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  • newPreston Gives Contrarian Contradiction
    I’ve never been a big critic of Baltimore’s most notorious sports contrarian, but Preston contradicts himself with his NFL Draft #HotTakes this year. Press play or read the transcript below for more. Subscribe to our channels on SoundCloud and…
    - 15 hours ago 3 May 16, 4:41pm -
  • newSteve Smith’s Trampoline…Why?

    Steve Smith’s Trampoline…Why?

    Steve Smith Sr. isn’t the biggest player. He uses his short area quickness and veteran savvy to get open. He uses his aggressiveness and pound-for-pound strength to eat up yards after the catch. But because of his height, it’s tough for him ……
    - 16 hours ago 3 May 16, 3:43pm -
  • No Thanks on a 5th Year of Matt Elam
    The Ravens say no thanks to fifth-year option of Matt Elam. Peter King gives the Cowboys’ perspective of the trade that almost happened. No team is better than the aggregate at the draft. NFL draft trades usually benefit the team … Continue readi…
    - 1 day ago 2 May 16, 8:37pm -
  • 5 Lessons Learned From Ravens’ Draft

    5 Lessons Learned From Ravens’ Draft

    Heading into the draft, the Ravens needed more explosiveness, both on the edge on defense and at the skill positions. They lacked both in 2015, and in this year’s draft, they found both. Let’s look at that lesson and four others … Continue rea…
    - 2 days ago 2 May 16, 6:26pm -
  • Ravens Prioritize Character, Football IQ
    The Ravens are receiving some high grades throughout the NFL community for their 2016 draft class. They had a ton of picks, including five in the fourth round. Eric DeCosta stressed the importance of those mid-round picks last month at … Continue r…
    - 2 days ago 2 May 16, 6:19pm -
  • Reynolds Caught Ravens’ Eye Early
    Ravens assistant general manager Eric DeCosta sat smiling as he and Ozzie Newsome took in the East-West game late last season. While taking in the action, DeCosta couldn’t help but notice Navy Midshipman quarterback Keenan Reynolds. In fact, Reynol…
    - 2 days ago 2 May 16, 5:54pm -
  • Analyzing the “Winner” of Ravens’ Trades

    Analyzing the “Winner” of Ravens’ Trades

    A few weeks ago, I looked at the spots to which the Ravens could trade back and the potential for draft day trades. Things changed shortly after I wrote. Two big-time trades for two teams targeting quarterbacks shook up the … Continue reading →T…
    - 2 days ago 2 May 16, 5:23pm -
  • The Trade That Never Happened

    The Trade That Never Happened

    Ravens And Cowboys Discussed a First Round Swap   The adrenalin in a draft war room must be off the charts particularly when teams discuss swapping picks. Such discussions took place between the Baltimore Ravens and Dallas Cowboys on Day … Continu…
    - 2 days ago 2 May 16, 4:56pm -
  • Ravens Didn’t Get Jack!
    By most counts Ozzie Newsome & Co. reeled in a nice haul of players from the amateur ranks during the 2016 NFL Draft. But at the end of the day the Ravens didn’t get Jack! Press play for more or read the … Continue reading →The post Ravens D…
    - 2 days ago 2 May 16, 1:18pm -
  • Ravens Hit a Home Run

    Ravens Hit a Home Run

    “It’s been a really, really good three days.”   The Ravens 2016 NFL Draft was a bit like a good afternoon at Camden Yards. Day 1 was like the table setter – the leadoff hitter who worked the count for … Continue reading →The post Ravens…
    - 2 days ago 2 May 16, 5:02am -

  • newNFLPA warns players about contaminated meat in China and Mexico

    NFLPA warns players about contaminated meat in China and Mexico

    One of the tenets of the NFL’s performance-enhancing drug policy is that players are responsible for everything that goes into their body and, as a result, that it does not matter if banned substances are ingested intentionally or not when determin…
    - 12 hours ago 3 May 16, 8:02pm -
  • Final count: 12 first-round picks from ’13 have fifth-year options declined

