| Mar 2, 2012
| 3:46 PM
Ravens running back Ray Rice was scheduled to become a free agent, but the team has placed the franchise tag on him in the hopes of working out a long-term deal with the Pro Bowl back. That’s a bummer for teams looking for an elite running back as...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 11:47 AM
In a move that had become little more than a formality, the Ravens announced today that they will use the franchise tag on Ray Rice, a decision that both sides hope will be the precursor to a long-term extension for the Pro Bowl running back.
| Mar 12, 2012
| 8:10 PM
The Ravens' goal was to re-sign Pro Bowl left guard Ben Grubbs before he officially hits the open market with hundreds of other NFL free agents Tuesday at 4 p.m. Now almost out of time and with seemingly no indication that Grubbs is willing to eschew free...
| Mar 13, 2012
| 6:52 PM
Growing up and watching Ozzie Newsome make unbelievable catches time and time again as a tight end for the Cleveland Browns, I expected the unexpected from him.
He earned his "Wizard of Oz" nickname and entry into the Pro Football Hall of Fame by...
| Aug 1, 2011
| 2:30 PM
There is nothing flashy about a fist to the face -- well, unless when you're on the wrong side of the fist -- but that's the type of mentality the Ravens want to bring back on offense this season. That's why their two notable moves in free agency so far...
| Mar 26, 2012
| 4:48 PM
While there was plenty of angst among Ravens' fans earlier this month when several of their key players, including left guard Ben Grubbs and linebacker Jarret Johnson, left in free agency, team owner Steve Bisciotti greeted the news with acceptance.
| Mar 26, 2012
| 7:01 PM
Seated outside Monday afternoon at the posh Breakers hotel, the site of this week's NFL owners meetings, Steve Bisciotti, well-tanned and sharply-dressed, appeared as relaxed as ever.
The Ravens owner doesn't have to be consumed by a bounty scandal, like...
| Mar 27, 2012
| 12:47 PM
Three weeks into free agency, the Ravens have retained starting linebacker Jameel McClain, added to their defensive back depth and upgraded their special teams. But one of their glaring offseason needs remains virtually untouched.
"We have to upgrade the...
| Feb 14, 2012
| 10:00 AM
The NFL scouting combine starts Feb. 22. In advance of the NFL’s annual meat market in Indianapolis, staff writer Matt Vensel will examine each position and give Ravens fans the 4-1-1. Today he looks at running backs.
The top prospects: Trent...
| Apr 17, 2012
| 5:00 AM
Every weekday through April 25, the day before the first round of the NFL draft, The Sun will examine where the Ravens stand at each position, the likelihood that they will address that spot early in the draft and some of the prospects that they may...
| Apr 27, 2012
| 7:49 PM
With the 84th pick in the 2012 NFL draft, the Ravens on Friday night selected Temple running back Bernard Pierce. Pierce is expected to compete with Anthony Allen for the backup spot behind Pro Bowl back Ray Rice.
Pierce, 21, left Temple after his junior...
| May 1, 2012
| 4:00 AM
Now that I have had a couple of days to defragment my brain after a hectic NFL draft weekend, I figured I would hand out superlative style-evaluations of the Ravens’ eight-player draft class. These are just the opinions of one man (though it’s...