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Tag: "defensive coordinator"

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 […]

Brandon McKinney is the latest ex-Raven to join Chuck Pagano in Indianapolis

Former Baltimore Ravens nost tackle, Brandon McKinney, is the latest ex-Raven to join his former defensive coordinator and new Colts’ head coach, Chuck Pagano, in Indianapolis as he and the Colts agreed on a two-year deal Thursday, according to Jeremy Fowler of The St. Paul Pioneer Press. McKinney, 28, joins defensive end Cory Redding and […]

McClain to follow in Bart Scott’s footsteps?

Will Jameel McClain do what former Ravens inside linebacker Bart Scott did in the 2009 offseason and ship up I-95 to join his former defensive coordinator, Rex Ryan? McClain, 26, played under Ryan in his rookie in 2008 before Ryan left to become the head coach of the New York Jets. Scott, who followed Ryan […]

Jets eyeing Jarret Johnson

  the New York Jets are interested in signing Ravens free agent outside linebacker Jarret Johnson, which would reunite him with his former defensive coordinator and current Jets head coach, Rex Ryan. Johnson, 30, is set to become an unrestricted free agent on March 13. He has spent his entire nine-year career in the Charm […]

Why the Dean Pees Hiring was the Right Call for the Ravens

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 […]

Ravens Hire Don Martindale as Linebackers Coach

The Baltimore Ravens have hired former Denver Broncos defensive coordinator Don Martindale to become the team’s new linebackers coach, according to the Denver Post. Martindale, 48, replaces Dean Pees, who was promoted to defensive coordinator after Chuck Pagano departed to become the head coach of the Indianapolis Colts. Martindale was the defensive coordinator for one […]

J.J. Shows his Support for Dean Pees

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 […]