| Aug 8, 2011
| 4:14 PM
In the aftermath of Matt Birk undergoing arthroscopic surgery on his left knee and free agent Casey Rabach failing his physical, the Ravens have turned to a center with a familiar last name.
Bryan Mattison, the son of former defensive coordinator Greg...
| Aug 7, 2011
| 2:55 PM
Paul Kruger's on-again, off-again flirtation with outside linebacker is back on.
Initially drafted as a linebacker before switching to defensive end last season, Kruger has returned to the position that he said is his personal preference.
| Jan 27, 2012
| 2:54 PM
Dean Pees is the first to admit that he’s been pretty spoiled over a 39-year coaching career.
In his first job, as the defensive coordinator at the University of Findlay in Ohio, Pees celebrated a Division II national championship. He’s...
| Jan 25, 2012
| 6:17 PM
All season, Chuck Pagano, the Ravens' brash first-year defensive coordinator, had dismissed questions about his potentially landing a head coaching job, saying his sole focus was helping the defense be the top unit in the NFL and getting to Indianapolis...
| Mar 1, 2012
| 9:31 AM
This probably won't come as a huge surprise to anybody who knows how close Ravens linebacker Jarret Johnson is to former defensive coordinator and current New York Jets coach Rex Ryan.
The New York Daily News is reporting that the Jets are interesting in...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 6:11 AM
Sergio Kindle’s status and ability continue to be sources of curiosity from fans, but Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome said yesterday that the team has a much better understanding of what the linebacker can do.
“I think we have a very...
| Feb 25, 2012
| 4:49 PM
The question is seemingly asked every year at this time, as if there is a handbook on how you confront the loss of a 13-time Pro Bowl performer, one of the best ever at his position and a player that has served as one of the faces of the franchise since...
| Feb 29, 2012
| 12:01 PM
The 2012 NFL scouting combine wrapped up on Tuesday, which means that many draftniks throughout the blogosphere promptly released their revised mock drafts on Wednesday. The looming free agent period, which starts in two weeks, will shake up these mock...
| Feb 17, 2012
| 7:00 AM
The NFL scouting combine starts Feb. 22. In advance of the annual meat market in Indianapolis, staff writer Matt Vensel will examine each position and give Ravens fans the 4-1-1. In this post he looks at outside linebackers.
The top prospects: Alabama'...
| Feb 19, 2012
| 1:33 PM
Ravens officials watched, occasionally with jaws dropped, as Ray Rice danced and darted around opposing defenders in his first four NFL seasons. Now the time has come for the Ravens to wrap up Rice and make sure that the diminutive running back remains...
| Jan 9, 2013
| 5:20 PM
Courtney Upshaw once lived in a house with no electricity or running water. He slept some nights on a worn couch that barely contained his growing frame. He arrived at the University of Alabama with little more than the clothes he was wearing.