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  • newTagliabue Couldn’t Stop Baltimore!

    Tagliabue Couldn’t Stop Baltimore!

    Former NFL Commissioner Paul Tagliabue conspired against the city of Baltimore during the NFL Expansion in 1993. The NFL was set to add two teams to the league who would begin play starting in the 1995 season. Tagliabue, a former … Continue reading…
    - 39 mins ago 31 Jul 15, 10:37am -
  • newZuttah Needs to Step up His Game in 2015
    Although he was a clear upgrade in 2014 over the disastrous play at center for the Baltimore Ravens during the 2013 season, Jeremy Zuttah needs to step up his game in 2015. If he doesn’t, waiting in the wings is … Continue reading →The post Zu…
    - 2 hours ago 31 Jul 15, 8:59am -
  • newYanda Prioritizes Team Over Own Success
    Ravens guard Marshal Yanda has quietly gone about his business year in and year out since being selected in the third round of the 2007 NFL draft. Yanda, one of three rookies to start along the Ravens offensive line in … Continue reading →The po…
    - 14 hours ago 30 Jul 15, 9:10pm -
  • newA Look at the Early “1st” & “2nd” Teams
    The big news of the day was the fact that Lardarius Webb failed his conditioning test and was not anaerobically fit to practice. Beyond that, practice was non-contact and segmented into special teams, position drills, 1-on-1 drills, 7-on-7, and sever…
    - 14 hours ago 30 Jul 15, 9:04pm -
  • newDownright Nasty Defensive Front

    - 17 hours ago 30 Jul 15, 5:57pm -
  • newWebb MIA
    Hopefully in a day or two this rant will all be for naught and Lardarius Webb will be back out on the practice field with his teammates – assuming he passes his conditioning test. But for now the veteran, the … Continue reading →The post Webb…
    - 18 hours ago 30 Jul 15, 5:29pm -
  • newWho Wouldn’t Yanda Want to Fight?
    Ryan Mink of Baltimore Ravens media had a question for Joe Flacco and Marshal Yanda. First, he asked Flacco the question: Which of your teammates would you least want to meet in an alley and have to fight? The response … Continue reading →The po…
    - 18 hours ago 30 Jul 15, 4:56pm -
  • newA Delayed Brady Suspension Helps Ravens
    Despite all of the legal posturing Tom Brady will probably be behind center on Opening Night of the 2015 NFL Season and that could be a blessing in disguise for the Ravens. A Steelers loss on Opening Night certainly benefits … Continue reading →…
    - 21 hours ago 30 Jul 15, 2:25pm -
  • newRavens Coaches Must See 20/20
    Unless you have a trained eye it is difficult at times to decipher who on the practice field is deserving of a spot on the Baltimore Ravens 53-man roster or is simply a practice hero. It’s up to the team’s … Continue reading →The post Ravens…
    - 21 hours ago 30 Jul 15, 1:47pm -
  • Ravens Training Camp Gets Under Way
    Football is finally back in Baltimore, as veterans officially reported to the Ravens training facility on Wednesday, kicking off the 20th training camp in team history. While the team doesn’t hit the football field until early Thursday morning for…
    - 1 day ago 30 Jul 15, 3:03am -

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  • newLardarius Webb fails conditioning test, isn’t cleared to practice yet

    Lardarius Webb fails conditioning test, isn’t cleared to practice yet

    The Ravens were without Lardarius Webb for the first practice of training camp, after the veteran cornerback failed his conditioning test. According to Clifton Brown of CSNBaltimore.com, Webb will have to pass the test before the team lets him practi…
    - 18 hours ago 30 Jul 15, 5:33pm -
  • Irsay: I have not talked to Goodell about Deflategate since January

    Irsay: I have not talked to Goodell about Deflategate since January

    Colts owner Jim Irsay says he isn’t trying to get NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell to deny Patriots quarterback Tom Brady’s appeal of his Deflategate suspension. Shortly after Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti denied lobbying Goodell to uphold Brady’s…
    - 4 days ago 27 Jul 15, 11:07pm -
  • Paolantonio says owners aren’t pressuring Goodell

    Paolantonio says owners aren’t pressuring Goodell

    A Friday appearance by ESPN’s Sal Paolantonio on the Mighty 1090 in San Diego, coupled with prior reports suggesting that NFL owners are lobbying Commissioner Roger Goodell regarding appeal of the four-game suspension imposed on Patriots quarterbac…
    - 4 days ago 27 Jul 15, 8:16pm -
  • Owner influence could make Brady’s lawsuit stronger

