| Jan 23, 2014
| 6:29 AM
Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome recently expressed a desire to get bigger along the interior offensive line during a state-of-the-team news conference.
The Ravens could accomplish that goal with imposing Mississippi State offensive guard Gabe...
| Jan 23, 2014
| 9:12 AM
On the first night of the NFL draft in early May, the Ravens will be in an unfamiliar position.
Accustomed to picking late in the first round during an impressive run of five consecutive postseason appearances, they will have a selection inside the...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 4:39 PM
MOBILE, ALA -- Michael Campanaro had already crafted a plan, convincing the defense that he intended to run another trademark intermediate route with a quick inside fake.
Instead of cutting his pattern short at practice this week heading into Saturday's...
| Apr 18, 2014
| 12:39 PM
The last time that Ravens nose guard Terrence Cody played football with middle linebacker Rolando McClain they were both consensus All-Americans for an Alabama team that won the national championship.
Four years later, Cody is looking forward to...
| Apr 21, 2014
| 6:34 AM
It was a beautiful Easter weekend, so shame on anyone who was glued to the computer reading all the latest headlines. That’s why new bloger Jon Meoli is restarting the Coffee Companion — where every morning, Monday through Friday, he’...
| Feb 20, 2014
| 6:04 PM
INDIANAPOLIS — Standing behind the blocking drills during last month's Senior Bowl, Atlanta Falcons coach Mike Smith watched Notre Dame offensive tackle Zack Martin closely as he manhandled pass rushers.
Whether it was because Martin was the...
| Apr 22, 2014
| 5:53 AM
Day baseball is great, but once Tommy Hunter shut the door on Boston and you were able to get back to work, you probably didn’t do much further reading. That’s why blogger/reporter Jon Meoli writes the Coffee Companion — where every...
| Nov 12, 2013
| 4:56 PM
Veteran free safety Ed Reed’s disappointing tenure with the Houston Texans officially ended Tuesday when he was released after a spiral that included the former Ravens defensive icon being scratched from the starting lineup and criticizing the...
| Aug 5, 2013
| 12:19 PM
Art Donovan played pro football for 12 years. The rest of his life, he spent telling everyone about it.
Donovan, 89, who died Sunday of a respiratory ailment at Stella Maris Hospice, played and talked a great game. He was a Hall of Fame defensive tackle...
| Sep 13, 2013
| 7:56 PM
As Marlon Brown limped back to the Georgia locker room, the shock subsided and reality hit him as hard as the Ole Miss defender's helmet had hit his left kneecap.
The team's trainer had just told him that his anterior cruciate ligament was shredded. His...
| Oct 3, 2013
| 5:26 AM
For Ravens rookie free safety Matt Elam, Sunday's game against the Miami Dolphins represents a homecoming.
Elam grew up in Palm Beach Gardens, Fla., where he was named Mr. Football as a senior in 2009 when he rushed for 1,883 yards and 27 touchdowns...
| Oct 8, 2013
| 9:16 AM
During a decorated college career at West Virginia, Baltimore's Tavon Austin was tough to grab in the open field.
Austin had 3,413 receiving yards in four years in Morgantown, W.Va., and much of the damage he did as a receiver came after the catch...