Now that he's retired as the Ravens center, Matt Birk is looking ahead. Possibly to political office.
A few things to kick around as the NFL enters its quiet season: Adam Jones speaking to rookies is a mistake (as is camp reality TV for his team), we note some replacement who need to come up big and Victor Cruz should play for his big payday.
Former Ravens center Matt Birk skipped the Ravens trip to the White House this week because he disagrees with the President's stance on abortion.
With the Ravens giving up a conditional draft pick to the Colts in order to acquire center A.Q. Shipley, Baltimore adds depth to its line.
Is there a better NFL exec than Seattle's John Schneider now? Not if you ask Jason La Canfora, who points to Percy Harvin and Cliff Avril.
The Dolphins have agreed to a five-year, $35 million deal with former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Dannell Ellerbe.
The Ravens released Bobbie Williams on Friday. The veteran guard started six games for Baltimore during his only season with the team.
Baltimore Ravens center Matt Birk announced his retirement Friday morning at a Baltimore elementary school. Birk spent 15 seasons with the Ravens and Minnesota Vikings
As the NFL continues to try to make the game safer, it seems as though some players understand that the prevention of concussions is probably what's best for them in the long-term. But it sounds like Packers receiver James Jones doesn't subscribe to that theory.
Joe Flacco told his sideline teammates to tackle Ted Ginn if he broke a return on the final play of Super Bowl XLVII.

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