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  • Ricky Williams' retirement casts Ravens' running back situation into uncertainty

    Ricky Williams' retirement casts Ravens' running back situation into uncertainty
    The long, circuitous ride that is Ricky Williams' football career again swerved abruptly Tuesday when the Ravens' enigmatic reserve running back announced that he was retiring from the NFL. Since early last week, Williams, who reached the 10,000-yard...
  • How they are grading the 2012 Ravens' draft class

    How they are grading the 2012 Ravens' draft class
    We gave you our early grades on the 2012 Ravens draft class on Sunday. Now here is a look at how a handful of national draft analysts have graded what G.M. Ozzie Newsome and Co. did over the weekend. Mel Kiper Jr., ESPN: Solid B. “The Ravens had...
  • 2012 NFL free agency primer: the quarterbacks

    2012 NFL free agency primer: the quarterbacks
    The biggest storyline of free agency, one that will send ripples throughout the rest of the 2012 offseason, is the fate of Peyton Manning, who could be released by the Indianapolis Colts, the franchise that Manning quarterbacked to a Super Bowl title in...
  • NFL scouting combine preview: tight ends

    NFL scouting combine preview: tight ends
    The NFL scouting combine starts Feb. 22. In advance of the annual meat market in Indianapolis, staff writer Matt Vensel will examine each position and give Ravens fans the 4-1-1. In this post he looks at tight ends. The top prospects: Stanford's Coby...
  • 2012 NFL free agency primer: the offensive linemen

    2012 NFL free agency primer: the offensive linemen
    The Ravens would like to improve their offensive line during the offseason, but the best move they could make in free agency would be re-signing Ben Grubbs, who could soon be one of the top guards available. The Ravens recently said that they have already...
  • 2012 NFL free agency primer: the defensive linemen

    2012 NFL free agency primer: the defensive linemen
    Houston Texans defensive end turned outside linebacker Mario Williams will be the marquee free agent this offseason not named Peyton Manning. (Interesting side note: The Texans drafted Williams No. 1 overall in part due to Manning’s presence in...
  • Birk's agent says the center wants to remain a Raven

    Birk's agent says the center wants to remain a Raven
    As the Ravens wait to see if Pro Bowl guard Ben Grubbs -- who will visit the New Orleans Saints on Wednesday -- accepts their offer and returns to Baltimore, they continue to have discussions with the agent for veteran center Matt Birk, who started...
  • Older and wiser, Williams ready to chase Super Bowl

    Older and wiser, Williams ready to chase Super Bowl
    The mystery of Ricky Williams turned out not to be a mystery at all. World traveler, former Heisman Trophy winner and onetime NFL rushing champion, the Ravens' newest running back was anything but enigmatic Tuesday in his first meeting with the press. He...
  • Ravens sign Ricky Williams to be No. 2 running back

    The Ravens filled their big-back void with one of the biggest enigmas in NFL history. Ricky Williams, who is as powerful as he is offbeat, agreed to a two-year contract with the Ravens on Monday that has a maximum value of $4 million. The 34-year-old...
  • Nicks' new deal means Saints could focus on signing Grubbs

    Nicks' new deal means Saints could focus on signing Grubbs
    Ravens left guard Ben Grubbs, an unrestricted free agent, is in New Orleans today to meet with Saints officials -- and he just got good news. Carl Nicks, who had manned the left guard position for the Saints, has signed with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. We&...
  • Ravens remain quiet on first day of free agency

    Ravens remain quiet on first day of free agency
      The first couple of hours of free agency came and went Tuesday with the Ravens — as expected — remaining quiet while confronting the reality they may be on the verge of losing arguably their top free agent. Pro Bowl left guard Ben Grubbs,...
  • Free agent wide receiver market drying up on Ravens

    Free agent wide receiver market drying up on Ravens
    At the NFL Scouting Combine late last month, Ravens coach John Harbaugh acknowledged something that was probably pretty obvious to anybody even remotely familiar with the team’s salary cap situation. “I don’t see us spending high...