Ravens Rumors & News

  • Chris Moore has emerged as surprising star early in Ravens camp

    ESPN "Fantasy alert: Rookie wide receiver Chris Moore has been the star in the first two days of Baltimore Ravens training camp. Moore is generating some early buzz after catching a 60-yard touchdown pass from quarterback Joe Flacco in each of the first two practices. For a team looking for..." July 30

  • Jake Long doesn't sign injury waiver, won't join Ravens

    BaltimoreRavens.com "Veteran left tackle Jake Long won’t be a Raven after all, according to reports. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Long declined to sign an injury waiver with the Ravens Friday, instead opting to remain a free agent. After the two sides agreed to terms, the deal got hung up on Long’s..." July 29

  • Rookie RB Kenneth Dixon injured, had to be helped off the field

    Baltimore Beat Down "Late in practice as the Ravens finished up drills rookie running back and expected future star Kenneth Dixon was injured. On the drill Dixon hauled in a pass, and sprinted to the near sideline. Towards the end of the run he was pushed out of bounds by a defensive player. He stumbled and rolled..." July 28

  • Ravens RB Lorenzo Taliaferro placed on PUP list

    Baltimore Beat Down "The Baltimore Ravens have confirmed that third-year running back Lorenzo Taliaferro has been put on the PUP list on the first day of training camp. According to head coach John Harbaugh, it is related to the foot injury that initially sidelined him for the much of the 2015 season." July 28

  • Justin Forsett not trying to hear about running-back-by-committee system

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "That running-back-by-committee system the Ravens are thinking about using? Justin Forsett isn’t feeling that. “What’s running-back-by-committee?” Forsett deadpanned. “I don’t understand that.” Forsett laughed, but he was serious about retaining his starting job and doing the bulk of the work..." July 28

  • Ravens Have Some Concern About OT Jake Long’s Knee, Will Meet With Dr. James Andrews

    NFL Trade Rumors "Jeff Zrebiec reports that the Ravens have “some concern” about OT Jake Long‘s knee, and he’s scheduled to meet with Dr. James Andrews, who operated on his knee twice. As of now, Long’s physical is ongoing. While there are some concerns with Long’s knee, Zrebiec adds that the Ravens still..." July 27

  • Ravens receiver has not passed the conditioning test

    Baltimore Beat Down "As reported earlier, according to a source, new free agent acquisition by the Baltimore Ravens, wide receiver Mike Wallace, has NOT passed his conditioning test. This is the only player on the roster right now that has taken and failed the test. Other players that have not taken the..." July 27

  • Who reaches Super Bowl LI? 2016 NFL record projections for all 32 teams

    USA Today "Heading into training camps, all 32 NFL teams have essentially taken shape. So before injuries, benchings, firings, (more) suspensions and hot streaks start shaping the 2016 season, here's USA TODAY Sports' annual projection of how the season will unfold with record projections for each team based..." July 27

  • Baltimore Ravens to sign veteran OT Jake Long

    Baltimore Beat Down "With the arrival of Ronnie Stanley, and the departure of Eugene Monroe, the Baltimore Ravens had quite the need for a veteran offensive tackle to help coach, mentor and be a part of the Ravens offensive line. Today they have found that product. Offensive Tackle Jake Long has signed with the..." July 26

  • In top shape, Ravens' Terrance West will try to make his hometown team again

    Baltimore Sun "When Eric Woodson arrived as the football coach at Northwestern High School in 2005, his struggling new program had never had much of an offseason workout schedule. So that year, Woodson began summer training. He was always the second person on campus around 6:30 every morning, ahead of 7 a.m...." July 23

  • Ravens starting training camp with 6 on PUP list

    The Score "The Baltimore Ravens will begin training camp with six players on the physically unable to perform list, the team announced Saturday. Included on the list are outside linebackers Terrell Suggs and Elvis Dumervil, wide receivers Steve Smith Sr. and Breshad Perriman, running back Trent..." July 23

  • Eugene Monroe, Marijuana Advocate, to Retire From N.F.L.

