Found August 10, 2013 on Football Nation:
There was a reason the Baltimore Ravens drafted Courtney Upshaw. The only surprise was the huge linebacker from Alabama (no surprise there)  lasted until the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft.Whether it was age, need, skill, a player too good to pass up or the potential to replace Ray Lewis in the lineup, the thought of not having a guy like Upshaw was too much to resist.And now, the former All-American and BCS National Champion must start playing like he did in Tuscaloosa.In other words, with all the changes on this team after winning the Super Bowl, Upshaw must do his part.Ray Lewis retired. Ed Reed is in Houston, Dannell Ellerbee is in Miami and Paul Kruger is in Cleveland. The Ravens defense is a shell of the one that won the Super Bowl last season. Bodies must be replaced, energy restored and hope renewed. It should not be placed on Upshaw’s shoulders, but he must make a statement this season.Just for the record, he had 60 tackles and 1.5 sacks on the season.If listening to fe...

Should the Ravens trade Bernard Pierce?

The Baltimore Ravens had a lot of questions at wide receiver this season after they traded Anquan Boldin to the San Francisco 49ers, but the double whammy of losing Dennis Pitta for the season and Ed Dickson for a significant amount of time spells trouble. Reliable targets are what Joe Flacco needs, and there is nothing on the market that fills that need. However, the running back...

Video:Jonathan Ogden massacres R&B classic at HOF karaoke event

When Jonathan Ogden played for the Baltimore Ravens he played with the spirit that was rooted in the ways of the legends. The one thing that the legends did not have to deal with was TMZ’s cameras capturing moments like these during Hall of Fame Weekend. Please click here to watch this video. The post Video:Jonathan Ogden massacres R&B classic at HOF karaoke event appeared...

Report: Ravens to sign WR Brandon Stokley

According to the Baltimore Sun, the Baltimore Ravens are getting ready to sign veteran receiver Brandon Stokley. Stokley, a 14 year veteran, was last seen with the Denver Broncos last year where he caught 45 passes for 544 yards. Throughout his career, Stokley has also spent time with the Colts, Seahawks, Giants, and Ravens. The Ravens were the ones who drafted Stokley in the fourth...

Ravens bring WR Stokley back

The Baltimore Ravens signed wide receiver Brandon Stokley to a one-year contract Sunday, adding competition for their second and third wide receiver jobs. The 37-year old Stokley was drafted by the Ravens in the fourth round of the 1999 NFL draft and caught a touchdown during Baltimore's win over the New York Giants in the 2001 Super Bowl. Since leaving the Ravens following...

NFL Rumors: WR Brandon Stokley to the Baltimore Ravens?

The Baltimore Ravens are in desperate need of a veteran possession receiver and it seems as if they have made a move in order to secure one. According to the Baltimore Sun, the Ravens have agreed to terms with veteran slot receiver Brandon Stokley. Stokley, 37, has an injury history but was still effective for the Denver Broncos last season Stokley was reunited with his former quarterback...

Baltimore Ravens to sign veteran TE Dallas Clark

The Baltimore Ravens are at least trying to help Joe Flacco and their offense after losing key playmakers to injuries and salary issues. Now, Dallas Clark will be joining the team, the Ravens announced. Ozzie Newsome has an agreement in principle with TE Dallas Clark. — Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) August 11, 2013 Clark already has one key connection in Baltimore...

Ravens bring in Stokley, Clark

The Baltimore Ravens have bolstered their receiving corps, agreeing in principle to a contract with tight end Dallas Clark and signing wideout Brandon Stokley to a one-year contract. The team announced the deals Sunday. The Ravens lost top tight end Dennis Pitta to a season-ending hip injury early in training camp, and Ed Dickson, the player being counted on to replace him is sidelined...

Dallas Clark Lands in Baltimore

Dallas Clark has agreed to join the Ravens. SOURCE: Adam Schefter, ESPNFantasy Spin:With Dennis Pitta and Ed Dickson both out with injuries, this just made too much sense not to happen. He's not one of the top-tier tight ends anymore but Clark can still be productive. Keep an eye out for him in fantasy.

Baltimore Ravens: Stokely and Clark Signings Will Pay Dividends

The 2013 injury bug first landed in Baltimore this season with a season-ending hip injury to TE Dennis Pitta. Pitta, a third year tight end out of BYU, caught 61 passes last year for Baltimore in a Super Bowl winning season.Losing Pitta so early in the season meant that the Ravens' QB Joe Flacco would be without one of his most potent threats. Instead of putting more pressure...

NFL Weekly Report

Baltimore Ravens The Ravens have signed veteran wide receiver Brandon Stokley to a one year contract.  This is a great move for the Super Bowl champs who started off the year on an interesting note by trading or not resigning several key players.  Veteran receiver Anquan Boldin was surprisingly traded to the San Francisco 49ers for a 6th round draft pick.  This left the Ravens...

Ravens Crush Bucs; Broncos Edge 49ers; Other Thursday Pre-Season Results

LaQuan Williams scored a pair of touchdowns, one on offense and another on special teams, to help Baltimore to a 44-16 preseason rout of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in the Ravens' first action since last February's win in Super Bowl XLVII.

Bucs pushing for more from Bowers

Football coaches have a tendency to call in their reserves early in preseason games. Take the Buccaneers’ preseason opener Thursday against the Baltimore Ravens for example. The Bucs were only a couple of plays into their second offensive series when coach Greg Schiano began pulling his starters. By the start of the second quarter Ravens coach John Harbaugh had pretty much pulled...

Report: Ravens To Sign Veteran WR Brandon Stokley

Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reports that the Ravens plan to sign veteran WR Brandon Stokley. Stokley, 37, was with the Denver Broncos last season and finished the year with 45 receptions, 544 yards receiving and five touchdowns. Baltimore traded Anquan Boldin to the San Francisco 49ers and has already lost their receiving TE Dennis Pitta for the season. As things stand...
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