    Owner influence could make Brady’s lawsuit stronger

    Any effort by owners to pressure, influence, or lobby Commissioner Roger Goodell on the Tom Brady appeal undermines Goodell’s independence. Which in turn strengthens Brady’s case in court. The looming lawsuit (absent a zero-game suspension for B…
    - 4 days ago 27 Jul 15, 1:58pm -
  • Domestic violence prevention group wants Ray Rice to get chance

    Domestic violence prevention group wants Ray Rice to get chance

    Ray Rice still doesn’t have much substantial interest, but he is building a base of people behind him, pushing for him to get another chance to play in the NFL. Via Adam Schefter of ESPN, the co-founders of a national anti-domestic violence group a…
    - 4 days ago 27 Jul 15, 11:13am -
  • Bisciotti denies pressuring Goodell on #DeflateGate

    Bisciotti denies pressuring Goodell on #DeflateGate

    On Friday, ESPN Sal Paolantonio supplied it. Now, Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti has denied it. Responding to Paolantonio’s claim that Bisciotti, Colts owner Jim Irsay, and other AFC owners have been lobbying Commissioner Roger Goodell to uphold the…
    - 5 days ago 26 Jul 15, 5:04pm -
  • Owner lobbying undermines Goodell’s independence in Brady appeal

    Owner lobbying undermines Goodell’s independence in Brady appeal

    Yes, the NFL Players Association agreed since the very first Collective Bargaining Agreement that the Commissioner will have final say over punishment imposed on players for infractions against the integrity of the game. But the Commissioner still mu…
    - 5 days ago 26 Jul 15, 7:10am -
  • Ravens place Dennis Pitta, Terrence Brooks on PUP List

    Ravens place Dennis Pitta, Terrence Brooks on PUP List

    Earlier this week, there was a report that Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta was expected to start training camp on the physically unable to perform list. That report was proven correct on Friday when the NFL’s daily transactions report brought word th…
    - 7 days ago 24 Jul 15, 9:25pm -
  • Report: Greg Schiano calling teams to help Ray Rice get a job

    Report: Greg Schiano calling teams to help Ray Rice get a job

    Ray Rice is closing in on the one-year anniversary of his release from the Ravens and he’d like to be employed by a new team when September 8 rolls around. Ed Werder of ESPN reports that Rice has been calling teams in hopes of landing a job with so…
    - 7 days ago 24 Jul 15, 8:19pm -
  • Rookies report for Saints, Browns and Ravens on Wednesday

    Rookies report for Saints, Browns and Ravens on Wednesday

    We’re getting closer to the full-fledged return of football. Rookies for the Saints, Browns and Ravens will report for training camp on Wednesday. Veterans for the three teams won’t report for another week. For the early-round draft picks from th…
    - 9 days ago 22 Jul 15, 2:11pm -

