Baltimore Ravens position preview: Defensive line

There are just a few hours until the first pre-season game of 2015 for the Baltimore Ravens, as the team hosts the New Orleans Saints. When the defense hits the field, it will be playing without Haloti Ngata on the roster for the first time since the 2005 season. Ngata’s departure signals the beginning of a new era for the Ravens’ defensive line, which will now be led by a number...
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Baltimore Ravens DL Chris Canty Stars In The First Must-See Locker Room Dance Video Of The Season

Locker room dance videos have become pretty popular over the last few years. There is just something about watching our favorite football heroes cutting loose to some tunes that people seem to enjoy. We are bound to get a whole new collection of classic ones this season, but the best one my have already dropped.It is going to be kind of hard to top this one starring Baltimore Ravens...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Can the Ravens Break Their Own Run Defense Record in 2015?

The 2000 Baltimore Ravens were one of, if not the greatest, defenses during the 16 game season era of the NFL. They set a record for rush defense at 60.6 yards per game. The Ravens have become synonymous with defense, especially rushing defense over the years. The Ravens build their defense through the middle and rely heavily on the big men in the trenches to eat up blockers to set...
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July 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Can the Ravens Still Expect Great Things From Chris Canty?

Ever since the Baltimore Ravens won Super Bowl XLVII, the team has been striving to get younger at defense. It really seems that Ozzie Newsome and the rest of management decided to quit while ahead, especially after seeing franchise greats like Ray Lewis and Ed Reed retire shortly after the Super Bowl win.This a trend that looks to stay true in 2015. As of now, the Ravens are projected...
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June 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens DE Canty not ready to relinquish starting role

Chris Canty is the only Ravens defensive lineman over 26 years of age, but he's not ready to let one of the team's young bucks take his job. At 32, Canty considered retirement this offseason after he was released by Baltimore to save salary cap space. But a new two-year deal from Ozzie Newsome convinced the 10-year veteran from calling it a career. With Brent Urban, 24, and Kapron...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Joe Flacco elevates “Meh” to an art form expression as QB of the Ravens…

To those Flacco critics who say Joe needs to be more “Gung Ho” as a vocal leader for the Ravens— I say “Meh”. And that’s exactly what Joe would say. Third and long? Flacco says “Meh”… Get sacked by two guys from both sides after a double-team on your left tackle? Joe says “Meh”… 4th and goal at the 3-yard line? Joe says “Meh… been there, done that…”...
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June 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Johnathan Hankins Emerging as a Star for Big Blue

In the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft, the Giants selected huge defensive tackle Johnathan Hankins out of Ohio State in hopes that he could be next in line of productive defensive tackles. From players such as Fred Robbins, Barry Cofield, and Chris Canty, strong defensive tackle play has been the key to defensive success in head coach Tom Coughlin's tenure.In his rookie season...
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June 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens: Revamping the Defensive Line

Defensive end Brent Urban will make his return this season, and could become an impact player. The Baltimore Ravens began their organized team activities on Tuesday as we ever so patiently await the return of football season. After some successful offseason moves by Ozzie Newsome, there are still some position battles in question and adjustments to be made. The spotlight now is...
May 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Beatty Injured. Giants Permanently Injured.

When I heard the news that Will Beatty had torn his pectoral muscle and was going to be out 5-6 months, all I could think about was this persistent injury problem that the Giants continue to face, YEAR AFTER FREAKING YEAR.  We have documented this problem.  We have said it time and again that the Giants are not using modern 21st Century techniques in training and conditioning...
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May 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens Draft Selection Grades

The Baltimore Ravens used nine of their ten draft picks over the weekend. They went into the draft with holes at wide receiver, tight end, running back, and needing to add depth throughout their defense. View image | Pick 26: WR Breshad Perriman, Central Florida 2014 College stats: 50 Rec/ 1,044 Rec yds/ 9 TD/ 20.5 Yd/Rec Perriman is a freak at wide...
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May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

We’re once again reminded why it’s “In Ozzie we trust” (video)

The 2015 NFL draft is now over and once again the Baltimore Ravens walk away from the draft with their chests poking out and a grin on their faces. Why? Because they know that they are one of the best draft teams to ever do it and they proved that once again in each round of this year’s draft. The Ravens stayed true to their philosophy, choosing the best available players in each...
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May 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens Full Mock Draft 2.0

Round 1, Pick 26: DT/DE, Arik Armstead, Oregon View image | Armstead is raw and a super athletic 3-4 defensive end. He has been predicted to go in the middle of the first round in many mock drafts and I have him sliding to Baltimore at 26 primarily due to his offensive production. He registered 46 tackles, 16 QB hurries, 2.5 sacks, and 4.5 tackles for...
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April 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens Week Two Free Agency Roundup

