“This is a big contract,” Ravens coach John Harbaugh said of a three-year contract extension with cornerback Tavon Young that's reportedly worth $25.8 million. “This is a big number. This is a record-setting number."
Let’s be honest, you’re going to watch the Super Bowl tonight. You might feel indifferent about the two teams playing if you’re one of the many who will tune into the Super Bowl so you have something to talk about at the office tomorrow morning, so I've put together this rooting guide.
Ed Reed left a unique mark on the Ravens and the NFL in his 12 years as a big-play safety. On Saturday, Reed could become the third homegrown Raven, after Jonathan Ogden and Ray Lewis, to make the Pro Football Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility.
It is the unwritten rule that almost everyone seems to accept as fact: If John Harbaugh’s Ravens do not make the playoffs, he will be fired as head coach. That might be true, but with a caveat: If the Ravens get into the playoffs and lose ugly in the first round, Harbaugh could be fired, too.
Maybe Jimmy Smith is being humble or would prefer that his play do his talking. Either way, the Ravens cornerback is trying to stay out of the limelight and avoid questions about his improved play in recent weeks.