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  • Browsing the pool of slot receiver options for the Ravens

    Browsing the pool of slot receiver options for the Ravens
    When Joe Flacco and the Ravens offense caught fire during the 2012 postseason, a big spark was the play of a pair of pass-catchers over the middle. With the Ravens often going three-wide with tight end Dennis Pitta in the slot, Flacco had a lot of success...
  • After a life of collisions, ex-NFL tight end Colin Cloherty hits the books

    After a life of collisions, ex-NFL tight end Colin Cloherty hits the books
    Colin Cloherty was a seldom-used tight end for the San Francisco 49ers, his third team in his first two years in the NFL, when the league locked out its players at the start of a long, contentious labor showdown in 2011. A former standout at Brown,...
  • With free agency nearing, Ravens have money to spend and decisions to make

    With free agency nearing, Ravens have money to spend and decisions to make
    The NFL's annual free-agency spending spree officially gets underway Tuesday, with the Ravens in a slightly different position than in the recent past. An elevated salary cap, coupled with a few cost-saving moves earlier this offseason, has left the...
  • Agent says Steve Smith won't play for Panthers next season

    Agent says Steve Smith won't play for Panthers next season
    The Carolina Panthers and veteran wide receiver Steve Smith are heading toward a divorce, a development the Ravens are expected to monitor closely. The agent for the five-time Pro Bowl selection said Smith won't play for the Panthers next season. "It'...
  • Wide receiver Julian Edelman visiting 49ers, Ravens interested

    Wide receiver Julian Edelman visiting 49ers, Ravens interested
    New England Patriots wide receiver Julian Edelman hit the free agency market after declining a three-year offer to remain with the AFC East franchise. He has taken one visit with the San Francisco 49ers. Sources say the Ravens have definite interest...
  • Steve Smith: 'I'm not Anquan Boldin'

    Steve Smith: 'I'm not Anquan Boldin'
    Now that wide receiver Steve Smith has arrived in Baltimore via his three-year, $11 million contract, he fills the void of physicality and toughness created a year ago when the Ravens traded Anquan Boldin to the San Francisco 49ers following a contract...
  • Ravens veteran voices expected to fill the void left by Ray Lewis and Ed Reed

    Ravens veteran voices expected to fill the void left by Ray Lewis and Ed Reed
    Terrell Davis remembers the feeling after tight end Shannon Sharpe left the Denver Broncos and joined the Ravens before the 2000 season. He vividly recalls the uncomfortable silence in the huddle and on the sideline, the blank looks exchanged between...
  • Ellerbe hopes lessons learned as a Raven now help him with the Dolphins

    Ellerbe hopes lessons learned as a Raven now help him with the Dolphins
    So much has changed for Dannell Ellerbe since the Super Bowl. He is in a new city wearing a different uniform for another AFC contender. He is now the leader that young players look to in key moments, instead of it being the other way around. And yes, his...
  • Houston Texans release safety Ed Reed

    Houston Texans release safety Ed Reed
    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...
  • Ravens reward coach John Harbaugh with contract extension

    Ravens reward coach John Harbaugh with contract extension
    Quarterback Joe Flacco was not the only one to be rewarded financially after the Ravens' victory in Super Bowl XLVII in February. Coach John Harbaugh, who has led the Ravens to the playoffs in each of his five seasons at the helm, agreed to a four-...
  • Art Donovan, vocal ex-Colts defensive tackle, dies at 89

    Art Donovan, vocal ex-Colts defensive tackle, dies at 89
    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...
  • Art Donovan, The Storyteller

    Art Donovan, The Storyteller
    In 1975, Sun reporter Frederic Kelly sat down with Art Donovan, turned on a tape recorder and let the Colts' first Hall of Famer spin tales about his playing days. Here are some excerpts: "We used to throw cold buckets of water on each other, and one...