Free agency will start in a little over a month, but two things have become apparent: it's going to be tough for the Ravens to upgrade at center and the Ravens are in line to lose several defensive free agents.
Unless you count Mario Williams, a defensive end who can also play outside linebacker in a 3-4 defense, there won't be any marquee linebackers available in free agency this offseason. But there are a handful of solid starters -- including a pair of Ravens -- scheduled to be available in a deep class of free agent linebackers. Here is a look at the top free agent linebackers on the market and where they could wind up in 2012.
Few matters of public policy in Harford County in recent years have been as foolish as the decision earlier this week by the Board of Education to reject an offer from NFL players E.J. and Erin Henderson to donate $20,000 for a scoreboard at their alma mater, Aberdeen High School, and allow the field at the school to be named Henderson Field.