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Tag: "matt birk"

Center Peter Konz to meet with Ravens

Mock draft experts around the country have linked Wisconsin All-American center Peter Konz to the Baltimore Ravens and the two sides are scheduled to meet, according to Aaron Wilson of The Carroll County Times. Konz, 22, was a three-year starter and an All-Big Ten Conference selection that resembles the Ravens’ current center, Matt Birk. Despite […]

Matt Birk passes physical, signs three-year deal

Baltimore Ravens center Matt Birk passed his physical and signed a three-year deal with the team on Monday, according to the team’s twitter feed. Birk, 35, has not missed a start since joining the Ravens prior to the start of the 2009 season, playing in 48 consecutive regular season games and seven postseason games. Passing […]

Ravens keep Birk, make offer to Mathis

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 […]

Birk plans to return next season, not retire

Baltimore Ravens center Matt Birk plans to return for the 2012 season after strongly considering retirement, according to his agent, Joe Linta. Birk, 35, decided to comeback for a 14th NFL season after weighing his options following the Ravens’ 23-20 defeat to the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game. “Matt feels great,” agent […]

Matt Birk Named Walter Payton Man of the Year

Baltimore Ravens center Matt Birk has been one of the most successful center”s of his generation, both on and off the field. Birk, 35, has been named a Pro Bowler six times in his career and he”s also been a part of eight playoff teams. But the achievement that exemplifies Birk as a person was […]

Birk Contemplating Retirement Against Return to Ravens

About two weeks ago, CBS Sports’ Charley Casserly reported that Baltimore Ravens center Matt Birk would retire following the 2011 season. It came as a bit of a surprise to Birk at the time. Birk, 35, told ProFootballTalk Live earlier on Friday, that he will decide between retirement and returning to the Ravens for a […]

Center Matt Birk Denies Retirement Report

Following the Baltimore Ravens’ 20-13 victory over the Houston Texans Sunday, center Matt Birk disputed a CBS report that he would retire after season’s end. CBS’ Charley Casserly said on the network’s pregame show that Birk, 35, would retire after the season. “No, I haven’t made that decision yet, and I don’t know Charley Casserly,” […]