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Archive for May, 2012

McKinnie on the field at Ravens’ organized team activities

He”s a 10-year veteran with a Pro Bowl under his belt, but that”s not stopping this 32-year-old from participating in the Ravens” voluntary OTA”s this week. While older players such as Ray Lewis, Ed Reed and Matt Birk are sitting out the team”s voluntary OTA”s, left tackle Bryant McKinnie, has been on the practice field […]

Ravens optimistic about a long-term deal for Rice

It”s no secret the Baltimore Ravens need running back Ray Rice to be all in for the 2012 season. The question this whole offseason has been: will management and Rice be able to come together and bang out a long-term contract extension before talks turn sour? Well, according to NFL Network”s Kimberly Jones, per Dan […]

No Progress between Ravens, Rice on a new deal

The Baltimore Ravens and Pro Bowl running back Ray Rice continue to talk about a contract extension. But the two sides have not made any strides towards a new deal, a source familiar with the talks told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. The deadline for Rice and the Ravens to hammer out a new deal […]

Kruger in line for a breakout season

Prior to Terrell Suggs tearing his Achilles’ Tendon, the entire linebacking core for the Ravens was already under pressure heading into the 2012 campaign, especially outside linebacker Paul Kruger. Now that Suggs, the reining NFL Defensive Player of the Year, will miss at least a portion of the 2012 season, Kruger’s role and production will […]

Can Flacco carry the Ravens in ‘T-Sizzle’s’ absence?

They play on the opposite side of the ball. While quarterback Joe Flacco anchors the Ravens offense, outside linebacker Terrell Suggs is one of the cornerstone pieces on one of the best defensive units in the NFL. Flacco is far from perfect. His biggest problem is following up one solid performance with another. One week […]

Foxworth's playing days likely over

It”s unfortunate that one of the classiest guys in the NFL had to limp his way to the finish line. Former Ravens cornerback Domonique Foxworth, who missed all of the 2010 and most of the 2011 seasons, will likely retire before this upcoming season, ac. Foxworth, 29, was cut loose earlier this offseason and with […]

Ravens promote DeCosta to assistant GM

The Baltimore Ravens promoted director of player personnel, Eric DeCosta, to assistant general manager, another move that points toward DeCosta becoming the heir apparent to Ozzie Newsome, according to Jamison Hensley of ESPN.com. The Ravens gave DeCosta a raise last year when he became one of the most sought-after general manager candidates in the league. […]