| 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...
| May 6, 2013
| 7:11 PM
Months after trading veteran wide receiver Anquan Boldin to the San Francisco 49ers following a contract dispute, the Ravens waited until the seventh round to draft a wide receiver.
Ravens assistant general manager Eric DeCosta attributed that to how...
| May 21, 2013
| 10:33 AM
The Ravens have signed fourth-round outside linebacker John Simon to a four-year deal.
Simon's contract has a total value of $2.545 million, including a $385,652 signing bonus. The deal includes base salaries of $405,000, $495,000, $585,000 and $675,...
| Oct 10, 2013
| 12:15 PM
After fielding a few questions about whether Terrell Suggs is playing better than he ever has and another about the effect that Elvis Dumervil has had on his pass rush, defensive coordinator Dean Pees wanted to make sure Baltimore media and Ravens fans...
| Oct 23, 2013
| 9:30 AM
A collection of what other media outlets are saying as the Ravens hit the bye week.
* USA Today's Jarrett Bell talks about the Ravens' issues heading into their break.
This is a good time for a bye and the chance to self-evaluate and reassess....
| Jun 1, 2013
| 11:59 AM
Lost amid most of the talk about the Ravens’ overhaul of their Super Bowl-winning defense is the fact that during the regular season, last year’s group was serviceable on its best days and extremely vulnerable on its worst.
| Jul 24, 2013
| 4:37 PM
When Terrell Suggs learned that Elvis Dumervil planned to sign with the Ravens in late March, the normally verbose linebacker sent his new teammate a simple and direct text message.
"Let's hunt," Suggs wrote.
The Ravens' regular-season opener...
| 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...