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Ravens Waive 3, Sign 5, Including Ross

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The Baltimore Ravens made the following roster moves Friday, waiving three players and signing five to their 90-man roster: Waived the following players: Player                             Pos.         Ht.           Wt.         Exp.     College Boyd, Xavius                   LB            6-2          239          R    Western Kentucky  (waived injured – hamstring) Moody, Dexter               S              6-1          213          R          Albany State Patterson, Avery             CB           5-8          191          R          Oregon Signed the following players: Player                             Pos.         Ht.           Wt.         Exp.     College DiMarco, Nicholas          OLB         6-2          237          R          William Penn Franks, Dominique         CB           6-0          197          5          Oklahoma Ross, Aaron                     CB           6-0          190          8          Texas Spitler, Austin                ...

Ravens Release Training Camp Dates

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The Baltimore Ravens’ 2014 training camp, connected by Verizon, will feature free individual stadium practices for the third-consecutive year at M&T Bank Stadium and Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium in Annapolis. Additionally, by entering a lottery on the Ravens’ official website, fans in limited numbers will have an opportunity to win free tickets to training camp practices held at the Under Armour Performance Center in Owings Mills. The M&T Bank Stadium practice will showcase the Ravens’ first-ever Fireworks Night on Monday, July 28, an event highlighted by post-practice autographs for children...

Ravens Sign CJ Mosley

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The Baltimore Ravens have signed first-round draft choice LB C.J. Mosley, general manager and executive vice president Ozzie Newsome announced Tuesday afternoon. The 6-2, 235-pound Mosley was tabbed 17th overall out of the University of Alabama following a standout collegiate career. A two-time (2012-13) first-team All-American and 2013 Butkus Award winner (nation’s top linebacker), Mosley was a part of two National Championship squads with the Crimson Tide (2011-12). He totaled 320 tackles (174 solo), 6.5 sacks (-52 yards), 19 passes defensed, five interceptions (three returned for scores), two forced fumbles...

M&T Bank Extends Strategic Partnership with Ravens

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Baltimore, Md., May 21, 2014 — M&T Bank and the Baltimore Ravens announced a 10-year, $60 million extension of their partnership, which includes the continuation of naming rights to M&T Bank Stadium and an array of community-focused programs, including a new initiative focused on helping at-risk children in Baltimore. The partnership, which began as a 15-year agreement in 2003 and is now extended through 2027, has proven to reach far beyond the stadium and into the community through a range of joint initiatives. “M&T Bank’s partnership with the Ravens isn’t about a name...

Ravens Sign Three Free Agents

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The Baltimore Ravens have signed free agents RB Shaun Chapas, G Will Rackley and TE Phillip Supernaw, general manager and executive vice president Ozzie Newsome announced Monday afternoon. Chapas, 26, is a first-year NFL player who has played in six career games for the Dallas Cowboys and Jacksonville Jaguars, recording two receptions for 15 yards. He saw action in three games, including his first-career start for Jacksonville, in 2012, posting one reception for six yards. Chapas also played in three games for the Cowboys in 2011, grabbing one reception for nine yards. Chapas was originally a seventh-round draft choice...

Ravens Sign Two More Draft Picks

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The Baltimore Ravens have signed two more draft picks from their 2014 class, general manager and executive vice president Ozzie Newsome announced Saturday afternoon. DT Timmy Jernigan (second round) and DE Brent Urban (fourth round) each signed four-year contracts with the team. The Ravens now have seven of their nine 2014 draft picks under contract. Timmy Jernigan (second round) No. 97 Defensive Tackle Florida State 6-2, 300 Jernigan finished his collegiate career after appearing in 40 games (16 starts), recording 139 tackles (73 solo), 25 TFL (-104 yards), 8.5 sacks...

