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Posts Tagged ‘Michael Oher’

Oher Steps In, Steps Up

When starting left tackle Jared Gaither wet down with an injury in New England Sunday, right tackle Michael Oher had to step up to a big challenge.  Just his fourth NFL start and on the road in one of toughest places to play, Michael Oher made the adjustment moving to left tackle in the middle […]

Quotables: Michael Oher

—-“You definitely have to bring a lot more to the table, and you have to come to work every day and compete. And you’ve got to be on top of your craft. That’s part of the NFL, and I’m just privileged to be here.”—Michael Oher It will be a new test for Michael Oher […]

Ravens Rookies Should Add Quality to Team

Ozzie Newsome for years has been lauded as one of the NFL’s top General Managers and it’s hard to disagree with his track record. From all the early accounts from training camp Newsome’s latest draft class looks to stocked full of quality players who will help the franchise for the next five to ten seasons. […]

The Blind Side

The Blind Side: Evolution of a Game was a book written by Michael Lewis in 2006 that featured two storylines. The first examined how football strategy has changed over the past three decades and the second focused on Michael Oher, former tackle at Ole Miss and current Baltimore Ravens draft pick. That book was made […]

Oher Deal Worth Up to $13.8 Million

Pro Football Weekly reports the deal for first-round pick Michael Oher is worth up to $13.8 mil: The Ravens and rookie OT Michael Oher have agreed on a five-year contract. According to The (Baltimore) Sun , the deal is worth up to $13.8 million, with $7.8 million guaranteed. Oher, the subject of the best-selling book […]

Oher Inks a Five-Year Contract

Fresh off the Baltimore Ravens official website: At approximately 9 p.m. tonight, Michael Oher and his agent, Jimmy Sexton, agreed to a five-year contract with the Ravens. The Ravens are one of the first teams to have all of their draft picks signed this season. Oher, who is currently in Memphis, plans to attend tomorrow […]

Holdout of First-Round Pick Michael Oher Official

The Ravens official site has a piece on the now official holdout on first-round pick Michael Oher: Rookie offensive tackle Michael Oher showed a lot of promise when he played with the first team in offseason minicamps. While the Ravens would like to see him continue that through training camp, Oher can’t until he arrives […]

Six Ravens to Watch in 2009

It’s getting close. Next week Training Camp officially opens and fans around Baltimore couldn’t be more excited. So excited and passionate that I wanted to take a break and talk about something that doesn’t involve Derrick Mason and which wide receivers won’t be coming to Baltimore. A new season always has its share of questions […]