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Jimmy Smith will be heading into his first off-season as a Baltimore Raven hoping to earn a starting cornerback’s spot when he returns this summer for training camp and the preseason. “I’m going to have a great offseason so I can get that corner spot,” Smith said, via BaltimoreRavens.com. Smith, 23, was primarily used as [...]
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Ray Lewis has long been a controversial figure in the NFL, but no one can argue the man’s ability on the field as one of the finest linebackers of our generation. But the thing that perhaps makes Lewis even more special are his innate gifts as a leader, and his undeniable ability motivate his teammates around him to be better.
As we watch yet another Ravens...
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 [...]
Baltimore Ravens free safety Ed Reed has withdrawn from the Pro Bowl due to multiple injuries, becoming the latest of several players from his team to skip Sunday's all-star game.
The 33-year-old Reed is dealing with ailments that include a nerve impingement in his neck, a sore shoulder and a sprained left ankle.
He will be replaced by Pittsburgh Steelers safety Ryan Clark...
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...
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...
For those of you who missed Tuesday’s PFT Live and didn’t watch the on-demand content or download the iTunes version, we’re going to give you another opportunity to ignore the show. Ravens running back Ray Rice spoke about a variety of issues, and he demonstrated a healthy perspective regarding the team’s inability to get back…
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 ...
Four players have withdrawn from game since last Sunday's loss to New EnglandThe Ravens' contingent at Sunday's Pro Bowl game in Honolulu, Hawaii keeps shrinking by the day.
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.
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.