| Jul 29, 2014
| 5:50 PM
The Ravens finished the 2013 season with the 12th-ranked defense in the NFL, but they didn't have the usual swagger.
They didn't intimidate anybody. They couldn't stop the run. They gave up big plays. They couldn't get off the field in crunch time of...
| Jul 28, 2014
| 7:02 PM
Setting the scene
The Ravens' first of two open practices at M&T Bank Stadium started just before 7 p.m. on a warm and breezy night. The Ravens announced the crowd at 28,323, though some headed for the exits when it started to rain with about 45...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 4:30 PM
The walls of Ravens coach John Harbaugh's office are decorated by framed slogans he cites frequently in speeches to his team. His phone and computer contain dozens of other motivational quotes that he passed along to his players during their weeks apart...
| 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...
| Jul 21, 2014
| 4:28 PM
John Harbaugh is at a crossroads.
He is at that window of an NFL coach's career where the coach starts positioning himself for a long tenure.
Or if the coach fails, he moves on to another city.
Entering his seventh season, Harbaugh will be...
| Jul 15, 2014
| 1:02 PM
During his rookie season last year, one of the toughest adjustments for Ravens outside linebacker John Simon was learning the nuances of pass coverage.
At Ohio State, the gritty former Big Ten Conference Player of the Year lined up at defensive end,...
| Jun 27, 2014
| 11:09 AM
It’s been well-documented that the Ravens would like to sign wide receiver Torrey Smith, nose tackle Haloti Ngata and cornerback Jimmy Smith to contract extensions before the start of the 2014 season.
Little has been said about Pro Bowl third-year...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:00 AM
Terrell Suggs’ second-half struggles in 2013 apparently didn’t alter the opinion around the league that the longtime Ravens defender remains one of the top pass rushers in the NFL.
Suggs was recognized last night as the 26th-ranked player on...
| Jun 26, 2014
| 5:14 AM
After enjoying more of a team mentality in college, first-year pros learn quickly during OTAs and minicamp that life in the NFL is spent mostly with your position groups.
The Ravens four first-year offensive lineman — fifth-round pick John...
| Jun 21, 2014
| 2:17 PM
The Ravens were all smiles after their three-day minicamp last week, which could be an indication of how much confidence they have that they are on the verge of a big turnaround season or just how happy everyone is to get in a little beach time over the...
| Jun 19, 2014
| 7:06 PM
The mood and composition of the Ravens' offensive line have undergone major changes after a frustrating season.
Pass rushers often invaded the pocket last year, either knocking quarterback Joe Flacco to the ground or harassing him into rushed throws...
| Jun 18, 2014
| 6:32 PM
When Terrell Suggs spoke at last year's mandatory minicamp, his voice barely rose above a whisper.
His first in-depth interview since the Super Bowl season was absent of colorful sound bites and shtick, a major departure from Suggs' normal fun-loving...