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.
Touting everyone from owner Steve Bisciotti to the men behind the scenes who cook and clean at the Ravens' training complex, wide receiver Torrey Smith made it abundantly clear that he has no intentions of leaving town as a pending unrestricted free agent.
The suddenness of it all was probably the hardest thing to accept for the Ravens, who spent Sunday emptying the contents of their lockers into large trash bags, saying their goodbyes to teammates and grudgingly embracing a long offseason and, in some cases, an uncertain future.
As he does each week, Baltimore Sun reporter Childs Walker shares his five biggest takeaways from the Ravens' 35-31 playoff loss to the New England Patriots in the AFC divisional round at Gillette Stadium on Saturday.
When Ravens fullback Kyle Juszczyk realized that the Ravens were playing the top-seeded New England Patriots in an AFC divisional-round playoff game Saturday at Gillette Stadium, the Harvard graduate knew he'd have to purchase a significant amount of tickets for his college friends.
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 Ravens divisional round game against the Patriots has fans and the media in both locales buzzing, with anticipation to face a familiar foe taking hold in Baltimore while something resembling fear has swept New England.
The Ravens' 30-17 victory over the Steelers in the AFC wild-card round Saturday night at Heinz Field was defined by an aggressiveness and fearlessness that also characterized their Super Bowl run two years ago.
As he does each week, Baltimore Sun reporter Childs Walker shares his five biggest takeaways from the Ravens' 30-17 win over the Pittsburgh Steelers in the AFC wild-card round at Heinz Field on Saturday.
To a core group of Ravens, it's almost expected that they'll play two or three playoff games every year. But as they prepare to play the Pittsburgh Steelers on Saturday night in the AFC wild-card round at Heinz Field, other veterans joining them this postseason haven't been so fortunate.
Heading into Saturday night's AFC wild-card playoff game against the Pittsburgh Steelers at Heinz Field, the Ravens have been outscored, 41-20, in the first half of the past four games. In that span, they have failed to score an offensive touchdown in the first quarter.
An M&T Bank Stadium worker told police that the Baltimore Ravens' director of security Darren Sanders groped and forced himself against her as she walked him through the building after a December home game, court documents show.
As the Ravens (9-6) square off with the Cleveland Browns (7-8) in a regular-season finale Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium, here's Baltimore Sun reporter Aaron Wilson¿s checklist of things to keep an eye on:
The televisions were a gift from running back Justin Forsett, a token of appreciation from him with one regular-season game remaining during a breakthrough season where he's rushed for a career-high 1,147 yards and eight touchdowns.
Although Lorenzo Taliaferro rushed for 292 yards and four touchdowns with eight receptions and 114 yards in 13 games, including 91 rushing yards on 18 carries against the Cleveland Browns, he's far from satisifed with his first NFL season.