    New York Times "Eugene Monroe, a veteran offensive tackle who became the first active N.F.L. player to publicly ask the league to let players use medical marijuana, will retire after seven seasons. In recent years, many retired players have urged the league to lift the ban on the use of medical marijuana. In..." July 21

  • An Overwhelming Number Of People Don’t Think Kids Should Play Tackle Football

    Uproxx "The true toll that playing football takes on the brain has come into focus over the last several years. We’ve reached a point where even the NFL is saying that playing can cause irreparable brain damage (Tell the truth! Tell the truth!), so it’s clear that America will need to reckon with the..." July 20

  • Ravens' Aiken: Flacco 'looks 100 percent to me'

    The Score "Eight months removed from a major knee injury that ended his 2015 season, Joe Flacco is back looking like his former self. Baltimore Ravens receiver Kamar Aiken caught passes from Flacco for the first time recently and said that any doubt he had over his quarterback's condition was erased after..." July 19

  • Despite Rooney Rule, minority NFL coaches still aren't hired often enough

    Sporting News "The number of minority coaches and assistants in the NFL has flatlined to an incredibly low number, ESPN.com reports. In the past five years, 22 new coaches have been hired, with Todd Bowles being the only minority coach hired despite the parameters set by the Rooney Rule in 2003. Former NFL..." July 19

  • NFL reportedly won't keep track of PSI numbers with microchips in footballs

    CBS Sports "Even after two years of tedious debate over whether or not Tom Brady and the Patriots could have masterminded a plot to mildly deflate some footballs, the NFL does not plan to use microchips installed in footballs to track PSI numbers. The NFL is putting microchips in footballs, though. The..." July 19

  • Ravens still have a lot of holes to plug

    Baltimore Sun "With the opening of training camp only slightly more than a week away, the Ravens still haven't answered their most pressing question: Who will be the playmakers in 2016? If you take a brief look around the league, you could figure that out with most teams, especially those with..." July 19

  • NFL teaches officials to rule all 'bang-bang' passes incomplete 'when in doubt'

    CBS Sports "Some good news in regards to the constantly confusing catch-rule emerged Monday: NFL officials finally received a simpler way to rule on passes that result in unclear outcomes. Some bad news, however, also surfaced: More incomplete passes might be coming this season. As ESPN's Kevin Seifert..." July 18

  • Roger Goodell never called Mark Wahlberg to complain about 'Ballers', NFL spokesperson says

    USA Today "In an appearance on Mike & Mike last week, Mark Wahlberg claimed that NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell took time out of fighting with Tom Brady in court and the other things he does as the NFL Commissioner to call and complain about HBO’s Ballers, which uses a number of storylines from the league..." July 18

  • Ravens' Tucker treats family to Potbelly after inking lucrative deal

    The Score "Most people splurge on cars or other extravagant gifts when they sign a big NFL contract. Justin Tucker isn't most people. The kicker agreed to a four-year, $16.8-million extension with the Baltimore Ravens on Friday, and his first stop was for sandwiches at Potbelly. "I had to postpone this..." July 16

  • Ravens, Justin Tucker strike four-year deal just before deadline

    Baltimore Sun "From the moment he arrived at the Ravens facility as an undrafted kicker out of Texas, Justin Tucker has looked like he belonged. With his booming and precise kicks, maniacal quest for perfection and gregarious personality, Tucker has become one of the franchise’s most popular and productive..." July 15

  • Former NFL players suing Riddell need to understand their own guilt, too

    Sporting News "The customer is not always right, as those who work or have worked in the service industry know. Riddell Inc., America's largest football helmet distributor and official provider for the NFL from 1989-2014, is dealing with some unhappy customers who are both right and wrong. Former Pro Bowl..." July 15

  • Ravens K Justin Tucker is allegedly vowing not to re-sign with team after 2016

    Baltimore Beat Down "Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker has allegedly elected not to re-sign with the Ravens after the 2016 season if both sides do not agree to a long-term deal. Tucker is in the last year of his contract with the Ravens and he is due to be an unrestricted free agent after the 2016 season which..." July 14

  • Polian: Next NFL CBA will focus on commissioner power

    Sportsnaut "Roger Goodell has irked the NFLPA with his actions during this current term for the Collective Bargaining Agreement. While the agreement runs through 2021, issues are already popping up as hot topics for the upcoming NFL CBA, set to be negotiated in five years. Bill Polian suggests that the..." July 14

