| Jul 31, 2013
| 6:19 AM
Nothing's being handed to rookie safety Matt Elam, the Ravens' hard-hitting first-round draft pick from Florida.
Although Elam is widely expected to eventually start at strong safety opposite free safety Michael Huff, the Ravens are making him earn...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 3:56 PM
SETTING THE SCENE: After taking a break Tuesday, the Ravens returned to the practice field Wednesday for a workout that started at 2:30 p.m. and ended just before 5 p.m. It was an overcast sky throughout the workout. Players were in full pads.
| Aug 6, 2013
| 5:49 PM
The Ravens' overhauled defense makes its preseason debut Thursday night against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, taking on a much different look from a year ago.
With Ray Lewis retired and Ed Reed, Dannell Ellerbe, Paul Kruger, Cary Williams and Bernard...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 7:59 PM
TAMPA, Fla. — Most of the Ravens' position battles won't be decided until much later in the preseason, but the starting lineups for Thursday's opener against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers included no significant surprises.
There were some questions...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:46 PM
Dallas Clark was busy taking care of his two young boys at home in Iowa last week. He was staying in shape just in case the right phone call came.
There were no practices to be at, no meetings to attend but nothing seemed particularly amiss until the...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 1:58 PM
Ravens defensive coordinator Dean Pees puts the film on during defensive meetings and encourages his fellow coaches not to speak. As the footage rolls, he wants to hear only the voices of his players.
Loud responses are welcome. Silence isn't. A wrong...
| Aug 26, 2013
| 5:44 PM
Michael Huff spent his final season with the Oakland Raiders last year primarily lining up at cornerback, forced to cover some of the top receivers in the game.
Although Huff didn't embarrass himself as he started all but two games on the outside...
| Aug 17, 2013
| 4:24 PM
SETTING THE SCENE: Saturday’s outdoor practice started at 2:45 p.m. and ended at 5:20. The sun was out for most of the workout with temperatures hovering in the high 70’s. Players were in full pads after having Friday off from practice...
| Aug 20, 2013
| 8:08 PM
Secondary coach Teryl Austin said that the team will “probably” know after Thursday’s preseason game against the Panthers whether rookie first-round pick Matt Elam or veteran James Ihedigbo will start at safety opposite veteran Michael...
| Aug 21, 2013
| 11:25 AM
Michael Huff can relate to the immediate expectations with which rookie safety Matt Elam is dealing. He was once a first-round draft pick who had to help replace a perennial Pro Bowl defensive back who had left town. So Huff has taken it upon himself to...
| Aug 29, 2013
| 6:20 PM
ST. LOUIS — The Ravens’ starting offense and defense in the preseason finale against the St. Louis Rams on Thursday looked nothing like the units that will be on the field next week in the regular-season opener 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...