Posted May 25, 2012 on
PLAYERS: Jordan Mabin
TEAMS: Baltimore Ravens
Former Northwestern cornerback Jordan Mabin saw his collegiate career come to a disappointing end with a an injury. Mabin worked through rehabilitation, then was able to earn a spot on the Ravens. He hopes hard work helps him stick in Baltimore.

Cody could emerge as a leader on and off the field for rookie Courtney Upshaw

Baltimore Ravens nose tackle Terrence Cody has improved in each of his first two seasons in the NFL, and there’s no reason why that trend can’t continue in 2012. Cody, 23, got into much better playing shape last year, shedding 65 pounds before the start of the 2011 season, according to a story by Yahoo’s [...]

Pitta, Dickson should only get better in 2012

Heading into the 2012 season, the Baltimore Ravens offense must improve upon its No. 19 ranked passing attack from a season ago. While quarterback Joe Flacco continues to make strides and steadily improve, he will benefit from the continued progression of third-year tight ends Ed Dickson and Dennis Pitta. Following the lockout last season, the [...]

McKinnie on the field at Ravens’ organized team activities

He’s a 10-year veteran with a Pro Bowl under his belt, but that’s not stopping this 32-year-old from participating in the Ravens’ voluntary OTA’s this week. While older players such as Ray Lewis, Ed Reed and Matt Birk are sitting out the team’s voluntary OTA’s, left tackle Bryant McKinnie, has been on the practice field [...]

Ravens’ John Harbaugh not worried that Ed Reed will retire

Ed Reed made some headlines last week by saying that he wasn’t “100%” sure he’d return for the 2012 NFL season, which would be his 11th in the NFL. Reed immediately backtracked after speculation started and today Head Coach John Harbaugh said he wasn’t worried at all that Reed would retire. Ravens fans shouldn’t worry either. Their biggest concerns with Reed should be...

Is it Kruger’s time to start?

Going into this offseason, it was presumed the Ravens’ starting linebackers would be Terrell Suggs, Ray Lewis, Jameel McClain and Paul Kruger. Then the draft came and the Ravens selected Courtney Upshaw out of Alabama. The big blow came right around the same time when Suggs tore his Achilles’ tendon. That’s when the look of the starting lineup really changed. Suggs will miss...

Ravens, Rice in a tough spot when it comes to contract talks

Ten years ago you didn’t think twice about paying a versatile player like Ray Rice top market value. Given his age, his production, and his contribution in an offense, a team wouldn’t balk at his price tag. But times are a changing. Rice is believed to be seeking $10 million a year from the Baltimore Ravens, who are reportedly unwilling to pay their top offensive piece Adrian...

OTA minicamp reports better than expected for Ravens...

The usual rap on OTA minicamps is you can't learn much about a player if he isn't wearing pads or being hit---or at least "worrying" about being hit.That may be true. But it is possible for each player involved to learn strategic things in OTA's---and to at least show his ability to grasp new terminology, as well as put himself in good position in the non...

Ravens are in communication with Ray Rice

One day after it was reported that Ray Rice wants Adrian Peterson money (7 years, 96 million, 36 million guaranteed), Jason La Canfora is reporting that Rice and the Ravens are talking. The Ravens reportedly will not even consider giving that much money to Rice, but the fact that they are talking is a good sign. La Canfora has called the talks between the two sides “constructive”...

Ravens’ Bryant McKinnie’s goal is to be at 345

Last offseason, Bryant McKinnie showed up to Vikings camp so overweight out of the lockout, almost 400 pounds, that the Vikings cut him even though they didn’t have a true replacement on the roster. This led to them having to sign the mediocre Charlie Johnson to be their left tackle and he predictably struggled, leading to the Vikings using the 4th overall pick on Matt Kalil. McKinnie...

Report: Ravens, Ray Rice have had “constructive” talks

Getty Images On Wednesday, ESPN’s Sal Paolantonio indicated that Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice may end up holding out for a long time, since he’s looking for “Adrian Peterson money.” Jason LaCanfora of the NFL Network made an appearance on 1560 The Game in Houston and sounded a lot more optimistic when it comes to Rice and the Ravens agreeing on a new contract. “I...

Ed Reed Will Play In The 2012-2013 NFL Season, According To Coach John Harbaugh

Last week, news broke that Ed Reed wouldn’t be playing in the 2012-2013 NFL season, due to an injury, but according to Ravens head coach John Harbaugh, Reed will be playing this upcoming season. “Ed is a guy that I trust and really care about,” Harbaugh said. “There’s been no indication that he’s not going to play this year as far as I’m concerned. I don’t worry...
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