    Final count: 12 first-round picks from ’13 have fifth-year options declined

    The decisions are in, and 12 first-round picks from 2013 did not have their fifth-year contract options picked up by the teams that drafted them. The deadline for such decisions was Monday. Some were of the last-minute variety, though it’s possible…
    - 1 day ago 3 May 16, 3:01am -
  • Ravens take Navy quarterback Keenan Reynolds

    Ravens take Navy quarterback Keenan Reynolds

    After a great college career at Navy, Keenan Reynolds is getting his chance in the NFL. And he won’t even have to leave Maryland. The Ravens chose Reynolds, the former Navy quarterback, in the sixth round at Pick 182. He was announced as a wide rec…
    - 3 days ago 30 Apr 16, 8:00pm -
  • Ronnie Stanley takes issue with Schefter’s Tunsil report

    Ronnie Stanley takes issue with Schefter’s Tunsil report

    Ravens left tackle Ronnie Stanley, the sixth pick in the 2016 draft, has faced some criticism for the perception he won’t always roll up his sleeves and rumble. On Saturday afternoon, Stanley has done just that, albeit on Twitter. In the wake of a…
    - 4 days ago 30 Apr 16, 6:46pm -
  • Report: Ravens would have taken Laremy Tunsil, but for gas-mask video

    Report: Ravens would have taken Laremy Tunsil, but for gas-mask video

    A team that knows a thing or two about the problems that video can cause  reportedly decided that a video suddenly emerging before the draft was the deciding factor in choosing between a pair of tackles. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that the Rave…
    - 4 days ago 30 Apr 16, 5:07pm -
  • Ravens add to pass rush, again

    Ravens add to pass rush, again

    It seems the Ravens had a plan on Friday night, to add picks and to add pass rushers. After making two trades and selecting Kamalei Correa in the second round, the Ravens in the third round picked defensive end Bronson Kaufusi at No. 70. Kaufusi, who…
    - 4 days ago 30 Apr 16, 2:08am -
  • Ravens add picks to address defense, select pass rusher

    Ravens add picks to address defense, select pass rusher

    The Ravens started the second round Friday night by trading down twice, first with the Jaguars and then with the Dolphins. It’s fair to assume those trades were made with the intent of picking up extra picks to address the defense. When the Ravens…
    - 4 days ago 30 Apr 16, 12:13am -
  • Ravens had inside information that Chargers wanted Joey Bosa

    Ravens had inside information that Chargers wanted Joey Bosa

    In preparing for the draft, NFL teams always try to find out whatever they can about other teams’ draft boards, while staying quiet about their own draft boards. This year, the Ravens were able to find out a secret that the Chargers kept from the p…
    - 4 days ago 29 Apr 16, 10:55pm -
  • Son of Ray Lewis charged with sexually assaulting two women

    Son of Ray Lewis charged with sexually assaulting two women

    The son of ESPN analyst and former NFL linebacker Ray Lewis is facing third-degree criminal sexual conduct charges. Ray Anthony Lewis III, a sophomore defensive back at Coastal Carolina University, turned himself in Friday. Two alleged victims told p…
    - 4 days ago 29 Apr 16, 10:27pm -
  • Report: Ravens not expected to cut Eugene Monroe

    Report: Ravens not expected to cut Eugene Monroe

    When the offseason opened, there was some talk about the Ravens parting ways with left tackle Eugene Monroe, but owner Steve Bisciotti said in March that Monroe would remain in place. Some might wonder if that position will shift now that the team ha…
    - 5 days ago 29 Apr 16, 6:16pm -

Baltimore Ravens Videos

Final Drive: Eric Weddle Bringing Back His Beard

- 11 hours ago 3 May 16, 8:39pm -
Watch Ravens Stars Photobomb Fans At Flock Festival

- 12 hours ago 3 May 16, 7:24pm -
Final Drive: Ravens Show Off Running Man Challenge

