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Tag: "backup"

Ravens trade WR David Reed to Colts for RB Delone Carter

The Baltimore Ravens have acquired running back Delone Carter from the Indianapolis Colts in exchange for wide receiver-kick returner David Reed, both teams announced Wednesday. As is the case with most preseason trades, it represents a change of scenery for two players on the roster bubble with their former squads. Carter was in a battle […]

Ravens draft safety Christian Thompson with second fourth round pick

With their second pick in the fourth round of the NFL Draft on Saturday afternoon, the Baltimore Ravens selected Christian Thompson, a safety from South Carolina State. The 6-foot, 211-pound Thompson ran the fastest 40-yard dash (4.47 seconds) among safeties at the NFL Scouting Combine in February. The Ravens addressed yet another need with this […]

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 […]

A Kyle Boller and Ravens sequel in the works?

This will most likely cause Ravens fans in the Charm City and around the world to explode, but the team’s 2003 first-round pick, Kyle Boller, is working out for Baltimore Thursday, according to Jason La Canfora of the NFL Network and NFL.com. Fellow free agent quarterback and former Pittsburgh Steelers’ backup Dennis Dixon is also […]

Ravens interested in Dennis Dixon

The Baltimore Ravens have shown interest in free agent quarterback Dennis Dixon, according to Jim Thomas of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. Dixon, 27, has spent his entire four-year career with the Pittsburgh Steelers, backing up Ben Roethlisberger. If Dixon were to sign with the Ravens, he would compete with second-year quarterback Tyrod Taylor for the […]

Nakamura could leave for more playing time

Baltimore Ravens safety Haruki Nakamura says he feels no extra tension as he prepares for free agency for the first time in his four-year career. Nakamura, 25, doesn’t know what the future may hold for him, but he has a clear agenda as he prepares to weigh the different options and opportunities that might come […]

A Le’Ron McClain Reunion in Baltimore?

After running back Ricky Williams decided to abruptly retire about a week ago, the Baltimore Ravens now have a hole to fill behind starting running back Ray Rice. Could a Le’Ron McClain-Ravens sequel be in order? McClain, 27, is about to become an unrestricted free agent after spending the 2011 season with the Kansas City […]