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  • Ravens still looking for signature win with Packers next on the schedule

    It didn't seem like it two weeks ago when the Ravens committed five turnovers and allowed more than 200 yards rushing in a loss to the Buffalo Bills. The Ravens didn't make an emphatic statement on Sunday either in a victory over the Miami Dolphins,...
  • Film Study: Looking back at the Ravens' loss to the Pittsburgh Steelers

    Each week, Baltimore Sun reporter Aaron Wilson will look back at the Ravens' previous game. Steelers 19, Ravens 16 STRATEGY: Ravens offensive coordinator Jim Caldwell all but scrapped the I-formation, making a bid to accelerate the tempo through a...
  • Ravens snap count observations from the unofficial first half of the 2013 season

    Ravens snap count observations from the unofficial first half of the 2013 season
    When the Ravens signed middle linebacker Daryl Smith this past spring, perhaps the biggest question was whether Smith would be able to stay healthy for all 16 games. The 31-year-old had missed only four games in his career before a groin injury...
  • After Ravens cut 'mentor' Marcus Spears, Brandon Williams ready for larger role

    After Ravens cut 'mentor' Marcus Spears, Brandon Williams ready for larger role
    When rookie defensive lineman Brandon Williams arrived at the office Wednesday and learned that his mentor was no longer employed at the company, he reached for his phone and typed him a text message. “Thanks for everything you’ve done for...
  • Ravens, Broncos competing for Elvis Dumervil, sources say

    Ravens, Broncos competing for Elvis Dumervil, sources say
    The Ravens defeated the Denver Broncos in the AFC divisional round in overtime on their march to the Super Bowl XLVII title. Now, the two teams are competing for a prize free agent: Pro Bowl pass rusher Elvis Dumervil. The Ravens and Broncos are...
  • Ed Reed leaves Texans' building without deal, talks continuing

    Ed Reed leaves Texans' building without deal, talks continuing
    After two days of being aggressively recruited by the Houston Texans, veteran free safety Ed Reed left Texas on Friday afternoon without agreeing to terms as he returned to his home in Atlanta. In what remains a fluid situation with the two sides...
  • How the Ravens changed in a week

    How the Ravens changed in a week
    A little more than a month since the Super Bowl XLVII victory parade, the party has officially ended for the Ravens. When they next take the field for the start of organized team activities, the Ravens will have a significantly different look from the...
  • Upbeat Harbaugh not sweating Ravens' losses, hopeful of Reed return

    Upbeat Harbaugh not sweating Ravens' losses, hopeful of Reed return
    The reality of the Ravens’ salary cap situation and post Super Bowl XLVII world hit coach John Harbaugh early last week. With the Ravens failing to convince wide receiver Anquan Boldin to take a pay cut and not willing to carry his $6 million salary...
  • Ravens sticking by 'next man up' mantra after loss of Ed Reed to Texans

    Ravens sticking by 'next man up' mantra after loss of Ed Reed to Texans
    The Ravens' three-word mantra remains unchanged: Next man up. That adage is about to be tested. The Super Bowl champions' defense has been impacted heavily by free agency as well as Ray Lewis' retirement and cutting strong safety Bernard Pollard, the...
  • Ravens will have options in the pass rush after adding Elvis Dumervil

    Ravens will have options in the pass rush after adding Elvis Dumervil
    The acquisition of outside linebacker Elvis Dumervil creates questions about how the snaps will be divvied up amongst him, Terrell Suggs and Courtney Upshaw, but the Ravens' coaches will tell you that it's a good problem to have. Especially when...
  • Are the Ravens now the Patriots of the Mid-Atlantic?

    Are the Ravens now the Patriots of the Mid-Atlantic?
    I couldn’t help but notice a couple of trends with the Ravens’ four offseason additions so far. First, the Ravens signed four players who were cut by other teams this past offseason. Why is that significant, other than the chips they might...