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  • newRavens at Saints: What we Looked For, What we Saw

    Ravens at Saints: What we Looked For, What we Saw

    Heading into the Ravens final preseason game we chronicled five things to look for as the Ravens closed out their preseason schedule last night in New Orleans. Here’s a look at how those things played out… 1. GO OUT WIDE: Michael Campanaro only a…
    - 1 hour ago 29 Aug 14, 11:07am -
  • newWho’s In?: Final 53-Man Roster Projection

    Who’s In?: Final 53-Man Roster Projection

    The Ravens wrapped up their preseason with a perfect 4-0 record by defeating the Saints 22-13 on Thursday night. More importantly than the win in the preseason finale were the players who were fighting for their spot on the coveted Ravens 53-man rost…
    - 9 hours ago 29 Aug 14, 3:32am -
  • newKNEE-JERK REACTIONS: Ravens Run Over Saints 22-13

    KNEE-JERK REACTIONS: Ravens Run Over Saints 22-13

    Ravens had success running the football in their preseason finale. Taliaferro along with Toussaint were used as workhorses and showed they were up to the task. The wide receiver competition came down to the wire with Aiken, Camp and Thompson all figh…
    - 9 hours ago 29 Aug 14, 3:24am -
  • newThings Just Got Worse For Ray Rice

    Things Just Got Worse For Ray Rice

    Roger Goodell clearly misunderstood the potential outcry following the two-game suspension given to Ray Rice. I’ve argued that he could have more emphatically stated to the public why he was so lenient with the Ravens running back. He hasn’t. And…
    - 17 hours ago 28 Aug 14, 7:32pm -
  • newRavens March Into NOLA to Face Unbeaten Saints

    Ravens March Into NOLA to Face Unbeaten Saints

    As we head into the final preseason game, two of the four remaining unbeaten teams in the NFL this summer will go head-to-head as the Ravens head to NOLA to take on the Saints in the Superdome. This marks the first of two trips to New Orleans for the…
    - 17 hours ago 28 Aug 14, 6:57pm -
  • newBrowns Fans React to Gordon Suspension

    Browns Fans React to Gordon Suspension

    Browns fans have had a rough time over the course of pretty much their entire lives. The team that hasn’t won an NFL Championship since 1964 (which was before the Super Bowl era) heard some more bad news when the ruling on probably their best playe…
    - 21 hours ago 28 Aug 14, 2:58pm -
  • newRavens at Saints: 5 Things to Look For

    Ravens at Saints: 5 Things to Look For

    Tonight is game 4 of the preseason and we’ll get to see some Ravens starters in street clothes while some will be MIA, probably enjoying a relaxing evening in Baltimore. The action should be fast and furious although at times reminiscent of the old…
    - 23 hours ago 28 Aug 14, 1:16pm -
  • TALE OF THE TAPE: Can Derek Cox Make The Ravens 53?

    TALE OF THE TAPE: Can Derek Cox Make The Ravens 53?

    Given the unenviable dilemma the Baltimore Ravens currently have at the cornerback position, the general consensus was that the team would add some new faces to the nest with hopes of finding a castoff turned contributor. The Ravens started that proc…
    - 1 day ago 28 Aug 14, 9:55am -
  • BEHIND ENEMY LINES: Out in a Flash

    BEHIND ENEMY LINES: Out in a Flash

    CINCINNATI BENGALS Burfict locked down The Bengals have found some hidden gems throughout the years, and when they took a chance on Vontaze Burfict out of college, they were highly criticized for keeping a player on their roster that had a well-chron…
    - 1 day ago 28 Aug 14, 9:00am -
  • RAVENS LINKS: What Flacco Needs to Be

    RAVENS LINKS: What Flacco Needs to Be

    Five Things That Need to Go Right for The Ravens in 2014 Phil Gentile of the Purple Reign Show lists five things that the Ravens have to do in 2014. The 5th thing – and the most important thing – has to do with the man who wears #5 in Baltimore,…
    - 2 days ago 27 Aug 14, 2:05pm -

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  • newHow much has the domestic violence policy really changed? (Possibly a lot.)

    How much has the domestic violence policy really changed?  (Possibly a lot.)

