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Ravens, Maryland Stadium Authority Recognized

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The Baltimore Ravens, in partnership with the Maryland Stadium Authority (MSA), have earned a LEED-certified “Gold” designation for M&T Bank Stadium from the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC). (LEED is Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design. LEED strives to deliver energy- and water-efficient, healthy, environmentally-friendly, cost-saving buildings, homes and communities.) M&T Bank Stadium becomes the first existing outdoor professional sports facility in the United States – including all NFL and Major League Baseball stadiums – to receive USGBC’s Gold rating. A LEED certification is recognized across the globe as the...

Game-Plan: Ravens Game Day Travel Issues

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Sunday’s game between the Baltimore Ravens and the Cincinnati Bengals at M&T Bank Stadium is the first since there have been road and lane closures near the stadium. Access to and from the stadium has been impacted. Ravens fans are advised to review the following changes and plan accordingly. “Until our fans find new routes and make adjustments to these closures, those who drive to the stadium area should plan on arriving a little earlier and note that it will likely take longer to leave the stadium area after games,”...

MONDAY INJURY STATUS REPORT: Ravens @ Broncos

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BALTIMORE RAVENS OUT: DT Art Jones (illness – NFI); TE Dennis Pitta (hip) DID NOT PARTICIPATE: C Ryan Jensen (foot); WR Deonte Thompson (foot); DT Brandon Williams (toe) FULL PARTICIPATION: TE Ed Dickson (thigh)       DENVER BRONCOS DID NOT PARTICIPATE: RB CJ Anderson (knee); CB Champ Bailey (foot); TE Joel Dreessen (knee) LIMITED PARTICIPATION: G Crhis Kuper (ankle) FULL PARTICIPATION: DE Robert Ayers (achilles); T Ryan Clady (shoulder); QB Brock Owsweiler (L Shoulder); WR Wes Welker (ankle)   This Injury Report is brought to you by Seigel, Tully...

Ravens Sign Brown, Furstenburg to P.Squad, Release L.Williams

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The Baltimore Ravens made the following roster moves Sunday afternoon:             Signed the following players to the practice squad: Player Pos Ht. Wt. Exp. College Brown, Omar S 5-11 195 2 Marshall Copeland, Brandon ILB 6-3 260 R Pennsylvania Devey, Jordan T 6-6 317 R Memphis Furstenburg, Matt TE 6-3 244 R Maryland Larsen, Cody DT 6-4 300 R Southern Utah Stephens, Reggie C 6-3 325 2 Iowa State ‘Unga, J.J. T 6-5 320 R Midwestern State Waived the following player – injured:   Player                             Pos.        Ht.         ...

Ravens Waive Anthony Allen, Marc Anthony, Others

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The Baltimore Ravens made the following roster moves Friday afternoon:             Waived the following players:   Player Pos Ht. Wt. Exp. College Allen, Anthony RB 6-1 223 3 Georgia Tech Anthony, Marc CB 5-11 196 R California Carr, Nigel ILB 6-2 240 1 Alabama State Carter, Delone RB 5-9 232 3 Syracuse Copeland, Brandon ILB 6-3 260 R Pennsylvania Crist, Dayne QB 6-4 235 R Kansas Devey, Jordan T 6-6 317 R Memphis Gaines, Rogers T 6-6 329 R Tennessee State Silvestro, Alex TE 6-3 260 1 Rutgers...

Ravens Cut Shiancoe, Streeter, Hall, Others

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The Baltimore Ravens made the following roster moves Sunday morning:             Waived the following players: Player Pos. Ht. Wt. Exp. College Berry, Damien RB 5-10 223 2 Miami Carter, Rashad WR 6-3 205 R Tusculum Cornell, Jack G/T 6-6 320 1 Illinois Hall, Bryan ILB 6-0 280 2 Arkansas State Harewood, Ramon G/T 6-6 330 4 Morehouse Lee, Moe CB 6-1 191 R Utah Mims, David T 6-8 350 1 Virginia Union Pericak, Will DE 6-3 300 R Colorado Sheppard, Gerrard WR 6-2 215 R Towson Streeter,...

