By Rand Paul
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Ed Reed knew right from the start of free agency that he wanted to play for the Texans and that his days in Baltimore were over.
Terms were not immediately available, but Flacco was expected to get a long-term contract close to the $20 million average salary Drew Brees earns with New Orleans.
Although the Ravens have placed a high priority on signing quarterback Joe Flacco to a long-term deal, the team has no intention of overpaying potential free agents or having several players restructure their contracts in order to keep the current roster intact.
Until this Super Bowl, Joe Flacco always believed in himself more than many other folks did.
Joe Flacco's victory tour Monday included a stop in New York to appear on CBS' "Late Show" with David Letterman.
Working on 90 minutes of sleep, Joe Flacco wore a day-old beard and a weary smile that wouldn't go away.
Super Bowl tradition deems that the game's MVP appear at a ceremony the following morning to shake hands with the commissioner of the NFL, accept his trophy, pose for pictures and receive the keys to a new car. After celebrating the Baltimore Ravens' 34-31 victory over San Francisco into the early hours of Monday morning, Flacco dutifully fulfilled that obligation.
Steve Bisciotti is wearing a plaid sports jacket, crisp checkered shirt and multicolored pocket square. Sunglasses hang from the jacket pocket, and the Super Bowl ring he earned 12 years earlier sits heavily and prominently on his right hand.
OWINGS MILLS, Md. | When the Baltimore Ravens last went to the Super Bowl, Art Modell was the owner, Brian Billick served as head coach and Trent Dilfer was the starting quarterback.
A celebration four weeks in the making featured laughs and hugs, a surprise appearance by team owner Steve Bisciotti and the distribution of hats announcing the Baltimore Ravens' stature as AFC North champions.
Former Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle Jonathan Ogden came under scrutiny last week from opponents of a Maryland gambling referendum after he appeared in a television ad supporting casino expansion.
NFL punters are only seen on fourth down and heard from less than that. But with Minnesota voters weighing whether to ban gay marriage this fall, Vikings punter Chris Kluwe has emerged as a high-profile gay rights champion _ and a symbol of changing attitudes toward homosexuality in the sports world.
Former Baltimore Ravens owner Art Modell has died. He was 87.
Former Baltimore Ravens owner Art Modell was admitted to Johns Hopkins Hospital on Wednesday.
The Baltimore Ravens and Ray Rice agreed on a new five-year contract Monday worth roughly $40 million.
"We're not going to get caught up in the moment and do things to our salary cap and make decisions in the euphoria of winning that could hurt us in 2014 and 2015, like we did in 2001," Bisciotti said. "Every single veteran [in 2001] was restructured so that, I think, every single veteran could stay, then we ended up losing so many people the next year. We don't want to do that."
"You have to make sure that the excitement of the day doesn't cloud what we promised to build, and that was a consistent winner," Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti said Thursday. "I'm just proud for Baltimore, and there is a great pressure off of us."