I mentioned this on my Twitter account, but I wanted to go into a little more detail here. Eight of the nine oldest
Speaking of Ayanbadejo, my colleague Aaron Wilson said it best about the reserve linebacker’s pending release when he tweeted, “Important number to know about Brendon Ayanbadejo wasn't his $1.073 million salary-cap figure, it was his age: Turns 37 on Sept. 6 this year. As skilled and well-conditioned as Brendon Ayanbadejo is, special teams is a young man’s game.” Ayanbadejo was a three-time
Ayanbadejo was very close with Ravens coach
The four-game suspension of young safety
Draft guru Mel Kiper Jr. said yesterday that he sees "no way" that Notre Dame middle linebacker Manti Te'o will be available when the Ravens prepare to make their selection at No. 32 in the first round of the draft. Perhaps, that will end some of the speculation connecting Te'o to the Ravens, but I doubt it. My gut feeling all along was that the Ravens do like Te'o but not enough to trade a couple of picks to move up and take him. We shall see. The Ravens don't exactly tip their hand at this time of year.
We’re still about three weeks away from this year’s draft, so it’s premature to already start talking about next year. However, it is probably worth pointing out that the Ravens, who have been awarded more compensatory picks than any other team since 1995 and have four later this month, are in line for another haul of picks next year. The compensatory picks are awarded to teams losing more or better free agents than it acquires in the previous offseason. Well, the Ravens have already lost Reed,