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Pat Moriarty
Senior Vice President Of Football Administration

Biography

Pat Moriarty, the team’s senior vice president of football administration, has been a key part of the franchise since 1994. A longtime member of the personnel staff, Moriarty was one of the NFL’s original “capologists.” He is responsible for the management and strategic planning of the Baltimore salary cap. The Cleveland native negotiates all of the Ravens’ player contracts, oversees salary cap administration, roster management and the day-to-day operations of the player personnel department. Moriarty is the key liaison with the NFL Management Council and NFL Players Association. Over the course of 23 years, Moriarty has negotiated player contracts totaling over $1 billion. He has negotiated contracts for 21 Ravens first-round draft choices, as well as numerous free agents. He also analyzes draft-day trades during the NFL selection process each spring. Moriarty works closely with GM Ozzie Newsome in many areas, including helping to coordinate the budgets of the scouting, coaching, equipment, football video, training, and strength and conditioning departments. In 2008, Moriarty was part of an eight-member committee to select head coach John Harbaugh.

— Highlights —

1996-2016: (with Baltimore) 2016: Negotiated a multi-year contract extension for Super Bowl XLVII MVP Joe Flacco and signed free agents WR Mike Wallace, TE Benjamin Watson and S Eric Weddle. 2015: Negotiated a contract extension for 2011 first-round pick CB Jimmy Smith and P Sam Koch. 2013-14: Re-signed a number of key Ravens free agents, including RB Justin Forsett, who earned his first Pro Bowl, and Pro Bowl WR Steve Smith Sr. to multi-year deals (‘14)...Re-signed Flacco to a six-year contract and signed free agents DL Chris Canty and OLB Elvis Dumervil to multi-year deals (‘13). 2010-12: Extended the contracts of defensive starters S Bernard Pollard and CB Lardarius Webb (‘12) and negotiated a long-term deal for P Sam Koch (‘11)...Ravens traded for and then signed Pro Bowl WR Anquan Boldin (‘10) and signed standout free agent DE Cory Redding. 2008-09: In 2009, team re-signed LB Ray Lewis to finish his career in Baltimore and added quality free agent veterans, including six-time Pro Bowl C Matt Birk, K Billy Cundiff, CB Domonique Foxworth and CB/RS Chris Carr, to improve the roster...Ravens signed Pro Bowl special teamer Brendon Ayanbadejo in 2008 to bolster the roster. 2005-07: Ravens traded for QB Steve McNair in 2006, and in 2007, for RB Willis McGahee, who earned his first Pro Bowl with Baltimore...Moriarty also re-negotiated the contracts of two key Ravens defensive players: NT Kelly Gregg and Pro Bowl S Ed Reed...Also re-signed OLB Jarret Johnson and Pro Bowl LB Bart Scott...In free agency, Moriarty negotiated the contracts for key additions DE Trevor Pryce, WR Derrick Mason and CB Samari Rolle...Named VP of football administration in ‘05. 1997-2004: Re-negotiated the contracts of several other pivotal players, including Pro Bowlers TE Todd Heap, LB Ray Lewis and T Jonathan Ogden, allowing the team to remain competitive while staying within the confines of the salary cap. 1996: When the franchise moved to Baltimore, Moriarty was named the organization’s chief financial officer.

1994-95: (with Cleveland) Joined the Browns’ front office in 1994 as the director of business operations.

1982-93: Was involved in commercial banking in the Cleveland area. 1988-93: Worked for Key Bank in Cleveland in the corporate lending division.

1980-81: Spent NFL training camps with the Cleveland Browns and Miami Dolphins.

— NFL Player —

Moriarty’s NFL career began as a rookie free agent RB for the Cleveland Browns in 1979...Scored 2 TDs and also played on special teams.

— College —

Earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial management from Georgia Tech, where he was a three-year starter at RB...Later earned his master’s degree (1993) in business administration from John Carroll University

 

— Personal —

Earned All-State honors in both football and track at Benedictine (Cleveland, OH) HS and was inducted into the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame in 2002...Brother, Tom, played five years in the NFL as a DB, four with Atlanta and one with Pittsburgh...Moriarty, who is on the NFL Management Council’s Working Club Executive Committee for the 13th-straight year, is a graduate of the University of Baltimore School of Law...Has been a guest speaker at numerous events, including Loyola University, Univ. of Maryland Law School, Univ. of Maryland Business School and the Univ. of Baltimore School of Law, where he spoke on sports and entertainment law...Moriarty is also on the Board of Advisors for the Univ. of Baltimore School of Law...Has participated in the annual Ravens’ event, A Purple Evening (football sessions for women), speaking on the NFL’s salary cap...He and his wife, Lynn, are the parents of son, Kevin (28), who works at the commercial real estate firm Blue & Obrecht Realty and played midfield on the 2012 NCAA National Championship Loyola University lacrosse team, and daughters, Laura (25), a graduate of UNC-Wilmington, and Katherine (22).

