Baltimore Ravens position preview: Secondary

Over the course of John Harbaugh’s tenure as the Baltimore Ravens head coach, the secondary has been among the most-criticized, and injury-prone, of units. There never seems to be enough consistency, but things may be beginning to change here in 2015. The Ravens drafted CB Tray Walker in the fourth round of the NFL Draft back in the Spring, marking the fourth time in five years...
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Steve Smith announces retirement, Kyle Arrington adjusting, and more

Former Patriot Kyle Arrington is adjusting to life at the Ravens: — Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) August 11, 2015 Remember that hit on Roethlisberger? Courtney Upshaw wants to do more of that: — Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) August 11, 2015 LFW: Remember what happened the last...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens preview (No. 3): Setting sights on the Super Bowl

Our 2015 NFL preview series ranks every team, from worst to first. Today: the No. 3 Ravens. 2014 Record: 10-6 (Lost in divisional round to Patriots) Head coach: John Harbaugh (eighth season, 72-40 in regular season, 10-5 in playoffs) Key arrivals: Kendrick Lewis (free safety), Matt Schaub (quarterback), Cassius Vaughn (cornerback), Kyle Arrington (cornerback), *Breshad Perriman ...
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23 days ago  |  Discuss

Kendrick Lewis will be the new face of the Ravens’ secondary unit and here’s why 

Last season, the Baltimore Ravens had a secondary that was nothing short of an embarrassment. When Jimmy Smith went down with a season-ending injury midway through the year, bringing in new talent to the secondary unit became the focal point. It was crucial that Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome checked that off on the ‘needs list’ in the offseason and he did that plus more...
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26 days ago  |  Discuss

Ravens fans are still a little worried, here’s why

Baltimore Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome did a great job of fixing some things that were beyond broken on the team in the offseason. When the Ravens acquired veterans Kendrick Lewis and Kyle Arrington, it gave fans hope that the secondary could actually be respectable in the upcoming season. When Baltimore drafted a first round pick in Breshad Perriman, fans appreciated the...
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July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Three biggest additions to the Baltimore Ravens roster for 2015

Baltimore Ravens General Manager Ozzie Newsome is known for his quiet off-seasons. Rarely do the Ravens sign big-name, big-money free agents. Ozzie is known for having a keen eye when it comes to the draft, and for signing smaller-name free agents who ending up becoming key pieces to playoff runs. This past-offseason has been no different for Newsome and the Ravens. Aside from a...
July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens: Three players poised to break out in 2015

The Baltimore Ravens have made a number of improvements to the team this off-season, from a very successful draft to free agent signings such as cornerback Kyle Arrington and safety Kendrick Lewis. There are a number of players who are poised to break out for the Ravens as they look to pick up their seventh post-season berth in the last eight seasons. WR Marlon Brown Marlon Brown...
July 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Three things the Baltimore Ravens secondary will need to focus on in 2015

The Baltimore Ravens’ secondary was one big struggle last season. From injuries to inconsistent play to inexperience, the secondary just could not find any kind of groove last season and as a result they reached a state of desperation going into the offseason. It’s hard to tell how bad they actually were given the fact that Baltimore nearly defeated the New England Patriots in...
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July 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Ten cornerbacks will compete for 5, maybe 6 spots on Ravens final roster…

Jimmy Smith Lardarius Webb Asa Jackson Rashaan Melvin Kyle Arrington Chris Greenwood Tramain Jacobs Cassius Vaughn Tray Walker Garrett Downing over at has a nice series going on positional roster competition for the Ravens coming up in 2015 training camp. In a recent look at the cornerback candidates, Downing broke down the list of competitors—some...
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June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Could Ravens Secondary Push Team to Division Title?

The Baltimore Ravens addressed one of their biggest needs this offseason when they went out and made drastic moves to improve their secondary.Early in free agency, the Ravens went out and got safety Kendrick Lewis, previously of the Houston Texans, on a three-year, $5.4 million deal this offseason, and made another splash when they landed Kyle Arrington on a three-year deal with...
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June 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens Defense Continues to Bolster Secondary

The Dallas Cowboys offense lines up against the Baltimore Ravens defense during the second half at M&T Bank Stadium on October 14, 2012 in Baltimore, Maryland. (Mandatory Credit: Rob Carr/Getty Images) The Baltimore Ravens defense finished the 2014 NFL season ranked 23rd in passing yards allowed largely due to injuries to their starting cornerback corps. After starting all 16...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens snag another veteran corner off the market

This offseason the Baltimore Ravens went out and signed former Patriots corner Kyle Arrington and they aren’t done yet. Their latest offseason acquisition adds another veteran body to their secondary. Ravens have agreed to terms with veteran corner Cassius Vaughn, sources say: — Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) May 28, 2015 Cassius Vaughn is obviously...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Ex-Patriot Kyle Arrington showed off his versatility at OTAs (video)

The recently signed cornerback Kyle Arrington showed why he is a veteran in this league when he took the field Wednesday for OTAs at the Baltimore Ravens’ Under Armour Performance Center. The ex-Patriot was quite impressive as he went through many drills showing his veteran speed, agility and hands. These are three areas of Arrington’s skill set that’s brought him success at...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens sign CB Kyle Arrington

The Patriots cut Kyle Arrington earlier this week, voiding the 6.5 million in non-guaranteed money over 2 years remaining on his contract. It was a weird move, as Arrington was a valuable slot cornerback for them, grading out above average in 4 straight seasons, including 21st in 2013, and the Patriots had already lost their starting cornerbacks Darrelle Revis and Brandon Browner...
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May 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Which Ravens Draft Picks Are Most Likely to Start in 2015?

