The Ravens and free-agent linebacker Daryl Smith have been batting their eyelashes at each other in recent days, according to our Aaron Wilson. So if they consummate this thing, what can the Ravens expect?
The 2012-13 Ravens will be well represented Wednesday when the team travels to the White House to be honored by President Barack Obama for its 34-31 victory over the San Francisco 49ers in Super Bowl XLVII on Feb. 3.
As the reigning Super Bowl champions, the Ravens had an extremely eventful offseason where they overhauled their roster and dealt with a tight salary-cap situation by making a series of tough decisions.
The projected front seven of the Baltimore Ravens defense weighs will weigh just under a ton, which is also about the same as a smart car, a large walrus or the Johnny Unitas statue outside M&T Bank Stadium.
The Baltimore Ravens could have as many as seven or eight new starters on defense when the 2013 season begins. You can produce a number of statistics that suggest why they may have felt compelled to overhaul their defense. Here is a telling one: They whiffed on 87 tackles in 2012, according to Football Outsiders.
The NFL Network is revealing its list of the top 100 players in the 2012 season. But knowing how little thought some players give while filling out their ballots, I have a hard time taking that list seriously. The list that interested me more was the top 101 players of 2012 from the guys over at Pro Football Focus.
Ravens starting inside linebacker Jameel McClain is upbeat about his medical outlook and has no restrictions on his exercise regimen as he continues to make steady progress in his recovery from a spinal cord contusion suffered in December.
The Baltimore sports scene is blessed with a bunch of talented bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. This week, we exchanged emails with blogger Gordon McGuiness, who writes about the Ravens for Pro Football Focus and also contributes to Russell Street Report and the Purple Reign Show.
Five NFL analysts chimed in on the Baltimore Ravens' draft class, and the consensus is they did a good job with a 10-player class that includes Florida safety Matt Elam and Kansas State inside linebacker Arthur Brown.
The conversations didn't just start in the aftermath of the Ravens' victory in Super Bowl XLVII. They actually began four months earlier when Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome, owner Steve Bisciotti and coach John Harbaugh started to meet and plan for 2013 and beyond.
One of the more intriguing prospects in the 2013 NFL draft, at least among the ones who may be available when the Ravens pick No. 32 overall, is Kansas State inside linebacker Arthur Brown. Brown has drawn comparisons to former Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis.