Posts Tagged ‘Ozzie Newsome’
Posted: Monday, May 14th, 2012 | Ian Rapoport Tags: Ravens, Courtney Upshaw, Ozzie Newsome, Ray Lewis, rookie mini-camp, Terrell Suggs
I arrived in Owings Mills, Md., with a simple goal for my impending story. Understand why the Ravens select the players they do in the draft. I came away with a lot more than that. After an insightful conversation with ultra-respected GM Ozzie Newsome, I think I get it. I think I understand why they are always competitive and why their players look like they’d play for free. The Ravens scout passion. As Newsome told me, while watching tape they take their eye off the ball and watch how players move when they are not involved in a play — and they learn whether a guy is going through the motions or just lives it. For those with supreme passion, […]
Posted: Monday, November 14th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Data Points, Antonio Gates, Jason Witten, Ozzie Newsome, Shanno Sharpe, Tony Gonazalez
Jason Witten still has a long way to go to catch Tony Gonzalez, the NFL record-holder for career receptions by a tight end, but the Cowboys TE does deserve congratulations for passing Hall of Famer Ozzie Newsome to move into third on the all-time list.
Posted: Wednesday, August 3rd, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Data Points, Antonio Gates, Jason Witten, Kellen Winslow Sr., Ozzie Newsome, Shannon Sharpe, Tony Gonzalez
Shannon Sharpe was a seventh-round draft choice in 1990 from Savannah State who would eventually become a three-time Super Bowl champion with the Broncos and Ravens. Even more significant is that Sharpe was one of the first to represent the current breed of NFL tight ends.
Posted: Wednesday, May 4th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Data Points, Baltimore Ravens, Indianapolis Colts, Jacksonville Jagues, Joe Flacco, Michael Oher, New England Patriots, Ozzie Newsome, Pittsburgh Steelers, Terrell Suggs
If you watched the NFL Draft, and we know you did, then you’ve surely heard the mantra that drafting well leads to team success. The club most often mentioned as a sterling example is the New England Patriots.
Posted: Wednesday, March 9th, 2011 | Adam Rank Tags: Pick Six, Bart Starr, Don Hutson, Joe Namath, John Hannah, Ken Stabler, Mark Ingram, Ozzie Newsome, Shaun Alexander, University of Alabama
RB Mark Ingram is participating in his pro day at Alabama on Wednesday, looking to follow in the footsteps in another former Crimson Tide back who made it big in the NFL — Shaun Alexander. But Alabama is more known for its quarterbacks that it has churned out.
But who is the tops?
Posted: Saturday, February 26th, 2011 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Rex Ryan, 2011 NFL Scouting Combine, Cleveland Browns, New York Jets, Ozzie Newsome
Jets coach Rex Ryan gave props to an old friend Saturday at the NFL Scouting Combine, hitting morning workouts at Lucas Oil Stadium wearing an Ozzie Newsome jersey from the Hall of Famer’s days as a Browns tight end.
Posted: Thursday, February 10th, 2011 | Frank Tadych Tags: Ray Lewis, Baltimore Ravens, Ozzie Newsome
Ravens fans, breathe easy. The rumblings that 12-time Pro Bowler Ray Lewis is poised to retire don’t appear to be on-point.
Posted: Wednesday, November 10th, 2010 | Lisa Altobelli Tags: Bill Parcells, Frank Gifford, George Martin, Harry Carson, Howie Long, John Harbaugh, Ozzie Newsome, Roger Goodell, Vince Lombardi
NEW YORK — Retired players such as Frank Gifford, Willie Lanier and Howie Long were in attendance at the Broadway play “Lombardi” Tuesday night to support, well, retired players. The NFL Family Night event honored the Player Care Foundation, which offers grants and medical programs to those who have suited up in the league to help improve their quality of life.
Posted: Tuesday, October 26th, 2010 | Adam Rank Tags: Austin Collie, Blair White, Dallas Clark, Indianpolis Colts, Jacob Tamme, Kellen Winslow, Ozzie Newsome, Peyton Manning, Pierre Garcon
Jacob Tamme of the Colts could have a big fantasy week against the Texans, one of the worst teams defending against the tight end.
Posted: Thursday, August 5th, 2010 | Brian Baldinger Tags: 2010 Training Camps, Anquan Boldin, Baltimore Ravens, Ben Grubbs, Brian Baldinger, Chris Chester, Donte' Stallworth, Ed Dickson, Haloti Ngata, Jared Gaither, Joe Flacco, John Harbaugh, Marc Bulger, Michael Oher, Ozzie Newsome, Ray Lewis, Ray Rice, Terrell Suggs, Todd Heap, Warren Sapp
The Ravens look like an elite team. Offenisvely, this is the best Ravens team in recent memory.
Posted: Monday, May 10th, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Buffalo Bills, Jared Gaither, John Harbaugh, Oniel Cousins, Ozzie Newsome, Pat Kirwan
The trade speculation surrounding Jared Gaither picked up over the weekend, when the Ravens former starting left tackle didn’t participate in the team’s minicamp practices following Friday’s news he had been replaced by second-year pro Michael Oher and moved to the right side.
Posted: Sunday, March 21st, 2010 | Frank Tadych Tags: 2010 NFL Annual Meeting, Bill Polian, Brad Childress, Jeff Fisher, John Mara, Marvin Lewis, Ozzie Newsome, Rich McCay, Rick Smith, Stephen Jones, Zygi Wilf
The latest out of the NFL Annual Meeting Sunday is that the Competition Committee has voted the proposal for the overtime rule changes through, according to the Boston Globe.
Posted: Friday, January 8th, 2010 | Jason La Canfora Tags: Eric DeCosta, Jim Mora, John Schneider, Marc Ross, Ozzie Newsome, Seattle Seahawks, Tom Heckert
In addition to firing head coach Jim Mora today, the seahawks continue to look for a new general manager. One name that has been taken off that list is Eric DeCosta.
Posted: Tuesday, September 29th, 2009 | Jason La Canfora Tags: CBA, George Atallah, Labor talks, Mark Murphy, Ozzie Newsome
Representatives from the NFLPA met with NFL management representatives on Tuesday in New York. League spokesperson Greg Aiello termed it “a positive meeting,” adding, “we look forward to more constructive discussions.”
Posted: Saturday, August 8th, 2009 | NFL.com Staff Tags: Baltimore Ravens, Hall of Fame, Ozzie Newsome, Rod Woodson
Some Hall of Famers are always working. Ozzie Newsome, legendary tight end and accomplished general manager of the Baltimore Ravens, swung over to the green rooom area here off to the side of the stage where the Hall of Famers sit at Fawcett Stadium.