| Jul 9, 2013
| 9:16 AM
Ravens first-round safety Matt Elam doesn't plan to hire an agent at this time and will negotiate his own rookie contract, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.
The source emphasized that Elam's contract will be finalized in time for...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 11:24 AM
When Ravens senior defensive assistant Steve Spagnuolo was running the New York Giants' defense six years ago, they won a Super Bowl behind a dominant front seven.
The Giants led the NFL with 53 sacks that season, including a dozen in one game to tie an...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 11:17 AM
Exactly a week before their first full-team practice of training camp, the Ravens took care of one more piece of offseason business Thursday, agreeing in principle to a four-year deal with first-round draft pick Matt Elam, general manager Ozzie Newsome...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 10:33 PM
As the Ravens built their draft class in April, they did so with the knowledge that several rookies probably would need to contribute immediately.
When the team opens training camp at team headquarters this week — and when it begins the defense...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 11:36 AM
Upon reporting to training camp at team headquarters Sunday and taking his conditioning test, Ravens rookie first-round safety Matt Elam officially signed his $6.767 million contract.
The details of the deal are standard boilerplate under the NFL...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 12:12 PM
When the Ravens defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers last November at Heinz Field, veteran strong safety James Ihedigbo had a key sack late in the game.
Ihedigbo knocked quarterback Byron Leftwich to the turf, and the Steelers' backup was slow to get up and...
| Jun 28, 2013
| 12:14 PM
If Ravens’ players and fans aren’t familiar with the following facts, they certainly will be by the time the team begins its title defense on Sept. 5 against the Denver Broncos.
It has been nine years since an NFL team repeated as a Super...
| Jun 22, 2013
| 11:57 AM
Reacting instinctively as quarterback Joe Flacco launched a deep throw toward the sideline during an offseason practice, free safety Michael Huff accelerated toward the football to deflect it out of bounds.
It was an example of the range the Ravens...
| Jun 25, 2013
| 5:47 AM
The Baltimore sports scene is blessed with a bunch of talented bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. Each week, I hope to chat with one of them in a regular feature called Blogger on Blogger. This week, I exchanged emails with...
| 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
| 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....