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baltimoresun.com Updated Apr 5, 2013
Orioles fans stood and applauded Friday as an image of Joe Flacco hoisting the Lombardi Trophy flashed on the video board at Camden Yards, part of an Opening Day tribute to the Super Bowl champion Ravens.Upvote Share Tweet
profootballtalk.com Apr 5, 2013The Falcons apparently plan to give quarterback Matt Ryan a long-term contract sooner rather than later. Given that Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco was able to chase his new contract all the way to the Super Bowl win in 2012, maybe it would make more sens…Upvote Share Tweet
Tavares Gooden says he’s retiring, agent says he isn’tprofootballtalk.com Apr 5, 2013Linebacker Tavares Gooden has spent five years in the NFL with the Ravens and 49ers and it seemed Friday afternoon that the free agent wasn’t interested in playing a sixth season. Gooden visited with the Cardinals and Steelers in recent days, but went oUpvote Share TweetESPN.com Apr 5, 2013A look at the top under-the-radar move made by each AFC North team thus far this offseason: Baltimore Ravens. Marcus Spears, defensive end. When it comes to Baltimore's defensive line, the big-name signing in free agency was Chris Canty. The addition of…Upvote Share Tweet
Dillon: Rapidly developing Watson bringing British Invasion to NFLCNNSI.com Apr 5, 2013Menelik Watson came from England in 2011 never having played. Now he's one of the most eye-catching prospects in the draft. He's raw, Dennis Dillon writes, but won't be for long.Upvote Share Tweet
Ravens DL Bryan Hall signs exclusive-rights tenderbaltimoresun.com Apr 5, 2013Defensive lineman signs $480,000 tenderRavens reserve defensive lineman Bryan Hall has signed his $480,000 exclusive-rights free agent tender, the team announced.Upvote Share Tweet
Brendon Ayanbadejo backtracks on Ravens comments, says multiple gay players could come out at the same timeFree agent linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo is walking back some of the controversial statements he made following his release from the Baltimore Ravens earlier this week. Ayanbadejo told Newsday that his release was, in part, prompted by his vocal support…Upvote Share TweetFootball has nothing to do with the scandal at Rutgers that’s threatening to cost athletic director Tim Pernetti his job, but a former Scarlet Knights running back is trying to rally support for Pernetti. Ravens running back Ray Rice spoke to Steve PoliUpvote Share Tweet
AFC North mock draftApr 5Bucky Brooks and Daniel Jeremiah reveal their three-round mock drafts for the Baltimore Ravens, Pittsburgh Steelers, Cleveland Browns and Cincinnati Bengals.
Brendon Ayanbadejo responds to releaseApr 5Linebacker Brendon Ayanbadejo responds to his release from the Baltimore Ravens and discusses his involvement in marriage equality.
Don Banks: Many teams added new No. 2 QBs, but who has best backup plan?Apr 5As much as 2012 was celebrated as the Year of the Rookie Quarterback in the NFL, with Andrew Luck, Robert Griffin III and Russell Wilson dazzling us in historic ways and leading their upstart teams to the playoffs, there was a still under-appreciated mo…
Bill Simmons on PEDs, 'Mad Men,' and Red Sox savior Jackie Bradley Jr.Apr 5The Sports Guy on PEDs, Mad Men, and Red Sox savior Jackie Bradley Jr.