Ravens Sign 17 Undrafted Rookie Free Agents

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The Baltimore Ravens have signed the following 17 rookie free agents, general manager and executive vice president Ozzie Newsome announced Monday afternoon:  XAVIUS BOYD No. 47 Linebacker Western Kentucky 6-2, 239 Boyd appeared in 48 career games at Western Kentucky, posting 258 tackles, 28.5 tackles for loss and 10.5 sacks. Boyd, the 2013 Sun Belt Conference Defensive Player of the Year, set career highs in tackles (103), TFLs (15.5) and sacks (8.5) as a senior. He also earned first-team All-Sun Belt honors as a senior and was selected as a participant in the 2014...

Ravens 2014 Preseason Schedule

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The Baltimore Ravens announced their preseason schedule Wednesday afternoon, with the slate featuring homes games against the San Francisco 49ers and the Washington Redskins. Baltimore will also play at the Dallas Cowboys and New Orleans Saints. In their preseason opener, the Ravens will host the 49ers at M&T Bank Stadium on Thursday, Aug. 7. The following week, the Ravens travel to Dallas for their second preseason matchup (date to be determined). Both contests mark the first time the Ravens have faced either team during preseason play. In the third week (date to be...

Ravens Sign S Stewart

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The Baltimore Ravens have agreed to terms on a one-year contract with S Darian Stewart, general manager/executive vice president Ozzie Newsome announced Friday. Stewart is scheduled to be in Baltimore on Sunday to take a physical. Stewart, who has played his entire four-year NFL career with the St. Louis Rams, has appeared in 53 career games (19 starts). The 5-11, 214-pounder has recorded 141 tackles (94 solo), four sacks (-31 yards), one interception (returned 27 yards for a touchdown), 15 passed defensed, three forced fumbles and one fumble recovery over...

Ravens Make a Few Coaching Changes

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The Baltimore Ravens have appointed Chris Hewitt to be their assistant secondary coach and have hired Billy DeLorbe as their cross-training specialist, head coach John Harbaugh announced Wednesday. A three-year NFL coaching veteran, Hewitt was originally hired as the Ravens’ assistant special teams coach in 2012. Prior to his Baltimore arrival, Hewitt served in various coaching capacities for Rutgers University, most recently as running backs coach (2010-11). Hewitt also spent time as the Scarlet Knights’ cornerbacks coach (2008-09), director of speed and skill development (2005-07) and as a graduate assistant...

Ravens Agree to Terms with Eugene Monroe

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The Baltimore Ravens and LT Eugene Monroe have reached an agreement on a five-year contract, general manager/executive vice president Ozzie Newsome announced Tuesday afternoon. Newsome, head coach John Harbaugh and Monroe will be available to the media tomorrow (Wednesday, March 12) during a 2:30 p.m. press conference at the Under Armour Performance Center after Monroe signs his new contract. A five-year NFL veteran, Monroe was selected by Jacksonville in the first round of the 2009 NFL Draft (eighth overall) and has started 73 of 76 career games. This past season, he started 15 games at left tackle – four for the Jaguars...

Ravens and TE Dennis Pitta Agree to Terms

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The Baltimore Ravens and TE Dennis Pitta have reached an agreement on a five-year contract, general manager/executive vice president Ozzie Newsome announced Friday afternoon. A four-year NFL veteran, Pitta was scheduled to become an unrestricted free agent on March 11. Pitta will travel to Baltimore this weekend, and the Ravens will hold a press conference on Monday, March 3 (exact time to be determined). “Dennis creates a number of mismatch problems for defenses. He makes it tough on them, and because of that, he really helps out our wide receivers,” Newsome stated. “Opponents have to always pay attention to...

Ravens Officially Announce Engram as WR Coach

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The Baltimore Ravens have hired Bobby Engram as their wide receivers coach, head coach John Harbaugh announced Tuesday morning. Entering his fourth-overall season of coaching, Engram spent the past two years (2012-13) as wide receivers coach at the University of Pittsburgh. He began his coaching career as an offensive assistant with the San Francisco 49ers in 2011. Prior to becoming a coach, Engram, 41, produced a 14-year playing career as a wideout with the Chicago Bears (1996-2000), Seattle Seahawks (2001-08) and Kansas City Chiefs (2009). “When you combine Bobby’s NFL pedigree as a player and...

