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  • Ravens add some experience, but still will likely trend younger

    Ravens add some experience, but still will likely trend younger
    Unlike last year, when nine of the 13 oldest players on the roster of the Super Bowl XLVII champions left the organization either via retirement, release, trade or free agency, there was no significant Ravens’ youth movement this offseason.    ...
  • Brandon Flowers headed to San Diego after Ravens showed some interest

    Brandon Flowers headed to San Diego after Ravens showed some interest
    When the Ravens signed veteran cornerbacks Aaron Ross and Dominique Franks last week after successful minicamp tryouts for both, it was viewed as even more unlikely that they'd make a serious run at Pro Bowl cornerback Brandon Flowers who had surprisingly...
  • John Harbaugh says Ravens will closely monitor veteran free-agent market

    John Harbaugh says Ravens will closely monitor veteran free-agent market
    The conversations between coach John Harbaugh and general manager Ozzie Newsome about the Ravens' roster have brought them to a conclusion. They're going to closely monitor the veteran free-agent market, particularly now that it's June 1 and signing...
  • Ed Reed 'definitely preparing to play' this season, but he has no plans to join any team

    Ed Reed 'definitely preparing to play' this season, but he has no plans to join any team
    Former Ravens safety Ed Reed stood in the middle of a makeshift softball diamond on a field he knows well and waved his arms as fans chanted his name. Reed, who played 11 seasons with the Ravens, has long said that Baltimore will always feel like home,...
  • Ozzie Newsome keeps eye on the free agent market

    Ozzie Newsome keeps eye on the free agent market
    In the past, Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome has been able to add some quality players in the second phase of free agency because of patience, and that won't change in 2014. In 2011, the Ravens added left offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie shortly...
  • Ravens want to extend Justin Tucker, but how much will he cost?

    Ravens want to extend Justin Tucker, but how much will he cost?
    The Ravens’ Justin Tucker has not only been one of the league’s best kickers in his first two seasons in the NFL, he’s also been one of its bigger bargains. Such is life when you originally make the team as an undrafted free agent....
  • Ray Rice's likely suspension could force Ravens to embrace running back by committee

    Ray Rice's likely suspension could force Ravens to embrace running back by committee
    As the Ravens await NFL commissioner Roger Goodell's ruling on Ray Rice's discipline, it's becoming more apparent that they won't be alone in going with the running back by committee approach during Rice's absence. There is wide-ranging opinion on how...
  • NFL says Chris Canty can apply for medical exemption to wear special facemask

    NFL says Chris Canty can apply for medical exemption to wear special facemask
    When Ravens veteran defensive end Chris Canty was entering the NFL draft in 2005, he was struck in the eye with a beer bottle while trying to leave a bar when a fight broke out. Canty suffered a detached retina that required emergency surgery, which...
  • Ravens trade rights to Rolando McClain to Dallas Cowboys

    Ravens trade rights to Rolando McClain to Dallas Cowboys
    Middle linebacker Rolando McClain has decided that he wants to play football again but it won’t be with the Ravens. After watching McClain retire twice in a year’s span without playing a game for the team, the Ravens traded the rights to the...
  • Conditions not favorable for Ravens to get sixth-round pick for Rolando McClain

    Conditions not favorable for Ravens to get sixth-round pick for Rolando McClain
    As it turns out, the Ravens didn’t make out as well as what was originally thought in the deal that sent inactive middle linebacker Rolando McClain to the Dallas Cowboys. It was widely reported after the deal that the Ravens would send McClain,...
  • Spring junior varsity athletes make mark

    Spring junior varsity athletes make mark
    For many young high school athletes, there is no such thing as a clear path to the varsity. While there are unique stories of talented adolescents who head straight to the senior circuit from the onset of their high school careers and contribute there...
  • Ravens safety Matt Elam displaying signs of growth heading into second season

    Ravens safety Matt Elam displaying signs of growth heading into second season
    Ravens safety Matt Elam often used a cautious approach during his rookie season to avoid making mistakes. That led to Elam thinking more than playing instinctively and he produced few big plays as he started all but one game at free safety after being...