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Dean Pees says Jameel McClain will regain starting job once he'…

Dean Pees says Jameel McClain will regain starting job once he's cleared

baltimoresun.com Updated May 31, 2013
Ravens inside linebacker awaiting full medical clearance following spinal cord contusionOnce inside linebacker Jameel McClain gains full medical clearance, his old starting job awaits him.
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  • Ravens coordinator Jim Caldwell prepares for first full season …

    Ravens coordinator Jim Caldwell prepares for first full season in charge of offense

    baltimoresun.com May 31, 2013
    During team meetings, veteran coach is 'calm, cool and collected and smooth,' tight end Ed Dickson saysThe voices of Joe Flacco and Dean Pees were audible from a football field away - Flacco barking out line calls and Pees providing instruction and enco
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  • Ravens CB Jimmy Smith takes up boxing regimen, loses 10 pounds

    Ravens CB Jimmy Smith takes up boxing regimen, loses 10 pounds

    baltimoresun.com May 31, 2013
    Cornerback making bid for starting job, has made complete recovery from sports hernia surgery last seasonThe last time that imposing cornerback Jimmy Smith shadowed a wide receiver in an actual game, his physical coverage of San Francisco 49ers wide rec…
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  • Dennis Pitta wants to remain with the Ravens (and hopes to rema…

    Dennis Pitta wants to remain with the Ravens (and hopes to remain a handful for opposing defenses)

    baltimoresun.com May 31, 2013
    After a breakout 2012 season, fourth-year Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta is no longer flying under the radar.
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  • Arthur Brown hoping to be back by training camp

    Arthur Brown hoping to be back by training camp

    The Ravens are expecting a lot from rookie linebacker Arthur Brown, but they probably won’t see it until training camp. After undergoing surgery for a sports hernia recently, Brown’s been on the sidelines, but hopes to be 100 percent in about six week
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  • Ravens to visit Obama at the White House

    Ravens to visit Obama at the White House

    baltimoresun.com May 31, 2013
    WASHINGTON -- President Barack Obama will meet with the Baltimore Ravens on Wednesday, giving the Super Bowl champs another opportunity to celebrate their win -- this time, at the White House.
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  • Eight in the Box: Playing for a contract

    Eight in the Box: Playing for a contract

    ESPN.com May 31, 2013
    A look at the players on each AFC North team entering a contract year who must deliver in 2013: Baltimore Ravens: Offensive tackle Michael Oher. He has failed to become a franchise left tackle, and the fact that the story of his life was chronicled in a…
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  • Report: Ravens’ owner tried to cut a last-ditch deal with Joe F…

    Report: Ravens’ owner tried to cut a last-ditch deal with Joe Flacco before the 2012 season

    On March 4, one month and one day after the Baltimore Ravens won Super Bowl XLVII and quarterback Joe Flacco put forth an MVP performance in the biggest game of his life, the team rewarded the player with a six-year, $120.6 million contract that guarant…
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  • Torrey Smith hopes Ravens don’t add veteran receiver

    Torrey Smith hopes Ravens don’t add veteran receiver

    At various points since trading Anquan Boldin to the 49ers, Ravens General Manager Ozzie Newsome has said that the team could use a veteran wide receiver on the roster. The players currently on the team’s depth chart hope that doesn’t wind up happenin
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  • Ravens tight end Ed Dickson signing restricted tender today

    Ravens tight end Ed Dickson signing restricted tender today

    baltimoresun.com May 31, 2013
    Veteran tight end, former third-round pick assigned original round $1.323 million tenderRavens veteran tight end Ed Dickson is signing his original round restricted free agent tender today.
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  • Jacoby Jones hoping to break the “Dancing” curse

    Jacoby Jones hoping to break the “Dancing” curse

    Jacoby Jones is looking forward to touchdown dances, not the other kind, and hopes that there’s not a Dancing With the Stars curse The Ravens wideout is back at OTAs after finishing third on the reality dancing show, saying it’s no replacement for foo
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  • Remaining key dates of the Ravens' offseason

    Remaining key dates of the Ravens' offseason

    baltimoresun.com May 31, 2013
    In 97 days, the Ravens will begin defense of their Super Bowl championship on the road against the Denver Broncos. Below are the key dates before the Ravens’ 2013 regular-season begins on Sept. 5.
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  • Wake-up: Youngest Steelers line in 56 years

    Wake-up: Youngest Steelers line in 56 years

    ESPN.com May 31, 2013
    Regular-season games kick off 14 weeks from now. Mull over that as we begin the wake-up call ... RAVENS: Interviewed about Michael Crabtree's Achilles injury, Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs detailed the challenges of his recovery from the same injury a…
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  • Video - Elvis Dumervil says Baltimore Ravens chemistry is strong 01:15

    Elvis Dumervil says Baltimore Ravens chemistry is strong

    May 31
    One of eight new starters on the Baltimore Ravens defense, Elvis Dumervil says his new teammates are gelling well in their second week of organized team activities.
  • Video - Birds of a feather? 02:23

    Birds of a feather?

    May 31
    The Baltimore Ravens had a lot of turnover this offseason, so how are the reigning Super Bowl champions handling the change? Aditi Kinkhabwala has that scoop from Owings Mills, MD.

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  • Don Banks: White hoping to turn Redskins stint into an opportunity

    May 31
    ASHBURN, Va. -- Spend a morning at the Redskins offseason workouts this spring and it's difficult to watch anything but every movement made by the fast-healing franchise quarterback with the big, bulky brace on his surgically repaired right knee. But Ro…
  • Clayton: The drop-off from starter to backup QB is steep

    May 31
    The drop-off from starting QBs to backups is severe, John Clayton writes.