Ravens Rumors & News

  • Senator introduces anti-online gambling bill to Congress

    Sportsnaut "Judicial and political systems at the state level continue to take up online gambling and daily fantasy sports. We’ve seen multiple instances in the past where online gaming itself has been banned at the state level. The most recent examples of this include daily fantasy sports in New York,..." September 29

  • OUTSIDE LINEBACKER ELVIS DUMERVIL INACTIVE VS. JAGUARS

    BaltimoreRavens.com "The Ravens will be without veteran pass rusher Elvis Dumervil for at least another week. Despite returning to practice this week, the outside linebacker is inactive for Sunday’s matchup with the Jaguars at Everbank Field. The other scratches are cornerbacks Jerruad Powers and Will Davis,..." September 25

  • Tucker kicks unbeaten Ravens past winless Jaguars

    The Sports Xchange "JACKSONVILLE, Fla. -- Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco did just enough to find a way to win Sunday and continue his team's best start to a season in seven years. The Jacksonville Jaguars were left feeling like they let another winnable game slip through their fingers in an..." September 25

  • Terrence Cody Released From Jail Early ... In Starving Dog Case

    TMZ "The ex-NFL player who starved his dog to death has been released from a Baltimore jail 3 months early ... TMZ Sports has learned. Terrence Cody -- who last played for the Baltimore Ravens -- was sentenced to 9 months behind bars after pleading guilty to multiple animal cruelty charges back in..." September 24

  • Lions emphatically shoot down rumored interest in Ray Rice

    Sportsnaut "The Detroit Lions finished last season with the NFL’s worst rushing attack. They failed to add anyone of substance to the backfield this past offseason. And now, they have placed starting running back Ameer Abdullah on injured reserve. Even then, the seemingly desperate Lions have emphatically..." September 22

  • Why are NFL ratings plummeting this season?

    Sportsnaut "The National Football League remains the single most watched entity in North American professional sports. It’s not necessarily close. Really, the other three major sports leagues are simply battling for second place. Take the 2015 calendar year as an example of this. According to Sports..." September 21

  • Broncos' Von Miller among NFL Players of the Week

    NFL.com "Von Miller abused Joe Reitz on Sunday, and it was enough to help him earn AFC Defensive Player of the Week honors. The Broncos outside linebacker took matters into his own hands with his team clinging to a six-point lead following a nice comeback engineered by Colts quarterback Andrew Luck...." September 21

  • Coaches complained about lack of offensive holding calls in Week One

    Pro Football Talk "Most coaches complain when too many penalties are called. Following Week One of the 2016 regular season, many coaches complained about the absence of one specific type of penalty. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, complaints arose from the absence of holding calls. And for good..." September 21

  • Jay Glazer Says Ray Rice Doesn't Deserve 2nd Chance ... Period.

    TMZ "It doesn't matter how hard he's been working or how many people he's apologized to ... Ray Rice should NEVER play another down in the NFL ... so says Jay Glazer. "I've always had this mindset that if you play a violent sport and you knock your wife out or your girlfriend and put your hands on..." September 20

  • Running back injuries could open the door for Ray Rice’s long-awaited second chance

    Pro Football Talk "ESPN had a head-scratching report on the first Sunday of the regular season regarding Ray Rice. Gone and largely forgotten for two years, there’s supposedly a “real belief that Ray Rice has a real chance” to get back into the NFL this season. However real the chance is, it’s getting more real..." September 20

  • Ravens erase 20-0 deficit, beat Browns for 2-0 start

    The Sports Xchange "CLEVELAND -- Even when they dig themselves a deep hole the Baltimore Ravens find a way to beat the Cleveland Browns. The Ravens fought back from a 20-0 deficit Sunday to beat the Cleveland Browns 25-20 and remain undefeated. The Browns fell to 0-2 in their home opener. Justin..." September 18

  • Ravens assistant coach Clarence Brooks passes away

    Pro Football Talk "Ravens assistant coach Clarence Brooks passed away Saturday morning after a battle with esophageal cancer. Brooks was 65. He had been with the Ravens since 2005 as defensive line coach and spent 24 years as an NFL assistant coach after first coaching for nearly two decades in college. His..." September 17

