No Super Bowl champion in recent memory has had more roster turnover than the Baltimore Ravens, but this has all been by design. Regardless of how last season ended, Ozzie Newsome wanted the Ravens to be younger and more athletic on both sides of the ball.
To that end, the Ravens have released or traded multiple key veterans while letting several others walk in free agency.
From there, the Ravens focused on adding players in the draft and free agency. Every free-agent addition added speed, athleticism and explosion to a team that looked sluggish for much of the 2012 regular season.
Let's take at a look at each of these moves, from releases to trades to signings.