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The Purple Chaos:
In his first year with the Baltimore Ravens, Bryant McKinnie did exactly what the team was hoping he would do in 2011. McKinnie, 32, started all 18 games this season at left tackle, and he’s ready for another season in the Charm City. “I feel like I’ll be better next year,” McKinnie said Monday, via [...]
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About two weeks ago, CBS Sports’ Charley Casserly reported that Baltimore Ravens center Matt Birk would retire following the 2011 season. It came as a bit of a surprise to Birk at the time. Birk, 35, told ProFootballTalk Live earlier on Friday, that he will decide between retirement and returning to the Ravens for a [...]
On Wednesday, the Baltimore Ravens posted a video of Ray Lewis' postgame locker room speech from the AFC Championship. It's certainly no secret that Lewis is one of the most motivated and passionate players in the NFL, but this speech shows just how much he loves his team and the game they play. Watching Billy Cundiff literally shank away over five months of hard work and...
When Ravens left guard Ben Grubbs cleaned out his locker Monday morning following the the team’s 23-20 loss to the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game, Grubbs realized it could be his last time in the Ravens locker room. “I’m just trying to soak up everything right now and just take in the [...]
As if it wasn’t bad enough that the Ravens’ season came to pretty much the most disappointing end possible on Sunday evening, now the offseason appears to be getting off to just as horrible of a start.
Entering the 2012 campaign, the #1 priority on the wish list of most Ravens fans is to see the team part ways with Cam Cameron and bring in a new offensive coordinator. A close...
Bob Kravitz did some background digging and spoke with John Harbaugh to give us some insight into Chuck Pagano. Like both of the Harbaughs he's viewed as enthusiastic, energetic and well-liked. Will is translate to wins? Kravitz draws some comparisons:
In large part, Pagano is what I call a media-guide guy. When we learned the Colts had hired Pagano, I immediately went to the...
One of the biggest questions surrounding the Ravens after Chuck Pagano left to take the head coaching job in Indianapolis was who will replace him as defensive coordinator? Baltimore answered that question today.
According to multiple reports, the Ravens promoted linebackers coach Dean Pees to the defensive coordinator position. Pees was previously the defensive coordinator for the...
Poor Billy Cundiff, his missed field goal against the Patriots lost the game for the Ravens and now, even the merchandise people on NFL.com are making fun of him, at least when it comes to his jersey.Oooh, BURN![Jockular]
Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed withdrew from the Pro Bowl on Tuesday and was replaced by Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark.Reed, 33, is dealing with multiple injuries to his neck, shoulder and left ankle.The former 2004 Defensive Player of the Year Award winner had 52 tackles, and three interceptions for Baltimore this season.
John Harbaugh isn't about to point to a faulty scoreboard as the reason behind the Ravens' loss to the Patriots in Sunday's AFC title game. "We knew what the down and distance were on our last series," he said.
---The Baltimore Ravens coaching staff is reportedly on the proverbial hot seat after the team fell short of the Super Bowl, and offensive coordinator Cam Cameron is among the coaches who might not be back next season, according to The Baltimore Sun. A team source told the newspaper that Cameron has yet to be informed of his future with the Ravens. The source also said that the...
The Baltimore Ravens are likely to promote linebackers coach Dean Pees to defensive coordinator.
The Carroll (Md.) County Times reported the Pees is the likely successor to Chuck Pagano, who was hired as coach of the Indianapolis Colts on Wednesday.
Pees has spent the past two season as linebackers coach with the Ravens.
Prior to that, he had been the defensive coordinator for...
Target of much criticism, he'll return to lead offense in 2012Offensive coordinator Cam Cameron will be back with the Ravens next season. Ravens coach John Harbaugh said Friday, though, that Cameron was never going anywhere in the first place.
Here’s a little nugget from Tom E. Curran on Spikes:
Brandon Spikes played well against the Ravens. He also did stupid things like throwing a punch during one post-play scuffle and shoving Marshal Yanda from behind after another.
I have no problem with Spikes playing like this. You need a guy on your defense with this kind of attitude. It’s only “stupid” if you get a ...
The Baltimore Ravens promoted linebackers coach Dean Pees to defensive coordinator on Friday, filling the void created when Chuck Pagano departed to become coach of the Indianapolis Colts.