bryant McKinnie, who re-signed...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 4:48 PM
Months before they would lift the Lombardi Trophy into the confetti-filled air, the Ravens' top decision makers started to have regular discussions about the future of the organization and the potentially wide-scale changes it would face following the...
| Aug 1, 2013
| 1:36 PM
Early last year, an unknown 412 number popped up on the screen of A.Q. Shipley's cell phone.
On the line was a fellow Pittsburgh native with the accent to prove it and an offensive lineman who was gearing up for the 2012 NFL draft.
Shipley, who was...
| Aug 2, 2013
| 4:11 PM
Retired Ravens center Matt Birk is joining the NFL as an appeals officer on player discipline, replacing former NFL coach Art Shell.
Birk confirmed the appointment in a text message to The Baltimore Sun.
A six-time Pro Bowl selection, Birk retired...
| Aug 6, 2013
| 3:51 PM
SETTING THE SCENE: Tuesday's outdoor practice started at 2:30 p.m. and ended at 4:35 p.m. Temperatures were in the high 60s and a light mist dampened the practice fields. With the preseason opener looming Thursday night, players were in shells for the...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 5:32 AM
For 14 NFL seasons, Jeff Saturday was a mainstay at center with his undersized, stocky presence. His intelligence, technique and quickness were the hallmarks of his play.
Saturday established himself as a leader of the Indianapolis Colts' offensive...
| 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...