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The Ravens would be wise to do whatever they can to bring back Corey Graham in 2014.
The Ravens already have two strong corners locked in next year in Lardarius Webb and Jimmy Smith. Webb steadily improved with his repaired ACL and was able to play at a high level even with a sports hernia.
Smith's cover skills and physicality got better throughout the 2013 season, as it would appear he's finally playing to the potential his first-round status garnered him.
Having Graham back will give all three players a chance to work this offseason to form a more cohesive and versatile unit. As it stands, cornerback was probably the best position on defense through the entire season, or at least the area that saw the most growth as the year progressed.
Graham gives the Ravens multiple options on defense — he can be used to blitz the quarterback, he and Webb are interchangeable as nickel corners and he fill in as an outside corner if there's an injury to the other two. If injuries ...
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Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun takes a look at some of the decisions that the Ravens will face this offseason.
After winning the Super Bowl last year, Baltimore failed to qualify for the playoffs, finishing with an 8-8 record. According to Wilson, the Ravens should have close to $14.5 million in cap space available to them for the entire offseason.
The Tweet came out of the blue from Ravens Running Back Bernard Pierce.
Yo this man @DreKates7 is a whole fraud! Bra stop lying to these females about playin football for the Ravens
— Bernard Pierce (@BPierce_30) January 1, 2014
A quick check of Kates Twitter page shows at least until recently his bio was said he was a defensive back for the Ravens (the bio has been changed, but...
After the Baltimore Ravens’ 34-17 loss to the Cincinnati Bengals last week, the team’s 2013 season has officially come to a close, ending their chance to defend their Super Bowl title. The Ravens finished 8-8 and fell one spot short of the final wild card position in the postseason.
(Patrick Semansky/AP Photo)
The Ravens struggled this season after losing big name players in...
ollowing a disappointing 8-8 season in which the Ravens failed to qualify for the playoffs after making it the previous five seasons under coach John Harbaugh, they face another challenging offseason filled with difficult personnel and salary cap decisions.
Here's a look at the Ravens' free agents and a salary cap outlook:
With a projected NFL salary cap limit of $126.3...
The Baltimore Ravens ended their five season playoff streak with a regular season loss to the Cincinnati Bengals last Sunday. The reigning Super Bowl Champions came out of the season “really healthy,” according to head coach John Harbaugh. Despite the lack of season-ending injuries, or backup quarterbacks that we have grown used to this year, there are two key players that...
Baltimore Ravens running backs coach Wilbert Montgomery won't be back in 2014.
Ravens coach John Harbaugh says Montgomery ''has decided to pursue other coaching and life opportunities.''
Montgomery joined the Ravens in 2008. Running back Ray Rice reached the Pro Bowl three times under Montgomery's guidance, but this season Rice rushed for only 660 yards...
The Baltimore Ravens have signed running back Cierre Wood to a futures contract.
Wood was let go by the Houston Texans in October after he allegedly smoked marijuana in the team hotel during a road game. The Patriots later picked him up and stashed him on their practice squad.
Ravens sign running back Cierre Wood to reserve-future deal
— Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) January 2...
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 either safety spot, Elam feels most comfortable at strong safety, playing closer to the line...
It’s an odd feeling for the Baltimore Ravens. They aren’t playing football in January. They have done so every year since John Harbaugh took over as head coach. This year, they won’t be. Less than 11 months from winning the Super Bowl, the Ravens are an 8-8 team that left many disappointed, and a lot of questions about the direction going forward. I’ve been wracking my brains...
Kicker Justin Tucker was the lone Raven to make the All-Pro team. He was a first-teamer, and deservedly so, making 38 of 41 field goal attempts with a long of 61 in Ford Field
Head coach John Harbaugh announced that running backs coach Wilbert Montgomery will not return to the team next season
Safety James Ihedigbo was fined $15,750 for unnecessary...
So you thought everyone was done making fun of the sideline punt return incident between Pittsburgh Steelers head coach Mike Tomlin and Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Jacoby Jones? Well, guess again.
Jones Junction Auto Group, a Maryland based car dealership, now has a new commercial out that features Jones having his path to a free manicure blocked by a man wearing a coaches'...
Heading into the off-season, the Ravens have some work to do coming off an 8-8 season. Not a major overhaul by any stretch of the imagination but just a few pieces here and there to try and tidy up this roster. Here are five pieces of the puzzle that should be addressed.
1. Do not resign Michael Oher
There just needs to be change on that offensive line. It could start with not resigning...
It figured that the Ravens' underperforming offensive unit would be the first to feel the wrath of Kahn...I mean, head coach John Harbaugh and GM Ozzie Newsome--- but the first assistant coach to fall on his sword should not be considered a scapegoat.
Ravens Running Backs Coach Wilbert Montgomery will not be returning next season.
John Harbaugh announced the coaching...
One week after New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick was sharply critical of the NFL labor deal and alleged that it played a role in increasing the amount of injuries, Ravens coach John Harbaugh joined him in ripping the collective bargaining agreement for curtailing younger players' development.
Under the new labor deal that ended the lockout in 2011, two-a-day practices...