- 1 day ago 2 May 16, 8:47pm -
Behind The Scenes Of Stanley's Draft Weekend

- 2 days ago 2 May 16, 3:52pm -
Tavon Young Meets Ravens Fans On Draft Day

- 2 days ago 2 May 16, 12:54pm -
Final Drive: Joe Flacco Sizes Up Ronnie Stanley

- 4 days ago 29 Apr 16, 10:06pm -
Making Of Ronnie Stanley’s Ravens Jersey

- 5 days ago 29 Apr 16, 3:46pm -
Instant Reaction To Ravens Picking Ronnie Stanley

- 5 days ago 29 Apr 16, 4:05am -
Ronnie Stanley: Let's Go Get This Super Bowl

- 5 days ago 29 Apr 16, 2:55am -
Final Drive: Safest Pick If Ravens Stay At No. 6

- 5 days ago 28 Apr 16, 9:43pm -
Final Drive: Top Pundits Disagree On Ravens Trade

- 6 days ago 27 Apr 16, 9:00pm -
Mailbag: What Mid-Round WR Could Ravens Target?

- 7 days ago 27 Apr 16, 5:32pm -
Final Drive: Smith Dominates Cruzin Coolers Race

- 7 days ago 26 Apr 16, 10:06pm -
Steve Smith’s Cinderella-Worthy Prom Date

- 8 days ago 26 Apr 16, 6:52pm -
Ravens’ Best- And Worst-Case Draft Scenarios

- 8 days ago 26 Apr 16, 5:33pm -

Ravens Football Machine

  • newOzzie’s deepest Ravens draft in a long time gets praise…
    RAVENS 2016 DRAFT CHOICES Round 1: No. 06 Round 4: No. 132* T Ronnie Stanley DT Willie Henry Round 2: No. 42 Round 4: No. 134* OLB Kamalei Correa RB Kenneth Dixon Round 3: No. 70 Round 5: No. 146 DE Bronson Kaufusi OLB Matt Judon Round 4: No. 104 Rou…
    - 14 hours ago 3 May 16, 5:22pm -
  • Ten best rookie-on-rookie matchups to watch in 2016 NFL season
    The 2016 NFL draft saw 253 players selected over a three-day span, providing the league with an influx of new talent and the next generation of stars. At various points in next year’s regular season, the best of these first-year players will run in…
    - 2 days ago 2 May 16, 2:30pm -
  • Best, worst from 2016 NFL draft
    The 2016 NFL draft is in the books. All those mock drafts are a thing of the past. The names of the 253 players drafted are set in stone. Now all that’s left is years and years of Monday morning quarterbacking, starting with this breakdown of the…
    - 2 days ago 2 May 16, 12:00pm -
  • Ravens wanted to trade up for Jalen Ramsey, Cowboys slammed the door
    The Dallas Cowboys didn’t want the Baltimore Ravens to get their hands on Jalen Ramsey. Well, maybe Jerry Jones just wanted Ohio State running back Ezekiel Elliott. But the Ravens had their eye on the Florida State defensive back, but were unable t…
    - 5 days ago 29 Apr 16, 1:35pm -
  • Here’s your Ravens scorecard for the 2016 Draft…
    Barring any last-minute trade-up or trade-back by Ozzie Newsome (as he made in Round 2), here is your Ravens dance card for the NFL Draft in Chicago. I will update the score for you as the Draft progresses. But starting out at 8:00 P.M. EST on Thursd…
    - 5 days ago 28 Apr 16, 8:40pm -
  • Steve Smith took autistic girl to high school prom
    Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith made a dream come true in Cinderella fashion for 18-year-old Aubrey Bridges. After Bridges saw a video of Smith dancing and noted he’d make for a superb prom date, the legendary wideout cleared his schedul…
    - 7 days ago 27 Apr 16, 5:08pm -
  • Report: Ravens eyeing Joey Bosa, edge rushers at No. 6
    The Baltimore Ravens are reportedly focusing on Ohio State’s Joey Bosa and a pair of other edge pass-rushers with the sixth overall pick in the 2016 NFL draft. According to Jamison Hensley of ESPN, the Ravens believe Bosa is the “type of young pa…
    - 8 days ago 26 Apr 16, 5:59pm -
  • Ravens RB Trent Richardson has lost more than 20 pounds
    Normally, the only reason someone like Trent Richardson would be getting any attention at this time of the year is because he’s on a list of the biggest all-time NFL draft busts. A lot of people might have forgotten, however, that Richardson is st…
    - 8 days ago 26 Apr 16, 2:09pm -
  • 10 underrated NFL draft prospects who could be steals
    By now, you probably have a pretty good idea who you want your team to take Thursday night during the first round of the 2016 NFL draft. Don’t forget, though, that there are two more days and six more rounds of the draft. Chances are your team wil…
    - 9 days ago 25 Apr 16, 11:00am -
  • Ramblin’ gamblin’ man picks Buckner at #6 for Ravens…
    I’m not exactly Bob Seger but I’ve got a hunch the Ravens will end up taking defensive end DeForest Buckner at #6 overall this coming Thursday… and that’s if Ozzie Newsome can restrain himself from the tempting opportunity of trading back to…
    - 10 days ago 24 Apr 16, 4:02am -