Ravens Coaching Staff Announcements: Spagnuolo, Pariani

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The Baltimore Ravens have appointed Steve Spagnuolo to be their secondary coach and have hired Brian Pariani as tight ends coach, head coach John Harbaugh announced Wednesday afternoon. It was also announced by Harbaugh that Spagnuolo has been named the team’s assistant head coach. A 16-year NFL coaching veteran, Spagnuolo was hired as the Ravens’ senior defensive assistant in 2013. Prior to his Baltimore arrival, Spagnuolo was defensive coordinator for the Saints (2012) and head coach of the St. Louis Rams (2009-11). Also spending two seasons (2007-08) as the New...

Rick Dennison Named Ravens Quarterbacks Coach

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The Baltimore Ravens have hired Gary Kubiak as their offensive coordinator, head coach John Harbaugh announced Monday afternoon. Coach Harbaugh also announced that former Houston Texans offensive coordinator Rick Dennison will join the Ravens as their quarterbacks coach. Dennison, 55, is a 20-year NFL coaching veteran who served the past four seasons (2010-13) on Gary Kubiak’s staff as the Texans’ offensive coordinator. Prior to joining Houston in 2010, Dennison spent his entire NFL career with the Denver Broncos – as a player from 1982-90 and as a coach from 1995-2009. Dennison helped create a prolific offense with...

Gary Kubiak Named Ravens Offensive Coordinator

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The Baltimore Ravens have hired Gary Kubiak as their offensive coordinator, head coach John Harbaugh announced Monday afternoon. “We are excited to announce Gary Kubiak as the Ravens’ new offensive coordinator,” Harbaugh stated. “After studying many different candidates, we believe our research and our evaluation process have been as thorough as we could make them. “The Ravens’ offense will work to be a physical, down-hill, attacking unit that is precise and aggressive. We will be rugged, balanced and hard-nosed. We will play Ravens football, and Gary will help us achieve the offense we aspire to...

Quotes on Jim Caldwell, OC Search

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John Harbaugh on hiring a new offensive coordinator: “We will be interviewing coaches inside and outside of the building. We’re confident that whether we select someone currently on our staff or from another team, we will have a coach that best fits what we want to be, where we want to go and understands what Ravens football is all about. I have a profile in mind, and we are excited about the coaches who have shown interest in the job. One of the positives with the change is that we’re reminded...

Ravens Announce Coaching Change

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Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh announced Friday that running backs coach Wilbert Montgomery will not return to the team for the 2014 season. “Wilbert has decided to pursue other coaching and life opportunities,” Harbaugh stated. “I want to thank him for everything he did for our organization. Wilbert has been a tremendous coach for the Ravens, and he has played an integral role in the success we’ve experienced over the past several seasons. “I have a great deal of respect for the person Wilbert is – not just as a coach, but also as an...

Marlon Brown Vows to Improve

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As shared with the media today… On his rookie season: “It was breath-taking. It was everything that I ever dreamed it would be. I’m blessed, and I’m thankful that I got the chance to be a part of the Ravens and have a season like I did as a rookie.” On how much better next year could be: “The season is over right now. I’m only thinking about getting better right now. I feel like the rest of the team is the same way. I feel like in the offseason,...

THEY SAID IT: Ravens v. Jets Week

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“Hey, we’ve had this before, right, with Derrick Mason? This is déjà vu all over again, to quote Yogi Berra. We have great respect for Ed [Reed]. He’s a great player, and what a surprise to see him go there to the Jets. It’s a great reunion. A number of the defenses they were running the last game were Ed defenses that we know have been run here over the years with Rex [Ryan] and even since. It makes sense.” ~ John Harbaugh on what it will be like seeing...