  • Study finds Patriots have the best fans, Jaguars the worst

    The Score "New England Patriots fans have something else to brag about. A study conducted by Emory University professor Michael Lewis has Patriots fans ranked as the best in the NFL, followed by the Dallas Cowboys, Denver Broncos, San Francisco 49ers, and Philadelphia Eagles. The results of the study..." July 12

  • Ricky Williams says he took at least 500 drug tests in his career

    SI "Former NFL running back Ricky Williams thinks he was drug tested more than 500 times during his NFL career. In the new SI Films documentary Ricky Williams Takes The High Road, which premieres Wednesday on SI.com, Williams speaks about his experiences with drug testing as an NFL player. Williams..." July 11

  • Fantasy: 10 breakout candidates to target in your draft

    The Score "Every fantasy owner wants to discover the star player no one saw coming. It gives you bragging rights over the competition and puts you in position to make a run at the title. With only a few weeks left until players report to training camp, let’s take a look at this year’s breakout..." July 11

  • For players like Raven Justin Forsett, business provides a safety net

    Baltimore Sun "Given the way the first five years of his NFL career went, Ravens running back Justin Forsett is realistic enough to know he could easily be retired by now and onto the next phase of his life. Considering what happened to Forsett last season in Baltimore, when he broke his arm and missed the..." July 11

  • Harbaugh 'optimistic' Ravens can win championship next season

    USA Today "Two years ago, the Baltimore Ravens held a pair of 14-point leads against the New England Patriots in the divisional round of the playoffs before they squandered both to lose. Baltimore emerged from the following offseason with its roster mostly unchanged. The team entered the 2015 season with..." July 10

  • Could the Ravens add another guard?

    Baltimore Beat Down "Training camp is drawing closer and closer. The "weakest" position on the Ravens as it stands now, is at left guard. Kelechi Osemele’s departure to Oakland has left a hole on that side of the line. John Urschel, Alex Lewis and others will compete for the right to replace Osemele. But could the..." July 09

  • The NFL's Catch Rule Got A Little More Complicated

    Deadspin "The NFL published its updated 2016 rulebook this week, and here’s a list of some of the bigger changes. But c’mon, we all want to see what the ever-evolving, always-baffling catch rule looks like now, so we can pretend we have any idea what we’re talking about when there’s a catch..." July 07

  • Ravens' Steve Smith Sr. snickers at NFL Top 100 snub

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "Steve Smith Sr. jokes about being 37 years old, but he wants to prove he will still be an offensive force for the Ravens. He made a not-so-subtle reference to being left off the NFL Network’s Top 100 player list, and prides himself on the longevity of his career. “I snicker and laugh, because..." July 06

  • After rough first season, Marc Trestman tries to jumpstart Ravens offense

    Baltimore Sun "The Ravens will enter training camp late next month with the kind of offensive talent and depth most teams covet. This, coming off a year when they struggled to finish games offensively and several of their key offensive players couldn't finish the season because of injuries. While questions..." July 01

  • NFL suspends Ravens' Darren Waller four games

    Baltimore Sun "The Ravens are now missing another tight end with a suspension, after the NFL handed down a four-game ban Friday to second-year tight end Darren Waller for violating the league’s substance-abuse policy. The Ravens drafted Waller as a wide receiver out of Georgia Tech in the sixth round of the..." July 01

  • Report: Goodell earned $32M in 2015

    The Score "The NFL paid commissioner Roger Goodell $32 million for 2015, according to a tax filing obtained by Daniel Kaplan of Sports Business Journal. Since the NFL changed its status from a non-profit to a profitable venture, this is the last year Goodell's salary will be on public record. " June 30

  • Veteran DL Cory Redding announces retirement

    NFL.com "Cory Redding is calling it quits. The veteran defensive lineman on Wednesday announced his intentions to retire over Twitter. The 35-year-old Redding enjoyed a long and productive career, logging 13 seasons with the Lions, Seahawks, Ravens, Colts and Cardinals. Piling up 35.5 career sacks,..." June 29

  • Miami Hotel Says Ravens’ Terrance West At Fault For Being Robbed Twice In One Day

    Total Pro Sports "This is how it went down according to Terrance West: “West says on Feb. 27th, 2 women approached the NFL star and eventually agreed to meet up later that day. However, one of the women went to the front desk and asked for a key to his suit – without his approval – and the attendant gave the..." June 29

  • Why has Justin Tucker not received an extension?

