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  • After emphasizing defense, it might be time for Ravens to draft offensive firepower

    Baltimore Sun "In 2013, their first NFL draft in an era without Ray Lewis and Ed Reed, the Ravens immediately went about rebuilding their defense, using their first four picks on that side of the ball. A year later, the Ravens took defensive players with their first three selections and four of their first..." April 27

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    Jamison Hensley @jamisonhensley

    Tight end Dennis Pitta said it's too early to tell whether he will play in 2015. His hope is to play.

  • Joe Flacco doesn't think Ravens need to draft a wide receiver

    ESPN.com "Quarterback Joe Flacco isn't worried about whether the Baltimore Ravens will draft a wide receiver early next week. In fact, he probably won't even watch it. The Ravens return only one receiver who had over 24 catches last season after they failed to replace Torrey Smith in free agency. That..." April 26

  • Breaking down the next step for Justin Tucker, Ravens

    ESPN.com "Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker signed his restricted free-agent tender on Thursday, according to the NFL transactions list. This means Tucker will remain with the Ravens for the 2015 season for $2.356 million. Tucker didn't receive any offer sheets from other teams, and Friday is the..." April 25

  • Ravens kicker Justin Tucker signs his $2.356 million tender, sources say

    Baltimore Sun "Ravens kicker Justin Tucker has signed his $2.356 million second-round restricted free-agent tender, according to NFL sources. NFL teams expressed interest in Tucker, but ultimately didn't put in an offer sheet prior to Friday's league deadline due to the draft pick compensation involved. An..." April 23

  • Justin Forsett unfazed about possibility of Ravens drafting a RB

    ESPN.com "Baltimore Ravens running back Justin Forsett joked that it was nice not to call a moving company this offseason, a common occurrence for a journeyman who played for four teams in his previous four seasons. Still, Forsett, who re-signed with the Ravens for a three-year, $9 million deal, knows..." April 23

  • Ex-Ravens RB Bernard Pierce says he's moving on after DUI 'mistake'

    Baltimore Sun "The Ravens quickly cut ties with backup running back Bernard Pierce in March, releasing him one day after he was arrested and charged with driving under the influence in Baltimore County. Now with the Jacksonville Jaguars after being claimed off waivers one day after the Ravens cut him, Pierce..." April 23

  • Judge approves concussion settlement, could cost NFL $1 billion

    CBSSports.com "A federal judge has approved a plan that brings the NFL and more than 5,000 former players one step closer to a settlement in a concussion lawsuit that could end up costing the league more than $1 billion over 65 years. Senior U.S. District Judge Anita Brody had twice sent the deal back to..." April 22

  • 2015 Sunday Night Football schedule

    SB Nation "The NFL has released the full schedule for the upcoming 2015 NFL season, which means we know the primetime matchups for Sunday Night Football. Typically some of the best matchups on the schedule (especially with flex scheduling), Sunday Night Football might not be as well-known a phrase as Monday..." April 22

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    Jeff Zrebiec @jeffzrebiecsun

    Ravens have an agreement with CB Jimmy Smith on a contract extension. Smith was entering last year of his deal.

  • Ravens strike four-year, $48 million extension with cornerback Jimmy Smith

    Baltimore Sun "The Ravens have struck a four-year, $48 million contract extension with cornerback Jimmy Smith that includes $21 million guaranteed, an agreement that locks up one of the top young defensive backs in the NFL. The annual average in new money is $10.275 million, according to sources. Smith..." April 21

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    Jamison Hensley @jamisonhensley

    #Ravens officials say it's up to Pitta whether he wants to play this season and expect an answer from him by the summer

  • NFL schedule will be released on Tuesday

    Pro Football Talk "The wait to find out the 2015 schedule will end on Tuesday evening. The NFL has announced that the schedule will be unveiled during a three-hour show on NFL Network that gets underway at 8 p.m. ET. All 256 games will be revealed during the program, although not all games will remain in the same..." April 20