  • 'Harambe' back in business after temporary jersey ban

    ESPN "Fans who want to customize their favorite team's jersey with "Harambe" on the back can do so once again as of Thursday, after the word mistakenly appeared on a retailer's list of banned words. ESPN has learned that an official with a Major League Baseball team, concerned that fans were..." September 15

  • Harambe's legacy not respected by NFL Shop

    Sporting News "There are plenty of names you can't put on the back of jerseys at NFL Shop. BuzzFeed compiled a list of 50, and it includes names such as Ron Mexico (Michael Vick's alias), Carruth (as in Rae Carruth, the NFL player who conspired to murder his pregnant wife), He Hate Me (the popular XFL jersey)..." September 14

  • Joe Flacco on Browns defense: ‘I recognize Joe Haden. Not really anyone else’

    Sportsnaut "The Cleveland Browns are a hot mess. Following a 29-10 loss to the Philadelphia Eagles to open the regular season, it’s looking like another lost year. Now with Robert Griffin III out for an extended period of time, that’s only magnified further. Speaking about his team’s upcoming game..." September 14

  • Roger Goodell says eliminating kickoffs remains possible if the NFL can’t make them safer

    Washington Post "The NFL has enacted rule changes to try to make the kickoff safer for players. That effort will continue with further safety-related tinkering with the play, according to NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell. But if such maneuvers fail, the elimination of the kickoff from the sport remains a future..." September 14

  • Ray Rice is Working Out Like A MAD MAN

    TMZ "Ray Rice hit the gym HARD Tuesday -- continuing to train to play in the NFL this season ... and sources tell TMZ Sports multiple teams are inquiring about him. The 29-year-old hit up BlueStreak Sports Training facility in Stamford, CT yesterday -- and grinded out a pretty intense workout..." September 14

  • The NFL's Most Valuable Teams 2016

    Forbes.com "Relocation and new stadiums drove NFL team values 19% higher over the past year, to an average of $2.34 billion. The Rams doubled in value, to $2.9 billion, after moving from St. Louis to Los Angeles. The Rams are scheduled to play three seasons at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum before..." September 14

  • NFL to launch new $100 million concussion initiatives to improve player safety

    Washington Post "The NFL is launching a new set of concussion-related initiatives under which the league will devote $60 million to technological development, aimed in part at improving helmets for players, and an additional $40 million toward funding medical research into the effects of head injuries,..." September 14

  • Lady Gaga Reportedly in Talks to Perform at Super Bowl 51 Halftime Show

    Complex "Lady Gaga is reportedly in talks to play the Super Bowl 51 halftime show in Houston in February 2017. According to Billboard, the singer could clinch the biggest stage of the year because the NFL was impressed by her performance of The Star-Spangled Banner at the 2016 Super Bowl. The last year..." September 13

  • NFL tabs Sam Rapoport to help open job 'pipeline' for women at team level

    ESPN "The NFL has created a position to address the lack of women in coaching and scouting roles at the team level and named former women's football pro tackle player Sam Rapoport as director of football development. Rapoport's role will be to identify women who are knowledgeable about the game and..." September 13

  • Donald Trump Wants All NFL Protesters to Leave America

    Black Sports Online "Remember Donald Trump’s campaign slogan is “Make America Great Again”. That means he obviously thinks America isn’t that great at the moment, so it is quite ironic that he wants others who have problems with the country to leave, but not himself. “Well, I think it’s a lack of respect for our..." September 12

  • Dennis Pitta to play and start Week 1

    Fantasy Pros " Dennis Pitta will not only be active for the Ravens, but he'll line up as their starting tight end, according to Ian Rapoport. " September 11

  • Dennis Pitta set to play for first time in nearly two years

    Pro Football Talk "The last time Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta took part in a game was on September 21, 2014 when he had three catches as Baltimore beat the Browns in Cleveland. Pitta fractured and dislocated his hip for the second time during that game, leading to a lot of missed time and serious doubt about..." September 11

