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Tag: "draft picks"

Ravens awarded two compensatory picks in April’s Draft

The Baltimore Ravens have more ammunition for the draft in April, as they were awarded two compensatory selections Monday at the annual NFL owners meetings. The Ravens received a fourth-round pick (130th overall) and a fifth-round pick (169th overall) in exchange for losing free agents Dawan Landry, Chris Chester and Josh Wilson before the 2011 […]

Kindle and Cody Won't Start for Ravens

Almost all of the Baltimore Ravens’ first draft picks were players that became starters in their rookie season. It appears that won’t be the case this year. Defensive Coordinator Greg Mattison has announced his plan for the newcomers, Sergio Kindle and Terrence Cody, and it does not include them in the starting lineup. Instead, Mattison […]

Big Name Trades, Cuts, and Signings

The past week has been a busy week for many teams around the league, mostly due to the draft. Here are some star players that have changed their uniform: CB Lito Sheppard was signed by the Minnesota Vikings a week ago.  His contract is set for 1 year and is reportedly worth $2 million. Sheppard […]

Ravens Receive No Additional Picks and Stay with 5

This week, the NFL gave out 32 compensatory draft picks to 19 teams. The Baltimore Ravens received none. According to the NFL Collective Bargaining Agreement, “a team is eligible to receive compensatory draft picks if it is determined that they lost more or better players than they were able to acquire during the previous year’s […]

Baltimore on track to Super Bowl XLV with the addition of Anquan Boldin

Welcome to post #1 of The Purple Chaos! So in a way, I started this blog as an excuse to surround myself with the Ravens 24/7… but my ultimate goal is to build a community where just about anyone can come to for news, opinions, and information on anything related to football (but most likely […]