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Ravens second-round linebacker got $964,896 bonusThe full details are in on Ravens second-round inside linebacker Arthur Brown's four-year, $3.554 million contract.
Ravens return four of five offensive line starters from Super BowlWhen quarterback Joe Flacco lines up in the Ravens' backfield this fall, he'll be protected by four of the five offensive linemen who started in the Super Bowl.
In this week's Five for Friday, Matt Vensel lists five reasons why Flacco could have his best season in 2013.
Ravens' offense adjusting to life without Anquan BoldinThe football rarely hit the ground, at least not when Joe Flacco was throwing and wide receivers Tandon Doss, Deonte Thompson and David Reed were the targets.
Outside linebacker played through injuries last seasonRavens outside linebacker Terrell Suggs endured an injury-plagued season, battling through a partially torn right Achilles tendon that required surgery and a torn right biceps.
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Safety, running back sign their tendersBesides signing second-round inside linebacker Arthur Brown to a four-year, $3.55 million deal that includes a $964,896 signing bonus, the Ravens conducted some other business today.
Elam, B.Williams are only two picks who are unsignedThe Ravens today agreed to a four-year deal with linebacker Arthur Brown , leaving them with just two unsigned picks.
It came down to a matter of split seconds, but Joe Flacco got the ball out of his hands a little faster last season.
Former Ravens linebacker raising funds and awareness for East AfricaMore than three months after playing the final football game of a storied 17-year career, Ray Lewis has apparently found his next challenge.
As I expected, there was a lot more made of who didn’t show up at this week’s organized team activities than who did. The absences of Terrell Suggs , Haloti Ngata and Vonta Leach in particular seemed to spur the most questions. Again, the workouts are voluntary and some players choose to stay home and work out on their own. Coach John Harbaugh pointed out that the team didn’t see Ray Lewis much –
NFL is moving draft to May next year, mulling having combine prior to free agencyThe NFL plans to shift its annual draft into May next year because of a scheduling conflict at Radio City Music Hall, and the pending change could become a fixture in the offseason calendar.
Chicago Bears middle linebacker retired Wednesday after 13 seasonsAs impressive a career Chicago Bears middle linebacker Brian Urlacher put together in 13 seasons before retiring Wednesday, the former NFL Defensive Player of the Year acknowledged his accomplishments were trumped by legendary Ravens star Ray Lewis.
SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- The severe injury to San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Michael Crabtree occurred during a 7-on-7 drill Tuesday.
I never put a lot of stock in OTAs because the season is still a few months away and there could be some significant changes to the roster before the regular season opener. But here are a few casual observations from watching the first workout open to the media Wednesday....
Elvis Dumervil had just settled in to meet the media after the Ravens' workout Wednesday when a voice rang out behind the semi-circle of TV cameras, tape recorders and notebooks.
Joe Flacco is no longer barraged with questions about former offensive coordinator Cam Cameron, finding consistency or even his capability to win the big game. Now the owner of one of the richest contracts in the history of the sport and two weeks away from receiving a sparkling Super Bowl ring, Flacco's status as the Ravens' franchise quarterback will probably never be this secure.
“You don’t replace Anquan” Boldin.
Ravens wide receiver-kick returner finished third in dancing Now that Pro Bowl kick returner Jacoby Jones' star turn on Dancing With the Stars is over, the Ravens expect him to get right back to football.
Second-round pick sidelined for four to six weeksThe Ravens' hard luck at inside linebacker hasn't stopped.
Veterans not attending voluntary OTA: Ngata, Suggs, Leach, Yanda and Jacoby JonesTwo defensive starters coming off injuries displayed signs of progress during the Ravens' first organized team activities Wednesday.
Bears middle linebacker walks away from the gameA two-time NFL Defensive Player of the Year, Ravens defensive icon Ray Lewis isn't the only star middle linebacker to retire from the NFL this offseason.
Former Towson wide receiver was released last weekFormer Towson wide receiver Gerrard Sheppard is getting another shot with the Ravens.
Jacoby Jones entered tonight's “Dancing with the Stars” finale in fourth place. Bruno Tonioli reiterates the concern that Jacoby’s freestyle, with its large-scale production, overshadowed Jacoby himself. Len Goodman, however, has nothing but kind things to say about Jacoby.
Hall officials having tentative discussions about change, which could ease path for late Ravens ownerLate Ravens owner Art Modell might face an easier path to the Pro Football Hall of Fame if the museum follows through on tentative discussions of putting "contributors" in a different voting pool than players.
NEW YORK (Reuters) - San Francisco and Houston were chosen on Tuesday as host cities for the 2016 and 2017 Super Bowls after National Football League (NFL) team owners voted for the two ahead of Miami.
Rookie outside linebacker agrees to terms, still unsigned are Elam, Brown and WilliamsThe Ravens have signed fourth-round outside linebacker John Simon to a four-year deal.
Practices represent key time for Ravens' rookies, newcomersWho is there, or more appropriately, who isn’t? That undoubtedly will be the most popular question this week as the Ravens start the first of three sessions of organized team activities. The sessions will run from May 21 to 23, May 29 to 31 and June 4 to 6, leading into the mandatory veteran minicamp, which starts on June 11.