Cornerback Marlon Humphrey ensured that the Ravens would not suffer another last-minute, heartbreaking loss to the Cincinnati Bengals by preventing a fourth-down conversion late in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s 24-21 win.
Todd Heap has a special interest in watching his old team this season because the Ravens not only selected South Carolina tight end Hayden Hurst in the first round of the 2018 draft, but picked Oklahoma tight end Mark Andrews in the third.
A halftime ceremony in which Ed Reed saw his name placed in the team¿s Ring of Honor left the normally loquacious Ravens legend at a seeming loss for words Sunday as he earned the highest honor from his longtime team.
As he enters his second NFL season, Crockett Gillmore acknowledges that he has a lot to learn, but he has become the leader of the league's youngest tight end group out of necessity. When the Ravens open the regular season against the Denver Broncos on Sunday at Sports Authority Field, they can look to the opposite sideline for a reminder of the young movement that they've undergone at the tight end position.
The start of the first of three weeks of voluntary OTAs brought the annual questions about the state of the Ravens' offense, which again will have a different look in the upcoming season. But quarterback Joe Flacco, who has started every game for the team over the past seven seasons, remains one of the few constants.