Ozzie Newsome

Ravens Worked Trade Options In First Round; Was It For A WR?

If you are a Pittsburgh Steelers fan—which is overwhelmingly likely given that you’re reading this—then you probably also know a good deal about the Baltimore Ravens. And if you know anything about the manner in which they go about the NFL Draft, it’s that they have an itchy trigger finger…



Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome Already Prepping For Draft-Day Deals

If there is anything that Baltimore Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome loves about having a bad season, it is that it means it sets him up with some ammunition to wheel and deal during draft time to bolster his arsenal for rebuilding a roster. From his rookie season up to 2015, the…




Ravens’ Early-Round 2013 Draft Failures Still Being Felt

When it comes to the NFL Draft, just about nobody commands the same sort of reputation in today’s game as the Baltimore Ravens’ Ozzie Newsome, and while the merits of that prestige can be debated, it is none the less true that they have, overall, been a good team when…



Ravens Add Power To Secondary On The Cheap

All along throughout the offseason, the Baltimore Ravens elected not to address the cornerback position in free agency in spite of the fact that that seemingly had a gap in their starting lineup—at least in their nickel package, which is effectively the starting lineup for just about every defense in…


Ravens Reportedly Settled On Ronnie Stanley After Failing To Trade Up

While they may not ever directly concede to the fact, there is enough circumstantial and second-hand evidence to suggest strongly that the draft-day video of offensive tackle Laremy Tunsil doing something rather uncouth with a gasmask, of all things, threw a wrench into the Baltimore Ravens’ plans with their sixth-overall…




Ledyard/Kozora: Greatest Steelers Safety

Another series, a collaborative one, to take you through the remaining weeks of the offseason. Jon Ledyard and I will pick a side in choosing the greatest Pittsburgh Steelers at each position. Tell us who is right and who won the debate – those don’t have to be the same…


AFC North Draft History Study: Wide Receivers

On the heels of the conclusion of the 2015 NFL Draft, I began to realize the need to enhance my understanding of each team’s draft history; what they’ve built or attempted to build over the past ten years and how they’ve went about that process. This may seem tedious to…


Tony Dungy Believes Donnie Shell Is A Hall Of Famer

Twelve busts in the Pro Football Hall of Fame can trace their entire journey back to the Pittsburgh Steelers. But for many fans, there are some who have been shunned. L.C. Greenwood is a popular name. And so is Donnie Shell. Tony Dungy, in the spirit of baseball season, recently went…