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Bisciotti and Newsome may tell Ravens' future, if you read between the lines
baltimoresun.com Updated Jan 7
When the Ravens hold their annual state-of-the-team news conference on Wednesday at the Under Armour Performance Center, we would all do well to listen closely to what owner Steve Bisciotti and his upper management team have to say.Upvote Share Tweet
New Haven sophomore, 26, is a former Orioles minor leaguer who retired from baseball last yearNew Haven sophomore tight end Mike Flacco hopes to join his older brother, Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco, in the NFL next season.Upvote Share Tweet
Is the franchise tag a realistic option for Dennis Pitta?Among team's 13 free agents, Pitta is one of priorities to re-sign Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti, team president Dick Cass, general manager Ozzie Newsome and head coach John Harbaugh will speak at the annual “State of the Ravens” offseason address tomorr…Upvote Share TweetFor most NFL players, a Super Bowl ring would be the last thing they'd sell. The ring is the symbol of a life goal, winning a championship. But not every player feels the same attachment to the ring. The ring might mean more to a star quarterback or lon…Upvote Share Tweet
Ravens' biggest decision with offensive lineESPN.com Jan 7Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh says it will be a competitive situation for every spot on the offensive line except right guard. But, before the vision of the line takes shape, the Ravens have to answer the biggest question facing them about the we…Upvote Share Tweet
Could a bigger running back solve Ravens' short-yardage, red-zone problems?Ravens finished 31st in red-zone offense, scoring 24 touchdowns in 45 red-zone shotsWhen the Ravens were routed by the New England Patriots in December, running back LeGarrette Blount pounded their defense in the red zone.Upvote Share Tweet
Grading the Ravens' 2013 offseason movesLast spring, the Ravens had perhaps their busiest offseason in recent history. After the Super Bowl, the Ravens said goodbye to veteran leaders in Ray Lewis, Ed Reed and Matt Birk. They traded away their top wide receiver in Anquan Boldin. And they over…Upvote Share Tweet
'NFL Films Presents': Week 14: Minnesota Vikings at Baltimore RavensJan 7In this week's "NFL Films Presents," you get an inside look at some of the biggest games of 2013. Check out all the sights and sounds from one of the best fourth quarters in NFL history that saw six different lead changes.
Dennis Allen appears to have saved job as head coach of Oakland RaidersJan 7Despite differences with ownership about assistants contracts, Dennis Allen appears to be keeping his job as head coach of the Oakland Raiders, sources tell ESPN's John Clayton.
Don Banks: Ranking the best potential Super Bowl XLVIII matchupsJan 7The NFL is down to its elite eight in the Super Bowl tournament, and it breaks down neatly into four teams that have made it back to the divisional round -- Denver and New England in the AFC, Seattle and San Francisco in the NFC -- and four teams that w…
The Tuesday MailbagJan 7Lovie Smith is back in Tampa Bay as head coach, one season after being fired by the Bears. Earlier in his career, Smith served as the Buccaneers linebackers coach from 1996-2000. (Al Messerschmidt/Getty Images) Busy time of year, with so much happening.…