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It appeared this offseason that the Baltimore Ravens were trying to retain veteran free agent safety Ed Reed. When the Houston Texans showed interest in Reed, the illusion of a bidding war between the Ravens and Texans ensued. Well, that’s all it was, an illusion, as a report suggests that head coach John Harbaugh never wanted Reed back. The Baltimore Sun reports that Harbaugh never wanted Reed back. The paper claims, Ravens coach John Harbaugh wanted Reed back as much as he wants a root canal.” Reed moved on and signed a three-year deal with the Texans worth $15 million annually. The Ravens jumped on free agent safety Michael Huff, formerly with the Oakland Raiders. Even with the addition of Huff, experts expect the Ravens to address the safety position in this month’s NFL Draft. Huff inked a deal with Baltimore worth $6 million for three seasons. The Texans needed a safety after losing Glover Quin in free agency. The Texans are another team expected to target the safety position i...

Harbaugh didn't want Reed back?

A report says John Harbaugh really didn't want Ed Reed back with the Ravens even though appearances suggested otherwise.

John Harbaugh reportedly didn’t want Ed Reed back with the Ravens

From all accounts, the Houston Texans seemingly beat out the Ravens in a bidding war for the services of Ed Reed. But according to Mike Preston of the Baltimore Sun, that certainly wasn’t the case.According to Preston, the Ravens out of respect for Reed bid up his price to allow him to make more money, but they had no interest in re-signing him. And the decision to not to re-sign...

Report: Harbaugh happy to see Reed leave

There was no citation, and it's a little unclear whether this was being reported as fact or whether this was merely an opinion, but in any case the Baltimore Sun's Mike Preston wrote on Monday that Ravens coach John Harbaugh was happy to see safety Ed Reed leave for Houston. "It was interesting to see how the national media made it seem like the Ravens were in a bidding...

Report: Ed Reed Was Not Wanted Back in Baltimore by John Harbaugh

There may have been a reason why John Harbaugh and Ozzie Newsome seemed to have no problem blowing up a Super Bowl-winning team. The Ravens’ head coach had no problem with star safety Ed Reed leaving town, according to Mike Preston of the Baltimore Sun. In fact, Preston writes Harbaugh “wanted Reed back as much as he wants a root canal.” There were reports of a “near mutiny”...

Texans need more than Matt Schaub to win a Super Bowl

That’s right; I said it. The Houston Texans will never win a Super Bowl with Matt Schaub. Before you pass judgment on me; I want to show you facts and statistics. And I’m not a Matt Schaub hater. Hater implies I’m jealous of Schaub’s success, and that could be further from the truth. I believe Schaub is a capable quarterback in the NFL, but he’s not a franchise quarterback...

What happens to Ravens O-Line when Jah Reid returns?

Out of sight but not out of mind, guard/tackle Jah Reid is quietly rehabbing the turf toe he suffered in Week 17 causing him to miss the playoffs--- but an injury which inspired the Bryant McKinnie plug-in at left tackle and the move of Michael Oher to right tackle. WIth rookie Kelechi Osemele then sliding over to left guard, the transformation of the Ravens O-Line was complete...

Ravens special teamer Thompson suspended by NFL

Baltimore Ravens special teams player Christian Thompson has been suspended without pay for the first four games of the 2013 season for violating the league's substance abuse policy. The suspension was announced Monday by the NFL. Thompson played in seven games as a rookie last season before being placed on injured reserve on Nov. 17 with a knee problem. The 6-foot, 211-pound...

Baltimore Ravens 2013 mock draft: 4-round projections

The Baltimore Ravens took a few crucial blows this offseason with not only Ray Lewis and Matt Birk retiring, but the loss of Ed Reed, Paul Kruger and Dannell Ellerbe hurt. With all the losses, the Ravens have to get the 2013 NFL draft right more than ever to continue on the right path. Here is a look at what the Baltimore Ravens 2013 mock draft through the first four rounds could...

Ray Rice not a fan of new rule, will protect himself as a runner

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice doesn't like the new rule that will penalize runners for lowering their heads, but he'll accept it and try to live with it. And that doesn't mean he'll stop doing it if he feels he needs to. “I don’t like it,” Rice told “I’m just telling you right now, there’s not going to be a guy that...

Ravens were reportedly concerned about Dannell Ellerbe’s party habits

According to the Baltimore Sun, the Ravens were happy with Dannell Ellerbe’s work ethic, but were ultimately hesitant to pay him because of his party habits. Miami got a good, young player when it signed linebacker Dannell Ellerbe to a five-year, $35 million contract earlier this offseason, but there has to be some concern within the organization. Ellerbe improved his work ethic...

Houston Texans: Biggest Draft Day Regret In Franchise History

While the Houston Texans don’t have nearly as many draft day regrets as the 31 other franchises around the NFL, they certainly aren’t without at least one of their own.In 2005, the Texans held the 16th selection in the annual NFL Draft.Coming off a season in which the team had yet again failed to make the postseason, the Texans were looking to add another piece in round one that...
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