  • No reason for Ravens to rush drafting a RB

    CSN Baltimore "The Ravens may draft a running back, but probably not until the third round or later. Todd Gurley of Georgia and Melvin Gordon of Wisconsin are the top-rated backs in the draft, and both are expected to be gone before the Ravens pick at No. 26. With Justin Forsett re-signed and Lorenzo..." April 18

  • Ravens sign EFA deals with Ryan Jensen, Brynden Trawick

    Baltimore Beat Down "The Ravens announed that they have signed offensive lineman Ryan Jensen and safety Brynden Trawick to exclusive-rights free agent deals on Tuesday. Since both players had their contracts expire and had less than three years of experience, they could only negotiate with the Ravens once they were..." April 15

  • Report Suggests About 1 in 6 NFL Players Go Broke Within 12 Years of Retiring

    Complex "When the NFL comes back in 2015, and you gaze upon the first 11-on-11 play of the bloodsport's season, know that, statistically speaking, at least three players on that field will be bankrupt soon after they hang up their cleats. According to a new research paper by the National Bureau of Economic..." April 15

  • Three teams show most interest in Crabtree

    CSN Bay Area "Free agency enters its sixth week, and wide receiver Michael Crabtree remains as one of the most-notable unsigned players. Crabtree has taken visits to meet with coaches and officials of the Raiders and Miami Dolphins. Those two teams, along with the Baltimore Ravens, have shown the most..." April 13

  • Schedule release likely coming next week

    Pro Football Talk "With the draft only 17 days away and in light of the NFL’s habit of releasing the regular-season schedule before the draft, the window for releasing the 2015 regular-season schedule is getting fairly narrow. The current thinking, per a source with knowledge of the situation, is that the sheet..." April 13

  • Ravens re-sign offensive tackle Jah Reid to one-year deal

    Baltimore Beat Down "The Ravens are bringing back Reid to the roster. Ozzie Newsome said the Ravens were in talks to bring back someone from the 2014 roster. Reid was a third-round pick int he 2011 NFL draft out of Central Florida. He got seven starts during the 2012 season as a guard. He served as a backup..." April 09

  • 2015 NFL preseason schedule announced

    CBSSports.com "Preseason football may be some four months off, but the NFL wants to give you time to get adequately pumped for what amounts to glorified practices. That's right: On Thursday, the league announced the 2015 preseason schedule in all its meaningless glory. Meaningless may be an overstatement; the..." April 09

  • Ray Rice says video of him beating Janay Palmer doesn’t truly represent who he is, longs for return to NFL

    New York Daily News "In his latest desperate attempt to revive his battered image, Ray Rice insisted that the "gruesome" beating he once delivered to his now-wife has given the world the wrong impression. And the former NFL running back insisted that his critics "just don't know who I am." In what appeared to be a..." April 07

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    Aaron Wilson @RavensInsider

    Steve Bisciotti says Ravens want to extend contracts for Jimmy Smith, Justin Tucker, Marshal Yanda

  • Ravens say they're not desperate for a wide receiver

    ESPN.com "Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti is so confident in the pass-catchers currently on his team that he downplayed the need for a wide receiver. "We absolutely need a tight end. We do not absolutely need a wide receiver," Bisciotti said Wednesday. This is a surprising statement considering..." April 04

  • Ravens owner: NFL 'pretty stupid' not to have domestic violence policy

    ESPN.com "Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti said he's embarrassed that his team and the NFL placed domestic violence on the same level as every other off-the-field infraction. "I think that we were pretty stupid not to recognize domestic violence as a category by itself," Bisciotti said Wednesday in..." April 03

  • Ravens expect to strike new deal with Joe Flacco after season

    Pro Football Talk "The Ravens signed quarterback Joe Flacco to a six-year, $120.6 million contract before the 2013 season, although no one was ever all that confident that Flacco would actually play out all six years under the terms of the deal. After three years of reasonable cap hits, Flacco’s contract is set..." April 02

