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  • 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 roughly $7.2 million under NFL salary cap

    Ravens roughly $7.2 million under NFL salary cap
    The Super Bowl champion Ravens aren't totally hamstrung by a relatively tight salary-cap situation. But there are some notable constraints on their spending. Under the rule of 51 that governs the offseason accounting for the salary cap, the Ravens are...
  • 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...
  • Ravens news, notes and opinions

    Ravens news, notes and opinions
    Having signed all their draft picks except first-rounder Matt Elam, having shored up their biggest perceived weakness with the signing of linebacker Daryl Smith and with very little salary cap room to do much else, it’s hard to imagine the Ravens...
  • Ravens' salary-cap update: $6.2 million available once Vonta Leach is cut or traded

    Ravens' salary-cap update: $6.2 million available once Vonta Leach is cut or traded
    The pending departure of Pro Bowl fullback Vonta Leach from the Ravens' roster via trade or release will create an additional $3 million in salary-cap space that will bring the Super Bowl champions $6.2 million under the NFL salary cap of $123 million....
  • Ngata taking it slow this offseason as he recovers from knee sprain

    Ngata taking it slow this offseason as he recovers from knee sprain
    As his fellow defensive linemen worked through various in-game situations at Ravens' minicamp Tuesday, Haloti Ngata remained mostly on the sidelines. The mammoth defensive tackle ran some sprints and performed a variety of stretches but he spent most of...
  • Haloti Ngata stuck in the middle is ideal for Ravens

    Haloti Ngata stuck in the middle is ideal for Ravens
    The difference between lining up over left tackle and the left shoulder of the left guard may not seem vast, but Haloti Ngata admits he felt lost in space when asked to play the five-technique defensive end position in 2012. “Playing defensive...
  • Ravens' salary cap update: $6.049 million available

    Ravens' salary cap update: $6.049 million available
    Now that the Ravens have concluded the majority of their offseason business and minicamps, they are $6.049 million under the NFL salary cap limit of $123 million. The Ravens gained $3 million in salary cap space when they terminated Pro Bowl fullback...
  • With so many new faces, Ravens may have found best defense for Super Bowl hangover

    With so many new faces, Ravens may have found best defense for Super Bowl hangover
    If Ravens’ players and fans aren’t familiar with the following facts, they certainly will be by the time the team begins its title defense on Sept. 5 against the Denver Broncos. It has been nine years since an NFL team repeated as a Super...
  • 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...