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It’s been over ten years since the Baltimore Ravens had a legitimate return threat.
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As of Tuesday, May 8, the Ravens’ prayers for a solid return specialist may have been answered after the club signed veteran free agent wide receiver/return specialist Jacoby Jones to a two-year deal.
In addition, the Ravens kept the secondary intact by extending safety Bernard Pollard for the next three seasons.
“Adding Jacoby gives us another proven downfield weapon in our passing game and production with our returns,” said Newsome, according to the team’s press release. “His experience makes the offense better, and the competition he brings can help raise our levels at receiver and with punt and kickoff returns.”
Jermaine Lewis was the last Ravens’ receiver to be a full-time threat in kickoff and punt returns. Until 2006, Lewis had the most all-purpose yards in franchise history with 8,001–over 6,000 from returns.
Former Ravens’ running back Jamal Lewis holds the re...
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Former Baltimore Ravens left tackle Jonathan Ogden is considered by many to be one of the frontrunners for the 2013 Pro Football Hall of Fame class. But before we get ahead of ourselves, the former UCLA Bruins standout learned he’s been inducted into another Hall of Fame. Ogden, a four-year starter and one of the [...]
The Baltimore Ravens drafted power back Bernard Pierce to play behind Ray Rice.
Pierce is listed at 6’0 and 218 lbs and timed at a 4.49 40-time, and having scored 27 touchdowns for Temple last year is expected to come in a be a short-yardage and goal-line specialist while also giving Ray Rice some much needed breathers throughout games.
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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...
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...
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...
Apparently free agency for undrafted rookies doesn’t end once teams release names of players they’ve signed.
The Ravens announced today that they have signed five undrafted free agents and released four others.
The players signed were tight ends Matt Balasavage and Bruce Figgins, linebacker Nigel Carr, cornerback Jordan Mabin and quarterback Chester Stewart.
They released Jamison...
Former Baltimore Ravens left tackle Jonathan Ogden was elected to the College Football Hall of Fame on Tuesday. Ogden played at UCLA. He was then drafted by the Ravens with the fourth overall pick in the 1996 draft. He played 12 seasons for the Ravens, establishing himself as one of the game's most dominant tackles. He was selected to 11 Pro Bowls and was a nine-time All-Pro...
Ravens second-round rookie linebacker Courtney Upshaw was a hot topic of conversation at the team's minicamp this weekend. When stud pass-rusher Terrell Suggs went down with a torn Achilles, putting his 2012 in jeopardy, the spotlight shined brighter on the newest outside linebacker. "The coaches told me to come out here this mini-camp and learn the defense, come out here...
Jonathan Ogden, one of the top offensive linemen to play at UCLA, has been selected for induction into the College Football Hall of Fame.
Ogden was a four-year starter for the Bruins and won the Outland Trophy as the nations top lineman in 1995. He spent 12 seasons with the Baltimore Ravens and was named to the Pro Bowl nine times.
Ogden was drafted fourth overall by the Ravens...
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.
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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.