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Ravens waiting to see what Za’Darius Smith’s market will be

Ravens General Manager Eric DeCosta said on Thursday that he wants to hold onto C.J. Mosley and Mosley isn’t the only key linebacker heading toward free agency this offseason. Za'Darius Smith has also played the final year of his contract and hit a career high with 8.5 sacks during the 2018 season. DeCosta noted that [more]

Eric DeCosta disputes rumors of rift with John Harbaugh

New Ravens General Manager Eric DeCosta is still getting used to being in charge, and had to deal with his first round of denying reports he deemed “subterfuge.” Specifically, DeCosta said any suggestion he and coach John Harbaugh weren’t on the same page was propaganda from outside. “I would see that, and I would read [more]

Ed Reed hopes Steve Atwater gets Hall of Fame call

There’s a very good chance that former Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed will be elected to the Hall of Fame on Saturday in his first year of eligibility. However, if Reed had his say a different safety would get the call before him. Former Denver Broncos safety Steve Atwater. In a conversation with Adam Lefkoe [more]

Roger Goodell subtly changes position on why Colin Kaepernick isn’t signed

In the early days of Colin Kaepernick’s conspicuous unemployment, Commissioner Roger Goodell repeatedly shrugged at the development, reasoning that teams want to win and thus teams sign plays that will help them win and thus if a team hasn’t signed Kaepernick it’s because no team thinks Kaepernick will help them win. Nearly two years later [more]

Ozzie Newsome’s new title in Baltimore still undecided

Ozzie Newsome isn’t the Ravens’ General Manager anymore. He sat at the back of the room during Eric DeCosta’s press conference Wednesday, having turned the reins over to DeCosta. Newsome, though, isn’t going away. He will remain in an advisory role with a still undetermined title. “I think that’s kind of a work in progress,” [more]

Ravens want to make sure C.J. Mosley goes nowhere

Once they move Joe Flacco, and can build around a quarterback on a rookie quarterback, the Ravens will have some money to spend. And they’re planning to spend a large chunk of it on linebacker C.J. Mosley. Via Jeff Zrebiec of The Athletic, Ravens General Manager Eric DeCosta made it clear Mosley was central to [more]

Ravens expect to make Joe Flacco decision in March

The Ravens have not been coy about their plan to move forward without quarterback Joe Flacco, but the exact manner of his departure from Baltimore has yet to be determined. According to new General Manager Eric DeCosta, it will be a little bit before that question is answered. DeCosta was asked about what the team [more]

Ravens add David Culley to offensive coaching staff

The Ravens promoted Greg Roman to offensive coordinator earlier this offseason and the team has hired someone to take over some of his former responsibilities. Head coach John Harbaugh announced on Tuesday that the team has hired David Culley as their assistant head coach/wide receivers coach/passing coordinator. “We are very pleased to add David Culley [more]

John Harbaugh won’t live life in fear of a Lamar Jackson injury

Ravens head coach John Harbaugh’s new contract was just one of many topics up for discussion at Friday’s press conference and the biggest might have been the team’s plans for quarterback Lamar Jackson. Jackson took over after Joe Flacco hurt his hip and the Ravens went 6-1 down the stretch to qualify for the playoffs. [more]

Ravens want C.J. Mosley back, but “there are limitations with money”

There was word earlier this month that the Ravens and linebacker C.J. Mosley opened talks about a new contract and that the team hoped to get a deal done before the start of free agency. At his press conference Friday, Ravens head coach John Harbaugh didn’t give a detailed update about where things stand on [more]

Ravens medical report after season isn’t bad

The Ravens have plenty of adjustments to make this offseason, but they shouldn’t have to worry about pre-existing conditions. Via Jamison Hensley of ESPN.com, Ravens coach John Harbaugh listed a number of players who were having or had surgeries after last season, but said that the team wasn’t dealing with anything so serious that the [more]

John Harbaugh thinks Joe Flacco’s value is high

The Ravens made it clear down the stretch of the regular season that Lamar Jackson is their quarterback of the present and Joe Flacco spoke about moving on after the team was eliminated from the playoffs earlier this month. In an ideal world, the Ravens will find a trade partner for Flacco this offseason and [more]

John Harbaugh: It’s a new era for Ravens football

Ravens head coach John Harbaugh met the media on Friday morning to discuss the four-year deal to keep him in Baltimore that was announced on Thursday. Harbaugh’s going into his 12th season with the Ravens, but there are a lot of changes going on around him. Ozzie Newsome has stepped down as General Manager, quarterback [more]

Ravens announce four-year deal for John Harbaugh

The Ravens announced on Thursday that head coach John Harbaugh will hold a press conference on Friday, which seemed like a pretty good indication that he and the team had finalized the contract extension that they’d been talking about since late in the regular season. The team went beyond giving indications that the extension was [more]

Ravens announce Friday press conference with John Harbaugh

The Ravens finally will be conducting an end-of-season press conference with coach John Harbaugh. Which necessarily means that Harbaugh finally has his new contract in place. The team has announced that Harbaugh will meet the media at 11:00 a.m. ET on Friday. He wouldn’t be doing it if his new contract wasn’t done. Jamison Hensley [more]

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