Ravens Double Down On 2019 Framework In Draft, Free Agency

Now coming off an injury-ravaged 8-9 season, the Ravens have made clear by their offseason moves — and one that wasn’t made — that they hope to reprise their 2019 formula. Bo Smolka explains how the Ravens got to this point.

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Ravens Focus On Defense During Second Day Of 2022 NFL Draft With David Ojabo, Travis Jones

The Ravens focused on defense during the second day of the 2022 NFL Draft, taking Michigan edge rusher David Ojabo in the second round and Connecticut defensive lineman Travis Jones in the third round. Bo Smolka breaks it all down.

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Ravens Bolster Secondary, Offensive Line In First Round Of 2022 NFL Draft, But New Hole Emerges

In the first round of the 2022 NFL Draft, the Ravens drafted Kyle Hamilton at No. 14 overall and traded away Marquise Brown to land a second first-round pick, which became Tyler Linderbaum. Bo Smolka breaks down the Ravens’ action-packed night.

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Why The Odds Are Long That Ravens Make All 10 Draft Picks Exactly As Scheduled

The Ravens currently have 10 picks in the 2022 NFL Draft, beginning with the No. 14 overall selection in the first round, but Bo Smolka says team history and comments from GM Eric DeCosta make it unlikely that Baltimore makes all 10 picks, exactly as scheduled.

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Miles Boykin’s Release Strikes Another Blow Against Ravens GM Eric DeCosta’s First Draft Class

The Ravens released wide receiver Miles Boykin on April 18 in a move that will save them about $2.5 million against the cap but strikes another blow against general manager Eric DeCosta’s first draft class, which three years later has failed to produce more than one established NFL starter.

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Ravens Free Up Cap Space With Tavon Young Release, Alejandro Villanueva Retirement

The Ravens released cornerback Tavon Young and placed offensive tackle Alejandro Villanueva on the reserve/retired list March 9, freeing up more than $11 million in salary cap space as they prepare for the start of free agency next week.

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Ravens GM Eric DeCosta: Team Will Work At Lamar Jackson’s Pace In Negotiating Extension

Ravens GM Eric DeCosta again expressed optimism that a contract extension with Lamar Jackson will happen eventually, but he indicated that there has been no movement toward a resolution and reiterated that the team will operate “at Lamar’s urgency” in any negotiations.

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Pros, Cons For Ravens, Lamar Jackson Getting An Extension Done Sooner Rather Than Later

One of the biggest takeaways from Ravens GM Eric DeCosta’s season-ending news conference was that the timing of any contract extension for QB Lamar Jackson is pretty much up to Jackson. Bo Smolka breaks down the pros and cons for getting an extension done soon.

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