The Ravens traded the five-time Pro Bowl defensive tackle Wednesday afternoon, along with a seventh-round pick in the 2015 NFL draft, to the Detroit Lions in exchange for fourth and fifth round selections. The two sides couldn't come to an agreement on a restructured contract but for Ngata, 31, it was about more than money.
As the Ravens begin the offseason, they already have the foundation for building a stronger team next year because of the youth on both interior lines. Now, over the next six or seven months, they need to add some playmakers.
The Ravens are coming off a 30-17 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC wild-card round, and they visit the New England Patriots for a divisional playoff game Saturday. As he does each week, columnist Mike Preston took a handful of reader questions about the team.
The football caromed off the hands of Pittsburgh Steelers running back Ben Tate and was bobbled by Terrell Suggs before the Ravens outside linebacker intercepted a Ben Roethlisberger pass in unconventional fashion.
Ray Rice's seven-year association with Baltimore won't really be over until another team signs him, but arbitrator Barbara S. Jones reinstated Rice on Friday after he missed 12 weeks of the 2014 season. Rice was suspended indefinitely by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell on Sept. 15.
Here's one man's scheme for running in Saturday's Baltimore marathon: strap an iPad to your back, show highlights of the Orioles' three world championships and hope other runners hang back to watch it.
Now that former Ravens star free safety Ed Reed has joined the media, he's in the position of commenting on his former team as well as weighing in on former teammate Ray Rice and his high-profile domestic violence incident.
Brigance spoke with The Baltimore Sun about several topics, including his fight with ALS, the Ravens' outlook this season after splitting their first two games and former Ravens running back Ray Rice, whose $35 million contract was terminated Monday with the NFL indefinitely suspending him after a graphic video surfaced of his domestic violence incident.
When a chronic hamstring problem sidelined the two-time Pro Bowl selection for the majority of the preseason, Daniels insisted that he knew how his body was responding and was adamant that he would be just fine.
In his first three NFL seasons, the 2011 first-round draft pick fought injuries and inconsistency, but it was his defense in the end zone on San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree that helped preserve the Ravens' victory in Super Bowl XLVII.
As the Ravens' new starting safety tandem, both Darian Stewart and Matt Elam have built hard-hitting reputations. But neither player has distinguished himself on a regular basis in the NFL in pass coverage, with the duo combining for just two career interceptions.
A Cleveland Browns fan who uploaded a video of himself apparently urinating on former Ravens owner Art Modell's grave last month was identified and charged Tuesday with disorderly conduct in a cemetery, Baltimore County police said.
Baltimore County police believe they have identified the man who videotaped himself urinating on former Baltimore Ravens owner Art Modell's grave, and prosecutors are reviewing the case with charges possible early next week.
Ravens rush linebacker Terrell Suggs was viewed as the Ravens¿ vocal leader following the retirement of Ray Lewis and the departure of Ed Reed prior to last season. Suggs didn¿t mind occupying that role and he certainly wouldn¿t mind sharing it, say with quarterback Joe Flacco.
Over the past six months, Harbaugh has stoically moved on from the least successful year of his head-coaching career. He overhauled his coaching staff, executed a review of the organization's ways and while privately fuming, he served as a public supporter to several of his troubled players.
If the first two days of this week's minicamp are any indication, Terrell Suggs appears in some ways to be back in his 2011 form. His voice has reverberated around the practice field at the Under Armour Performance Center. He's traded barbs with a number of the Ravens' offensive players, including backup quarterback Tyrod Taylor and wide receiver Steve Smith, and even playfully challenged offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak.
The Ravens contacted Haloti Ngata's representatives earlier this offseason to begin contract extension talks that the team hoped would allow the 30-year-old defensive lineman to finish his career in Baltimore.
And former Ravens star free safety Ed Reed was a crowd favorite during cornerback Lardarius Webb's annual charity softball Sunday with 15,000 tickets sold during the first year it's been held at M&T Bank Stadium with the game at Ripken Stadium in Aberdeen previously.