| Jun 26, 2013
| 5:18 AM
The talk started not long after Elvis Dumervil passed his physical and put his name on a Ravens contract in late March. The Ravens had finally found another proven pass rusher to pair with Terrell Suggs.
Suggs and Dumervil were months away from even...
| Feb 1, 2013
| 11:11 AM
The last time Courtney Upshaw played at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome, he showered in confetti after the game, hoisted a crystal ball and was named the Defensive Most Valuable Player of the BCS national championship game.
A penchant for making big plays...
| Feb 7, 2013
| 3:52 PM
The usual faces were present in the auditorium at the team's practice facility Thursday but there was a constant reminder that this wasn't the typical "State of the Ravens" address.
The Lombardi Trophy was propped next to Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti,...
| Mar 13, 2013
| 5:37 PM
The Ravens' surprising decision Wednesday to cut Bernard Pollard, the hard-hitting and tough-talking safety who led the Super Bowl champions in tackles last season, opens up just $1 million of salary-cap room. So at least on the surface, the move...
| Jan 1, 2014
| 4:00 AM
In this week’s edition of Blogger on Blogger, I reached out to Baltimore Sports and Life blogger Daniel Bryden, who does a great job breaking down the Ravens, to wrap up the season. I would recommend you follow Dan on Twitter.
MV: The running game...
| Aug 16, 2013
| 10:33 AM
At some point, Marc Trestman must tire of finding the upside in rebounding from a rocky beginning because if he doesn't the masses will tune him out.
It was a talking point the first-year Bears coach was able to refine with regular use in training...
| Apr 10, 2013
| 3:32 PM
The Ravens have hammered out an agreement in principle on a one-year contract with former Oakland Raiders middle linebacker Rolando McClain, according to sources with knowledge of the situation.
The modest deal is for the league minimum base salary of...
| Apr 11, 2013
| 4:43 AM
Over the years, Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome has often expressed his aversion to entering the NFL draft with such a glaring positional need that he'd be temped to stray from his best player available philosophy.
The Ravens believe that if they...
| Apr 27, 2013
| 6:28 PM
The 2013 NFL draft is over, and looking back at what the Ravens have accomplished this weekend, it is fairly obvious that they wanted to focus on defense after slowly rebuilding the offense over the past few offseasons.
As I wrote in this space...
| Apr 28, 2013
| 11:35 AM
Outside linebacker John Simon spent the past few years at Ohio State emulating Mike Vrabel, his position coach who excelled at linebacker for the New England Patriots and Kansas City Chiefs.
Now that Simon has joined the Ravens as a fourth-round draft...
| May 3, 2013
| 4:26 PM
The stories started circulating long before John Simon first set foot on Ohio State's campus and became such a program favorite that his head coach talked about naming his next child after him.
By the time he got to elementary school, Simon was...