Baltimore Gridiron Report

  • Ravens Agree to Terms with Former First Round RB Trent Richardson
    The Ravens and former Browns, Colts and Raiders running back Trent Richardson agreed to terms on Monday morning, as team hopes he can revive his career in Baltimore and add to the clubs’ ground game. The sides first talked in February, but the Rave…
    - 16 days ago 18 Apr 16, 3:17pm -
  • Ravens Bring Back Restricted Right Free Agent RB Terrance West
    The Ravens have re-signed running back restricted rights free agent running back Terrance West to a one-year deal according to the team’s official website. West, originally a third-round draft pick out of Towson by the Cleveland Browns in 2014, has…
    - 27 days ago 7 Apr 16, 12:26am -
  • Ravens Have “Unofficial” Agreement in Place with RB Trent Richardson
    Running back Trent Richardson worked out for the Ravens this month and while he wasn’t signed immediately, he was told that the team was interested in adding him when he got in better shape, Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun reports. He’s apparen…
    - 43 days ago 22 Mar 16, 7:24pm -
  • Ravens to Chat with Free Agent WR Mike Wallace Monday
    The Ravens are looking to upgrade their wide out core this offseason, and one player they will speak to about possibly coming to the team is former Steelers, Dolphins and Vikings wide out Mike Wallace. Free agent WR Mike Wallace scheduled to visit Ba…
    - 52 days ago 12 Mar 16, 10:25pm -
  • Ravens Decline Option on DE Chris Canty
    The Ravens have declined the 2016 option for defensive end Chris Canty according to Ian Rapoport of The Ravens are purging their roster of veterans in an attempt to emerge from salary cap hell and free enough money to re-sign valued free age…
    - 62 days ago 3 Mar 16, 6:19pm -
  • Ravens and QB Joe Flacco Agree to Three-Year Extension
    The Ravens and quarterback Joe Flacco have agreed on a new three-year extension, one that will pay him a whopping $66.3 million with $44 million of it guaranteed. The deal will help the Ravens in terms of their cap number, as they were looking to low…
    - 63 days ago 2 Mar 16, 6:30pm -
  • WR Steve Smith Announces He Will Return in 2016
    Ravens wide out Steve Smith has announced that he’s not going to retire, but will be back for a 16th NFL season. Smith’s season was cut short, so instead of walking away he’ll return to finish his three-year, $10.5 million contract with the Rav…
    - 30 Dec 15, 5:24pm -
  • Steelers vs Ravens NFL Week 16 Inactives
    Steelers inactives: Mike Vick, Jacoby Jones, WR Sammie Coates, RB Jordan Todman, OLB Anthony Chickillo, OT Byron Stingily and DE L.T. Walton Ravens inactives: QB Jimmy Clausen, WR Marlon Brown, RB Terrence Magee, CB Jumal Rolle, CB Jermaine Whitehead…
    - 27 Dec 15, 5:54pm -
  • Steelers vs Ravens NFL Week 16 Capsule
    PITTSBURGH STEELERS (9-5) AT BALTIMORE RAVENS (4-10) SERIES STEELERS RAVENS SERIES LEADER 21-18   STREAKS   3 of past 4 COACHES VS. OPP. Mike Tomlin: 10-10 John Harbaugh: 9-9 LAST WEEK W 34-27 vs. Broncos L 34-14 vs. Chiefs LAST REG SEA GAME 10/1/1…
    - 23 Dec 15, 6:39pm -
  • Ravens Fall to 4-8 Following Tough 15-13 Loss to Dolphins in Miami
    In a season that has been frustrating on so many levels, it got even worse Sunday in Miami, as the Ravens dropped to 4-8 with a 15-13 loss to the Dolphins. Matt Schaub threw a pair of picks 20 seconds apart to help Miami score two touchdowns to seal…
    - 6 Dec 15, 10:08pm -

