| Jan 2, 2014
| 8:16 AM
If you are one of the few avid readers of this blog -- thanks for keeping the lights on with your clicks -- or if you have checked out my work in the actual newspaper, you probably know that I am fond of Pro Football Focus, a website that I feel is one of...
| Jan 5, 2014
| 5:00 AM
The Ravens have maintained an expensive tradition of rewarding their top players with contracts that approach or exceed the gold standard as the highest in the NFL.
Besides quarterback Joe Flacco's blockbuster $120.6 million contract signed in March...
| Jan 8, 2014
| 11:45 AM
At the start of each offseason, as we look ahead to what the Ravens will do to get better, we talk largely about the players they could draft (and also whom they might consider if they take a dip in the free-agent waters). We sometimes forget that last...
| Nov 29, 2013
| 9:40 AM
When the Ravens played the Pittsburgh Steelers last month, Jameel McClain played his first game in nearly a year and took the majority of the snaps at weak-side linebacker in place of Josh Bynes, who sat out the game with an infected finger. After that...
| Dec 3, 2013
| 7:55 AM
Jameel McClain has been named the Ed Block Courage Award winner for the Ravens, an unsurprising choice considering the way the veteran linebacker overcame a serious injury.
McClain suffered a spinal cord contusion a year ago against the Washington...
| Mar 14, 2014
| 8:48 AM
Looking for an opportunity to join a winning team after missing almost the entire 2012 season, inside linebacker Daryl Smith had to wait until early June last year before he signed a one-year contract with the Ravens worth $2.125 million.
| Oct 2, 2013
| 3:44 PM
So much has changed for Dannell Ellerbe since the Super Bowl. He is in a new city wearing a different uniform for another AFC contender. He is now the leader that young players look to in key moments, instead of it being the other way around. And yes, his...
| Mar 13, 2014
| 7:37 PM
Two weeks after being let go by the Ravens, linebacker Jameel McClain has found a new home.
McClain, who went from an undrafted free agent to the Ravens' starting linebacker, has agreed to a new contract with the New York Giants, confirmed league...
| Oct 28, 2013
| 8:55 AM
When the Ravens signed middle linebacker Daryl Smith this past spring, perhaps the biggest question was whether Smith would be able to stay healthy for all 16 games.
The 31-year-old had missed only four games in his career before a groin injury...
| Oct 9, 2013
| 10:45 AM
Ravens weak-side linebacker Jameel McClain has gained medical clearance to return from his spinal cord contusion after undergoing another magnetic resonance imaging exam and is now expected to resume his playing career this season, according to multiple...
| Oct 11, 2013
| 5:23 PM
Although nose tackle Haloti Ngata is listed as questionable on the injury report, Harbaugh said the Pro Bowl defensive lineman is set to play Sunday.
Ngata returned to practice Friday on a limited basis and appeared to have his normal mobility after...