The Ravens are expected to receive three or four compensatory picks -- likely four -- which would bring their number of picks for next month's NFL draft to 12. That's a lot of ammo for general manager Ozzie Newsome should the Ravens choose to move up, down and all around or acquire more picks for next year¿s NFL draft. Here is a look at what the Ravens have done in the past when they entered a draft with nine or more draft picks.
Every Monday, Baltimore Sun blogger and reporter Matt Vensel will rank the most significant athletes and events in Baltimore sports that week based on accomplishments on and off the field. Because, well, why not?
When they next take the field for the start of organized team activities, the Ravens will have a significantly different look from the group that beat the San Francisco 49ers, 34-31, on Feb. 3 to capture the second world championship in franchise history.
Brian Billick was the head coach of the Ravens the last time the team had a chance to repeat as Super Bowl champions so we were interested to hear his thoughts on what the Ravens are doing the second time around.
While team officials have yet to comment on Pollard's release, it continues a trend of offseason activity that has the Ravens' roster — particularly on the defensive side — getting younger, thinner, quieter and in some cases, cheaper.
The Baltimore Ravens said a month ago they wanted to strengthen the middle of their defense after they beat the San Francisco 49ers in the Super Bowl. They left out the part about letting more than half of their starting defenders go to accomplish that goal.
espite trading receiver Anquan Boldin on Monday and then losing linebackers Paul Kruger and Dannell Ellerbe on Tuesday, the Ravens still might have a shot at retaining safety Ed Reed and offensive tackle Bryant McKinnie.
The NFL offseason heats up on Tuesday when the free agency period begins and the NFL draft will take place next month. In anticipation of those events, blogger and reporter Matt Vensel will look at six key positions the Ravens might address in free agency and the NFL draft in the days leading up to the start of free agency. Today, he looks at safeties.
The NFL offseason heats up on Tuesday when the free agency period begins and the NFL draft will take place next month. In anticipation of those events, blogger and reporter Matt Vensel will look at six key positions the Ravens might address in free agency and the NFL draft in the days leading up to the start of free agency. Today, he looks at defensive tackle.
The Ravens have been fixtures on national television shows since winning Super Bowl XLVII a month ago. But when soft-handed tight ends are critiquing fashion on TV, you know it is starting to get out of hand.
Ravens receiver/return specialist Jacoby Jones will present a check from the Ravens to New Orleans mayor Mitch Landrieu and police superintendent Ronal Serpas at a press conference on Wednesday in New Orleans.
The Baltimore sports scene is blessed with a bunch of talented bloggers who bring their unique perspective to the conversation. Each week, Matt Vensel of The Baltimore Sun hopes to chat with one of them in a regular feature called Blogger on Blogger. This week, he exchanged emails with Gordon McGuinness, who writes about the Ravens for Pro Football Focus.
Now that quarterback Joe Flacco is poised to become the highest paid player in the NFL by virtue of a $120.6 million contract, the Ravens aren't expected to use the franchise tag on any of their other unrestricted free agents.