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  • Potential Ravens first-round draft target: Courtney Upshaw

    Potential Ravens first-round draft target: Courtney Upshaw
    Each day this week leading up to Thursday’s NFL draft, we will highlight one prospect whom the Ravens could draft with the 29th overall pick. Today’s player is Alabama linebacker/defensive end Courtney Upshaw, who had 16.5 sacks for the...
  • Matt Williamson talks about the Ravens' draft needs

    Matt Williamson talks about the Ravens' draft needs
    In a couple of our recent NFL draft stories, we quoted Matt Williamson of ESPN’s Scouts Inc. Williamson is a former scout for the Cleveland Browns who now evaluates current NFL players and college draft prospects for ESPN.com. He and I had a long...
  • With a number of needs, Ravens head into one of the most important drafts in franchise history

    With a number of needs, Ravens head into one of the most important drafts in franchise history
    For an organization that considers the NFL draft its lifeblood — which is how Ravens director of player personnel Eric DeCosta characterized it earlier this month — there is always a sense of urgency at this time of year. Each draft is...
  • What they're saying about the Ravens: NFL draft edition

    What they're saying about the Ravens: NFL draft edition
    Here's a look at media coverage of the Ravens, who traded out of the first round of the NFL draft, sending the 29th overall pick to the Minnesota Vikings for the 35th overall pick (the third pick in the second round) and the 98th pick (early in the fourth...
  • Ravens grab linebacker Upshaw, offensive lineman Osemele in second round

    Ravens grab linebacker Upshaw, offensive lineman Osemele in second round
    Update 9:52 p.m.: Here are a few quotes from The Castle on the Ravens' first two draft picks tonight. Here are a few highlights from tonight's news conference with Ravens director of player personnel Eric DeCosta, general manager Ozzie Newsome and coach...
  • Ravens start with defense in 2012 NFL draft

    Ravens start with defense in 2012 NFL draft
    Finding an outside linebacker wasn’t necessarily viewed as the Ravens’ top priority heading into this week’s draft, but when they got set to make the 35th overall selection Friday, they couldn’t resist adding another potential...
  • Upshaw ready to compete for starting spot

    Upshaw ready to compete for starting spot
    With Baltimore’s selection of Alabama outside linebacker Courtney Upshaw with the 35th pick in the 2012 NFL draft, the offseason competition for the starting spot vacated by Jarret Johnson just became a lot fiercer. Ravens head coach John Harbaugh...
  • What they're saying about the Ravens' draft picks from Friday

    What they're saying about the Ravens' draft picks from Friday
    A quick look at what national media outlets are saying about the Ravens' draft picks from Friday night.   Nate Davis of USA Today's In The Huddle blog says the pick of Courtney Upshaw makes sense, but he doesn't think third-round pick Bernard Piecer...
  • For a change, Ravens have more questions on defense

    For a change, Ravens have more questions on defense
    It's early in the season, and usually there are questions about the offense, but my how times have changed. There are no concerns about Joe Flacco or the pass vs. run ratio. No one is second-guessing Cam Cameron's play calling or challenging the Ravens'...
  • Ravens defense can't rely just on its reputation

    Ravens defense can't rely just on its reputation
    Accustomed to bullying offenses with punishing hits and intimidating words, a traditionally stingy Ravens defense is suddenly vulnerable. The fear factor seems to have vanished for a unit that has regressed since last season. Heading into a pivotal game...
  • Webb doesn't take pride in his tackling but he should

    Webb doesn't take pride in his tackling but he should
    The Philadelphia Eagles were quickly closing in on the Ravens’ goal line late in the second quarter Sunday when cornerback Lardarius Webb made the kind of textbook hit that we might still be talking about today had the second half not been such a...