    Baltimore Beat Down "Earlier this offseason, the Ravens placed the franchise tag on star kicker, Justin Tucker. The franchise tag restricts the player it is assigned to from signing with any other team. If a long term extension is not worked out before July 15th, the tag becomes a one year deal, and the player is a..." June 28

  • Eugene Monroe will "wait on the right opportunity"

    Big Blue View "Free agent offensive tackle Eugene Monroe, a player widely linked to the New York Giants since the days immediately preceding his recent release from the Baltimore Ravens, said Tuesday on Sirius XM NFL Radio that he is "in no rush" to sign with a new team. The 29-year-old Monroe said there have..." June 28

  • NFL offseason arrests less frequent than years past

    Sportsnaut "Negative press dominates headlines, but the NFL is seeing a positive development when it comes to players getting arrested in the offseason. As detailed by Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk, only nine NFL players have been arrested this year since January 1, which is down from 13 last year, 21..." June 27

  • Ravens WR Mike Wallace Believes He’s Gotten Better Since Leaving Steelers

    Steelers Depot "You can probably count on Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Mike Wallace not being a fan of advanced analytics when it comes to him looking at what he can offer his newest team. Instead, Wallace would like everyone to take his word for it that he’s a better receiver now than he was when he was with..." June 27

  • NFL owners haul in $222.6 million each for 2015 shared revenue

    Sportsnaut "The NFL, and its owners, just keep getting richer. In a report by Eben Novy-Williams of Bloomberg, the league divided up $7.1 billion in revenue, which is an increase of six percent from the previous year. ESPN’s Darren Rovell has done the math, and as we can see each NFL team owner received a..." June 27

  • Report: Giants ‘still have interest’ in Eugene Monroe

    Sportsnaut "Former Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman and medical marijuana advocate Eugene Monroe may be getting back into the NFL. The New York Giants are looking for offensive line depth and are reportedly interested in Monroe. “This is the position most likely to add a player who may contribute before..." June 26

  • Elvis Dumervil Building 58 Homes in Haiti ... For Earthquake Victims

    BaltimoreRavens.com "Elvis Dumervil has given money to help those in his parents' native country of Haiti. Now he’s personally going to make sure people are being helped and to witness it for himself. Dumervil is accompanying New Story Charity this weekend to survey the progress of his rebuilding project and see..." June 24

  • Joe Flacco Death Report is a Hoax

    Campus Sports "No need to worry, Baltimore Ravens fans. Star quarterback Joe Flacco is alive, with no ailments to speak of other than the ACL injury he’s completing recovery from. Wednesday night, a highly followed Baltimore Ravens fan account released a tweet claiming that Flacco had passed away after being..." June 23

  • Elvis Dumervil seeks a return to sack ranking glory

    Baltimore Beat Down "Elvis Dumervil has big plans for the 2016-2017 season, and they include punishing quarterbacks. In 2014, Elvis Dumervil consistently took down the opposition. In fact, the linebacker took down the quarterback 17 times by himself. With 17 sacks, and opposite outside linebacker Terrell Suggs, the..." June 22

  • Joe Flacco not mentally prepared to get hit on surgically repaired knee

    The Sports Daily "Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco is still working his way back from a serious knee injury, which cost him the final six games of last season and his streak of 137 consecutive starts. And while he expects to be ready on the first day of training camp next month, Flacco admits he’s not sure..." June 21

  • NFL takes unusual step of involving position coaches in looking at more kickoff rule changes

    USA Today "The NFL is assessing the viability of further rules changes on kickoffs with unprecedented input from the league’s special teams coordinators, who want to save the exciting play from extinction. Dean Blandino, the NFL’s vice president of officiating, recently held a conference call with special..." June 21

  • Are the Ravens Changing Defenses

    NFL.com "As the Ravens looked for ways to improve off last year's disappointing 5-11 finish, everything has been put under the microscope. The team changed the structure of the offseason training program and looked for ways to tweak its practice routine. The front office made changes to the roster and..." June 20

  • Harbaugh hopeful Suggs will return for training camp

    The Score "Baltimore Ravens outside linebacker Terrell Suggs isn't ready to confirm his status as he recovers from injury, but he's showing signs of a potential return during training camp. Suggs suffered a torn left Achilles last year in a Week 1 matchup against the Denver Broncos, forcing him to miss..." June 17