| Mar 18, 2013
| 5:49 PM
PHOENIX -- The Ravens were awarded four compensatory picks for next month's draft, bringing their total number of selections to 12.
Because of their free-agent losses last offseason, they were awarded extra picks in the fourth (130th overall), fifth...
| 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...
| Jan 4, 2013
| 5:24 PM
The visiting locker room at Gillette Stadium following last year's AFC championship game was eerily silent when a sharply attired Chuck Pagano walked briskly toward the door, rolling a suitcase behind him. He stopped only briefly, embracing linebacker...
| Jan 29, 2013
| 3:02 PM
Dean Pees wanted to believe nothing needed to change. This was the Ravens' defense, after all, and it isn't easy to overhaul a group that has long been one of the league's best.
It didn't matter that Ray Lewis and Lardarius Webb were out, that Terrell...
| 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...
| 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...