  • Flacco fuels Ravens past Bills

    The Sports Xchange "BALTIMORE -- The Baltimore Ravens got back to their roots against the Buffalo Bills in the regular-season opener on Sunday. The Ravens used a swarming defense and a couple of opportunistic plays by quarterback Joe Flacco to escape with a 13-7 victory. It was a formula reminiscent of..." September 11

  • Many inside NFL believe Ray Rice will return this season

    ABC News "There's a growing sense inside the league that former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice, who last played in a game Dec. 29, 2013, might get a chance to play in the NFL again this season, according to a league source. After Week 1, NFL player contracts no longer are guaranteed for the..." September 11

  • As expected, Ravens list Dumervil, Dixon and Powers as out

    Pro Football Talk "As expected, the Ravens listed outside linebacker Elvis Dumervil, cornerback Jerraud Powers and rookie running back Kenneth Dixon as out for Sunday’s season opener on their first Friday injury report of the season. Dumervil is still recovering from a foot injury, whil Dixon is expected to miss..." September 09

  • Ravens going with running back by committee in quest to improve ground game

    Baltimore Sun "When asked early in training camp for his thoughts on a running back by committee approach, Justin Forsett joked that he didn't know what that even meant. Six weeks later and two days after he re-signed with the team following his surprising release, the veteran Ravens running back was essentially..." September 09

  • Former NFL head of officiating alleges Roger Goodell assaulted him

    Sportsnaut "With the NFL season mere hours away from kicking off, it’s possible the league could find itself in the midst of yet another scandal. No. It doesn’t surround a players’ off-field issues. It’s also not involving a spat between the union and league over discipline. Instead, it’s all about NFL..." September 08

  • Every NFL Team's Best Weed Story

    Complex "You may not know this, but a lot of Americans smoke weed. And, contrary to what the National Football League wants you to believe, some of those Americans are professional football players. With the NFL season kicking off, let's take a moment to look back and appreciate some of the league's..." September 08

  • Justin Forsett says he's still Ravens' starting RB after 'trial separation'

    ESPN "Baltimore Ravens running back Justin Forsett said he will start in Sunday's opener against the Buffalo Bills after coming back from what he humorously described as a trial separation. Forsett, the Ravens' leading rusher the past two seasons, confirmed Wednesday that his brief release from the..." September 07

  • The NFL Has an Age Problem

    The Ringer "If you’re worried about the level of play in the NFL, you have an unlikely ally: coaches and executives. “Everything from defensive linemen not knowing where their eyes should be looking, not knowing where blocks are coming from,” said Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh. “Defensive backs..." September 07

  • Ravens LB Elvis Dumervil Out For Week 1

    CBS Sports "Elvis Dumervil will not be ready to play this Sunday against the Buffalo Bills after a minor setback in his recovery from an offseason procedure. Dumervil was not on the field at the start of Ravens practice, and he did not play during the preseason. Dumervil hasn’t practiced since Aug...." September 07

  • Eugene Monroe will not let his son play football

    Sportsnaut "Former Jacksonville Jaguars and Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle Eugene Monroe retired from the NFL earlier this summer. His decision to call it quits after seven largely successful seasons in the league was based on the widespread issues he’s seen relating to head trauma in the..." September 06

  • Justin Forsett Announces Return to Ravens with Undertaker Gif

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "Running back Justin Forsett was released by the Ravens on Saturday only to re-sign with the team Monday. Both moves were shocking to fans in their own right, major plot twists in the story. Forsett confirmed his return to Balitmore by tweeting a gif of The Undertaker rising up off the mat...." September 06

  • Ravens re-sign Justin Forsett

    NFL.com "Justin Forsett's departure from the Baltimore Ravens didn't last long. The running back was cut Saturday, but re-signed with the Ravens on Monday, the team announced. Re-signing the running back has been alluded to since Forsett was released. The 30-year-old running back was set to make $3..." September 05

  • Keenan Reynolds back to Ravens practice squad

    Pro Football Talk "The Ravens exposed sixth-round pick Keenan Reynolds to waivers by dropping him from their 53-man roster on Saturday, but no other teams wanted to add the former Navy star to what they already had on hand. That left Reynolds free to return to the Ravens as a member of their practice squad, which..." September 04

