| Jun 26, 2013
| 5:18 AM
The talk started not long after Elvis Dumervil passed his physical and put his name on a Ravens contract in late March. The Ravens had finally found another proven pass rusher to pair with Terrell Suggs.
Suggs and Dumervil were months away from even...
| Jun 21, 2013
| 4:14 AM
In anticipation of the 2013 NFL season, Baltimore Sun blogger and reporter Matt Vensel will take a daily look at one of the 13 opponents on the Ravens’ regular-season schedule. Today is the Cleveland Browns.
The Ravens, as you know, play the...
| 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 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 15, 2013
| 4:05 AM
Shadowing wide receiver Torrey Smith, cornerback Jimmy Smith flipped his hips and matched his stride step for step.
The tight coverage Smith applied during the Ravens' minicamp was a continuation of what he started in the final moments of the Super...
| Jun 7, 2013
| 6:48 PM
Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs had a pretty good idea about what was hidden on the table in front of him after he tried to move his seat and he was told that it wasn't a good idea.
Suggs had waited a decade in the NFL for this moment. He decided he...
| Jun 1, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Lost amid most of the talk about the Ravens’ overhaul of their Super Bowl-winning defense is the fact that during the regular season, last year’s group was serviceable on its best days and extremely vulnerable on its worst.
| May 30, 2013
| 10:07 AM
Ever since a dramatic Super Bowl victory over the San Francisco 49ers, it's been a significant roster overhaul for the Ravens.
Inside linebacker Ray Lewis and center Matt Birk retired. Wide receiver Anquan Boldin was traded to the 49ers...
| May 22, 2013
| 4:40 PM
Elvis Dumervil had just settled in to meet the media after the Ravens' workout Wednesday when a voice rang out behind the semi-circle of TV cameras, tape recorders and notebooks.
"What the hell, Elvis?!" Joe Flacco yelled in mock outrage.
| May 26, 2013
| 6:35 PM
On March 4, agent Joe Linta and the Ravens finalized a six-year, $120.6 million contract extension for Joe Flacco, making the quarterback the highest paid player in the history of the NFL.
Nearly three months later, Linta is still taking his victory...
| May 20, 2013
| 4:54 AM
As the reigning Super Bowl champions, the Ravens had an extremely eventful offseason where they overhauled their roster and dealt with a tight salary-cap situation by making a series of tough decisions.
That included trading veteran wide receiver Anquan...
| May 8, 2013
| 7:35 AM
The common conclusion from the Ravens’ decision to re-sign Bryant McKinnie was that the organization wasn’t yet comfortable with the idea of Kelechi Osemele starting at left tackle. I’m sure there is plenty of truth to that even though...