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Ravens promote Toussaint to roster

The Baltimore Ravens promoted running back Fitz Toussaint from their practice squad after releasing cornerback Derek Cox. Toussaint is the third undrafted rookie on the Ravens' season-opening 53-man roster, joining linebacker Zachary Orr and offensive tackle James Hurst.
Via Pro Sports Daily
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Some surprises on the Ravens opening game roster…

Just 5 days before the Ravens take on division rival Cincinnati at home for the 2014 opener— and some eye-opening roster additions and some unexpected cuts. Undrafted rookies James Hurst (OT, 6-5, 308, North Carolina) and ILB Zach Orr (6-0, 237, U. of North Texas) made the team. Somehow Orr beat out the favored John Simon, who was trying to convert from DE to OLB and grab that...
Via Ravens Football Machine
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Twitter Tuesday: Season opener, Ravens’ beginnings, beating the odds, more

Week 1 is upon us. Check out all the festivities for this week’s Countdown to Kickoff. http://t.co/OBU3ygVa4D pic.twitter.com/PrFIV2yUlb— Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) September 1, 2014   How the Baltimore Ravens were built – ESPN (blog) http://t.co/1zdDC6Hs6a #NFL #BaltimoreRavens— Ravens Plus (@RavensPlus) September 1, 2014   Our five questions series continues with a...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens: Final offseason move that needs to be made

With the offseason quickly coming to an end, the Baltimore Ravens are enjoying a break before training camp begins at the end of July. However, officials might be focusing on some difficult roster decisions now that they have seen OTAs and minicamp. The 2014 draft was certainly successful for the Ravens, and the entire offseason has strengthened the depth of many positions. The offensive...
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June 26, 2014  |  Discuss

UFA bonuses and what they tell us

The Ravens pick their undrafted free agents wisely, as a result, the money they allocate is precisely calculated and is given based on their understanding of demand.  That being said, there is interesting information to be gleaned from the signing bonuses of these undrafted players, as it is more or less a free market for their services.  While opportunity comes into play, there...
Via cover32 - Ravens
May 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Grades Are In: Ozzie & Co’s offseason O-line get…

Now that we are more than a week out of the draft and the undrafted free agents have signed, we have a pretty good look at the possible roster combinations.  For the talent that was added with the team’s nine picks, the draft grades were ranging anywhere from the C-range to the A-range, and this is mostly due to analysts’ personal opinions about the best player available strategy...
Via cover32 - Ravens
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Ravens announce signings of 17 undrafted free agents

North Carolina offensive tackle James Hurst headlines the group. The Ravens seem to find an undrafted free agent or two each year that winds up contributing that particular team. Last year it was Marlon Brown. Jameel McClain and Bart Scott were once undrafted free agents too. On Monday, the Ravens officially announced that 17 undrafted free agents have signed contracts, meaning...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 13, 2014  |  Discuss
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