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Sometimes it feels like the Baltimore Ravens can do no wrong on draft day. Everything Ozzie Newsome touches turns to gold this time of year. How often does a team trade out of the 1st round and still end up with one of the players they were targeting?
The Ravens would have been happy to make Courtney Upshaw a 1st-rounder, but instead they move back and still snag him in the early 2nd round. The recent injury to Terrell Suggs now makes this one of the most important picks in the entire draft.
Kelechi Osemele played left tackle at Iowa State, but he’ll likely be given an opportunity to compete for the starting left guard position vacated by Ben Grubbs. He was a slight reach in the 2nd, but I can’t fault them too much for filling an immediate need.
Bernard Pierce is a great fit as a compliment to Ray Rice. He’ll probably never develop into a starter, but he can play the role of the short-yardage back in Baltimore.
Gino Gradkowski was a reach in the early 4th round. He rose up draft boa...
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The Baltimore Ravens and veteran safety Bernard Pollard agreed to a three-year contract extension on Tuesday, according to Jamison Hensley of ESPN.com. Pollard, 27, was due to become an unrestricted at the end of the 2012 season, but his deal will keep him in the Charm City through the 2015 season. Originally, the Ravens thought [...]
Wide receiver Jacoby Jones signed a two-year deal with the Ravens, who also announced safety Bernard Pollard has agreed to a three-year extension. Jones was released by Houston last week. The six-year veteran started 10 games in place of injured Andre Johnson last season and caught 21 passes for 562 yards and two touchdowns, but became the target of heavy criticism from fans after...
Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs has backed away from his assertion that he will return from a torn right Achillies tendon in November, but insists he will play in 2012.
Suggs had surgery on May 8. He recently discarded his crutches and now walks in a protective boot.
Appearing at the Ravens' final minicamp session Thursday, Suggs said of his predicted November return...
Baltimore Ravens outside linebacker, Terrell Suggs, underwent successful surgery on Tuesday afternoon to repair a torn Achilles tendon and is expected to make a full recovery, according to John Eisenberg of CSNBaltimore.com. Suggs, 29, suffered the injury last week during a workout in Arizona. It’s unknown whether Suggs partially or completely tore his tendon. If [...]
Terrell Suggs, the reigning NFL defensive player of the year, remains confident that he'll terrorize opposing quarterbacks this season following surgery on a partial tear of his Achilles tendon. The Ravens linebacker told the Baltimore Sun on Wednesday that "everything went good" with Tuesday's surgery. He said Dr. Robert Anderson repaired a partial tear. "...
Domonique Foxworth, former Baltimore Ravens cornerback and current president of the NFL Players Association wrote an Op Ed piece in the USA Today yesterday criticizing the NFL’s depiction of the NFLPA’s stance on the Bountygate situation and demanding to see actual evidence of player participation in the Bountygate scandal. ”There are people willingly misleading the public...
The Ravens have signed SS Bernard Pollard to a three-year contract extension, the Carroll County (Md.) Times reported Tuesday. Financial terms of the extension werent immediately available. Pollard is now under contract through 2015. Pollard joined Baltimore last year from Houston under a two-year contract. He won the starting job at strong safety away from Tom Zbikowski, recording...
According to Baltimore Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome, linebacker Terrell Suggs underwent successful surgery on his Achilles tendon on Tuesday.
“Terrell [Suggs] had a successful surgical procedure done on his Achilles tendon this afternoon by Dr. Bob Anderson in Charlotte, [N.C.],” Newsome said. “After some recovery time, ‘Sizzle’ will begin the process of rehabbing...
Following Tuesday's successful surgery to repair an Achilles injury, Baltimore Ravens linebacker and reigning NFL Defensive Player of the Year Terrell Suggs reiterated his intention to return to the field in 2012, Mike Preston of The Baltimore Sun reports. "Everything went good, he was in and out," Suggs said on Wednesday. "There is only a small incision, and he...
Jacoby Jones helped out the Ravens in the playoffs last season...as a punt returner for the Texans. Wonder if the Ravens are messing with destiny by signing him for 2012 as a wide receiver and return specialist for a 2-year deal worth a reported $7 million ?...Sorry, that's a cynical way to put it. At age 28, Jacoby Jones represents a good value acquisition by the Ravens. He...
The Baltimore Ravens have signed nose tackle Ryan McBean, adding depth to their defensive line. McBean, 28, had 33 tackles and four sacks in 2011 for the Broncos. He had been a restricted free agent, but the Broncos rescinded the offer on April 16, making him an unrestricted free agent. Originally a fourth-round pick of the Steelers in 2007, McBean played just one game for the...
Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs had successful surgery on his Achilles tendon, general manager Ozzie Newsome said in statement Tuesday. Suggs, 29, partially tore the tendon working out last week in Arizona, where he makes his offseason home, throwing the Pro Bowler's availability for the 2012 season into doubt. Dr. Bob Anderson performed the surgery in Charlotte, N.C., and Suggs...
The Baltimore Ravens have signed nose tackle Ryan McBean, adding him to a corps that includes recently-acquired defensive tackle Maake Kemoeatu. McBean spent the last three seasons with the Denver Broncos and is coming off a career season that included 19 tackles and four sacks. During his time in Denver, McBean played in 46 games and registered 77 tackles, four sacks and one fumble...
The Baltimore Ravens have reportedly signed Jacoby Jones to a 2 year, $7M deal. Jones flourished in the high powered Texans offense as Arian Foster & Andre Johnson attracted the majority of the attention from opposing defenses. Despite his production, the Texans were rumored to have been shopping Jones for a trade prior to and [...]