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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.Upvote Share Tweet
Ravens coordinator Jim Caldwell prepares for first full season in charge of offenseDuring 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 encoUpvote Share Tweet
Ravens CB Jimmy Smith takes up boxing regimen, loses 10 poundsCornerback 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…Upvote Share Tweet
Dennis Pitta wants to remain with the Ravens (and hopes to remain a handful for opposing defenses)After a breakout 2012 season, fourth-year Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta is no longer flying under the radar.Upvote Share TweetThe 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 weekUpvote Share TweetWASHINGTON -- 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Eight in the Box: Playing for a contractESPN.com May 31, 2013A 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…Upvote Share TweetOn 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…Upvote Share TweetAt 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 happeninUpvote Share TweetVeteran 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.Upvote Share TweetJacoby 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 fooUpvote Share Tweet
Remaining key dates of the Ravens' offseasonIn 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.Upvote Share Tweet
Wake-up: Youngest Steelers line in 56 yearsESPN.com May 31, 2013Regular-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…Upvote Share Tweet
Elvis Dumervil says Baltimore Ravens chemistry is strongMay 31One 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.
Birds of a feather?May 31The 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.
Don Banks: White hoping to turn Redskins stint into an opportunityMay 31ASHBURN, 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 steepMay 31The drop-off from starting QBs to backups is severe, John Clayton writes.