With nine new players drafted in the 2015 NFL Draft, the Baltimore Ravens have filled several holes in their roster. This impressive draft haul, in addition to their recent signing of Kyle Arrington, has experts looking at the Ravens in a favorable now has the Ravens tied as the eighth most likely Super Bowl victor. Coincidentally, the team that the Ravens are tied...
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May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens make savvy pickup by signing CB Kyle Arrington…

Ozzie Newsome wasn’t kidding when he said he was going to add more cornerbacks to the Ravens roster. Kyle Arrington is a quality veteran corner who specializes in the slot but can cover outside, too. When the Patriots balked at extending Arrington’s contract for the $4 million he expected to make in 2015, they let him walk. In swooped Ozzie and within 40 hours Arrington was...
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May 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens reach agreement with cornerback Kyle Arrington

The Ravens have finally addressed their secondary by reaching agreement on a three-year deal with free agent cornerback Kyle Arrington, pending a physical. Arrington was released by the Patriots on Monday, and was scooped up quickly by Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome despite some interest from New England to bring Arrington back at a reduced salary. Both Newsome and head coach...
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May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Three reasons why the Ravens’ secondary is no longer a debacle of a headline

Ex-Patriots cornerback Kyle Arrington experienced what unemployment felt like — well, at least for 48 hours. Arrington has been signed by the Baltimore Ravens after being released by the Super Bowl champs, who you wouldn’t even think would have the time to tend to the business of football with their franchise quarterback under the bright lights right now and not because of his...
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May 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Former Patriots CB Kyle Arrington Agrees To 3-Year Contract With Ravens

The New England Patriots released cornerback Kyle Arrington on Monday, and he’s already joined an AFC rival. The 28-year-old defensive back agreed to a three-year contract with the Baltimore Ravens, pending a physical, the team announced Wednesday. Arrington joined the Patriots in 2009 and spent six seasons with team. He tallied nine interceptions during his time in New England...
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens Sign CB Kyle Arrington to Three-Year Contract

Just two days after being let go by the New England Patriots, cornerback Kyle Arrington has found a new home with the Baltimore Ravens. The Ravens announced the signing on Twitter, noting it is a three-year deal that is still pending a physical. The team had hinted at being interested in the talented defensive back, and head coach John Harbaugh had also discussed the need to bolster...
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May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens Agree In Principle To Three-Year Deal With CB Kyle Arrington

Just a day after telling PSL owners that they were still seeking options at the cornerback position, the Baltimore Ravens today agreed to terms with free  agent cornerback Kyle Arrington, who was recently released by the defending Super Bowl champion New England Patriots. Arrington, who was slated to make $3 million for the Patriots this […] Ravens Agree In Principle To Three...
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May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Breaking: Baltimore Ravens snag big-time corner off the market

The Ravens secondary just got a whole lot better. According to NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport, the Ravens have agreed on a deal with former Patriots corner Kyle Arrington. Per agent Richard Kopelman of @KLASS_SPORTS: Ravens and Kyle Arrington agree in principle to 3-yr deal — Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) May 13, 2015 With already having Lardarius Webb and then Jimmy Smith returning...
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May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Ex-Patriot Kyle Arrington Ravens’ ‘Top Target’ At Cornerback

Kyle Arrington soon might find himself playing for his former bitter rival. Arrington, who was released by the New England Patriots earlier this week, has generated strong interest from the Baltimore Ravens, according to’s Jamison Hensley. Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome offered a vague response Tuesday night when asked about the possibility...
May 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens Could Have Interest In Former Patriots CB Kyle Arrington

Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome confirmed that they’ll be in the free agent market for secondary help in the coming weeks. When asked specifically about recently released CB Kyle Arrington, Newsome said: “[T]here are a lot of players available I’ve been on the phone talking with representatives,” per Aaron Wilson. Jeff Zrebiec mentions that while Newsome wouldn’t answer the...
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May 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Kyle Arrington Sends Thank You letter to Patriots, Fans

After the New England Patriots released Kyle Arrington in a surprise move yesterday, the veteran slot cornerback sent a heartfelt thank you note to the New England Patriots organization and its fans. “Want to take the moment to thank the New England Patriot organization for an incredible opportunity to be apart of such a first class franchise the last six years,” the 28-year...
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May 12, 2015  |  Discuss
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