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Tag: "receiving yards"

Torrey Smith looks ready to take next step as Ravens’ top receiving threat

Torrey Smith avoided the dreaded sophomore slump last season by making noticeable strides as a wide receiver. He will be counted on to continue evolving entering his third season, as circumstance has thrust him to the top of the depth chart. During his first two seasons, Smith, 24, had the luxury of learning the ins […]

Derrick Mason wants to retire as a Raven

Wide receiver Derrick Mason played the majority of his career for the Tennessee Titans. He was drafted by the Oilers in 1997 and played in a Super Bowl with the Titans. But after playing six seasons in the Charm City for the Ravens (2005-2010), Mason views himself as a Raven deep down. Mason, 38, the […]

The end of an era in the Steel City, Steelers to release Hines Ward

Hines Ward, who has been a thorn in the Baltimore Ravens side for years, won”t be returning to the Pittsburgh Steelers for the 2012 season. The Steelers announced on Wednesday through the team”s website that they plan to release the wide receiver. Ward, 35, had just 46 receptions for 381 yards and two touchdowns in […]

Ravens’ Secondary will Have Hands Full with Texans’ Andre Johnson

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, […]

Rice Beats out Suggs in Narrow Vote for Ravens Team MVP

In what was an extremely tight vote, Ravens running back Ray Rice was selected as the team’s 2011 Most Valuable Player, as voted on by members of the media that cover the team on a everyday basis, according to Don Kolko of MASNSports.com. Rice, 24, finished the regular season ranking first in the NFL with […]

Pitta Emerges in Boldin’s Absence

With No. 1 wide receiver Anquan Boldin out for the regular-season finale at Cincinnati, the Ravens were looking for someone to step up and fill the void. In stepped second-year tight end Dennis Pitta. The 26-year-old lined up all over the field against the Bengals and had six catches for a career-high 62 yards, including […]

Torrey Smith’s Record-Setting Day Overshadowed by Unusual Play

Baltimore Ravens rookie wide receiver Torrey Smith’s record-setting day that included six receptions for 165 yards and a touchdown during the Ravens’ 31-24 victory Sunday at M&T Bank Stadium was overshadowed by an unusual play. The Ravens’ second-round draft pick out of the University of Maryland, was yanked down from behind by his dreadlocks in […]