  • Ravens Commit Tampering Violation, Show it on Twitter

    Sportsnaut "It hasn’t necessarily been a good past 12 months for the Baltimore Ravens. From the entire Ray Rice scandal to the organization’s response to it, things have not gone right for owner Steve Bisciotti and company. If at all possible, it’s been an even worse year for the Ravens social media..." April 02

  • Ravens Pro Bowl linebacker C.J. Mosley had offseason wrist surgery, sources say

    Baltimore Sun "Ravens Pro Bowl inside linebacker C.J. Mosley underwent offseason wrist surgery, according to league sources. Mosley is expected to make a complete recovery and should be able to participate in offseason practices and workouts. He finished second to St. Louis Rams defensive tackle Aaron..." April 02

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    #Broncos and #Ravens are working on a deal that will send C Gino Gradkowski to the #Broncos, per league source.

  • Lardarius Webb hoping to finish career with Ravens after restructuring his contract

    Baltimore Sun "When veteran cornerback Lardarius Webb recently restructured his contract, he did so with the intention of finishing his career with the Ravens. Webb lowered his salary cap figure from $12 million for this year to $9.25 million, creating a net savings of $2.75 million. "My goal is to retire..." March 31

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    Peter King @SI_PeterKing

    The Ravens have signed Matt Schaub.

  • Ravens sign Matt Schaub as backup quarterback

    Baltimore Sun "The Ravens finalized a one-year, $3 million contract with veteran quarterback Matt Schaub on Tuesday after talks progressed quickly during his visit to team headquarters. The Ravens were Schaub's only free-agent visit. Schaub, 33, also drew strong interest from the Atlanta Falcons, the team..." March 31

  • Bengals And Ravens Both Interested In Tight End Rob Housler

    Cincy Jungle "The Cincinnati Bengals are still kicking tires on some of the available free agents and are in competition for the services of one player with a division rival. The Cincinnati Bengals are still attempting to find ways to round out their roster before the NFL Draft. One glaring need still on the..." March 31

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Look for former Raiders QB Matt Schaub to sign this week, per source. Interested teams include Jets, Ravens, Falcons, amongst others.

  • Ravens safety Kendrick Lewis offers stability in secondary

    Baltimore Beat Down "Kendrick Lewis just might be the missing link the Ravens secondary needed a year ago. Rotating safeties in and out left a lot desired when it came to continuity. Lewis offers the ability for the Ravens to play him and safety Will Hill at the same time. The sub packages can then be simpler and..." March 27

  • Receiver or CB likely first-round target for Ravens

    CSN Baltimore "As their roster looks now, I’d be surprised if the Ravens don’t draft either a wide receiver or a cornerback with the 26th pick in the first round. The Ravens have need at both positions. The draft is deep at both positions. General manager Ozzie Newsome stays true to his draft board, so..." March 27

  • Former Ravens running back Ray Rice selling his Baltimore home

    Baltimore Sun "Former Ravens running back Ray Rice's Reisterstown home is under contract, according to real estate records. The five-bedroom residence was listed for $899,000, and a contract was reached shortly after it was listed. The closing is scheduled for April. The Colonial style three-level custom..." March 27

  • NFL exploring Mexico, Germany and other markets to host games

    SB Nation "The NFL views Mexico, Canada and China as the next markets to focus on as it looks to add more international games to the schedule, according to Albert Breer of the NFL Network. The league could be considering NFL games in those markets, similar to the International Series that already takes place..." March 27

  • Caldwell: Ray Rice is not a fit for Lions

    Detroit Free Press "The Detroit Lions have a hole at running back that they need to fill through the NFL draft or free agency, but coach Jim Caldwell said today that his former player Ray Rice is not a candidate to take that spot "I don't foresee that, to be plain and simple," Caldwell said at the NFL owners..." March 26

