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  • Unknowns remain for Ravens' running game after strong start

    Unknowns remain for Ravens' running game after strong start
    The Ravens' running back situation has progressed better than most expected throughout training camp, but few can predict how it will unfold during the 2014 season. Veteran Ray Rice is listed as the starter but he will be suspended for the first two...
  • Ravens coordinator Dean Pees looking to plug holes on defense

    Ravens coordinator Dean Pees looking to plug holes on defense
    Responding to a question about whether rookie safety Terrence Brooks could be an option in the nickel back role, Ravens defensive coordinator Dean Pees' answer probably could have applied to several positions. "It's an option. Everybody is an option...
  • Ravens face balancing act in backfield with Ray Rice's suspension approaching

    Ravens face balancing act in backfield with Ray Rice's suspension approaching
    The Ravens are approaching the time when they’ll need to focus on getting backup running back Bernard Pierce the bulk of the workload in advance of starter Ray Rice’s two-game suspension. The balancing act between how the Ravens should...
  • Tyrod Taylor got tutoring on West Coast offense from Jeff Garcia

    Tyrod Taylor got tutoring on West Coast offense from Jeff Garcia
    Upon learning that Gary Kubiak was going to be the Ravens' new offensive coordinator, backup quarterback Tyrod Taylor took steps to familiarize himself with the West Coast offense. That included spending five weeks this offseason being tutored by former...
  • A little more playing time exposes Ravens' defensive problems

    A little more playing time exposes Ravens' defensive problems
    A lot of the Ravens' defensive problems were hidden a week ago because the starting unit played very little. But the group got its first extensive action of the season against the Dallas Cowboys on Saturday night in its 37-30 preseason win, and the...
  • Harbaugh expects starters to play one quarter Saturday against Dallas

    Harbaugh expects starters to play one quarter Saturday against Dallas
    Coach John Harbaugh said Thursday that he expects to play his starters for about a quarter on Saturday in Dallas, when the Ravens play the Cowboys in the second of four preseason games. “We’ll have some play counts for a few guys,...
  • Ravens tight end Owen Daniels out against Dallas Cowboys

    Ravens tight end Owen Daniels out against Dallas Cowboys
    When Owen Daniels missed practice Wednesday, it was believed that he was just getting a standard day off, a courtesy that head coach John Harbaugh grants Ravens’ veterans. However, Daniels missed practice Wednesday and Thursday as well and he wasn&...
  • Cowboys-Raiders fight shows achievements of Ravens-49ers practices

    Cowboys-Raiders fight shows achievements of Ravens-49ers practices
    You might have heard that the Harbaugh brothers had no time to discuss the potential for fights at the Ravens' and San Francisco 49ers' joint practices last weekend. Ravens coach John Harbaugh said it was a bit of an indictment on the media that all...
  • Ravens news and notes on free-agent cornerbacks, joint practices and more

    Ravens news and notes on free-agent cornerbacks, joint practices and more
    With the free agent market pretty much picked through, the Ravens' best avenue to make a significant upgrade at cornerback is via a training-camp trade. Completing one, however, is complicated by several factors. Cornerback has become a critical...
  • Chasing starting job, Ravens rookie Terrence Brooks working more with first-team defense

    Chasing starting job, Ravens rookie Terrence Brooks working more with first-team defense
    Ravens rookie free safety Terrence Brooks' status on the depth chart hasn't officially changed, but he's starting to make up ground in the ongoing competition with veterans Darian Stewart and Jeromy Miles. Although listed third behind Stewart and Miles,...
  • Deonte Thompson states his case with special performance against Cowboys

    Deonte Thompson states his case with special performance against Cowboys
    ARLINGTON, Texas -- After an evening spent dodging and sprinting past potential Dallas Cowboys tacklers, Ravens wide receiver Deonte Thompson wasn’t about to run and hide from what was blatantly obvious. Having seemingly lost ground in the wide...
  • Jimmy Smith leaves game early in first quarter

    Jimmy Smith leaves game early in first quarter
    The Ravens could ill afford another injury at cornerback, but that’s exactly what they got barely three minutes into their game tonight against the Dallas Cowboys. Jimmy Smith, their top healthy cornerback, came down hard on his back defending a...