In an interview with Michael Strahan on ABC’s “Good Morning America,” Martin McNair said the coach, who is on administrative leave along with three other staff members pending a review of the team’s culture, should not return to the sidelines.
Jonathan Ogden, the first player ever drafted by the Ravens and the pre-eminent offensive lineman of his generation, will reach the pinnacle of individual recognition this weekend when he is inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Even if Bryant McKinnie does not prove to be an upgrade over Michael Oher, his return to the Ravens and the left tackle position should make the Ravens stronger at both left guard and right tackle. Make no mistake, though, Oher will still be in the crosshairs of formidable NFL pass rushers over at right tackle.
LaVar Arrington was one of the nation's highest-rated linebackers in the nation during his high school and college career. He was named Parade National Player of the Year after his senior year at North Hills Senior High School in Pittsburgh, and he was drafted No. 2 overall in the 2000 NFL Draft after his junior season at Penn State.
The Super Bowl has created a veritable cottage industry of parties surrounding it, and nowhere is this more evident than in the XLVII game in New Orleans, a city that knows how to have fun. Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49er fans join athletes and celebrities enjoying the city's food, drinks and hospitality.
The Ravens offensive line will face another tough test in the Super Bowl on Sunday. The 49ers have one of the most physical and effective fronts in the NFL, and one of the most feared pass rushers in football in linebacker Aldon Smith, who will be chasing after Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco all evening.
The 15 modern-era finalists for this year's Pro Football Hall of Fame class were announced Friday morning, and two Ravens legends -- Jonathan Ogden and Art Modell -- are one step closer to enshrinement in Canton.
Every morning, Monday through Friday, blogger Matt Vensel will hook you up with reading material -- mostly on the Ravens but with some other Baltimore sports stuff, too -- to skim through as you slug down coffee and slack off at the start of your workday.
For those who were left out of the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2012, the road to Canton won't get any easier in 2013. A bunch of strong Hall of Fame candidates will be eligible next year, including former Ravens left tackle and franchise cornerstone Jonathan Ogden. Also up for possible enshrinement are defensive end Michael Strahan, offensive guard Larry Allen, defensive tackle Warren Sapp, and quarterback Steve McNair, who played two seasons in Baltimore.
Ravens wide receiver Donte¿ Stallworth, who will become a free agent whenever the NFL lockout is finally lifted, is not very happy with basketball fans on Twitter who bashed Chris Bosh and other Miami Heat players for crying after they lost to the Dallas Mavericks in the sixth and deciding game of the NBA Finals.