Welcoming The Newest Ravens

March 27, 2013

Kyle Simpson, Ravens Corespondent “The rumors of my death have been greatly exaggerated.” This quote has pretty much summed up the week of Ravens news. After losing nine starters (six of which were on the defensive side of the ball), they make a huge play in free agency. After being cut by the Br...

Ed Reed Becomes A Texan

March 21, 2013

Kyle Simpson, Ravens Corespondent We, as fans, get so emotionally attached to our teams and its members that we forget that football is, at its core, a business. And I am extremely guilty of this. Last night I got on Twitter to be greeted by multiple tweets from multiple sources saying that Ed Reed ...

Sharing the Parking Lot

March 19, 2013

Kyle Simpson, Ravens Corespondent Baltimore, MD - We all learned in kindergarten to share what we have. But for some reason, the Baltimore Ravens and Orioles are caught in a custody battle for the parking lot on September 5th. The Ravens are set to host the first game of the season that night, and the ...

The Sky Is Not Falling…Yet

March 14, 2013

Words: Kyle Simpson, Ravens Correspondent Free Agency has taken its first two players from the Ravens in Danelle Ellerbe and Paul Kruger. Ellerbe will be a linebacker in Miami for the next five years (at $35 million) and Kruger will be a defensive end in Cleveland also for the next five years (at $41 ...

Free Agency Season – The Ravens Trade Boldin

March 12, 2013

Words: Kyle Simpson, Ravens Corespondent Welcome to free agency season. The time of year where headaches run rampant among fans and general managers and the Ravens are certainly no exception. The first cap casualty of the Baltimore squad is veteran wide receiver Anquan Boldin. He reportedly became t...

Flacco Gets a Big Pay Day

March 4, 2013

Kyle Simpson, Ravens Corespondent The wait is finally over. The Ravens' quarterback Joe Flacco has agreed to a new long term deal that will finally put to rest all of the questions of numbers and salary cap hits. And in the process, Joe Flacco becomes the highest paid player of all time. What is the b...

Ravens’ Epilogue

February 14, 2013

Words: Kyle Simpson, Ravens Corespondent It has been a week after the glorious win in New Orleans and everybody seems to be coming of the high of victory. And here are some highlights from the last week before the off-season: Salary Cap Woes: The first is Joe Flacco and how much money he is about to ma...

Chaos in the City: Ravens Parade

February 6, 2013

[slideshow] Words: Kyle Simpson, Ravens Corespondent Photos: Caitlin Martin Baltimore, MD - The Ravens' Vice President of Public Relations, Kevin Byrne told owner Steve Bisciotti on the way home from New Orleans that he should expect 30,000 people at the parade yesterday. Bisciotti asked what they ...

Storybook Season Gets a Storybook Ending: Ravens are World Champs!

February 5, 2013

Words: Kyle Simpson, Ravens Corespondent Baltimore, MD - You could not write a better ending for the last ride of Ray Lewis. Becoming a Super Bowl champion after making one last goal line stand to win the game? It is the stuff of legend, made a reality Sunday night. The 10-6 Baltimore Ravens pulled off what nearly ever...

Roller Coaster Season Makes One Last Stop

February 1, 2013

Words: Kyle Simpson, Ravens Corespondent Baltimore, MD - “We have the opportunity to go on and finish what we started... Ravens on three,” said Ray Lewis after the devastating loss in New England last season. A roller coaster does not even begin to describe this Ravens' season. There were ups, ...

Superstitions & This Isn’t Reed’s Last Ride

January 25, 2013

Words: Kyle Simpson There are quite a few headlines coming out of the Ravens’ facility this week. Here’s a quick rundown of the news in Owings Mills: The Ravens began practicing yesterday for the Big Dance on February 3rd. The Super Bowl patches have been placed on the jerseys and the camera crews fr...

Road to the HarBOWL

January 23, 2013

Words: Kyle Simpson You know that numb feeling? The one of sheer disbelief? Well that feeling was strong with me on Sunday night as I watched the Baltimore Ravens clinch their first Super Bowl berth in 12 years. Once again, the Ravens pulled off the impossible. They are heading to the Big Easy for o...

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