| Aug 30, 2013
| 5:02 PM
Undrafted rookie wide receiver Marlon Brown said late Thursday night that he expected to be “peaceful and calm” as Saturday’s cut down deadline approached. Minutes later, fellow rookie receiver Aaron Mellete stood in front of his...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 6:06 PM
As the final round of the 2013 draft began in April and Matt Furstenburg agonized over where his NFL career would begin, the former Maryland tight end got a phone call that eased some of his anxiety.
So many people — from friends and former...
| Aug 25, 2013
| 4:25 PM
The Ravens' dozen roster cuts Sunday included veteran tight end Visanthe Shiancoe and offensive lineman Ramon Harewood, a former starter.
Shiancoe is a former Minnesota Vikings starter and Morgan State standout who was signed to a one-year, non-...
| Aug 13, 2013
| 5:46 PM
Dallas Clark was busy taking care of his two young boys at home in Iowa last week. He was staying in shape just in case the right phone call came.
There were no practices to be at, no meetings to attend but nothing seemed particularly amiss until the...
| Aug 14, 2013
| 4:11 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Ravens.
77 -- The percentage of targets caught by Brandon Stokley when he lined up as a slot receiver last season.
Of all receivers who ran at...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 7:40 AM
The Ravens defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, 44-16, in Thursday night’s preseason opener. While many of the starters played only a quarter, they were in there long enough for me to make a few observations about when and how certain players were...
| Aug 11, 2013
| 8:10 PM
In a span of 24 hours this weekend, the Ravens added two players with a combined 24 years of NFL experience, 858 career catches and 89 touchdowns.
Wanting to add more depth at wide receiver and give quarterback Joe Flacco a couple of reliable, veteran...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 3:51 PM
The Ravens returned to the practice field following a day off and found a head coach that was in no mood for poor and lackadaisical play.
Two days after his team’s 44-16 preseason-opening victory over the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, John Harbaugh was as...
| Aug 10, 2013
| 4:27 PM
SETTING THE SCENE: Saturday's outdoor practice started at 2:30 p.m. and ended around 5. It was sunny and temperatures were in the low 80s. Players were in full pads.
WRATH OF JOHN: Coach John Harbaugh was on the war path after his patience wore out...
| Aug 8, 2013
| 5:22 AM
When the Ravens quietly brought back veteran blocking tight end Billy Bajema on a one-year, $840,000 contract in June, it wasn't a high-profile signing.
Bajema was re-signed the same day that Pro Bowl fullback Vonta Leach -- who's now back on the roster...
| Aug 7, 2013
| 7:42 AM
When Ravens coach John Harbaugh called Matt Furstenburg following the NFL draft, the former Maryland tight end quickly decided to accept an offer to sign as an undrafted free agent over a competing bid from the Carolina Panthers.
Signed to a three-...