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Archive for March, 2012

McPhee, Jones to compete for starting defensive end job?

Former Baltimore Ravens defensive end, Cory Redding, bolted for Indianapolis when free agency began earlier this month, as he joined former Ravens defensive coordinator, Chuck Pagano, who was named the Colts’ new head coach in late January. While Redding, 31, was a great fit along the Ravens’ defensive line, his exit leaves a void and […]

Are the 2000 Baltimore Ravens the greatest team ever?

If you’re a Baltimore Ravens fan, the most thrilling moment in this team’s franchise history came 11 years ago, when the Ravens hoisted the Lombardi Trophy. Could that have really been the greatest team in NFL history? It’s certainly an intriguing question because the 2000 Ravens have advanced to the finals of the “Greatest Team […]

Bisciotti, Ravens outnumbered in OT rule vote

There will be a new overtime rule that will go into effect when regular-season games go into overtime beginning in 2012. In a landslide 30-2 vote, the league”s owners voted Wednesday to extend the playoff overtime rule that began last season, to the regular season. One of the two descending votes was by Ravens owner […]

Kruger is leading candidate to replace Jarret Johnson

Paul Kruger is the frontrunner to replace Jarret Johnson as the Baltimore Ravens’ starting strong-side linebacker, according to an article by Jeff Zrebiec of The Baltimore Sun. Johnson, 30, had manned the position for the past five seasons and was one of the Ravens’ most durable players, having started a franchise-record 80 consecutive games and […]

Ravens awarded two compensatory picks in April’s Draft

The Baltimore Ravens have more ammunition for the draft in April, as they were awarded two compensatory selections Monday at the annual NFL owners meetings. The Ravens received a fourth-round pick (130th overall) and a fifth-round pick (169th overall) in exchange for losing free agents Dawan Landry, Chris Chester and Josh Wilson before the 2011 […]

Foxworth named new NFLPA president

Former Baltimore Ravens cornerback Domonique Foxworth has been elected NFL Players Association president, according to the Sports Journal business. Foxworth, 28, is perfect for this role because he is smart and candid. He’s a strong leader and his presence and role in the negotiations during last year’s lockout is a big reason why the NFL […]

Ravens sign safety Sean Considine

The Baltimore Ravens addressed its special teams question marks in free agency after the unit struggled throughout the course of the 2011 season. Losing safeties Haruki Nakamura and Tom Zbikowski in free agency didn’t help matters, but the Ravens addressed both of those areas on Friday, signing free agent safety Sean Considine to a one-year […]