| Jul 31, 2013
| 5:55 AM
Each Wednesday, blogger Matt Vensel will highlight five statistics that really mean something for the Ravens.
116 -- total quarterback pressures for Elvis Dumervil in his past two seasons, according to Pro Football Focus.
Elvis Dumervil has been one...
| Jul 31, 2013
| 6:19 AM
Nothing's being handed to rookie safety Matt Elam, the Ravens' hard-hitting first-round draft pick from Florida.
Although Elam is widely expected to eventually start at strong safety opposite free safety Michael Huff, the Ravens are making him earn...
| Jul 24, 2013
| 5:44 AM
It was a much quieter scene at practice than quarterback Joe Flacco is accustomed to as the Ravens launched their first day of training camp.
With legendary linebacker Ray Lewis retired, Flacco no longer has the defensive icon glowering and barking...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 11:36 AM
Upon reporting to training camp at team headquarters Sunday and taking his conditioning test, Ravens rookie first-round safety Matt Elam officially signed his $6.767 million contract.
The details of the deal are standard boilerplate under the NFL...
| Jul 22, 2013
| 4:48 PM
Months before they would lift the Lombardi Trophy into the confetti-filled air, the Ravens' top decision makers started to have regular discussions about the future of the organization and the potentially wide-scale changes it would face following the...
| Jul 20, 2013
| 10:33 PM
As the Ravens built their draft class in April, they did so with the knowledge that several rookies probably would need to contribute immediately.
When the team opens training camp at team headquarters this week — and when it begins the defense...
| Jul 18, 2013
| 11:17 AM
Exactly a week before their first full-team practice of training camp, the Ravens took care of one more piece of offseason business Thursday, agreeing in principle to a four-year deal with first-round draft pick Matt Elam, general manager Ozzie Newsome...
| Jul 17, 2013
| 11:24 AM
When Ravens senior defensive assistant Steve Spagnuolo was running the New York Giants' defense six years ago, they won a Super Bowl behind a dominant front seven.
The Giants led the NFL with 53 sacks that season, including a dozen in one game to tie an...
| Jul 4, 2013
| 11:16 AM
Since the Ravens hired John Harbaugh as their head coach five years ago, the AFC North franchise has won a Super Bowl and made five consecutive playoff appearances.
During that span, Harbaugh has compiled a 67.7 winning percentage with an overall record...
| Jul 9, 2013
| 9:16 AM
Ravens first-round safety Matt Elam doesn't plan to hire an agent at this time and will negotiate his own rookie contract, according to a source with knowledge of the situation.
The source emphasized that Elam's contract will be finalized in time for...
| Jul 1, 2013
| 12:12 PM
When the Ravens defeated the Pittsburgh Steelers last November at Heinz Field, veteran strong safety James Ihedigbo had a key sack late in the game.
Ihedigbo knocked quarterback Byron Leftwich to the turf, and the Steelers' backup was slow to get up and...