Coming Up
  • Sun., Dec. 04, 2016 4:10 PM EST Live Post Game Presser John Harbaugh and key players will address the media following the game.
  • Mon., Dec. 05, 2016 4:00 PM EST Live John Harbaugh Presser Ravens head coach John Harbaugh will address the media.
  • Tue., Dec. 06, 2016 6:00 PM - 9:00 PM EST Purple Wine & Dine The night will include appetizers, a gourmet dinner served in front of each attendee by our stadium chefs, open bar and a custom Ravens giveaway. Ravens players will be in attendance to meet with all attendees, sign autographs, take photographs and mingle throughout the evening.
  • Wed., Dec. 07, 2016 12:30 PM EST Live Press Conference Head coach John Harbaugh and key players will address the media following practice.
  • Sat., Dec. 10, 2016 3:00 PM EST Army vs. Navy Football Don't miss one of the greatest events you can ever attend! The Army-Navy Game presented by USAA returns to M&T Bank Stadium on Saturday, December 10, 2016
  • Sat., Dec. 10, 2016 7:00 PM - 7:30 PM EST Ravens Report Hosted by WUSA-TV's Kristen Berset, Ravens Report, the flagship program of the Baltimore Ravens that showcases life in the NFL. Created by Ravens Productions, this magazine-style show features behind-the-scenes access to Ravens players and coaches as they prepare for each week's opponent.
  • Sat., Dec. 10, 2016 7:30 PM - 8:00 PM EST Ravens Report See the plays, hear the sideline conversations and feel the hits on Ravens Wired, the only behind-the-scenes show featuring a Ravens player wired for sound during each week's game. Go behind the Ravens bench for in-game adjustments and inside the locker room for Head Coach John Harbaugh's post-game speech. Produced by Ravens Productions, Ravens Wired is hosted by WBAL-TV's Keith Mills.
  • Sun., Dec. 11, 2016 1:00 AM - 1:30 AM EST Ravens Unscripted Ravens beat writers Ryan Mink and Garrett Downing join our host to tackle the latest Ravens headlines and hottest topics. Each week's show, brought to you by Ravens Productions, also features a special guest, including prominent sports media, front office staff, players or other Ravens insiders.
  • Mon., Dec. 12, 2016 8:30 PM EST Purple Club Happy Hour What's better than Happy Hour specials and Baltimore Ravens football? A Purple Club Happy Hour! Join the Purple club this season at various Buffalo Wild Wings locations to watch the Ravens on the road.



Harbaugh Discusses Juan Castillo, Coaching Changes

Posted Dec 31, 2013

The Ravens do not plan to make any immediate coaching moves, but some assistants could move on.

As the NFL coaching carrousel spins into high gear over the next couple of weeks, Head Coach John Harbaugh does not have current plans to make any changes to his staff.

“I don’t want to sit here and say we’re never going to do anything, or we’re going to do something, but I don’t plan on doing anything right now,” Harbaugh said during his season-ending press conference Tuesday.

Harbaugh stood by his assistant coaches, specifically Run Game Coordinator Juan Castillo, who has come under scrutiny for the team’s struggles to run the ball. The Ravens finished the season ranked 30th in the NFL by averaging 83 rushing yards per game. They also finished last in the NFL averaging 3.1 yards per carry average.

“Juan Castillo is a very accountable guy,” Harbaugh said. “Juan Castillo will be the first guy to say, ‘Put it all on my shoulders.’ There’s probably a lot of people out there willing to do that. I say, ‘Put it all on my shoulders,’ and people are more than happy to say, ‘Fine you got it. It’s all your fault.’

“I know better than [to blame one person] being in those meetings every single day and being part of it every single day. I know better and every one of our players and every one of our coaches knows that there are a lot of things that go into that.”

Castillo, a long-time offensive line coach for the Philadelphia Eagles, was hired at the end of the 2012 season to work primarily with the offensive line. He brought some different blocking schemes with him to Baltimore that were expected to help the running game, but the unit struggled throughout the season.

“I’ve got complete confidence and belief in all of our coaches,” Harbaugh said. “I believe in our coaches. That goes for Juan Castillo, and that goes for all of our guys. I think he’s a great coach, and I think all of our guys are great coaches. But we have to coach better. We have to find a way to use our personnel better. We have to get better. All of those things have to happen.”

While Harbaugh indicated that he does not have plans to replace any of his current assistants, he did leave the door open for some of them to get other jobs around the league. Six teams have already fired their head coaches, meaning new head coaches will have to assemble their staffs over the next few weeks. 

“I’m sure that some of our coaches will be part of that, as far as opportunities to move up and move on and pursue career opportunities,” Harbaugh said. “We’re proud of that. We’ve had a lot of success here and the fact that we’re not pushing deep into the playoffs will probably give some of our coaches opportunities to do that.”

Please Note

The opinions, analysis and/or speculation expressed on represent those of individual authors, and unless quoted or clearly labeled as such, do not represent the opinions or policies of the Baltimore Ravens' organization, front office staff, coaches and executives. Authors' views are formulated independently from any inside knowledge and/or conversations with Ravens officials, including the coaches and scouts, unless otherwise noted.

Related News

Recent Videos

Recent Photos