| 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...
| May 8, 2014
| 9:02 PM
Former Virginia Tech cornerback Kyle Fuller grew up chasing his two older brothers around the football field and track, engaging in a constant competition for bragging rights at Woodlawn High near the family home.
Now, the Mount St. Joseph graduate...
| May 9, 2014
| 7:40 PM
With the first of their two third-round picks, the Ravens filled one of their biggest needs.
The Ravens used the 79th overall pick in the draft to select Florida State Terrence Brooks, a rangy free safety who is also a standout on special teams....
| May 10, 2014
| 6:54 AM
When Horace Miller was a standout at Dunbar as an all-state pass rusher for a state championship team, former Dunbar star and NFL linebacker Tommy Polley visited the Poets in the school cafeteria and delivered a telling message.
Polley, who played for...
| 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...