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 [...]
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Whether free-agent safety Ed Reed returns to Baltimore, the Ravens are in the midst of a massive defensive makeover. Part of that overhaul could include Michael Huff. Huff was cut by the Oakland Raiders prior to the start of the free agency signing period, and the Ravens are scheduled to meet with the safety at [...]
Outside of Baltimore, Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome is rarely showered with praise for being a pure genius, and he is just that. Genius. Newsome is no fool, and if there’s one thing we’ve learned during his illustrious 18-year tenure in the team’s front office, it’s that he always has a plan. So what’s the [...]
The Baltimore Ravens signed running back Ray Rice to a five-year deal for $40 million today. At the beginning of the offseason the Ravens decided to franchise Ray Rice, and they had until July 16th 5:00pm EST to give Rice a contract extension. If Rice were to have been tagged with the franchise this season, [...]
The Baltimore Ravens announced Friday that they have re-signed inside linebacker Jameel McClain to a three-year deal, according to Aaron Wilson of The Carroll County Times. McClain, 27, was an unrestricted free agent and visited the Denver Broncos last week, but left the Mile High City without signing a contract. McClain was the Ravens’ second-leading [...]
The Baltimore Ravens are still in the market for Ben Grubbs’ replacement at left guard, as Evan Mathis has agreed to a new deal to remain with the Philadelphia Eagles, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Mathis, 30, agreed to a five-year, $25 million deal to remain in Philadelphia after having his most successful season in [...]
After the departure of Pro Bowl left guard Ben Grubbs, the Baltimore Ravens answered some questions along the offensive line by re-signing center Matt Birk to a three-year contract and offered a contract to Philadelphia Eagles free agent guard Evan Mathis. Birk, 35, had contemplated retirement following the Ravens’ 23-20 loss to the New England [...]