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It’s OK to Be Excited About the Ravens Win, But Don’t Lose Perspective

I understand why you’re excited. It might end up that you have every right to be excited.
For many fans, the Ravens’ 20-0 season-opening win on the road against the Cincinnati Bengals Sept. 10 proved the hype surrounding the team’s defense was justified. If you were among those who bought into the idea that this unit could rival the 2000 defense for being the best in franchise history, you likely feel as vindicated as a Dashboard Confessional song at this point.

Ravens Upgrade Stadium with Aerial ‘Skycam,’ Massive Video Boards

A shot of a Ravens touchdown run on Aug. 10 from the new SkyCam. Still via Baltimore Ravens/SkyCam.

The Ravens have become the first NFL team to permanently bring SkyCam’s aerial cameras to their home turf, introducing a cable-suspended system that captures shots while zooming over the gridiron of M&T Bank Stadium.

Ravens Cancel Practice, Visit Pentagon And Arlington National Cemetery

Photo via PressBox. Credit: Sabina Moran.

By Bo Smolka

The Ravens canceled practice Aug. 21 and head coach John Harbaugh took the players on a team-building excursion that included a tour of the Pentagon, a visit to John F. Kennedy’s grave at Arlington National Cemetery and a wreath-laying at the Tomb of the Unknown Soldier.

In Sad Announcement, Former Raven Zach Orr Says He is Retiring, After All

Credit: Sabina Moran/PressBox

At 25, Zachary Orr didn’t foresee ending his professional football career after just three years, particularly after his breakout 2016 season. Sadly, injuries can overpower even the most persistent of athletes possessing a wealth of potential.

Baltimore Ravens: London Cawing

Wembley Stadium

By Bo Smolka, Kaitlyn Wilson & Kevin Eck

Getting your family to London might seem like a logistical challenge — managing passports, foreign currency and hotel arrangements, not to mention that whole driving-on-the-left-side-of-the-road thing.

Vernon Davis: Colin Kaepernick Was ‘Great Teammate, Great Leader’

Credit: Sabina Moran/PressBox

By Andy Kostka

Former Maryland tight end Vernon Davis, who spent five years playing alongside quarterback Colin Kaepernick on the San Francisco 49ers, said Kaepernick was a “great teammate.”

One Week from Start of Preseason, Six More Ravens Players Out with Injuries

Photo: Sabina Moran/PressBox

The sun still isn’t shining on the Baltimore Ravens during this year’s training camp.

Morgan State, Towson to Revive Their Old Football Rivalry

Still via Towson Athletics/YouTube

After a six-year truce, Morgan State University and Towson University are ready to resume their gridiron battle.

Ravens Kicker Justin Tucker Practiced with the Locals Yesterday at Patterson Park

Tucker in January 2013. Photo via Wikimedia Commons.

What’s better than a summertime walk in the park? How about one where you can watch the Ravens’ Pro Bowl kicker drill field goals several feet away?