Ravens Football Machine

  • newRavens 2015 Training Camp is in full bloom…
    You probably couldn’t train in any worse weather for football than what the Baltimore heat and humidity gave to Ravens players in the first week of full-team camp. Maybe the discomfort is a good thing in the long run. But don’t tell that to corne…
    - 13 hours ago 30 Jul 15, 10:37pm -
  • QB’s and Rookies report to Ravens Camp as Terrence Brooks goes to PUP list…
    A bittersweet beginning to 2015 Ravens Training Camp as rookies and quarterbacks reported for their physicals and their conditioning tests this past Sunday—young safety Terrence Brooks and veteran TE Dennis Pitta were placed on the “Physically Un…
    - 4 days ago 27 Jul 15, 8:25pm -
  • Ravens fans react to Dennis Pitta’s probable PUP list fate…
    You couldn’t ask to meet a nicer guy than Dennis Pitta. He should be entering the 6th year of his career as a receiving TE in his physical prime. But coming back from his second hip fracture in the previous two years is going to be problematic. Pit…
    - 7 days ago 23 Jul 15, 11:22pm -
  • Reggie Wayne a Raven? I don’t think so….
    Reggie Wayne might have been a good idea as a receiver for the Ravens about three years ago— but not now. My guess is his agent has put out a rumor claiming that the Ravens and the Patriots are interested in signing his client. I was ready to put o…
    - 11 days ago 20 Jul 15, 10:25pm -
  • Preview of Ravens depth chart going into 2015 Training Camp…
    News is pretty thin right now as Ravens fans wait about two more weeks for training camp activities to open. If you look around the daily newspapers and the approximately 30 various Ravens fan blogs, you may find yourself chuckling at some of the str…
    - 16 days ago 15 Jul 15, 10:51pm -
  • Ravens sign the best punter in the NFL…and place 7 players in the Top 100 if you count Haloti…
    Sam Koch (pronounced “COOK”) is the best punter in the NFL.  He has played for the Ravens, and the team wanted to make sure he continues playing for the Ravens. The Ravens and punter Sam Koch have reached a verbal agreement on a contract extensi…
    - 20 days ago 11 Jul 15, 5:21am -
  • Brandon Williams is the best Ravens defensive tackle you never heard of…
    One of the nicer consequences of the Ravens’ trade of their veteran all-star defensive tackle Haloti Ngata to the Detroit Lions this offseason is that fans will get to appreciate Brandon Williams a whole lot more. Williams is really good. He anchor…
    - 23 days ago 8 Jul 15, 8:54pm -
  • The tough questions for Ravens during summer vacation…
    A few more weeks of vacay for the Ravens players and coaches—then the hard questions must be asked and a plan put in place. Hardcore Ravens fan Dom McRaven responded to an “NFL Live” segment on ESPN in which the panelists talked about who would…
    - 27 days ago 4 Jul 15, 6:05pm -
  • Ten cornerbacks will compete for 5, maybe 6 spots on Ravens final roster…
    Garrett Downing over at BaltimoreRavens.com has a nice series going on positional roster competition for the Ravens coming up in 2015 training camp. In a recent look at the cornerback candidates, Downing broke down the list of competitors—some vete…
    - 31 days ago 29 Jun 15, 11:18pm -
  • Baltimore Ravens Fall In Top-10 For Most Travel Miles For 2015 NFL Season
    The Baltimore Ravens are heading into training camp with the same head coach and quarterback that they’ve had since 2008, as John Harbaugh and Joe Flacco will look to add to their already-stellar resumes. After a deflating loss to the New England P…
    - 34 days ago 27 Jun 15, 4:00am -

Baltimore Gridiron Report

  • newRavens one of the Few Teams Where the QB is Their Best Player
    Everyone knows that the quarterback is almost always the most important player on the team, and as far as the Ravens go, their quarterback is by far and away their most important, this determined by NFL.com – who talked about teams where the QB is…
    - 9 hours ago 31 Jul 15, 1:47am -
  • The “Biggest Gut-Punch Loss” in Ravens History? SI Has a Recent One
    Sports Illustrated has put out a piece on the “Biggest gut-punch loss” for each and every franchise, the Ravens included. The game that the author the piece, Doug Farrar, picked is a recent one – a game that stopped the Ravens from getting to t…
    - 9 days ago 22 Jul 15, 9:23pm -
  • Ravens with Interest in Former Colts WR Reggie Wayne?
    The Colts elected not to bring wide receiver Reggie Wayne but Wayne said he is not retiring. Wayne told Mike Wells of ESPN.com that teams have been calling him and he plans to play this season. Dave Furst of RTV6 in Indianapolis reports that the Patr…
    - 11 days ago 20 Jul 15, 5:01pm -
  • Rookie WR Perriman Looks to Win Starting Job Out of Camp
    Ravens rookie wide receiver Breshad Perriman is eyeing a starting job and is hoping to make an immediate impact as a deep threat and otherwise following an offseason where he flashed playmaking skills and explosiveness along with a tendency to lose h…
    - 24 days ago 7 Jul 15, 3:28pm -
  • Ravens Ink Veteran CB Cassius Vaughn
    The Ravens have signed veteran cornerback Cassius Vaughn according to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun. Vaughn has played for the Indianapolis Colts, the Denver Broncos, and the Detroit Lions in the course of a five-year NFL career that has included…
    - 64 days ago 28 May 15, 6:09pm -
  • Baltimore’s Arrest Problem
    Do the Ravens have a problem when it comes to players getting arrested off the field? Check Joe Flacco’s NFL odds for this 2015 football season at Mybookie.ag. The team has had an array of arrests since the end of the 2014 season which ended with a…
    - 26 Mar 15, 1:44pm -
  • Ravens Keeping RB Justin Forsett With Three-Year Deal
    The Ravens are keeping their top running back from last season, as they have come to terms with running back Justin Forsett. The back was an unrestricted free agent coming off a breakout season in which he rushed for 1,266 yards. Ravens are giving RB…
    - 12 Mar 15, 6:29pm -
  • Kubiak Announces He’s Staying Put with the Ravens
    Despite garnering interest for head-coaching vacancies, Ravens offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak has decided to stay with the Ravens, Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun reports. “It is flattering and humbling to be invited to interview for a number…
    - 12 Jan 15, 3:00pm -
  • Ravens vs Patriots – A Rivalry With Respect Trickled In
    For the third time in four seasons, the Ravens and Patriots will do battle in the AFC Playoffs, this time it’s first Divisional game of the biggest NFL weekend of the year, and this time instead of a trip to the Super Bowl on the line, it’s for a…
    - 8 Jan 15, 7:20pm -
  • Ravens vs Steelers NFL Wild Card Inactives
    Ravens: OT Eugene Monroe, DT Timmy Jernigan, TE Phillip Supernaw, DT Casey Walker, DT Terrence Cody, DE Steven Means, CB Chris Greenwood Steelers: CB Ike Taylor, RB Le’Veon Bell, DE Clifton Geathers, OL Chris Hubbard, TE Michael Palmer, WR Lance Mo…
    - 4 Jan 15, 12:08am -