    The NFL received a much-deserved round of national applause for finally admitting that which pretty much everyone knew:  The league got it wrong when suspending Ravens running back Ray Rice for only two games for committing domestic violence against…
    - 12 hours ago 29 Aug 14, 12:16am -
  • newLeague isn’t saying whether Ray Rice would be a second-time offender

    League isn’t saying whether Ray Rice would be a second-time offender

    With the NFL introducing a new domestic violence policy that includes the possibility of a lifetime ban for a second offense, an obvious question arises regarding Ravens running back Ray Rice. Does Rice’s first offense, which was handled so badly t…
    - 15 hours ago 28 Aug 14, 9:41pm -
  • Report: Lardarius Webb restructures deal

    Report: Lardarius Webb restructures deal

    Ravens cornerback Lardarius Webb hasn’t been able to help the team on the field this summer because of a back injury, but he has reportedly been able to help out with their salary cap. Tom Pelissero of USA Today reports that Webb has agreed to rest…
    - 2 days ago 27 Aug 14, 6:17pm -
  • Ravens, needing cornerback help, sign Derek Cox

    Ravens, needing cornerback help, sign Derek Cox

    Derek Cox wasn’t out of work long. The veteran cornerback, who was just released by the Vikings, is about the sign with the Ravens, according to Michael Gehlken of U-T San Diego. Clifton Brown of CSNBaltimore.com reports the Ravens waived wide rece…
    - 2 days ago 27 Aug 14, 3:01pm -
  • Torrey Smith: I don’t think Meriweather should be suspended

    Torrey Smith: I don’t think Meriweather should be suspended

    Washington safety Brandon Meriweather is suspended for the first two games of the regular season for an illegal hit to Ravens receiver Torrey Smith. One person who doesn’t support the suspension is the player who bore the brunt of the illegal hit.…
    - 3 days ago 26 Aug 14, 11:19pm -
  • NFL suspends Meriweather two games

    NFL suspends Meriweather two games

    On Saturday night, Washington safety Brandon Meriweather applied an illegal hit to Ravens receiver Torrey Smith.  On Monday, the NFL lowered the boom. As expected, the league office has imposed a two-game suspension on Meriweather for his sixth viol…
    - 4 days ago 25 Aug 14, 10:03pm -
  • Ravens get to 75-man roster limit with 15 moves

    Ravens get to 75-man roster limit with 15 moves

    The Ravens knocked 15 names off the roster Monday, including the release of safety Omar Brown and wide receiver LaQuan Williams. They waived eight other players, including outside linebacker Nicholas DiMarco, punter  Richie Leone, tackle David M…
    - 4 days ago 25 Aug 14, 4:55pm -
  • Haloti Ngata says kicking opponent was “heat of the moment”

    Haloti Ngata says kicking opponent was “heat of the moment”

    Ravens defensive tackle Haloti Ngata wasn’t flagged for kicking an opponent, but he could still be facing a fine for a clearly aggressive move. According to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun, Ngata said he was just frustrated that Washington guard…
    - 4 days ago 25 Aug 14, 11:50am -
  • Bernard Pierce says he’s “fine” after head injury

    Bernard Pierce says he’s “fine” after head injury

    Ravens running back Bernard Pierce made an early exit from Saturday night’s game against the Redskins after taking a blow to the head from Redskins safety Brandon Meriweather, but it doesn’t sound like he’s going to be out of the lineup for a l…
    - 4 days ago 25 Aug 14, 11:35am -
  • Another suspension could be coming for Meriweather

    Another suspension could be coming for Meriweather

    Washington coach Jay Gruden has said he’ll yank safety Brandon Meriweather from practice if he hits teammates too high.  When it comes to opponents, the league office will now decide whether Meriweather will be removed from play. After Saturday ni…
    - 5 days ago 24 Aug 14, 9:39pm -