Baltimore Ravens Get Carter

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The Baltimore Ravens have acquired RB Delone Carter from the Indianapolis Colts in exchange for WR/RS David Reed, Ravens general manager/executive vice president Ozzie Newsome announced Wednesday afternoon. Carter enters his third NFL season after being selected by Indianapolis in the fourth round of the 2011 draft. The 5-9, 232-pounder out of Syracuse has seen action in 26 NFL games, making three starts. In his pro career, Carter has totaled 133 rushes for 499 yards (3.8 avg.) and five touchdowns, adding six catches for 31 yards. As a rookie in...

M&T Bank Stadium: Enhanced Safety, Improved Access

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To provide a safer environment for the public and significantly expedite fan entry into M&T Bank Stadium, the Baltimore Ravens reiterated Tuesday an NFL policy that limits the size and type of bags that may be brought into the stadium. The NFL Committee on Stadium Security in May unanimously recommended the implementation of this measure that will enhance public safety and make it easier for fans to gain access in all stadiums. It was discussed with all clubs at the May league meeting and will be implemented at all NFL...

Ravens Unveil Stadium Upgrades

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The Baltimore Ravens unveiled Tuesday the first installment of a two-year, $35 million investment that enhances the fan experience at M&T Bank Stadium with improvements to video boards, concession stands and all concourses. The first phase of improvements, which began in March, includes extensive upgrades to the stadium’s lower concourse and video boards. The second phase of work, which will target the upper concourse, is scheduled to begin next spring and will be completed in time for the 2014 NFL season. “We are striving to make the fan experience at...

Ravens Military Appreciation Day

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The Baltimore Ravens will hold their Military Appreciation Day on Sunday, Aug. 11, coinciding with the team’s 5 p.m. free and open training camp practice at M&T Bank Stadium. Approximately 3,500 special seats will be reserved for active service members and veterans who present valid military identification upon check-in at the stadium. Immediate family members of the servicemen and servicewomen are also welcome to join, with all preferred seating coming on a first-come, first-serve basis. Additionally, those who show a valid military I.D. will be given a special edition Ravens patriotic T-shirt, while...

Ravens Sign TE Visanthe Shiancoe

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The Baltimore Ravens have signed TE Visanthe Shiancoe to a one-year contract, general manager and executive vice president Ozzie Newsome announced Sunday afternoon. Shiancoe, a 10-year NFL veteran, has played in 148 career games (90 starts), most recently spending time with the New England Patriots in 2012. The 6-4, 250-pounder was on the club’s active roster for five weeks, seeing action in four games while being inactive for another. Posting 243 catches for 2,677 yards (11.0 avg.) and 27 touchdowns in his career, the Morgan State (Baltimore) product was selected...

Ravens Sell Out Regular Season Tickets

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The Baltimore Ravens held their single-game ticket sales this morning and sold out all eight regular season games in less than 15 minutes. Fewer than 1,000 tickets remain for each of the Ravens’ two preseason games at M&T Bank Stadium:Aug. 15 against the Atlanta Falcons and Aug. 22 for a nationally-televised (ESPN) contest versus the Carolina Panthers. Tickets can be purchased by calling 410-261-RAVE (7283) or by visiting www.BaltimoreRavens.com orwww.ticketmaster.com.

Ravens Announce Single-game Ticket Sales

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Single-game tickets for the Baltimore Ravens’ 2013 home games at M&T Bank Stadium will go on sale tomorrow (Friday, July 26) at 10 a.m. Tickets can only be purchased online or by phone. Online, tickets will be available through BaltimoreRavens.com or TicketMaster.com. By phone, the local number to call is 410-547-SEAT. Since 2001, single-game tickets for regular season games have sold out within the first 15 minutes of the sale’s start. Preseason games have sold out within a few days from the beginning of the sale. M&T Bank Stadium, the home...

Ravens First Round Pick Elam Agrees to Terms

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The Baltimore Ravens and 2013 first-round draft choice S Matt Elam have agreed in principle to a four-year deal (which includes a fifth-year option), general manager and executive vice president Ozzie Newsome announced Thursday morning. Elam is expected to sign the contract when he reports for training camp on July 21. Elam, who was selected 32nd overall by the Ravens, is a 5-10, 210-pounder from the University of Florida. He played in 39 career games for the Gators, starting his final 26 contests at strong safety. Elam recorded 176 tackles...

Ravens provide youth football grants to 15 local programs

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The Ravens All Community Team Foundation (RACTF) has awarded youth football grants to 15 nonprofit programs in the state of Maryland. In their commitment to enhance the quality of youth football, the Baltimore Ravens alongside Under Armour, will provide grants for new football equipment and apparel to 25 teams that demonstrate outstanding programs and have a positive impact on their respective communities. Now in its third year, the grant serves as a pipeline between the Ravens and youth football teams to promote, improve and facilitate the healthy development of children...

Plenty of chances for fans to watch Ravens’ 2013 training camp practices

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The Baltimore Ravens’ 2013 training camp, connected by Verizon, will feature for the second-consecutive year free individual practices to be held at M&T Bank Stadium, Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium and Stevenson University. Additionally, by entering a lottery on the Ravens’ official website, fans in limited numbers will have the opportunity to win free tickets to training camp at the Under Armour Performance Center in Owings Mills. The Ravens can safely host 200 people on the fields of their training center, and fans who are randomly chosen through the drawing will...

Ravens to enhance public safety and improve stadium access for fans

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To provide a safer environment for the public and significantly expedite fan entry into M&T Bank Stadium, the Baltimore Ravens announced today an NFL policy that limits the size and type of bags that may be brought into the stadium. The NFL Committee on Stadium Security in May unanimously recommended the implementation of this measure that will enhance public safety and make it easier for fans to gain access in all stadiums. It was discussed with all clubs at the May league meeting and will be implemented at all NFL...

Ravens re-sign TE Bajema, terminate contract of FB Leach

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The Baltimore Ravens Tuesday re-signed veteran TE Billy Bajema after terminating the contract of vested veteran FB Vonta Leach, general manager and executive vice president Ozzie Newsome announced. “We’ve had lots of discussion in the past week with Vonta and his agent, and both parties agreed that it was best to terminate Vonta’s contract,” Newsome stated. “He played a significant role in helping us get to the AFC Championship game in 2011 and win the Super Bowl last season. He added to our toughness and will to win, plus he provided leadership. He’s a good football...

Ravens Sign FA Linebacker Smith, Waive McAdoo

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The Baltimore Ravens have signed free agent LB Daryl Smith to a one-year contract, general manager and executive vice president Ozzie Newsome announced Wednesday evening. Having played nine NFL seasons – all with the Jacksonville Jaguars – Smith, 31, has seen action in 126 career games, making 124 starts. During the 2012 campaign, he missed the Jaguars’ first 14 games while recovering from a sports hernia injury and then started the season’s final two contests. The 6-2, 248-pound Smith has posted a Jacksonville franchise-record 1,090 tackles (726 solo), 21.5 sacks...

M&T Bank Stadium to host 2015 Maryland-Penn State game

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The University of Maryland football team will play Penn State University at Baltimore’s M&T Bank Stadium on Oct. 24, 2015, the Big 10 announced Monday. “We are excited that M&T Bank Stadium will be the site of the 2015 Maryland-Penn State game,” Ravens team president Dick Cass stated. “This is a tremendous opportunity for the city of Baltimore to host two outstanding teams that are strongly rooted in this region. “This is another special event that we are bringing to Baltimore, and as these events continue to succeed, we will remain committed to holding...