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Pat Moriarty

Sr. Advisor to the General Manager


PAT MORIARTY 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 oversees the management and strategic planning of the Baltimore salary cap. He has negotiated hundreds of player contracts and works closely with Nick Matteo on the team's salary cap administration, roster management and the day-to-day operations of the player personnel department. Over the course of 28 years, Moriarty has negotiated player contracts totaling over $1 billion. He has worked on the contracts for over 150 draft choices, as well as numerous free agents. He also analyzes draft-day trades each spring. Moriarty works closely with GM Eric DeCosta 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.

1996-2022: (with Baltimore) 2022: Named Sr. Advisor to the GM. 2020: Re-negotiated the contract of Pro Bowl CB Marlon Humphrey, who signed a five-year extension. 2019: Re-negotiated the contracts of Pro Bowlers G Marshal Yanda and DT Brandon Williams. 2018: Signed all 12 draft picks and free agent WRs Michael Crabtree and John Brown, as well as restricted free agent WR Willie Snead IV. 2017: Negotiated a multi-year contract extension for DT Brandon Williams and signed free agents CB Brandon Carr and S Tony Jefferson, both of whom started every game in '17. 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, who earned two trips to the Pro Bowl as a Raven. 2015: Negotiated a contract extension for 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 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...In 2008, Ravens signed Pro Bowl special teamer Brendon Ayanbadejo. 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 Bowler TE Todd Heap and Hall of Famers 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.

NFL PLAYER (1979-81): 1980-81: Spent NFL training camps with Browns and Dolphins. 1979: 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/PERSONAL: 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...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 17th-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 joined the Board of the Claire Marie Foundation, which provides clarity and hope in the fight against adolescent and young adult melanoma through awareness, education and prevention...He 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, owner and operator of Pure Water Maryland, who played midfield on the 2012 NCAA National Championship Loyola University lacrosse team, and daughters, Laura, an executive assistant for the co-founder/co-president of The h.wood Group, a hospitality and lifestyle company in Hollywood, CA, and Katherine, who married her husband, Conor Barr in the 2022 offseason...Kevin and his wife, Katharine, live in Baltimore.