Found July 26, 2012 on
TEAMS: Baltimore Ravens
The Baltimore Ravens recently rewarded All-Pro running back Ray Rice with a brand new five-year, $40 million contract. After signing the contract, Rice made it his first priority to take care of his loving mother. "The first thing I did, just being honest, is I got my mom a house," Rice said. Set to make $17 million this season and around $8 million annually, that's the least that he could do for his mother. Rice was slapped with the franchise tag just after the season, and negotiations for a long-term deal went down to the wire. Ultimately he received a...
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  • What, he couldn't buy his mom a house with the money from his first contract?

Slimmed down Ray Lewis ready for 17th season

In preparation for his 17th NFL season, Ray Lewis decided the best way to cope with his advancing age was to reduce his waistline. The 38-year-old linebacker began training camp with the Baltimore Ravens on Thursday much lighter than his listed playing weight of 240 pounds. Lewis wouldn't reveal his exact weight, but said he's never weighed less since coming to Baltimore...

Ravens have holes to fill in training camp

The Baltimore Ravens lost several of their most trusted and efficient players during the offseason. Now it's time to find their replacements. The Ravens are the only NFL team to reach the playoffs in each of the past four seasons, an accomplishment that can be attributed greatly to the continuity of the roster. Playmakers Ray Lewis, Ed Reed, Joe Flacco, Ray Rice and Haloti...

Courtney Upshaw in line to start for the Ravens

Getty Images According to Aaron Wilson of the Carroll County Times, rookie linebacker Courtney Upshaw is in line to start at strongside linebacker for the Baltimore Ravens this season. Just to make things clear, the strongside linebacker spot is not Terrell Suggs’ position, he’s a weakside linebacker.  Paul Kruger is set to start in his spot right now.

Ravens Training Camp 2012 begins...

I hate the idea of a training camp closed to the public... but difficult to argue with the results from last season's closed camp, if it had anything to do with the Ravens' ultimate won-loss record and near-victory in the AFC Championship Game...Still, the good will among Ravens fans was something special at the open training camps in Westminster. It was a joyful outing for...

Ravens' Reed expected to report to camp Wednesday

Despite earlier hints that he might retire or hold out, Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed will report to camp on time on Wednesday, coach John Harbaugh said via the team's Twitter account. "Ed Reed will report to training camp tomorrow, according to John Harbaugh. Coach said he had a great talk with the veteran safety," the team tweeted Tuesday. Wednesday is the...

Training camp under way

I’ve been waiting for this for a long time. Finally, training camp is under way. The Ravens have a few notable position battles, but the one that is most fascinating is the battle for the starting cornerback job opposite Lardarius Webb. It comes down to Cary Williams, a starter last season, and Jimmy Smith, the Ravens’ 2011 first-round pick. The secondary will most likely have...

Ed Reed reports to Ravens camp

AP Photo Every Baltimore Raven fan can finally breathe normally and exhale.  Ed Reed has reported to training camp. The Ravens posted a picture on their Twitter feed of Reed entering their team facility today. PHOTO: Ed Reed walks in the building to report for training — Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) July 25, 2012

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1. RB Arian Foster (Houston) 2. RB Ray Rice (Baltimore) 3. RB LeSean McCoy (Philadelphia) 4. RB Ryan Mathews (San Diego) 5. WR Calvin Johnson (Detroit) 6. QB Aaron Rodgers (Green Bay) 7. RB Matt Forte (Chicago) 8. WR Percy Harvin (Minnesota) 9. QB Drew Brees (New Orleans) 10. QB Tom Brady (New England) 11. RB Chris Johnson (Tennessee) 12. TE Jimmy Graham (New Orleans) 13. WR Larry...
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