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 [...]
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NFL coaching staffs undergo facelifts from season to season, it’s just part of the business. Not only are teams looking to make moves with player personnel, but they’re also looking to do the same with their coaches. But maintaining a sense of stability when possible is always a good thing. And that’s exactly why the [...]
After nine seasons with the Baltimore Ravens, outside linebacker Jarret Johnson faces an uncertain future with the franchise that drafted him in the fourth-round of the 2003 draft. Johnson, 30, will be an unrestricted free agent at the end of the league year in March and he knows that the Ravens are trying to get [...]
In 1983, Dean Pees was the defensive coordinator and secondary coach at Miami of Ohio, mentoring and coaching a young defensive back by the name of John Harbaugh. As a coach, Pees has worked under the likes of Nick Saban, Lou Holtz, Bill Belichick and most recently the Ravens’ Harbaugh. He was the Patriots’ linebackers [...]
The Baltimore Ravens promoted linebackers coach Dean Pees to defensive coordinator on Friday, filling the void left by Chuck Pagano, who departed to Indianapolis to become the head coach of the Colts. Pees inherits a defense that has ranked among the NFL’s best over the past decade. Pees has been the Ravens’ linebackers coach since [...]
The Baltimore Ravens have had the propensity in years past to promote their defensive coordinators from within. Mike Nolan replaced Marvin Lewis in 2002. Rex Ryan replaced Nolan in 2005. Greg Mattison replaced Ryan in 2009. And most recently, Chuck Pagano replaced Mattison in 2011. Now that Pagano has been named the Indianapolis Colts’ head [...]
The Indianapolis Colts have hired Baltimore Ravens defensive coordinator Chuck Pagano as head coach, according to ProFootballTalk’s Mike Florio. Pagano, 51, was promoted to defensive coordinator in 2011 after severing three seasons as secondary coach. In his time, he improved the Ravens’ defensive ranking from 10th in 2010 to third this season. Known for his [...]