One of the first moves of this week for the Ravens was a long time coming, with the team finally managing to reach an agreement with cornerback Lardarius Webb. This move took a while for the Ravens to agree with Webb, who this week signed a new deal for the final three years of his existing deal, now worth $21 million. This move frees up some much-needed cap space for the Ravens...
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March 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens bring back DE Chris Canty on 2-year deal after cutting him

  The Baltimore Ravens and defensive end Chris Canty have reached agreement on a 2-year deal less than three weeks after parting ways. The Ravens terminated Canty's contract on Feb. 27. But now he's back in the fold. Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome says, ''We talked weeks ago about the possibility of Chris coming back, and we are happy he is.'' Canty was inactive for five games...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens agree to 2-year deal with Canty after cutting him

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) The Baltimore Ravens and defensive Chris Canty have reached agreement on a 2-year deal less than three weeks after parting ways. The Ravens terminated Canty's contract on Feb. 27. But now he's back in the fold. Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome says, ''We talked weeks ago about the possibility of Chris coming back, and we are happy he is.'' Canty was inactive...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Chris Canty re-signs with Ravens

Chris Canty is returning to the Baltimore Ravens. The veteran defensive lineman has reached a new two-year deal with the Ravens after the final year of his contract was terminated by the team three weeks ago. Canty had 33 tackles with half a sack and a forced fumble in 11 games last season.  The 10-year pro hasn’t played a full 16-game regular season in three seasons. ...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens Re-Sign DL Chris Canty To A Two-Year Deal

Update: Aaron Wilson is now reporting that the Ravens have, in fact, finalized a two-year contract with veteran DL Chris Canty. ——— Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reports that there is a “strong possibility” that veteran DL Chris Canty could re-sign with the Ravens. Wilson adds that an agreement has yet to be finalized. Canty is reportedly visiting with the Seahawks...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Seahawks Hosting DL Ahtyba Rubin For A Visit

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Seahawks are hosting free agent DL Ahtyba Rubin for a visit on Wednesday. Yesterday, reports had said that Seattle was hosting DE Anthony Spencer and DL Chris Canty this week, so it’s clear that the Seahawks are in the market for veteran defensive linemen. Rubin, 28, played out his ... The post Seahawks Hosting DL Ahtyba Rubin For A...
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March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Seahawks Hosting DE Anthony Spencer For A Visit

Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the Seattle Seahawks are hosting free agent DE Anthony Spencer for a visit in the coming days. This comes just a few minutes after Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post reported that the Seahawks are also hosting veteran DL Chris Canty for a visit on Thursday. This is usually the point ... The post Seahawks Hosting DE Anthony Spencer...
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March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Seahawks Hosting DL Chris Canty For A Visit Thursday

Aaron Wilson of the National Football Post reports that the Seahawks will host veteran DL Chris Canty for a visit on Thursday. Canty previously visited with the Jets a few weeks ago, but there hasn’t been any reported news since then regarding the former Giants and Ravens defensive lineman. The Ravens cut Canty loose in ... The post Seahawks Hosting DL Chris Canty For A Visit Thursday...
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March 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens 7-Round Mock Draft

We know Baltimore will be awarded some compensatory picks once they become finalized, so this mock draft doesn’t accurately reflect the picks of the 2015 draft. We’re also assuming that no trades happened. Round 1. RB Todd Gurley, Georgia     Height: 6’1”     Weight: 222 lbs View image | Running Back isn’t the greatest need but it does...
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March 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Ravens DE Chris Canty Visiting With Jets

Former Ravens DE Chris Canty will be visiting with the Jets on Friday and Saturday, according to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun. The Ravens cut Canty loose earlier in the week in a move that cleared $2.66 million in cap space for Baltimore. Canty had reportedly been contemplating retirement, but he’s been working out regularly since the season ...
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March 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens Free Agency Primer

The Baltimore Ravens head into this year’s free agency period with a number of questions and limited cap space. While they have already acted to free up some space by cutting ties with Jacoby Jones and Chris Canty, the Ravens are still only $3-5 million dollars under the current cap that is expected to rise to $143 million this season. That will give the Ravens some more wiggle...
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March 02, 2015  |  Discuss

The Baltimore Ravens Release Starting DE Chris Canty

The Baltimore Ravens cut starting defensive end Chris Canty on Friday, freeing up over $2 million in salary-cap space. Canty was signed to the Ravens in 2013 after becoming a free agent. The decision to cut him should come as no surprise to Ravens Nation given Canty’s sometime mediocre performance on the field and also given the fact that he missed several games last season. Canty...
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February 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Quick Look at Recent NFL Salary Cap Casualties

The moves are now coming in at a rapid pace around the National Football League as teams attempt to get into the best possible cap situation heading into March. Here’s a quick look at moves that have gone down over the past several hours. Steven Jackson, Running Back Atlanta Falcons The St. Louis Rams all-time leading rusher was released by Atlanta Thursday evening. At 31 years...
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February 27, 2015  |  Discuss
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