As the Ravens’ offseason gets kicked into high gear and you’re marking up your calendar for 2019, there are some key NFL dates to circle. Here’s what you should be on the lookout for this offseason. And remember, our coverage never stops. Think the season’s over? Think again. January ….
January 26: Senior Bowl
Many of the draft’s top senior prospects will head to Mobile, Ala. for the annual all-star game and the scouting world will descend upon the sleepy southern town. The Ravens have a long history of taking players in the draft that catch their eye in the days of practices leading up to the game. This year’s rosters will be coached by the Raiders’ Jon Gruden and 49ers’ Kyle Shanahan.
January 27: Pro Bowl
The Ravens will have three Pro Bowl representatives in Orlando with safety Eric Weddle, linebacker C.J. Mosley and guard Marshal Yanda. The real fun is seeing the best players from around the league interact with each other in “practices” leading up to the game. The AFC vs. NFC game will be played at Camping World Stadium at 3 p.m.
Feb. 2: Pro Football Hall of Fame class announced
Ravens fans should expect to hear Ed Reed’s name announced as part of the 2019 Pro Football Hall of Fame class. Reed is a virtual lock to join Jonathan Ogden and Ray Lewis as Ravens Hall of Famers. It’s part of the NFL Honors program, which is also where the Walter Payton Man of the Year will be announced. Brandon Carr is …