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Former Rutgers player Eric LeGrand brings motivational story to Baltimore
baltimoresun.com Updated May 7, 2013
Former Rutgers football player is determined to walk again after becoming paralyzed from the neck down making a tackle in 2010It wasn't so long ago that former Rutgers defensive tackle Eric LeGrand couldn't even move his shoulders, which is why it's har…Share Tweet
The Ravens think linebacker Rolando McClain deserves a second chance. And there’s a chance that, in their minds, he’s already gotten it. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the reference by Ravens assistant G.M. Eric DeCosta to McClain deserShare TweetBaltimore Ravens linebacker Rolando McClain has pleaded guilty to a charge in Decatur, Ala., of violating rules on car window tint, while a charge of lying about his identity was dropped, The Baltimore Sun reported.Share Tweet
AFC North position rank: Running backsESPN.com May 7, 2013The AFC North blog is continuing its rankings of each position for the next two weeks. This is a projection on how the group will fare this season. It's not an evaluation based on last year. For Tuesday, let's look at the running backs. 1. Baltimore Rav…Share Tweet
Gino Gradkowski remains frontrunner to start at centerRavens drafted center Ryan Jensen in sixth roundAlthough the Ravens drafted Colorado State-Pueblo center Ryan Jensen in the sixth round, Gino Gradkowski remains the frontrunner to replace six-time Pro Bowl selection Matt Birk at center.Share Tweet
Ravens cut Murphy Holloway, four othersRavens release rookie free agentsThe Ravens have released former Ole Miss basketball player Murphy Holloway and four other players.Share TweetOn Monday night, Eric DeCosta was in our house for once. The Ravens assistant general manager visited our offices down on Calvert Street to speak and answer reader questions in our latest Baltimore Sun Sports Forum.Share TweetCNNSI.com May 7, 2013The Ravens have been one of the league's most consistent teams of the last 15 years. That's no fluke, Baltimore just knows how to work the draft board, Peter King explains.Share TweetJohnstone loses in 4 sets in Pro Squash Tour finalCollegesShare Tweet
Rolando McClain's future in BaltimoreMay 7Embattled linebacker Rolando McClain's future with the Baltimore Ravens is in doubt. McClain was arrested on charges of disorderly conduct and resisting arrest nine days after signing a one-year contract with the Ravens.
Don Banks: Jets owner closes door on Tebow era, but not QB competitionMay 7PHILADELPHIA -- Opting for dramatic understatement, New York Jets owner Woody Johnson summarized his team's failed Tim Tebow experiment as "something that didn't work for us,'' and acknowledged for the first time "the fit obviously wasn't perf…
Jim Trotter: States, former players trying to level NFL playing field on w…May 7SACRAMENTO, Calif. -- Reggie Williams' movements are as labored as his breathing. While others walk the halls of the state Capitol with apparent ease, the 58-year-old former Cincinnati Bengals linebacker struggles to get around. He has a crutch under ea…
Peter King: Nobody balances need vs. value better than the Ravens; mailMay 7The fashionable thing to say for men who run drafts is they'll set their boards and honor them and take the best player available. I believe general managers approach drafts that way, but when it comes time to pull the trigger, they're going to pay more…