The tough questions for Ravens during summer vacation…

A few more weeks of vacay for the Ravens players and coaches—then the hard questions must be asked and a plan put in place. Hardcore Ravens fan Dom McRaven responded to an “NFL Live” segment on ESPN in which the panelists talked about who would win the AFC North. Jim Trotter chose the Bengals, while […]


Ten cornerbacks will compete for 5, maybe 6 spots on Ravens final roster…

Garrett Downing over at BaltimoreRavens.com has a nice series going on positional roster competition for the Ravens coming up in 2015 training camp. In a recent look at the cornerback candidates, Downing broke down the list of competitors—some veterans, some coming back from injury, some 2nd-year and 3rd-year hopefuls, and a rookie: Returning Players Jimmy […]


Baltimore Ravens Fall In Top-10 For Most Travel Miles For 2015 NFL Season

The Baltimore Ravens are heading into training camp with the same head coach and quarterback that they’ve had since 2008, as John Harbaugh and Joe Flacco will look to add to their already-stellar resumes. After a deflating loss to the New England Patriots in the AFC Divisional Round, the Ravens are gearing up to go […]


The good, bad and weird news from Ravens mandatory minicamp…

The good news is WR Steve Smith Sr. looks like he’s 27 years old again instead of pushing 36 !!! Steve is flying around the field out there in the heat and really getting on the offensive-team rookies for not keeping up with his pace in practice. It’s funny in a way, but when he […]


Radar Love for Ravens players as June OTA’s wrap up…

Man it’s been a hot and humid week as the Ravens bring their June OTA sessions to a close. But the good news for Ravens fans is there have been no significant injuries thus far and their veteran players have reported in excellent conditioning for the most part. There is a great Ravens/Orioles blog called […]


Random construction notes on 2015 Ravens in early June…

Looks like kicker Justin Tucker will get the Franchise Tag contract next season. For a kicker, the NFL Franchise value is $4.45 million in the tagged season. The Ravens can’t afford to extend Tucker’s rookie contract this season because all the dough is budgeted to help extend Kelechi Osemele’s contract in 2015. But the Ravens […]


Steve Smith #54 in NFLN’s Top 100 Players List…

It’s a nice honor and sign of respect for Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith to be voted by his peers as high as 54th in the Top 100 Players Poll—even moreso because Smith was left off the list last year, and he is now 36 years old. Here’s a 4-minute video recap of the NFLN […]


Ravens who look ready to ball at June OTA’s…

Sometimes you can just tell with your eyes that a player has been working hard all winter and spring to maintain top football shape. By all visual accounts coming out of OTA’s this week and past week at Ravens minicamp in Owings Mills, these are the guys who are REALLY ready to attack the 2015 […]


Michael Campanaro injured—Flacco clicks with Trestman…

Michael Campanaro is out for several months with a torn quadriceps suffered at Ravens OTA’s. That’s a tough break for a player who has flashed so much promise as a receiver, a running back and a kick/punt returner. It’s also a challenge to the Ravens’offensive depth. Campanaro was considered a strong possibility to back up […]


What can you find about Ravens in 10 days of OTA’s?

The Baltimore Ravens kicked off 10 days of OTA’s (Organized Team Activities) this Tuesday— no real contact, but plenty of real competition, if you get my drift. But what can you really find about about the 2015 Ravens from such relatively casual workouts? John Eisenberg had some ideas about that. Eisenberg is an established journalist […]


Four Ravens in final contract year who must be extended…

The Ravens have about two months left to negotiate extended contracts for some very important pieces of their 2015 roster— or risk losing them as free agents in 2016. Those Four Important Guys are: Guard Kelechi Osemele; Guard Marshal Yanda; Kicker Justin Tucker; Outside Linebacker Courtney Upshaw. Osemele and Yanda are one of the best […]


Ravens make savvy pickup by signing CB Kyle Arrington…

Ozzie Newsome wasn’t kidding when he said he was going to add more cornerbacks to the Ravens roster. Kyle Arrington is a quality veteran corner who specializes in the slot but can cover outside, too. When the Patriots balked at extending Arrington’s contract for the $4 million he expected to make in 2015, they let him […]