Baltimore Beat Down

  • newSteve Smith Sr. posts email from the NFL about contaminated meat in China and Mexico
    An insider look from Smitty NFL players may be avoiding the buffet's in China and Mexico this season, or they could be suspended!No, it's not the NFL regulating their actual consumption, but instead the NFL has in fact noticed the meat is contaminat…
    - 13 hours ago 3 May 16, 6:53pm -
  • newBaltimore Ravens release Leon Brown, rescind tender for Konrad Reuland
    With an already crowded roster, moves like this are not surprising at all The Baltimore Ravens loaded up their roster this past weekend, adding 11 draft picks including 8 in the top four rounds. The influx of young talent has filled the roster out, i…
    - 17 hours ago 3 May 16, 3:03pm -
  • newBreshad Perriman to honor Tray Walker with new cleats for 2016 season
    Respect. Breshad Perriman recently posted on his instagram a beautiful tribute to loved teammate Tray Walker. @officialjreese @sole__candy got me right with these for main man! Bruh will never be forgotten! You live through me two five!! Still…
    - 17 hours ago 3 May 16, 3:00pm -
  • newWhy no love for new Baltimore Ravens receiver Chris Moore?
    While many are satisfied with the Ravens additions this past weekend, fans have expressed disappointment with the selection of Moore... Wide receiver was thought to be a secondary need for the Baltimore Ravens in this years draft, with names like Ste…
    - 18 hours ago 3 May 16, 2:00pm -
  • newKamalei Correa vs. Noah Spence - Baltimore Ravens make the correct 2016 NFL Draft decision?
    Do you trust that Ozzie made the correct decision The Ravens were notably a big fan of Noah Spence, and word before the draft was Noah Spence a lock for the Ravens at 36th overall. Clearly we know now that the Ravens were not in play for Spence, and…
    - 19 hours ago 3 May 16, 1:00pm -
  • newBaltimore Ravens Should take a look at Chris Culliver
    The Redskins cornerback was recently released. While the Ravens addressed close to every immediate need in a draft that wielded serious depth, they failed to add outside cornerback depth, as Maurice Canady cannot be expected to contribute this year.…
    - 20 hours ago 3 May 16, 12:00pm -
  • newHave the Ravens lost their edge?
    National reporters have given the Ravens draft glowing reviews, yet local pundits have questioned if the team played it too safe Red star players was the catch phrase coming out of the Castle this weekend.  Assistant general manger Eric DeCosta expl…
    - 21 hours ago 3 May 16, 11:00am -
  • Baltimore Ravens decline 5th year option on safety Matt Elam
    The Baltimore Ravens will not pick up a fifth year option for safety Matt Elam which means Elam will be an unrestricted free agent after the 2016 season according to, who is entering his fourth season with the team, has not lived up t…
    - 1 day ago 2 May 16, 8:38pm -