A five-time first-team All-Pro, Reed retired in 2013 and is favored for induction in his first year of eligibility. He’d be the third Raven honored, following tackle Jonathan Ogden and linebacker Ray Lewis.
Ozzie Newsome has one season left as Ravens general manager. Recently, he spent some time with The Baltimore Sun, looking back over his tenure and what might be ahead for the team and the rest of the NFL.
Todd Heap has a special interest in watching his old team this season because the Ravens not only selected South Carolina tight end Hayden Hurst in the first round of the 2018 draft, but picked Oklahoma tight end Mark Andrews in the third.
Fans have long yearned for the Ravens to draft a star wide receiver, and the team's inability to do so has been the most glaring exception to its outstanding overall draft record. The Ravens will likely have another chance to change the receiver narrative in 2018, but will they take it?
One of the many things that the guys over at Pro Football Focus do is grade every player that plays a snap in the NFL. So since the Ravens' season is over, let's go back and see which players received positive marks from PFF and which ones were in the red.
As wide receiver Anquan Boldin thrived with the San Francisco 49ers this season with 85 receptions with 1,179 yards and seven touchdowns, the Ravens were simply unable to replace his physical presence outside.
Following a disappointing 8-8 season in which the Ravens failed to qualify for the playoffs after making it the previous five seasons under coach John Harbaugh, they face another challenging offseason filled with difficult personnel and salary cap decisions.
The Ravens remain optimistic that Pro Bowl outside linebacker Elvis Dumervil could return for next Monday night's game against the Detroit Lions. Dumervil was sidelined for the Ravens' 29-26 win over the Minnesota Vikings due to a bruised ankle, breaking a streak of 44 consecutive games.
Dennis Pitta made his season debut in Sunday's 29-26 win over the Minnesota Vikings and the Ravens tight end played 36 of the team's 85 offensive snaps and had six catches for 48 yards and a touchdown.
Pittsburgh Steelers coach Mike Tomlin drifted onto the field with his back turned to the play in the third quarter Thursday night, narrowly avoiding a collision with Ravens wide receiver Jacoby Jones during a long kickoff return.
A week after Ray Rice rushed for a season-high 131 yards in an overtime loss to the Chicago Bears, the star running back found himself in a timeshare with backup running back Bernard Pierce in Sunday's 19-3 win over the New York Jets.
The statuses of Ravens Pro Bowl nose tackle Haloti Ngata and starting tight end Dennis Pitta remains undetermined for Sunday's game against the New York Jets. However, Pitta is regarded as unlikely to play.