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 [...]
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Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti said he wants to see the team’s offense continue to grow and mature, but not at the cost of his traditional smash-mouth defense. The defense is stacked with perennial Pro Bowlers and All-Pros like Ray Lewis, Ed Reed, Terrell Suggs and Haloti Ngata and rising stars Lardarius Webb, Jimmy Smith [...]
In spite of several attempts to get fullback Vonta Leach a touchdown during the 2011 season, the Ravens fullback always came up short. At the Pro Bowl on Sunday night, Leach got another opportunity to score. And this time he made the most of it. With just under 12 minutes remaining in the game, Leach [...]
When the Pro Bowl rosters were announced several weeks ago, it appeared the Baltimore Ravens would be well represented at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu–assuming they didn’t make the Super Bowl. Now, it doesn’t appear that way. After outside linebacker Terrell Suggs (injury) and running back Ray Rice (personal reasons) withdrew from the Pro Bowl earlier [...]
Baltimore Ravens left guard Ben Grubbs was added to the AFC Pro Bowl team, even though he would he preferred not to get an invitation. Grubbs is headed to the Pro Bowl because the New England Patriots beat the Ravens in the AFC Championship Game. Grubbs and Ravens right guard Marshal Yanda are now starters [...]
Houston Texans wide receiver Andre Johnson has flown under the radar in the NFL because of the Texans’ lack of success and non-postseason appearances in the receiver’s first nine seasons. At 6-foot-3, 218 pounds, Johnson a five-time Pro Bowler and two-time All-Pro — has all the physical ability, as well as relative durability. In 2007, [...]
Baltimore Ravens free safety Ed Reed has put together another solid season, so being named as a Pro Bowl starter for the AFC shouldn’t come as a surprise. Reed, 33, was selected for the eighth time in his 10-year career. The former Miami Hurricane has complied 48 tackles, three interceptions, one sack and a forced [...]