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Stop in “The Lounge.” Every week, Ryan Mink and Garrett Downing will take you inside team HQ to chat (argue) about all things Ravens, dive into ridiculous topics and hang out with players who drop in. This lounge is dry, but the banter is not. Got a comment or suggestion? Email the show at thelounge@ravens.nfl.net and tell us what you like (or don't like).

Stop in “The Lounge.” Every week, Ryan Mink and Garrett Downing will take you inside team HQ to chat (argue) about all things Ravens, dive into ridiculous topics and hang out with players who drop in. This lounge is dry, but the banter is not. Got a comment or suggestion? Email the show at thelounge@ravens.nfl.net and tell us what you like (or don't like).
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Baltimore, MD

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Stop in “The Lounge.” Every week, Ryan Mink and Garrett Downing will take you inside team HQ to chat (argue) about all things Ravens, dive into ridiculous topics and hang out with players who drop in. This lounge is dry, but the banter is not. Got a comment or suggestion? Email the show at thelounge@ravens.nfl.net and tell us what you like (or don't like).

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English


Episodes

#132: Dennis Pitta Talks Lamar Jackson & Joe Flacco

11/19/2018
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Former Ravens tight end turned WBAL radio analyst Dennis Pitta gives his evaluation of Lamar Jackson's first start (4:07), talks about the challenges ahead (5:25), who should start when Joe Flacco is healthy (11:27) and more.

Duration:00:29:01

#131: Post-Bye Week Evaluation

11/13/2018
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Back and refreshed after the bye, Mink and Downing talk about the quarterback situation (3:40), what the Bengals game means (12:56), the playoff picture (14:40) and what needs to change (19:04) and more.

Duration:00:27:44

#130: Talking Steelers & Trade Deadline Strategy

11/1/2018
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CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora joins The Lounge to talk about his view that the Ravens should have been trade deadline sellers. Plus, looking at what this Sunday's game will mean to the 2018 season.

Duration:00:27:51

#129: Sam Koch Stops By The Lounge

10/25/2018
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Sam Koch talks about life as an NFL punter (4:50), his favorite punt (8:26), how he became a punter (12:50), how Justin Tucker has handled his miss (20:00) and more.

Duration:00:36:13

#128: Breaking Down Ravens' Strong Start

10/19/2018
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The guys share a behind-the-scenes story of trying to get Za'Darius Smith on the podcast (3:00), discuss the worst hair in Ravens history (7:40) and preview Sunday's key matchup with the Saints (18:00).

Duration:00:24:29

#127: Hayden Hurst Stops By The Lounge

10/10/2018
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Rookie tight end Hayden Hurst talks about his debut (3:30), his difficult baseball background (7:20), his instant impact at South Carolina (10:44) and friendship with an Orioles player (12:39).

Duration:00:21:17

#126: Marlon Humphrey Stops By The Lounge

10/2/2018
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Cornerback Marlon Humphrey talks about getting the assignment of covering Antonio Brown and winning (4:48), becoming "the guy" (11:10), his Alabama career (16:21), family vacations (19:58) and Nick Saban (23:36).

Duration:00:30:42

#125: An NFL History Lesson

9/28/2018
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Ravens writers John Eisenberg and Clifton Brown talk about the recent release of their two books, 'The League,' and 'Bearing the Cross,' respectively.

Duration:00:39:37

#124: Reacting to First Two Games

9/21/2018
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They guys share their thoughts after the Ravens split their first two games of the year. They also discuss the struggle of getting visitors to The Lounge.

Duration:00:25:17

#123: Dennis Pitta Stops By The Lounge

9/12/2018
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Former Ravens tight end/WBAL announcer Dennis Pitta talks about Joe Flacco's mindset (6:47), throws cold water on Mink and Downing's excitement (10:05), points to the biggest change in the offense (16:37) and gives his take on the rookie tight ends (19:09)

Duration:00:25:43

#122: Ravens 2018 Season Predictions

9/5/2018
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It's time to make final preseason predictions. Mink and Downing are joined by new staff writer Clifton Brown, who judges their picks for receiving leaders (4:40), whether Joe Flacco will top 4,000 yards (14:48), whether Alex Collins will top 1,000 yards (17:37), final record (20:06) and more.

Duration:00:37:18

#121: Predicting the Ravens' 53-Man Roster

8/29/2018
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Mink and Downing go position-by-position to make their roster predictions and discuss their reasoning. Plus, it's time to start talking about pumpkin beer.

Duration:00:29:51

#120: John Brown Stops By The Lounge

8/24/2018
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New Ravens wide receiver John Brown talks about choosing Baltimore (3:15) and proving his doubters wrong (6:08). He shares his underdog story (7:00) and talks about how the death of his brother still drives him (12:00).

Duration:00:27:06

#119 Chris Moore Stops By The Lounge

8/15/2018
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One of training camp's top performers, wide receiver Chris Moore talks about his love of soccer (1:39), what's clicked for him this year (3:30), whether people should buy into the offense (6:30) and more.

Duration:00:19:36

#118: Orlando Brown Jr. Stops By The Lounge

8/9/2018
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Rookie tackle Orlando Brown Jr. talks about how he dealt with a bad combine (5:30), what it meant to be drafted by the Ravens (9:25), how the death of his father changed him (12:30), being overweight (18:02) and his battle for a starting job (24:39).

Duration:00:32:20

#117: Behind-the-Scenes Stories About Ray Lewis

8/2/2018
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Ravens PR executives Kevin Byrne and Chad Steele have been extremely close with Ray Lewis over the years. As Lewis prepares to go into the Hall of Fame, they talk about what he was like away from work, how he impacted his community, how he grew as a man/player and much more.

Duration:00:43:16

#116: John and Jack Harbaugh Stop by The Lounge

8/1/2018
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John and father Jack Harbaugh talk about the callusing of young players (2:20), 'Chase the Lion' (5:20), what's misunderstood about Joe Flacco (13:16), how analytics has changed (15:30), fatherhood and coaching (20:16), keeping the message fresh (26:20) and much more.

Duration:00:43:12

#115: A Week In, Our Thoughts From Camp

7/26/2018
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Mink and Downing talk about Jimmy Smith's return (2:22), offensive players standing out (9:21), the wide receiver battle (12:18) and the Flacco-Jackson quarterback debate (15:22), why this year's defense should be better (22:34) and more.

Duration:00:28:59

#114: Previewing Ravens Training Camp

7/13/2018
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The guys are finally back together after time off and they're excited for training camp (4:21). They talk about the best position battles (11:52), under-the-radar players to watch (23:51) and much more.

Duration:00:28:39

#113: Dick Cass Stops by The Lounge

6/28/2018
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Team President Dick Cass joins Garrett and Mink fill-in Jay O’Brien. Cass talks about welcoming fans back to training camp (3:05), the renovations at the Under Armour Performance Center (4:30) and M&T Bank Stadium (6:55), the Ravens’ community work (12:06), his background (16:53) and more.

Duration:00:39:26