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Defensive lineman joins Ravens on three-year, $8 million contractThe Ravens' search for a replacement for Cory Redding's stout presence along the defensive line and leadership in the locker room took an entire year.
Share TweetIt is highly unlikely that Wes Welker signing in Denver for a relative pittance is what Tom Brady had in mind when he gave the Patriots $15 million in cap relief two weeks ago.Source: CNNSI.comShare TweetNewly-minted Browns linebacker Paul Kruger joined Pro Football Talk on Wednesday to talk about the pro football teams that wanted him, among other things. Obviously, the Browns did. “There was a lot of excitement from the Browns’ end and I was equalSource: profootballtalk.com
Morneau returns from successful Classic stintUpdated Mar 13 Share TweetAfter starring for Team Canada in the World Baseball Classic for three games, Twins first baseman Justin Morneau made his return to the lineup as the cleanup hitter on Wednesday night against the Orioles.Source: MLB.comShare TweetThere could be yet another starter leaving the reigning Super Bowl champion Ravens. Free-agent safety Ed Reed is scheduled to visit the Texans on Thursday, according the Houston Chronicle. Houston needs to replace Glover Quin, who signed with the Lions …Share TweetA day after the reigning American League Cy Young Award winner was named as the team's Opening Day starter, David Price took the mound against Frederick, the Orioles' Class A affiliate, to get in his necessary work to prepare for the season.Source: MLB.com
Ravens' defensive exodus could be unprecedentedUpdated Mar 13 Share TweetYou'll be seeing a much-different unit on defense next seasonThe Ravens said a month ago they wanted to strengthen the middle of their defense after winning the Super Bowl. They left out the part about letting more than half of their starting defenders …Share TweetKruger, Ellerbe get big money from Browns, DolphinsBy leaving the Super Bowl champion Ravens, linebackers Paul Kruger and Dannell Ellerbe hit the jackpot.
Mike Preston: The Ravens are officially John Harbaugh's team nowUpdated Mar 13 Share TweetAfter getting rid of the most outspoken players, Ravens look to move forwardThere was always a belief that the Ravens would never be coach John Harbaugh's team until Ray Lewis left or retired. Well, it's Harbaugh's team now.
Ravens re-sign Ramon HarewoodUpdated Mar 13 Share TweetThe Ravens have re-signed offensive guard Ramon Harewood, the club said Wednesday. Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun previously reported Harewood’s return. Harewood was non-tendered as a restricted free agent by Baltimore before being re-signed. The 6-fSource: profootballtalk.comShare TweetRay Lewis and ESPN have officially closed their long-rumored deal, with Lewis set to be a football fixture on the network. Starting Aug. 1, Lewis will join ESPN for an entire slate of commentating activity: • "Monday Night Countdown," where he'll travel
The Ravens' review: A player-by-player look at the 2012 seasonUpdated Mar 13 Share TweetTo keep you entertained during the 2013 NFL offseason, blogger and reporter Matt Vensel will go back and review the performance of each significant Ravens contributor during the 2012 season.Share TweetJeffri Chadiha says the Dolphins and Chiefs are the clear winners after the first day of free agency but the Ravens and Steelers are left hurting.Source: ESPN.comShare TweetLost amid all of yesterday's free-agent chatter was the news that after 12 seasons, Steve Hutchinson's NFL career is over. Ray Lewis and Tony Gonzalez...Source: grantland.com
Regretful RavensMar 13Did the Baltimore Ravens make a mistake by letting so many key players leave for other teams? Brian Billick breaks down the current state of the team.
NFL Live OT: Ravens' Key LossesMar 13Bill Polian, Tedy Bruschi and Adam Schefter discuss the Ravens' key losses and question if this would have happened if they hadn't won the Super Bowl.
State Of The RavensMar 13Ray Lewis discusses Joe Flacco's big contract, Baltimore's key offseason departures, and who will step up as the leader in the locker room.
Lewis Savoring Super Bowl TitleMar 13Ray Lewis talks about the run to his second Super Bowl title and if he would have returned for another season if the Ravens lost Super Bowl XLVII.
Peter King: Pats failure to keep Welker must be crushing blow to BradyMar 13It is highly unlikely that Wes Welker signing in Denver for a relative pittance is what Tom Brady had in mind when he gave the Patriots $15 million in cap relief two weeks ago.
Don Banks: Not just leverage: Welker spurns Patriots, signs with BroncosMar 13He wears, at times, the unflattering tag of "system'' receiver, but I guess we're about to find out if Wes Welker can live with being known as a multiple-system receiver. Because the newest Broncos play-maker just left his comfort zone in New Engla…
Buffalo Bills, Oakland Raiders, Carolina Panthers save money under capMar 13The Buffalo Bills, Carolina Panthers and Oakland Raiders used the 'June 1" cut designation on three players released Tuesday in order to save room under this year's salary cap.