On Now
Coming Up
  • Fri., Jul. 29, 2016 11:30 AM EDT Live Training Camp Press Conference Head coach John Harbaugh, tight ends coach Richard Angulo, TE Dennis Pitta, DT Brandon Williams and G Marshal Yanda will address the media.
  • Mon., Aug. 01, 2016 7:00 PM EDT Training Camp Military Appreciation Day The first M&T Bank Stadium practice will take place on Monday, Aug. 1 at 7 p.m. This practice – free and open to all fans – coincides with the Ravens’ annual Military Appreciation Day. Approximately 3,500 special seats will be reserved for active service members and veterans who present valid military identification upon check-in at the stadium.
  • Sat., Aug. 06, 2016 6:00 PM EDT Training Camp Fireworks Night On Saturday, Aug. 6 at 6 p.m., the second M&T Bank Stadium practice will showcase the organization’s third-annual Fireworks Night, an event highlighted by post-practice autographs for children and a fireworks/laser show.
  • Fri., Sep. 09, 2016 5:00 PM EDT Countdown To Kickoff Party Presented By Miller Lite Grammy Award®-nominated rock band 3 DOORS DOWN will perform at the Ravens Countdown to Kickoff Party Presented by Miller Lite on Friday, Sept. 9 at Maryland State Fairgrounds. Gates open at 5:00 p.m. Open to all ages.
  • Mon., Oct. 03, 2016 5:00 PM EDT A Purple Evening A Purple Evening is back! Join Purple on Monday, October 3rd for on-field drills, player appearances and autographs, giveaways, and much more! Tickets will go on sale soon. Check Purple-Just for Women on Facebook for the latest club and event information.
  • Sun., Oct. 23, 2016 7:30 AM EDT Purple Away Game Trip Up the Jersey Turnpike we go! Hit the road with the Purple Club on Sunday, October 23rd to watch our Baltimore Ravens take on the New York Jets for a 1:00 p.m. game at MetLife Stadium. Don't miss your chance to join the only NFL women's fan club to travel into unfamiliar territory!
  • Sat., Dec. 10, 2016 2:00 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



Ravens Hope To Keep Cornerbacks Intact, Including Corey Graham

Posted Jan 2, 2014

The play of the secondary was a strength for the Ravens, and the team wants to re-sign Corey Graham.

General Manager Ozzie Newsome has said on a number of occasions that a team can never have enough good cornerbacks.

That philosophy was evident this season, as cornerback was arguably the Ravens’ best and deepest position group with Jimmy Smith, Lardarius Webb and Corey Graham leading the way. With the way the three defenders played this season, the Ravens hope to keep the group intact going into next year.

“The cornerback position is a big strength for us,” Head Coach John Harbaugh said this week. “That’s something that we [would] really like to hold together.”

Graham, 28, is the only cornerback set to become a free agent. Smith is signed through next year with a team option for 2015, and Webb is signed through 2017.

Graham told reporters during locker cleanout day that he wants to remain with the Ravens, and Harbaugh stressed that the feeling is mutual.

“If we could keep Corey in the fold – and Ozzie feels the same way – we’re going to do everything we can to do it,” Harbaugh said.

Graham played every game this season as the No. 3 cornerback, and he finished with 74 tackles and a team-high four interceptions.

He could generate some solid interest on the free-agent market. He won’t get top cornerback money, but he could have put himself out of the Ravens’ price range with his play the last two seasons. Graham initially came to Baltimore as a special teams ace, but injuries forced him into the starting lineup and he capitalized on his chances to play.

Harbaugh compared Graham’s free agency status to some of the other key players the Ravens have lost in recent years, like outside linebacker Paul Kruger and inside linebacker Dannell Ellerbe.

“We’ve had a lot of guys over the years we’ve wanted to keep here that we haven’t been able to do it,” Harbaugh said.

With reserves Chykie Brown and Asa Jackson both under contract, all five corners could return. Keeping that much consistency is rare in the salary cap era.

“We’d be in good shape there,” Harbaugh said. “If we lose Corey, then we’re going to have to do something where we’re going to have to add a corner to the mix for next year.”

Please Note

The opinions, analysis and/or speculation expressed on BaltimoreRavens.com 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