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Archive for April, 2012

Ravens select Courtney Upshaw with 35th overall pick

The Baltimore Ravens selected second-team All-American defensive end/outside linebacker, Courtney Upshaw, from the University of Alabama with the 35th overall pick in this year’s NFL Draft. In four years with the Crimson Tide, Upshaw amassed 17.5 sacks, 36.5 tackles for losses and 18 quarterback pressures. Upshaw will compete with Paul Kruger for the starting strongside […]

Ravens trade out of first round of NFL Draft

For the second time in three years, the Baltimore Ravens traded out of the first round of the NFL Draft. When the Ravens went on the clock with the 29th pick of the draft on Thursday night, they pulled off a trade with the Minnesota Vikings, giving up the 29th pick for Minnesota’s second-round pick […]

Ravens dismiss assistant strength and conditioning coach

In the midst of all the draft hype and hoopla, the Baltimore Ravens have decided to dismiss their assistant strength and conditioning coach, John Dunn, according to Jeff Zrebiec of The Baltimore Sun. Dunn, who was hired by head coach John Harbaugh in 2008, built a reputation for producing some of the strongest and best-conditioned […]

Stover will annnounce Ravens’ second-round and third-round picks

After the Baltimore Ravens have made their decision on who they will draft in the second-round and third-round on Day Two of the draft Friday night, the franchise’s all-time leading scorer, will announce the team’s picks. Former Ravens kicker Matt Stover, 44, will take to the podium at New York’s Radio City Music Hall to […]

Report: Ravens, Flacco not close to new contract

Contract negotiations between the Baltimore Ravens and quarterback Joe Flacco have continued and have been cordial, but the two sides are not close to a deal and it’s unlikely something will get done soon, according to NFL.com’s, Jason La Canfora. It’s been well documented and chronicled that both sides want to work out a long-term […]

Ravens face NFL’s 4th-toughest schedule

The Baltimore Ravens will have their hands full this season when they begin their AFC North title defense this fall. The Ravens’ schedule is statistically the fourth-toughest in the NFL as their opponents had a combined record of 134-122 (.523 winning percentage) last season. Baltimore opens the season by playing their first four games in […]

Ravens sign Curtis Painter, opt against a Kyle Boller sequel

The Baltimore Ravens opted against a Kyle Boller sequel, as the team agreed to a one-year deal with former Indianapolis Colts’ backup, Curtis Painter, according to Jason La Canfora of NFL.com. Painter, who started eight games for the Colts last season without Peyton Manning, will be reunited with Jim Caldwell, who is the Ravens’ new […]