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  • What was the Ravens' offensive identity? Their use of three-receiver sets says it all

    What was the Ravens' offensive identity? Their use of three-receiver sets says it all
    In the past, Ravens coach John Harbaugh talked about how he wanted his offense to be multiple, capable of spreading teams out on one snap then smashing them in the mouth with the Power I on the next. This season, though, the Ravens used a certain...
  • Ravens' offseason primer on free agents and a salary cap update

    Ravens' offseason primer on free agents and a salary cap update
    Following a disappointing 8-8 season in which the Ravens failed to qualify for the playoffs after making it the previous five seasons under coach John Harbaugh, they face another challenging offseason filled with difficult personnel and salary cap...
  • Film Study: Looking back at the Ravens' 34-17 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals

    Film Study: Looking back at the Ravens' 34-17 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals
    Bengals 34, Ravens 17 STRATEGY: To the bitter end, the Ravens remained true to their identity as a passing team, despite Joe Flacco's obvious pain and hampered mobility due to a sprained left knee. Flacco threw the football 50 times for 192 yards and...
  • Lardarius Webb's contract could be restructured and other thoughts

    Lardarius Webb's contract could be restructured and other thoughts
    Besides defensive tackle Haloti Ngata and outside linebacker Terrell Suggs, another candidate to possibly have his contract restructured this offseason is cornerback Lardarius Webb. Webb had a strong season and rebounded from major knee surgery a year...
  • Ravens news, notes and opinions on Vonta Leach, Arthur Jones and more

    Ravens news, notes and opinions on Vonta Leach, Arthur Jones and more
    Most of the attention has been on rush linebacker Terrell Suggs' future because he'll cost the Ravens more than $12 million against the salary cap next season. However, there are probably other Ravens whose futures in purple are a bit more tenuous than...
  • Harbaugh on reduced Leach role: 'two-back foundation wasn't working'

    Harbaugh on reduced Leach role: 'two-back foundation wasn't working'
    Playing time dwindled for Pro Bowl fullback Vonta Leach this season when the Ravens offense scrapped the I-formation in favor of three-wide receiver sets. Over the final nine games, Leach averaged just 8.3 snaps per game. He played just a dozen snaps...
  • Ravens and Wilbert Montgomery decide to part ways

    Ravens and Wilbert Montgomery decide to part ways
    The Ravens and six-year running backs coach Wilbert Montgomery have decided to part ways, just days after the team finished the 2013 season with the lowest rushing output in franchise history. Ravens head coach John Harbaugh made the announcement on...
  • After disappointing season, Ravens must gauge return on their priciest investments

    After disappointing season, Ravens must gauge return on their priciest investments
    The Ravens have maintained an expensive tradition of rewarding their top players with contracts that approach or exceed the gold standard as the highest in the NFL. Besides quarterback Joe Flacco's blockbuster $120.6 million contract signed in March...
  • If the Ravens hire Scott Linehan, Joe Flacco should be ready to throw a lot

    If the Ravens hire Scott Linehan, Joe Flacco should be ready to throw a lot
    Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco better start loosening his arm in case the team hires Scott Linehan as offensive coordinator. The Ravens on Monday interviewed the former Detroit Lions coordinator, who called plays -- including some occasional runs --...
  • Looking back at the Ravens' loss to the Cleveland Browns

    Browns 24, Ravens 18 STRATEGY: Jim Caldwell has embraced a pass-centric approach, transitioning firmly to spread looks as the base offense. The Ravens utilized three wide receiver sets on 63 of 67 snaps, and went with four receivers twice. They were...
  • Ravens' use of three-receiver sets up in 2013

    Ravens' use of three-receiver sets up in 2013
    Back in training camp, I wrote a story about how the Ravens had joined the growing trend in the NFL of using three-receiver sets. The Ravens used their 11 personnel -- one back, one tight end and three wide receivers -- on 43 percent of their snaps last...