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John Harbaugh honored with statue at Miami (Ohio)

The Associated Press Baltimore Ravens’ head coach John Harbaugh was honored by the University of Miami (Ohio) on Saturday when he was inducted into the school’s Cradle of Coaches.  Harbaugh unveiled the bronze statue which shows him with his right arm raised in triumph. Harbaugh said the pose was a ‘winning pose’ and he  likes it very much. “I like the pose,” he said...
Via DC Sports-Kings
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RedHawks honor Harbaugh, hope for better days ahead

OXFORD, Ohio -- John Harbaugh looked up at the bronze likeness of himself and smiled. "I like the pose. That looks like a winning pose right there," said the head coach of the Baltimore Ravens and 1984 Miami University graduate. "I'd like to see that pose a few more times this year." Harbaugh has done a lot of winning in his coaching career, including leading...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
22 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ravens will have Rolando McClain attend their OTA’s

The Baltimore Ravens will have linebacker Rolando McClain attend their offseason workouts after reinstating him on Thursday, according to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun. Source says the current plan for Rolando McClain following reinstatement is to join Ravens as soon as Monday for start of offseason program — Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) April 18, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site...
Via Pro Football Zone
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Extending Jimmy Smith to an extra year is good move by Ravens…

Jimmy Smith is really starting to play cornerback in the NFL like the experts envisioned he would back when he was drafted in the 1st Round in 2011. That’s why the Ravens picked up the fifth-year option of Smith’s rookie contract worth around $6.5 million, according to ESPN’s Field Yates. His salary is determined by the average of the 25 highest-paid corners, with the top three...
Via Ravens Football Machine
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What If Terrell Owens Had Been Traded to the Ravens?

After the 2003 season, San Francisco 49ers star receiver Terrell Owens was set to opt out of his contract and become a free agent. His agent, David Joseph, didn't file the paper work in time, and Owens was not granted free agency. Sensing a potential grievance, the 49ers traded Owens to the Baltimore Ravens for a second round pick. Owens was furious, stating that he was a free...
Via The Sports Post
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Where Are They Now: Former Baltimore Ravens star Chris MC

Before there was Jimmy Smith or Lardarius Webb, before Ed Reed ruled the backfield for many years (and then overlapping for some of his reign), the Ravens relied on a cornerback out of the University of Arizona — Chris McAlister. McAlister was a playmaker; A quiet but lethal assassin for an already daunting Baltimore Ravens defense. He played with the Ravens for a complete decade...
Via cover32 - Ravens
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ravens reinstate Rolando McClain after failed workout

Talk about faith in a player. The Baltimore Ravens and GM Ozzie Newsome seem to have all the faith in the world for linebacker Rolando McClain after his much-publicized workout earlier this week. The team reinstated McClain from the reserved/retired list, per the league's transaction report, via Marc Sessler of NFL.com. The former Raiders' 8th overall pick the draft...
Via 60 Max Power O
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Ravens reinstate Rolando McClain

It looks like the Ravens plan on giving linebacker Rolando McClain a chance to make a comeback after taking a year off from the NFL. LB Rolando McClain (Ravens) was reinstated from the reserve/retired list. — Adam Caplan (@caplannfl) April 17, 2014 McClain’s workout the other day with the Ravens was a disaster.  He’s going to have work his butt off to make their final roster...
Via Pro Football Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ravens reportedly exercise the fifth-year option on Jimmy Smith’s contract

The Baltimore Ravens have exercised the fifth-year option on cornerback Jimmy Smith’s contract, which will keep him Baltimore through 2015. Ravens have exercised the fifth-year option for cornerback Jimmy Smith for 2015 for $6.898 million, according to a source — Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) April 18, 2014 Smith had 58 tackles, 2 forced fumbles and 2 interceptions in 2013....
Via Pro Football Zone
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Rolando McClain Reinstated From The Reserve/Retired List

  Baltimore Ravens ILB Rolando McClain was reinstated from the reserve/retired list, according to the NFL transactions release.  McClain recently worked out for the Ravens, but was reportedly unable to finish his conditioning test and did not participate in drills. The Ravens had said later that it wasn’t all that surprising that he was unable to finish his workout. McClain...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
3 days ago  |  Discuss

The best cornerbacks in Baltimore Ravens history formed an epic dynamic duo

Much like every other position on the defensive side of the ball, the Baltimore Ravens have been known to draft exceptionally well, specifically at the cornerback position. Many players have come and gone through the organization but many have also left a lasting legacy in Baltimore. In comparison to the linebacker position, the Ravens are almost flawless at drafting cornerbacks...
Via cover32 - Ravens
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Haloti Ngata rejected 'long-term' deal from Ravens

The Baltimore Ravens opened up a prairie land of cap space in February when they agreed to a four-year contract extension with pass rusher Terrell Suggs that lifted $4 million off the books. NFL Media's Albert Breer reported on Tuesday's edition of "NFL Total Access" that Baltimore's front office also tried the same with defensive tackle Haloti Ngata, but to...
Via Pro Sports Daily
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Worst CB for the Ravens: The man after Ogden and Lewis

The first two players ever drafted by the Baltimore Ravens were Jonathan Ogden and Ray Lewis.  Two of the greatest ever to play their position.  Unfortunately, the third choice the Ravens ever made didn’t quite make it to that level.  Or close to it. In the 1996 draft, the Ravens used their second round pick on DeRon Jenkins, a promising cornerback out of the University of Tennessee...
Via cover32 - Ravens
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rolando McClain's comeback workout didn't go so well

Retired linebacker Rolando McClain is in the process of making a potential comeback to the NFL, but after his staged workoout for the Baltimore Ravens on Tuesday, he should start thinking about another career path in his old age of 24. The former Oakland Raiders eighth overall pick in the 2010 draft couldn't finish his conditioning test and failed to do any of the drills, reported...
Via 60 Max Power O
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Rolando McClain late, unimpressive in workout

credit: getty images Rolando McClain wants to continue his NFL career. A year after retiring the 24-year-old is back hoping to resume his career. On Tuesday he had a workout with the Baltimore Ravens. According to multiple sources including CBS Sports, the workout did not go well. McClain was out of shape and even showed up late. McClain was unable to finish his finish his conditioning...
Via Tireball.com
4 days ago  |  Discuss
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