• Former Ravens C Matt Birk wants to be a model, down 75 pounds

    CBS Sports "You might remember the dude on the left in the photo above. That's former 310-pound Ravens center Matt Birk who retired after helping Baltimore win the Super Bowl last season. That dude was a big man because well in order to play on an NFL offensive line you need plenty of meat on you. The guy..." October 17

  • Former Raven Matt Birk approved as NFL appeals officer

    Baltimore Sun "Retired Ravens center Matt Birk is joining the NFL as an appeals officer on player discipline replacing former NFL coach Art Shell. Birk confirmed the appointment in a text message to The Baltimore Sun. A six-time Pro Bowl selection Birk retired after the Ravens' Super Bowl XLVII victory..." August 03

  • Matt Birk explains skipping Ravens' White House visit "Matt Birk wasn't the only player from last year's Super Bowl-winning Baltimore Ravens team to skip out on their trip to the White House on Wednesday, but he was the only one who boycotted the trip because of his personal beliefs. "I wasn't there," Birk told KFAN-FM on Thursday. "I would say..." June 06

  • Matt Birk announces retirement

    Russell Street Report "Baltimore Ravens center Matt Birk has announced that he will retire after 15 NFL seasons. He made his announcement Friday morning at Battle Grove Elementary School, where he was in attendance to dedicate a community reading center. Birk, originally drafted in 1998 by the Minnesota Vikings, spent..." February 25

  • Ravens center Matt Birk retires after 15 seasons in NFL

    Baltimore Sun "As Matt Birk spent the past couple of weeks pondering his football future, his mind kept drifting back to the immediate aftermath of the Ravens’ Super Bowl XLVII victory over the San Francisco 49ers nearly three weeks ago. For about 30 minutes following the Ravens’ 34-31 win, the veteran center..." February 23

  • Matt Birk to announce his retirement today

    Baltimore Sun "Baltimore Ravens six-time Pro Bowl center Matt Birk will announce his retirement from the NFL later this morning, according to a source with knowledge of his plans. Birk, 36, played in the NFL for 15 seasons and won a Super Bowl in his final season with a victory in Super Bowl XLVII over the..." February 22