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Tag: "defensive end"

Elvis Dumervil signing confirms that Ozzie Newsome always has a plan

Ozzie Newsome is considered by many to be one of the best — if not the best — general managers in the NFL. This offseason, following a second Super Bowl victory during the past 12 seasons, might confirm why Newsome is perhaps the best team builder in the NFL. The reigning Super Bowl champions traded […]

Ravens pursuing former Denver Broncos defensive end Elvis Dumervil

The Baltimore Ravens want to meet with former Denver Broncos defensive end Elvis Dumervil following the league meetings this week, a league source told Aaron Wilson of The Baltimore Sun. Though contract talks haven’t taken place between the two sides yet, according to Wilson, if Dumervil signs with the Ravens, he would make the transition […]

Ravens ink former Dallas Cowboys DE Marcus Spears to a two-year deal

In an effort to continue beefing up their defensive line, the Baltimore Ravens have signed former Dallas Cowboys defensive end Marcus Spears to a two-year, $3.55 million contract, as first reported by Alex Marvez of FOXSports.com. The Ravens made it a point emphasis earlier this week when the signed defensive end Chris Canty, a former […]

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 […]

McPhee, Jones to compete for starting defensive end job?

Former Baltimore Ravens defensive end, Cory Redding, bolted for Indianapolis when free agency began earlier this month, as he joined former Ravens defensive coordinator, Chuck Pagano, who was named the Colts’ new head coach in late January. While Redding, 31, was a great fit along the Ravens’ defensive line, his exit leaves a void and […]

DE Mark Anderson visits Ravens

The Baltimore Ravens had free agent defensive end, Mark Anderson, in for a visit on Tuesday, according to Jeff Zrebiec of The Baltimore Sun. Anderson, 28, had 12.5 sacks for the New England Patriots in 2011, spanning both the regular season and postseason as a situational pass rusher and he’s currently the best pass rusher […]

Ravens Could Address a few Off-season Needs Early in Draft

Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome made it clear at last week’s season-ending news conference what the teams biggest needs are: offensive line help, a pass rusher and another wide receiver. From the looks of it, the Ravens could address a few of those needs in April’s NFL draft. According to Ravens Director of College Scouting […]