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Ravens Sign Former Texans TE Daniels

Former Houston Texans TE Owen Daniels

The Baltimore Ravens added a veteran tight end to their offense. Thursday they agreed to a one-year deal with former Houston Texan Owen Daniels pending a physical. Financial terms not released. The 31-year old Daniels will reunite with Ravens offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak. Kubiak is the former Houston Texans head coach, Daniels played for him […]

Ravens beef up receiving corps

Ravens sign wide receiver Steve Smith

The Baltimore Ravens added a veteran presence to their receiving corps when they signed wide receiver Steve Smith on Friday. The 34-year old Smith played 13 seasons for the Carolina Panthers. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported the three-year contract is worth $11.5 million with a $3.5 million signing bonus. Smith was courted by other teams, but […]

Free agency begins for Baltimore Ravens…

Baltimore Ravens Re-Sign LT Eugene Monroe

The NFL free agency started at 4:00pm Tuesday. Unlike the boom of last year, the Baltimore Ravens made small waves during the first day of free agency. While the Ravens hoped to keep defensive end Art Jones, they speculated he would leave after this season and that’s what happened. He signed with the Indianapolis Colts […]

From bad to worse for Ravens Rice

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice

Things went from bad to worse for Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice. Late Saturday night Rice and his fiancé, Janay Palmer, were involved in an altercation at the Revel Casino in Atlantic City, NJ. Rice was released on his own recognizance. Wednesday TMZ.com published video of an unconscious Palmer lying on the ground; Rice […]

Ravens hope to boost offense with new OC Kubiak

Ravens hire Gary Kubiak

The Baltimore Ravens introduced their new offensive coordinator (OC), Gary Kubiak in a press conference on Monday. The position was vacant after former OC Jim Caldwell left the Ravens for a head coaching job with the Detroit Lions. There was speculation that the Ravens would promote from within after they interviewed Ravens wide receiver coach […]

Tee time for the Ravens…

Super Bowl Ride Ends for Ravens

It’s a wrap for the defending Super Bowl Champion Ravens after ending their season with a 34-17 loss to AFC North rival Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday. It is the first time in six years the Ravens failed to reach the playoffs under head coach John Harbaugh and quarterback Joe Flacco. The Ravens finished the season […]

Not so simple playoff scenario for Ravens…

Ravens to face AFC North rival Bengals

Hello week 17. Ready or not the 8-7 Baltimore Ravens head to Cincinnati to take on the 2014 AFC North champion Bengals. Even though they clinched a playoff spot, the Bengals plan to play their starters. The big question is if the defending Super Bowl champions will make it to the post season. It’s not […]

Different division, same conference, bitter rivals

Ravens face Patriots in week 16

The last time the Baltimore Ravens played the New England Patriots was in last season’s AFC championship game; the Ravens beat the Patriots to advance to the Super Bowl. They face off again on Sunday, this time the Ravens are fighting to reach the playoffs and a chance to win the AFC North. The Patriots […]

Ravens kicker Justin Tucker soaks up the love

Ravens kicker Justin Tucker

Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker is soaking up the love and accolades this week. They are well deserved after he scored six field goals including the game winner from 61-yards to beat the Detroit Lions on Monday Night Football. Tucker came to the rescue when the Ravens failed to score touchdowns against the Lions. The […]

Damn. Ravens Elam called Megatron old…

Ravens Matt Elam called Megatron "Old"

What was Baltimore Ravens rookie safety Matt Elam thinking when asked about Calvin Johnson, aka Megatron…THE best wide receiver in the National Football League? Obviously he wasn’t or he wouldn’t have said Johnson is “old”. Yes, he called the 28-year old Johnson “old”: “He’s pretty old, so I don’t know how physical he’ll be,” Elam […]

The Ravens’ miracle at M&T Bank…

Ravens defeat Vikings 29-26

Once upon a time the Baltimore Ravens played during a snowstorm at M&T Bank Stadium. It was a cold, wet and messy game against the Minnesota Vikings. The last two minutes of the game were so crazy that unless you saw it, you would never believe it happened. The score board teetered back and forth; […]

An ugly Ravens win is still a win…

Ravens defeat rival Steelers on Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving was sweeter in Baltimore when the Ravens beat their rival Pittsburgh Steelers 22-20 in a nail biter finish at M&T Bank Stadium. It was the fifth straight game between these teams decided by three points or less. The Ravens lead 10-0 at half-time, but the Steelers came back fighting in the second half with […]

A familiar face returned to Ravens practice field

Baltimore Ravens Tight End Dennis Pitta

The Baltimore Ravens welcomed tight end Dennis Pitta back to the practice field on Wednesday. He underwent surgery after he fractured and dislocated his hip during training camp and was on injured reserve – designated to return. He could run the last few weeks, now he can practice with the team. Pitta can practice for […]

Ravens defense vs. Bears offense…Who will prevail?

Ravens take on Bears in the Windy City

The 4-5 Baltimore Ravens head to the Windy City to face the 5-4 Chicago Bears. The good news is that temps will in the low 60s which is quite balmy for Chicago this time of year. The bad news is that it will be windy with rain the forecast; Soldier Field is made of grass […]

Will the third time be the charm for the Ravens vs. another AFC North rival?

Can the Ravens Find Their Identity?

Here we go again…the Baltimore Ravens have their third consecutive division game this week. After previous losses to the Pittsburgh Steelers and Cleveland Browns, will the third AFC North game be the charm for the Ravens when they face the Cincinnati Bengals on Sunday? It is their first home game since losing to the Green […]