Top 10 guards and centers in the NFL Draft

I think it’s safe to speak on every Ravens behalf when I say that we all miss Matt Birk. A great deal in fact. Having a top-notch center is crucial and many times overlooked by fans. We went from a skilled veteran in Matt Birk to raw rookie Gino Gradkowski. No knock on the young guy but let’s get real. Some like taking another, higher-rated, prospect center out of the draft....
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Former Ravens C Matt Birk wants to be a model, down 75 pounds

You might remember the dude on the left in the photo above. That's former 310-pound Ravens center Matt Birk who retired after helping Baltimore win the Super Bowl last season. That dude was a big man because well in order to play on an NFL offensive line you need plenty of meat on you. The guy on the right you know him as well. That's also former Ravens center Matt Birk...
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October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Former Ravens center Matt Birk is now a chiseled 235 pounds

Former Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman Matt Birk was one of the best centers in the National Football League. He appeared in every game for the Ravens from 2009 through 2012, helping the team win a Super Bowl title last February. After winning his first championship, Birk retired from the NFL. From there, he began losing […]
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October 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Birk doesn't look ready for retirement

I can only imagine how hard it is to retire from the game you love after 15 years and have to watch the team you just left get demolished on the field. Matt Birk who went out on top following the Ravens’ Super Bowl XLVII win, seems ready to get back out there. Pretty funny stuff. Article found on: Next Impulse Sports
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September 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Birk replacing Shell as NFL appeals officer

Recently retired Matt Birk will replace Art Shell as one of two appeals officers approved by the NFL and the players' union. Birk, who played center on the Super Bowl-winning Baltimore Ravens this year before ending his 15-year career, will join Ted Cottrell in the job. Both the league and the NFL Players Association must approve each officer, and the union's executive...
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August 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Will Baltimore Ravens center Matt Birk retire?

The end of each NFL is ripe with speculation. Baltimore Ravens center Matt Birk, is not immune from the scuttlebutt. In his case people consistently probe the 36-year-old for answers about his exit from the game. Please Click Here To Read This Story The post Will Baltimore Ravens center Matt Birk retire? appeared first on Players View Dot Net
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February 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Ravens Birk voices opposition to same-sex marriage

Baltimore Ravens center Matt Birk has voiced his opposition to same-sex marriage, a view that opposes that of teammate Brandon Ayanbadejo. In an article printed Sunday in the Minneapolis Star-Tribune, Birk wrote, ''Ideas have consequences, and laws shape culture. Marriage redefinition will affect the broader well-being of children and the welfare of society. As a Christian...
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October 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Matt Birk passes physical, signs three-year deal

Baltimore Ravens center Matt Birk passed his physical and signed a three-year deal with the team on Monday, according to the team’s official twitter feed. Birk, 35, has not missed a start since joining the Ravens prior to the start of the 2009 season, playing in 48 consecutive regular season games and seven postseason games. [...]
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March 19, 2012  |  Discuss

Birk plans to return next season, not retire

Baltimore Ravens center Matt Birk plans to return for the 2012 season after strongly considering retirement, according to his agent, Joe Linta. Birk, 35, decided to comeback for a 14th NFL season after weighing his options following the Ravens’ 23-20 defeat to the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game. “Matt feels great,” agent [...]
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February 25, 2012  |  Discuss

Birk Contemplating Retirement Against Return to 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 [...]
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January 27, 2012  |  Discuss

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