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Time Running Out to Retain Ravens Free Agents

Free agency is a week away, meaning that the Ravens have just seven days to work out contract extensions or apply tenders to their free-agent class. It should be a busy time for the Ravens brass as they try to retain important pieces of their roster while managing the salary cap. First on the to-do list was […]

Birk Will Not Retire; Hopes for a Return to Ravens

Matt Birk has decided to return to football, according to his agent. Aaron Wilson of the Carroll County Times is reporting that agent Joe Linta says Birk “feels great” and that the Ravens are interested in having him back. The NFL Network’s Jason La Canfora is reporting that negotiations with the Ravens will begin immediately […]

A View on How the Ravens Will Deal with the Salary Cap Issues in 2012

Football Outsiders is out and doing Division by Division looks at the salary cap and how it affects each team around the league. To see about the entire AFC North – click HERE Here’s the Ravens breakdown, and some of the background on how they think things will play out for the team. Estimated Cap […]

Birk Named 2011 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year

MATT BIRK of the Baltimore Ravens was named the 2011 WALTER PAYTON NFL MAN OF THE YEAR. The award recognizes a player’s off-the-field community service as well as his playing excellence. NFL Commissioner ROGER GOODELL and JARRETT AND BRITTNEY PAYTON, the late Walter Payton’s children, honored Birk on-field before the kickoff of Super Bowl XLVI. […]

Ravens at Seahawks Friday Injury Report

Baltimore Out: RB Anthony Allen (thigh) Doubtful: LB Dannell Ellerbe (thigh), WR Lee Evans (ankle) Questionable: LB Brendon Ayanbadejo (head) Probable: C Matt Birk (neck), S Ed Reed (shoulder), LB Terrell Suggs (knee), TE Kris Wilson (calf) Seattle Out: LB David Vobora (concussion) Questionable: TE Cameron Morrah (toe, knee) Probable: QB Tarvaris Jackson (pectoral), WR […]

Birk on Track for Week One

Baltimore Ravens Center Matt Birk feels that he’s on target to play in the season opener against the Pittsburgh Steelers on September 11th. Birk is recovering from knee surgery and has practiced the last two days with no issue. Birk is still uncertain if he will take the field this Thursday in the Ravens pre-season […]

Center Matt Birk to Have Arthroscopic Surgery on Left Knee

Center Matt Birk is planning to have arthroscopic surgery on his left knee in the next few days, according to his agent. Birk’s agent, Joe Linta, says the six-time Pro Bowl center should be able to return in a few weeks. The Ravens signed former Washington Redskins center Casey Rabach to a two-year contract on […]

Birk Takes Issue With Obama’s Comments

It seems like everyone is weighing in on the recent labor talks in the NFL – even the President. “My working assumption, at a time when people are having to cut back and compromise and worry about making the mortgage and paying for their kids college education, is that the two parties should be able […]