Baltimore Beat Down "Matt Elam was drafted with big expectations, as all first rounders are. Not Ed Reed expectations, but at least expectations that he would be an enforcer and a better version of Bernard Pollard. He hasn't been that. Elam has struggled with the mental aspect of the game and with coverage, as..." March 16
CSN Baltimore "Matt Elam may be used primarily at strong safety next season, particularly if the Ravens acquire a starting free safety during the offseason. James Ihedigbo is the current starting strong safety, but he is a free agent who may not return. While Ihedigbo and Elam have the versatility to play..." January 03
Joe Flacco on Matt Elam's comments: "Dude, what are you thinking? It's Calvin Johnson, man."
Pro Football Talk "Ravens safety Matt Elam is 5-foot-10 and 210 pounds, while Lions receiver Calvin Johnson is 6-foot-5 and 236 pounds. So it wouldn’t seem to benefit Elam to try to get physical with Megatron when the two meet on Monday night. But Elam, a 22-year-old rookie, says that when taking on an old guy..." December 11
CBSSports.com "Just before the half of last Sunday's Packers-Ravens game Green Bay quarterback Aaron Rodgers connected with wideout Randall Cobb who was promptly tackled by Baltimore safety Matt Elam. The problem and it's one we've seen countless times since the league began cracking down on head shots: Elam..." October 15
Baltimore Sun "Getting acclimated to the NFL hasn't been a slow process for Ravens first-round safety Matt Elam. The former Florida All-American has been picking up the defense quickly and hasn't displayed any hesitation while lining up at strong safety. Although the more difficult litmus tests will occur..." June 06