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  • Ravens believe they can strike a deal with Joe Flacco

    Ravens believe they can strike a deal with Joe Flacco
    The Ravens remain firm in their belief that they were on the verge of hammering out a deal with quarterback Joe Flacco last August before hitting an impasse in contract negotiations with his agent. Ravens majority owner Steve Bisciotti said the team...
  • Ravens turn focus to next season

    Ravens turn focus to next season
    The usual faces were present in the auditorium at the team's practice facility Thursday but there was a constant reminder that this wasn't the typical "State of the Ravens" address. The Lombardi Trophy was propped next to Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti,...
  • Nothing will top Ravens' first Super Bowl win, but this one was close

    Nothing will top Ravens' first Super Bowl win, but this one was close
    The comparisons are inevitable because there has been only one other Super Bowl winning season in the Ravens' 17-year history in Baltimore. Both the 2000 and 2012 teams will have their special place, but no championship season will ever compare to the...
  • Bisciotti learned early to lean on Newsome and staff

    Bisciotti learned early to lean on Newsome and staff
    To hear Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti tell it, he learned very early that it probably wasn’t wise for him to meddle in most player personnel decisions. As the Ravens prepared to make the 24th overall selection in the 2002 Draft, it became clear...
  • Ravens, Joe Flacco's agent hope to meet next week

    Ravens, Joe Flacco's agent hope to meet next week
    If the Ravens are going to negotiate face to face with quarterback Joe Flacco's agent Joe Linta, he now expects it to take place at the earliest during the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis. Linta told The Baltimore Sun on Monday night nothing formal...
  • Ravens' Terrence Cody didn't grade out well this season

    Ravens' Terrence Cody didn't grade out well this season
    It was a rough season by all accounts for Ravens nose guard Terrence Cody. The massive former second-round draft pick was controlled or knocked off the line of scrimmage on a consistent basis, getting shoved back into the linebackers. One season after...
  • Bryant McKinnie "wants to come back, he likes it in Baltimore," agent says

    Bryant McKinnie "wants to come back, he likes it in Baltimore," agent says
    The agent for Ravens offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie has an answer to general manager Ozzie Newsome's question regarding whether the former Pro Bowl blocker wants to return, and it's an affirmative one. The pending unrestricted free agent would like to...
  • Bernard Pierce draws praise from Ray Lewis, Ozzie Newsome

    Bernard Pierce draws praise from Ray Lewis, Ozzie Newsome
    The emergence of rookie backup running back Bernard Pierce heading into the Super Bowl hasn't escaped the attention of Ravens veteran inside linebacker Ray Lewis. Pierce's hard-nosed running style and production have triggered approval from the former...
  • Ozzie Newsome learned from Bill Belichick, Ernie Accorsi

    Ozzie Newsome learned from Bill Belichick, Ernie Accorsi
    When Ozzie Newsome retired from the NFL following a Hall of Fame career as a tight end, the former NFL star immediately took a job in the original Cleveland Browns' front office as a special assignment scout. Two years later, Newsome was promoted to...
  • Lots of progress for Ravens linebacker Dannell Ellerbe

    Lots of progress for Ravens linebacker Dannell Ellerbe
    Prior to the 2009 NFL draft, Dannell Ellerbe checked his inbox. He had an important email to read. The Georgia linebacker had received a message from the Ravens. Specifically, it was coach John Harbaugh selling him on the Ravens in case he went...
  • Ravens owner Bisciotti proud of team but avoids spotlight

    Ravens owner Bisciotti proud of team but avoids spotlight
    After nine tantalizing seasons, Steve Bisciotti finally stood exactly where he wanted to be, encircled by jubilant Ravens players and cradling the hollow silver football that said his team was on its way to the Super Bowl. Bisciotti had just accepted the...
  • How the Ravens constructed their Super Bowl roster

    How the Ravens constructed their Super Bowl roster
    On Sunday, the Ravens play the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII, and they will attempt to win their second Lombardi Trophy with a roster largely constructed with homegrown players raised in the Ravens Way. The vast majority of those players...