The Baltimore Ravens addressed its special teams question marks in free agency after the unit struggled throughout the course of the 2011 season. Losing safeties Haruki Nakamura and Tom Zbikowski in free agency didn’t help matters, but the Ravens addressed both of those areas on Friday, signing free agent safety Sean Considine to a one-year [...]
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The Baltimore Ravens and special teams ace, Brendon Ayanbadejo, have agreed to a three-year contract, according to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk. Ayanbadejo, a three-time Pro Bowler, has been the leader of the Ravens’ special teams unit ever since he arrived in Baltimore in 2008. He has also seen significant playing time as a [...]
Like a fine wine, Baltimore Ravens linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo only seems to be getting better with age. Ayanbadejo, 35, played in more games (16) this season alone than in the previous two seasons combined (14). He also posted career-highs in solo tackles (31), pass deflections (2) and sacks (1.5). It was somewhat surprising to see [...]
After claiming defensive back Emanuel Cook off waivers from the New York Jets yesterday, head coach John Harbaugh said that special teams were the main reason why the Ravens claimed Cook, according to Dan Kolko of MASNSports.com Cook, in his second-year out of South Carolina, has appeared in 12 games for the Jets over the [...]
After losing two costly fumbles in the Ravens’ 22-17 loss to the Seattle Seahawks last Sunday, kick returner David Reed is out as the team’s primary return man. Not only did Reed cough up two fumbles, but he also cost the Ravens with an unsportsmanlike conduct penalty in the second half of Sunday’s game. Over [...]
In the Baltimore Ravens’ shocking 22-17 loss to the Seattle Seahawks at CenturyLink Field Sunday, the special teams unit was pitiful to say the least, and was the major reason why the team suffered their third letdown of the season. The Ravens, now 6-3, have suffered all three of their losses after significant wins. Sunday’s [...]