  • Justin Forsett likely will return to the Ravens

    Pro Football Talk "At a time when several veteran players have been signing with a team and then getting cut, running back Justin Forsett may turn that dynamic around. Multiple reports have emerged calling Forsett’s return to Baltimore possible; PFT has learned that Forsett’s return is likely." September 04

  • Baltimore Ravens plan to sign Devin Hester

    NFL.com "Devin Hester's NFL days aren't over yet. The prominent return man will sign with the Baltimore Ravens, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Sunday, per a source informed of the situation. Hester worked out twice and passed a physical." September 04

  • Ravens may still sign Devin Hester, bring back Justin Forsett

    Pro Football Talk "The Ravens may still have some ideas for a couple of veteran players who aren’t currently on the 53-man roster. Running back Justin Forsett, who was cut yesterday, and return man Devin Hester, who tried out in Baltimore last week, both could be signed, according to ESPN." September 04

  • Keenan Reynolds is still a Raven, for now

    Pro Football Talk "The Ravens may indeed waive receiver Keenan Reynolds before Saturday’s 4:00 p.m. ET deadline for cutting rosters to 53. However, the sixth-round pick from Navy has not been released, yet. The official transaction report from the NFL shows that the Ravens did not release Reynolds on Friday. It..." September 03

  • Dennis Pitta back on practice field for Ravens, Elvis Dumervil isn’t

    Pro Football Talk "There’s still work happening today around the NFL that doesn’t involve cuts. And for the Ravens, there’s an unusual sight. Via Jamison Hensley of ESPN.com, tight end Dennis Pitta returned to the practice field." September 03

  • Jeremy Butler’s strong preseason doesn’t result in a roster spot

    Pro Football Talk "Ravens receiver Jeremy Butler led the team in receiving during the preseason. Ultimately, that wasn’t enough to get him a spot on the 53-man roster. Butler has been waived, per a source with knowledge of the move." September 03

  • Ravens Release Justin Forsett

    Pro Football Rumors "The Ravens have released running back Justin Forsett, per Adam Schefter of ESPN.com (Twitter link). With rookie Kenneth Dixon nursing a knee injury, Baltimore looks set to count on Terrance West and Javorius Allen at running back." September 03

  • Ravens defeat Saints to finish preseason 4-0

    The Sports Xchange "After losing two starters to season-ending injuries last week, the Baltimore Ravens rested every starter but scored 23 consecutive points, including a strip sack for a touchdown by rookie defensive tackle Michael Pierce, to beat the New Orleans Saints 23-14 in the final preseason game Thursday..." September 02

  • Still in search of a returner, Ravens work out free agent Devin Hester

    Baltimore Sun "Still exploring their options in the return game, the Ravens worked out free agent wide receiver/return specialist Devin Hester on Friday, according to sources. It isn't immediately clear if the team is just doing its due diligence or has significant interest in immediately signing the NFL's..." September 02

  • Blacks Represent 70 Percent Of NFL Players, Fan Base 83 Percent White

    Real GM Football "Seventy percent of African-American men comprise NFL rosters despite representing only six percent of the United States' population. While the majority of NFL players are black, the NFL fan base is 83 percent white and 64 percent male. The NFL has no African-Americans who are a majority..." August 30

  • Ravens start making cuts to get to 75-man limit, put two on IR

    Pro Football Talk "The Ravens placed a pair of players on injured reserve, as they made a series of transactions to get to the 75-man limit before Tuesday’s deadline. Moving tight end Benjamin Watson (torn Achilles) and cornerback Kyle Arrington (concussion) cleared the first two spots. The name of the group..." August 29

  • Report: NFL thinking about eliminating the preseason

    Sportsnaut "The NFL preseason isn’t for everyone. The casual fan really isn’t interested in watching training camp bodies play in a meaningless game. Though, it’s still a cash cow. Interest is there. Stadiums sell out. The cost of television rights remain relatively high. In reality, it makes very..." August 28

  • Ben Watson tears Achilles, done for season

    Larry Brown Sports "The Ravens signed Ben Watson during the offseason to help reinforce the tight end position. After their third preseason game, it appears Baltimore once again may need to look for outside help. On the Ravens first play from scrimmage during Saturday’s game against the Lions, Watson went down and..." August 27