Jan 29, 2013; New Orleans, LA, USA; Baltimore Ravens guard Jah Reid (76) is interviewed during media day in preparation for Super Bowl XLVII against the San Francisco 49ers at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome. Mandatory Credit: Matthew Emmons-USA TODAY Sports

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Jah Reid arrested on battery charges

Jamison Hensley, ESPN

Reid is the third Ravens player to be arrested in 22 days. Running back Ray Rice was arrested for simple assault on Feb. 15, and backup wide receiver Deonte Thompson was arrested for possession of marijuana on Feb. 21.

Poll results: Raven’s free-agent priority

Jamison Hensley, ESPN

Of the 2,126 voters, 58 percent say offensive tackle should be the Ravens’ focus in free agency. Both of their starters from last season, Eugene Monroe and Michael Oher, are unrestricted free agents.

Wide receiver (19 percent) finished second in the poll, and center (16 percent) ranked third.

With free agency nearing, Ravens have money to spend and decisions to make

Jeff Zrebiec, The Baltimore Sun

An elevated salary cap, coupled with a few cost-saving moves earlier this offseason, has left the Ravens with nearly $25 million of cap space. General manager Ozzie Newsome, who traditionally exercises discipline, restraint and patience at this time of year, already has vowed to explore every way of improving a team that missed the playoffs last season for the first time since 2007.

Joe Flacco To Organize Private Workouts With Receivers

Garrett Downing, BaltimoreRavens.com

The start of the offseason program is rapidly approaching.

The Ravens begin their voluntary offseason conditioning next month, and then the organized team activities (OTAs) typically take place starting in May. Several key players – quarterback Joe Flacco, outside linebacker Terrell Suggs and running back Ray Rice – have already indicated to Head Coach John Harbaugh that they plan on participating in OTAs.

But Flacco may even get a jump ahead of OTAs by holding some workouts of his own.

During a press conference Wednesday to announce his new five-year contract, tight end Dennis Pitta said that he has talked with Flacco about organizing workouts with him and some of the other receivers.

 

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