| Jul 22, 2014
| 4:00 AM
The Ravens' top decision makers are always preaching about the importance of roster competition. They want it at every position, not just for starting roles but for special teams units and back-end roster spots.
Heading into training camp which...
| Jun 16, 2014
| 10:22 AM
Ravens senior advisor to player development O.J. Brigance has won the George Halas award presented annually by the Pro Football Writers of America.
Brigance is the 45th recipient of the award, which is given to the NFL player, coach or staffer who has...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 1:39 PM
The Ravens are trying out veteran defensive tackle Daniel Muir during minicamp.
Muir, a 30-year-old Lanham native, played high school football at Parkdale in Riverdale where he was an all-state selection as a senior, when he recorded 96 tackles and 13...
| May 17, 2014
| 3:00 AM
Once, Social Security was the "third rail" of politics. Touch it and face political death. Now it is homosexuality. Criticize anything gay people do and you risk ostracism, fines, suspension or loss of your livelihood.
Michael Sam, the first openly...
| Jun 28, 2014
| 6:49 AM
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....
| May 11, 2014
| 6:13 PM
When the Ravens came within striking distance of picking a viable offensive tackle during the NFL draft, the options disappeared.
Demand for quality offensive tackles quickly outweighed the supply Thursday as four were taken ahead of the Ravens'...
| May 13, 2014
| 10:42 AM
I have to be quite honest.
This is one of those Tuesday mornings where information for this column just has not surfaced to the front of my brain. In fact, it seems it hasn't found its way into any part of my brain.
Anyway, here's something.
| May 14, 2014
| 10:34 AM
NFL teams face stiff competition for undrafted rookies.
Teams are able to offer some financial incentives for free agents, including signing bonuses and guaranteed money. The St. Louis Rams used a $20,000 signing bonus and $30,000 in other guarantees to...
| Jun 12, 2014
| 9:23 AM
The Ravens didn't need to look far for a replacement when secondary coach Teryl Austin left the coaching staff this offseason to become the Detroit Lions' new defensive coordinator.
They promoted Steve Spagnuolo from his previous title as senior...
| Jun 13, 2014
| 4:40 AM
The Ravens secondary has gotten an educational experience this week, receiving extra tutoring from retired Pro Bowl cornerback Sam Madison.
Secondary coach Steve Spagnuolo had the idea of bringing in Madison to share some of his knowledge to the Ravens'...
| Jun 14, 2014
| 3:33 PM
Surrounded by budding, young football players, Tavon Austin nodded and smiled in approval as they scooted through drills, reacting to his words of direction and encouragement.
It was a meaningful moment Saturday for Austin at Frederick Douglass High...
| May 3, 2014
| 7:36 PM
Select an immediate standout early, an eventual starter or two later, then round out the class with a few rookie free-agent gems. For much of Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome's tenure, that's been his blueprint on draft day.
"Once you start out...