Baltimore Beat Down

  • newTerrell Suggs goes easy on New England Patriots' QB Tom Brady
    Ravens' linebacker Terrell Suggs avoided controversy when he opted to not opine about Brady's suspension and subsequent court battle that will play out this season.You know what? All I can say is it’s fortunate that’s not a Baltimore Raven prob…
    - 1 hour ago 31 Jul 15, 10:00am -
  • newRavens Top 20 #2: Glory
    Continuing our look at the Ravens top moments.The Ravens made it to the playoffs in 2000 for the first time in their history. That was the first time a Baltimore had been to the NFL postseason since the 1977 NFL Season. The Ravens also made it to th…
    - 2 hours ago 31 Jul 15, 9:00am -
  • newRavens Top 20 #3: The Miracle
    Continuing our look at the Ravens best momentsThe Ravens were not favored heading into the 2012 AFC Divisional Game against the Denver Broncos. The Broncos were the #1 seed in the AFC and had a top five offense and defense,plus they had already defe…
    - 14 hours ago 30 Jul 15, 9:00pm -
  • newCornerback Lardarius Webb failed conditioning test
    At the start of the day, there was a noticeable absence of cornerback Lardarius Webb. Not seeing number 21 on the field and instead seeing cornerback Rashaan Melvin out on the field, the talk became if Webb had been injured or was just missing practi…
    - 17 hours ago 30 Jul 15, 6:28pm -
  • newMarshal Yanda not worried about how he is ranked in Madden
    A lot of players appreciate and strive to get personal accolades. Pro Bowls, high Madden ratings and fat contracts. But Ravens' right guard Marshal Yanda isn't one of those types of players.A lot of players appreciate and strive to get personal acco…
    - 19 hours ago 30 Jul 15, 4:29pm -
  • newBobby Engram's coaching career off to a great start
    The young coach has a bright future.At the time of his hiring, Bobby Engram's name was overlooked by fans and the media. When an offense goes through the motions of replacing an entire staff, positional coaches rarely get the same amount of attentio…
    - 20 hours ago 30 Jul 15, 3:00pm -
  • newTackle Ricky Wagner and Center Jeremy Zuttah progressing well from injuries
    According to Aaron Wilson, the Ravens two offensive linemen are progressing well from their respective injuries. Jeremy Zuttah had offseason hip surgery to clean up bone spurs, while Wagner had Lisfranc surgery following a sprain in his foot towards…
    - 21 hours ago 30 Jul 15, 2:00pm -
  • new2015 Ravens' Training Camp: 7/30 Camp observations
    We'll be bringing you all the updated coverage today live from the Under Armour Performance Facility. So keep updating the page regularly and stick here with us.The first true day of training camp has begun. With a balmy 91 degrees out there today,…
    - 21 hours ago 30 Jul 15, 1:52pm -