| 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 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...
| 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.
| 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...
| Jun 19, 2013
| 8:02 AM
Besides trading wide receiver Anquan Boldin to the San Francisco 49ers, the Ravens' other big adjustment on offense is the retirement of six-time Pro Bowl center Matt Birk.
Birk provided a sturdy, skilled presence anchoring the offensive line. He played...
| Jun 17, 2013
| 11:58 AM
After last week’s three-day mandatory minicamp, Ravens players and coaches have gone their separate ways.
I’m sure the coaches have carved out some downtime for themselves -- their idea of downtime is watching tape next to a swimming pool...
| Jun 18, 2013
| 5:37 AM
Now that the Ravens have concluded the majority of their offseason business and minicamps, they are $6.049 million under the NFL salary cap limit of $123 million.
The Ravens gained $3 million in salary cap space when they terminated Pro Bowl fullback...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 8:57 AM
As you come to grips to life without Pro Bowl fullback Vonta Leach, consider the following statement: Before this offseason, no NFL team had lost more than five Super Bowl starters from its roster before the following season.
As the Ravens start their...
| Jun 11, 2013
| 6:40 AM
The pending departure of Pro Bowl fullback Vonta Leach from the Ravens' roster via trade or release will create an additional $3 million in salary-cap space that will bring the Super Bowl champions $6.2 million under the NFL salary cap of $123 million....
| Jun 11, 2013
| 12:08 PM
The small but heavy package arrived in Baton Rouge on Tuesday and was delivered around lunchtime.
Cam Cameron ripped open the package and gazed at his championship ring from Super Bowl XLVII, the one the Ravens went on to win after relieving him of...
| Jun 12, 2013
| 9:11 AM
As far as Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco is concerned, the offense is already far ahead of the learning curve.
Especially for this time of year, while the Ravens conduct a mandatory minicamp this week.
The Ravens finished 16th in total offense last...
| Jun 6, 2013
| 12:20 PM
Retired six-time Pro Bowl center Matt Birk skipped the Ravens' visit to the White House because of his Catholic beliefs.
Specifically, Birk took issue with President Barack Obama's support of Planned Parenthood.
Birk is a staunch Catholic father of...