Pat Moriarty, the team’s senior vice president of football administration, has been a key part of the franchise since 1994. A longtime member of the personnel staff, Moriarty was one of the NFL’s original “capologists.” He is responsible for the management and strategic planning of the Baltimore salary cap. The Cleveland native negotiates all of the Ravens’ player contracts, oversees salary cap administration, roster management and the day-to-day operations of the player personnel department. Moriarty is the key liaison with the NFL Management Council and NFL Players Association. Over the course of 23 years, Moriarty has negotiated player contracts totaling over $1 billion. He has negotiated contracts for 21 Ravens first-round draft choices, as well as numerous free agents. He also analyzes draft-day trades during the NFL selection process each spring. Moriarty works closely with GM Ozzie Newsome in many areas, including helping to coordinate the budgets of the scouting, coaching, equipment, football video, training, and strength and conditioning departments. In 2008, Moriarty was part of an eight-member committee to select head coach John Harbaugh.

— Highlights —

1996-2016: (with Baltimore) 2016: Negotiated a multi-year contract extension for Super Bowl XLVII MVP Joe Flacco and signed free agents WR Mike Wallace, TE Benjamin Watson and S Eric Weddle. 2015: Negotiated a contract extension for 2011 first-round pick CB Jimmy Smith and P Sam Koch. 2013-14: Re-signed a number of key Ravens free agents, including RB Justin Forsett, who earned his first Pro Bowl, and Pro Bowl WR Steve Smith Sr. to multi-year deals (‘14)...Re-signed Flacco to a six-year contract and signed free agents DL Chris Canty and OLB Elvis Dumervil to multi-year deals (‘13). 2010-12: Extended the contracts of defensive starters S Bernard Pollard and CB Lardarius Webb (‘12) and negotiated a long-term deal for P Sam Koch (‘11)...Ravens traded for and then signed Pro Bowl WR Anquan Boldin (‘10) and signed standout free agent DE Cory Redding. 2008-09: In 2009, team re-signed LB Ray Lewis to finish his career in Baltimore and added quality free agent veterans, including six-time Pro Bowl C Matt Birk, K Billy Cundiff, CB Domonique Foxworth and CB/RS Chris Carr, to improve the roster...Ravens signed Pro Bowl special teamer Brendon Ayanbadejo in 2008 to bolster the roster. 2005-07: Ravens traded for QB Steve McNair in 2006, and in 2007, for RB Willis McGahee, who earned his first Pro Bowl with Baltimore...Moriarty also re-negotiated the contracts of two key Ravens defensive players: NT Kelly Gregg and Pro Bowl S Ed Reed...Also re-signed OLB Jarret Johnson and Pro Bowl LB Bart Scott...In free agency, Moriarty negotiated the contracts for key additions DE Trevor Pryce, WR Derrick Mason and CB Samari Rolle...Named VP of football administration in ‘05. 1997-2004: Re-negotiated the contracts of several other pivotal players, including Pro Bowlers TE Todd Heap, LB Ray Lewis and T Jonathan Ogden, allowing the team to remain competitive while staying within the confines of the salary cap. 1996: When the franchise moved to Baltimore, Moriarty was named the organization’s chief financial officer.

1994-95: (with Cleveland) Joined the Browns’ front office in 1994 as the director of business operations.

1982-93: Was involved in commercial banking in the Cleveland area. 1988-93: Worked for Key Bank in Cleveland in the corporate lending division.

1980-81: Spent NFL training camps with the Cleveland Browns and Miami Dolphins.

— NFL Player —

Moriarty’s NFL career began as a rookie free agent RB for the Cleveland Browns in 1979...Scored 2 TDs and also played on special teams.

— College —

Earned a bachelor’s degree in industrial management from Georgia Tech, where he was a three-year starter at RB...Later earned his master’s degree (1993) in business administration from John Carroll University

 

— Personal —

Earned All-State honors in both football and track at Benedictine (Cleveland, OH) HS and was inducted into the school’s Athletic Hall of Fame in 2002...Brother, Tom, played five years in the NFL as a DB, four with Atlanta and one with Pittsburgh...Moriarty, who is on the NFL Management Council’s Working Club Executive Committee for the 13th-straight year, is a graduate of the University of Baltimore School of Law...Has been a guest speaker at numerous events, including Loyola University, Univ. of Maryland Law School, Univ. of Maryland Business School and the Univ. of Baltimore School of Law, where he spoke on sports and entertainment law...Moriarty is also on the Board of Advisors for the Univ. of Baltimore School of Law...Has participated in the annual Ravens’ event, A Purple Evening (football sessions for women), speaking on the NFL’s salary cap...He and his wife, Lynn, are the parents of son, Kevin (28), who works at the commercial real estate firm Blue & Obrecht Realty and played midfield on the 2012 NCAA National Championship Loyola University lacrosse team, and daughters, Laura (25), a graduate of UNC-Wilmington, and Katherine (22).