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Thanks to Ryan Mink, who is one of the Ravens' official PR writers and bloggers, we get to eavesdrop on a bunch of "inside impressions" of what just happened in Baltimore's rookie camp.Guard/tackle Kelechi Osemele (6-6, 333) made a great impression on inside observers, according to Ryan Mink, who was there...Here's how Ryan Mink recorded his "impressions":
It’s easy to see why Eric DeCosta called Courtney Upshaw a “junkyard dog.” He’s built like defensive end Pernell McPhee, but Upshaw is up moving around at different positions. It makes sense considering Upshaw is just an inch shorter and eight pounds lighter than McPhee.
Upshaw’s arms are huge.
Upshaw’s strength was obvious, even when it wasn’t real contact. Coaches stressed it was all about fundamentals, but offensive players will know when Upshaw puts his hands on him.
Upshaw did a very nice job in coverage on a couple instances. He recognized a swing pass on one play, and would have had a t...
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In 2011, Joe Flacco made the list at 91, after leading the Ravens to the playoffs for the third straight year. Meanwhile, Josh Freeman was ranked higher at 86 and didn't even lead his team to the playoffs. Matt Ryan who was drafted 3rd overall in 2008, was ranked higher than Joe at 52. 39 spots higher than Joe, Matt Ryan who still hasn't won a playoff game and was recently...
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Despite the fact that he has yet to sign the franchise tender he received from the Ravens, Ray Rice said he intends to bring a Super Bowl trophy to Baltimore in 2012.
Baltimore Ravens WR Torrey Smith underwent a double hernia operation after the conclusion of the Raven’s season, but he proclaims that he is back and 100 percent healthy. Smith recently played in his charity basketball game and showed no signs of lingering effects from his surgery. Speaking to reporters yesterday, Smith said he feels fine. “I played in my basketball game and...
During Saturday’s Ray Rice day in Baltimore, the Ravens running back told the fans that he’ll bring a Super Bowl back to the city.
Ray Rice told the fans here that this fall he’ll do his job and bring a Super Bowl back to Baltimore.
— Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) May 12, 2012
It’s interesting that Rice is looking to bring a championship back to Baltimore, even though right...
Though the initial prognosis looked bleak, there’s still a chance we could see ‘T-Sizzle’ on the field this season.
After undergoing a procedure to repair his partially torn Achilles tendon, Terrell Suggs vowed to return in 2012, saying his four-to-six month recovery period will eventually allow him to take the field.
Ravens coach John Harbaugh, following a meeting with Suggs...
The offseason gives players, coaches, writers, and fans alike an opportunity to step back and look at the big picture in the NFL. Sometimes, players don't step back far enough, and they wind up making statements like the Ravens' star running back, Ray Rice.
In comments published at BaltimoreRavens.com, Rice expressed that he'll not only be ready for the start of the season...
WESTMINSTER, Md. -- The Nike Football Training Camp made a stop at McDaniel College on Saturday, otherwise known as the preseason home of the Baltimore Ravens. There was an abundance of talent on display and here is our offensive breakdown.
Cary Williams signs $1.927 million restricted tender
WESTMINSTER, Md. -- The Nike Football Training Camp made a stop at McDaniel College on Saturday, otherwise known as the preseason home of the Baltimore Ravens. There was an abundance of talent on display and here is our defensive breakdown.
The Baltimore Ravens lost veteran left guard Ben Grubbs this offseason and immediately turned to the draft to fill his shoes.
The Ravens drafted Kelechi Osemele, a collegiate left tackle, in the 2nd round and then picked up Gino Gradkowski two rounds later. Both rookies will be given an opportunity to compete with Jah Reid for Grubbs’ old job.
Gradkowski also played center in college...
The Ravens were the first NFL team to to sign every member of their 2012 draft class. Thanks to the creation of a wage scale and slotting system from a new collective bargaining agreement, the Ravens were able to expedite what is usually a long drawn out process. There was very little wiggle room as to how high salaries could get so players and more importantly, agents, knew what...