  • With so much tampering, NFL will struggle to police it all

    Pro Football Talk "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell acknowledged the obvious on Wednesday when he said at the league meeting that multiple teams had dealings before the start of free agency that may have violated the letter of the law. “We want to make sure no teams are gaining an advantage as it relates to free..." March 26

  • NFL momentum builds to alter extra point for 2015 season

    USA Today "A rules alteration that would inject more excitement into the near-automatic extra point could be adopted for the 2015 NFL season as early as the league's next meeting this May. There was lively discussion among the 32 teams Wednesday about adding significant drama to the mundane point after..." March 25

  • Ravens would like to induct Ed Reed into Ring of Honor

    Baltimore Beat Down "Ed Reed is among the top five Ravens players in team history. Heck, he's probably top two, only behind Ray Lewis. So at some point, you know that Reed is going to be inducted into the team's Ring of Honor. Reed, a clear first-ballot Hall of Fame candidate given he's considered one of the best..." March 24

  • John Harbaugh hopes Ray Rice gets another opportunity in NFL

    USA Today "Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice is in limbo and the question remains: Will last year's face of domestic violence in the NFL ever get a second chance to play again? With free agency already thinned to the second wave and the draft just a month away, is the door closed on Rice,..." March 24

  • NFL may let injury spotters stop play during games

    SB Nation "Besides instant replay reform and finding a better definition of a "catch," the NFL's competition committee is busy this week deciding whether to increase the duties of injury spotters in NFL games. The proposal would allow independent medical trainers to watch for possible concussions and stop..." March 23

  • The NFL Charged Its Players $400 to Participate in Veteran Combine

    Complex "The NFL's first Veteran Combine took place this weekend. A new addition to the offseason calendar, the Combine seemed like a great idea for older players to get in front of scouts and front office types—a way to balance the scales between the incoming rookie class and the veteran class that'll..." March 23

  • NFL considering Brazil to host 2017 Pro Bowl

    Fox Sports "One of the world's biggest soccer hotbeds could soon host a different type of football event. A source told FOXSports.com that Brazil is a viable candidate to host the 2017 Pro Bowl. The all-star exhibition game's future destination is one of the subjects that will be broached during the..." March 23

  • The threshold for ‘completing a catch to the ground’ in NFL is changing, and Packers prez tells how

    Toronto Sun "The threshold for what constitutes a catch when a receiver falls to the ground is changing, a member of the league’s competition committee told Sun Media on Sunday. In a conference call last week, the committee announced that the controversial “complete-the-catch-to-the-ground” rule will stay,..." March 23

  • Roger Goodell, Unplugged

    SI.com "The MMQB: What’s the lesson you take from easily your most trying year as commissioner? Goodell: I don’t know if you could put one or two … One of the things we always focus on is, What do we learn and how do we get better? I think in this case there were several factors. One is, Do we have the..." March 23

  • Utah cornerback-safety Eric Rowe to visit Ravens, sources say

    Baltimore Sun "Utah cornerback and safety Eric Rowe is scheduled to visit the Ravens before the NFL draft, according to league sources. Rowe also has visits with the Detroit Lions and Miami Dolphins and private workouts with the Houston Texans and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Rowe has excellent size at 6 feet 1,..." March 20

  • Drafting WR early hasn't often panned out for Ravens

    CSN Baltimore "One of the few blemishes on general manager Ozzie Newsome’s draft resume is his luck with taking wide receivers early. Since the Ravens’ first draft in 1996, they have taken six wide receivers in the third round or higher. Of those six, Torrey Smith is the only one ever to have a 1,000-yard..." March 19

  • Bernard Pierce hit with DUI charge

    ESPN.com "Running back Bernard Pierce became the third Baltimore Ravens player arrested this offseason when he was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol early Wednesday morning. Pierce failed a field sobriety test after being pulled over on the Baltimore beltway just before 2 a.m. ET and..." March 18

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