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Baltimore Gridiron Report

  • Starting CB Jimmy Smith Arrested And Charged After Saturday Night Incident
    Ravens starting cornerback Jimmy Smith was arrested and charged with misdemeanor disorderly conduct Saturday night after an alleged incident at The Greene Turtle in Towson, Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reports. This according to Baltimore County…
    - 47 days ago 13 Jul 14, 7:00pm -
  • Ravens To Host 49ers In Open Practice August 8th
    The Ravens and 49ers will hold an open practice at M&T Bank Stadium on Friday, Aug. 8, the day after the two teams square off in a preseason game. The practice is free and begins at 1 p.m. The 49ers are practicing with the Ravens for four days after…
    - 51 days ago 9 Jul 14, 12:49am -
  • Flacco Talks About Learning Gary Kubiak’s New Offense
    The Ravens have a new offense to learn this offseason with the hiring of former Texans head coach Gary Kubiak as offensive coordinator but franchise quarterback Joe Flacco believes the team is up to the challenge according to an interview on WSNT.net…
    - 65 days ago 25 Jun 14, 4:35pm -
  • Talk NFL and Ravens Football 24/7 At GridironChatter.Com!
    Hey Ravens Fans – wanna talk Ravens football 24/7 about all the hot topics about Baltimore and all other great things happening on a daily basis in the NFL? Head over to www.GridironChatter.com and join the hottest place to talk NFL and Ravens Foot…
    - 73 days ago 17 Jun 14, 10:01pm -
  • Third-Round Safety Terrence Brooks Inks Contract
    The Ravens have signed third-round safety Terrence Brooks to a four-year contract, meaning the team’s entire draft class is now under contract, Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reports. Selected 79th overall, Brooks is expected to compete for the…
    - 90 days ago 31 May 14, 1:26am -
  • Ravens Sign OLB Roberts, Cut QB Stephens
    The Ravens have signed undrafted rookie outside linebacker D.J. Roberts and cut quarterback Nick Stephens, Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reports. Roberts participated in the Ravens’ rookie minicamp on a tryout basis. He played collegiately at T…
    - 91 days ago 30 May 14, 11:20pm -
  • Ravens Take ILB C.J. Mosley with 17th Pick In NFL Draft
    The Ravens have a new LB – as the team snagged Alabama ILB C.J. Mosley with the 17th overall pick in Thursday’s NFL Draft. Mosley will have to put on some size, but make no mistake, he will be counted on to start making plays for the Birds from d…
    - 9 May 14, 2:04am -
  • Previewing the 2014 Baltimore Ravens Schedule Release
    The Baltimore Ravens went from Super Bowl champs to watching the playoffs at home in 2013. It wasn’t exactly the title defense John Harbaugh and co. were thinking of, but injuries and a shaky offense didn’t help much. That’s the past, however,…
    - 9 Apr 14, 5:03pm -
  • Ravens Add Steve Smith to Passing Attack
    Look out! After spending his entire career in the NFC South, Steve Smith will now play in the AFC North as a wide receiver for the Baltimore Ravens. Smith’s former team, the Carolina Panthers, released the wide receiver with rumors of not wanting t…
    - 15 Mar 14, 1:33pm -
  • State of the Franchise: Baltimore Ravens and 2014 Free Agency
      Written By: Christina Rivers The Baltimore Ravens watched as the Cincinnati Bengals jumped to the top of the AFC North in 2013.  Hungry for another playoff spot, the defending Super Bowl Champions weren’t able to reach far enough in the NFL to…
    - 10 Mar 14, 4:29pm -

Baltimore Beat Down

  • newFriday Ravens links: Harbaugh respects Goodell's decisions, what happens at wide receiver?
    Read what others are writing about the Baltimore Ravens. Ravens' cap space for emergencies, potential tradesThe Baltimore Sun's Aaron Wilson writes that the reason the Ravens restructured Lardarius Webb's contract was to free up money in case somet…
    - 15 mins ago 29 Aug 14, 12:00pm -
  • newRavens receiver race stays the same after preseason win over Saints
    Michael Campanaro, Kamar Aiken and Deonte Thompson all had great moments in Baltimore's 22-13 win. With a lot riding in Baltimore's final preseason game, receivers Michael Campanaro, Kamar Aiken and Deonte Thompson all rose to the challenge in battl…
    - 9 hours ago 29 Aug 14, 3:32am -
  • newRavens running back Fitzgerald Toussaint runs for 103 yards in preseason win
    Assuming the Ravens don't bring Toussaint on the 53-man roster, they better hope he clears waivers so he can be invited onto the practice squad. Hey there Fitzgerald Toussaint. It's so nice to see you.Not many folks knew much about the undrafted ro…
    - 9 hours ago 29 Aug 14, 3:06am -
  • newRavens-Saints final score: Keith Wenning impresses in 22-13 win
    Ravens improve to 4-0 in the preseason with a win over New Orleans. One of the questions all preseason was whether Keith Wenning could snag a 53-man roster spot.He certainly helped his case in his first extended playing time. Sure, it's the preseas…
    - 9 hours ago 29 Aug 14, 2:52am -
  • newRavens-Saints open thread
    Join the comments section for the final preseason game. Join the comments section below for tonight's Ravens-Saints open thread.
    - 13 hours ago 28 Aug 14, 11:00pm -
  • newRavens preseason Week 4 roster guide
    It's the final preseason game and there will be a lot of backups to keep tabs on. No. Name Position Experience College2Tyrod TaylorQB4Virginia Tech4Sam KochP9Nebraska5Joe FlaccoQB7Delaware6Michael CampanaroWRRWake Forest9J…
    - 14 hours ago 28 Aug 14, 10:30pm -
  • newNFL institutes 6-game ban for first-time domestic violence offenders
    Second-time offenders are banned for life, but with the opportunity of applying for reinstatement after a year. The NFL dropped the ball on the Ray Rice suspension. And the league is finally owning up to it.Even on this site which caters to Ravens…
    - 17 hours ago 28 Aug 14, 7:16pm -
  • newWhich Ravens are playing, sitting out against the Saints
    Which players battling injuries will be playing in week four of the preseason against the Saints and which players won't be?The Baltimore Ravens will wrap up their preseason tonight against the New Orleans Saints in the fourth and final game. The fo…
    - 17 hours ago 28 Aug 14, 7:00pm -