Posts Tagged ‘Baltimore Ravens’

Ravens seven-round mock draft (Version 2.0): Grabbing an edge rusher and gambling on a center

Monday, April 12th, 2021

The 6-foot-5, 252-pound Oweh is not the sure thing that, say, Chase Young or Joey Bosa was. In seven games last season, he didn’t have a single sack. But Oweh, who didn’t play football until his junior year of high school, is a one-percenter as an athlete.

John Harbaugh Relives Epic Night in Cleveland With Lamar Jackson

Sunday, April 11th, 2021

"It's fourth-and-5 and my man Trace is down," Harbaugh said in a video posted by James Light. "He wound up missing the season with a knee injury. So it's fourth-and-5 and we have no quarterback and it's the two-minute warning.

The Ravens should to continue to get more athletic on the defensive line

Sunday, April 11th, 2021

As a result, the need for more athletic defensive linemen that can both generate greater interior pressure and possess more lateral agility is on the rise. Last offseason, the Ravens remodeled the interior of their defensive front-seven with that in mind. They let hulking defensive tackle Michael Pierce walk in free agency, traded for five-time Pro Bowler Calais Campbell, signed Derek Wolfe, and drafted Justin Madubuike in the third round out of Texas A&M. Campbell recorded four sacks and was ex...

5 Trades NFL Teams Should Try to Execute Before the 2021 Draft

Sunday, April 11th, 2021

The Cincinnati Bengals used the first overall pick in 2020 on LSU quarterback Joe Burrow, and while Burrow's rookie season ended in disappointing fashion, he showed real promise. However, the Bengals badly need to upgrade the offensive line in front of him. Cincinnati's line was the league's third-worst in 2020, per Pro Football Focus, and while Cincinnati signed Riley Reiff to man right tackle and hopes Jonah Williams can shake off the injury woes that have plagued his NFL career to date, there...

John Harbaugh says he considered letting Justin Tucker try a 68-yard field goal against the Browns

Sunday, April 11th, 2021

One of the best games of the 2020 NFL season ended with Ravens kicker Justin Tucker hitting a 55-yard field goal to beat the Browns. But Ravens coach John Harbaugh says that minutes earlier, Tucker nearly convinced him to let him kick an NFL-record 68-yard field goal. Harbaugh relayed the story of that game in [more]

Tell me about the time JuJu Smith-Schuster was nearly a Baltimore Raven

Saturday, April 10th, 2021

Steelers fans collectively breathed a sigh of relief when not only did JuJu Smith-Schuster decide to stay in Pittsburgh, but he declined opportunities to go to one of two NFL powerhouse teams. Shortly after news broke that Smith-Schuster was sticking around, it was revealed that he had been courted by the arch-nemesis Baltimore Ravens and conference foe, Kansas City Chiefs. Smith-Schuster spoke with Michael Irvin on “The Michael Irvin podcast” and described how the Ravens attempted to lure him.

Colts’ Top Pass Rusher Reportedly Visiting Ravens

Saturday, April 10th, 2021

The Colts have reportedly been interested in re-signing Houston this offseason, but at this point, it feels like that may not be until after the draft in May if it were to happen. The Colts have struggled with getting a consistent pass rush for quite some time and had seven games in 2020 with either one or zero sacks. While Houston is no longer a player who will get you consistent sack numbers, he can contribute in a smaller role.

Colts’ Top Pass Rusher Reportedly Visiting Ravens

Saturday, April 10th, 2021

The Colts have reportedly been interested in re-signing Houston this offseason, but at this point, it feels like that may not be until after the draft in May if it were to happen. The Colts have struggled with getting a consistent pass rush for quite some time and had seven games in 2020 with either one or zero sacks. While Houston is no longer a player who will get you consistent sack numbers, he can contribute in a smaller role.

Justin Houston to visit the Ravens

Friday, April 9th, 2021

Houston is a 10-year veteran that has made four Pro Bowls and accumulated 97.5 sacks in his Hall of Fame career. He was originally drafted by the Kansas City Chiefs in the third round of the 2011 draft and spent his first eight years in the league there before spending the last two with the Indianapolis Colts. While he isn’t the same beast that threatened Michael Strahan’s 22.5 single-season sack record in 2014 before coming up half a sack shy, Houston can still be productive and generate consis...

Ravens who could change jersey numbers under proposed rule

Thursday, April 8th, 2021

Which Ravens players could switch their jersey numbers under the NFL's proposed rule? Here are our best guesses.