Ravens Rumors & News

  • Justin Forsett hopes to sign long-term deal with Ravens

    Baltimore Sun "During his six years in the NFL, running back Justin Forsett has played for five teams. Now that he's thriving with the Ravens, Forsett is hoping to remain with them for a long time. He expressed confidence and hope that a long-term contract can be worked out after the season when his one-year,..." November 27

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    Albert Breer @AlbertBreer

    Not enough NFL news for the day before Thanksgiving? Hearing there's a chance we get Barbara Jones' decision on Ray Rice's appeal today.

  • Timing of Rice ruling could drive reaction to it

    Pro Football Talk "On Sunday, multiple reports suggested that former U.S. Judge Barbara S. Jones could issue a ruling in Ray Rice’s appeal of his indefinite suspension as soon as Monday. Now that it’s Tuesday of Thanksgiving week, a ruling adverse to the NFL’s interests would be less unwelcome over the next two..." November 25

  • Ruling on Ray Rice's reinstatement expected early this week

    CBSSports.com "Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension has been under review for roughly 10 days, with the judge's ruling expected before Thanksgiving. That was the timeline given at the time lawyers for the NFL, the NFLPA and Rice submitted their final briefs and arguments in the case. Many felt the..." November 24

  • Will Ray Rice return to the NFL? It's too late, according to some NFL personnel men

    Newark Star-Ledger "While former Baltimore Raven and one-time Rutgers standout running back Ray Rice awaits re-enstatement to the NFL, he may not find a job once he is eligible. According to three personnel men from three different teams it's too late into the season for Rice to come in and contribute..." November 19

  • Source: Colts have no interest in adding Rice

    ESPN.com "Despite losing running back Ahmad Bradshaw for the season, the AFC South-leading Indianapolis Colts would have no interest in signing Ray Rice as a potential replacement once the player is reinstated to the NFL, a team source said. Colts coach Chuck Pagano was defensive coordinator of the..." November 18

  • These six games will decide Ravens' postseason future

    Baltimore Sun "Ravens officials spent the bye week preparing for not only next Monday night's game against the New Orleans Saints, but for the final six-game stretch that will determine whether the team makes the NFL postseason. With a 6-4 record, the Ravens are right in the middle of the AFC's muddled..." November 16

  • Final briefs in Ray Rice suspension appeal are due today

    Baltimore Sun "Final briefs from lawyers involved in Ray Rice's suspension appeal are due today, and former federal judge Barbara S. Jones is expected to hand down her ruling within the next 10 days, according to sources with knowledge of the case. The former Ravens running back is seeking reinstatement from..." November 13

  • Steve Smith thanks Panthers for vacation money

    NFL.com "Steve Smith is going to vacation in style this week, and the Panthers are paying for it. On The Jim Rome Show this week, Smith was asked a few questions about his exit from Carolina, a topic he's been very expansive on in the past. Recently, though, it seems Smith has been looking to..." November 12

  • Bernard Pierce gets more involved in Ravens' offense against Titans

    Baltimore Sun "The breakthrough season that Ravens running back Bernard Pierce was hoping for hasn't materialized. Pierce was initially projected as the starter once Ray Rice was indefinitely suspended and his $35 million contract was terminated. However, a lost fumble against the Cincinnati Bengals in the..." November 11

  • CBS airs Ravens coach John Harbaugh ripping Steelers for losing to NY Jets Sunday

    New York Daily News "John Harbaugh’s smack talk on the Steelers wasn’t supposed to see the light of day. A week after the Ravens were pummeled by their rival by 20 points, each team’s fortunes were reversed on Sunday, and it had Harbaugh all fired up as he ripped Pittsburgh, but the comments, intended for the team..." November 11

  • Ravens defense records five sacks in 21-7 win over Titans

    Baltimore Beat Down "The Ravens' defense put in a stellar performance against Tennessee on Sunday. Never has a 14-point lead seemed like so much. But after Joe Flacco's 32-yard touchdown throw to Torrey Smith in the fourth quarter at the 13:09 mark, the game just seemed over. That put the game at 21-7, which..." November 10

  • Rice case: Reinstatement looms as judge to rule by Thanksgiving

    CBSSports.com "Judge Barbara Jones, who is handling Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension of the NFL, requested that lawyers for both Rice and the NFL present their closing arguments to her by Thursday – a week from the conclusion of last week's hearing – with an understanding she would rule on the case..." November 10

  • Ravens sign CB Rashaan Melvin, place Jimmy Smith on IR

    Pro Football Talk "The Ravens have added yet another new cornerback. Baltimore has signed Rashaan Melvin off Miami’s practice squad, the Ravens’ website said Saturday. To make room for Melvin, the Ravens (5-4) placed cornerback Jimmy Smith (foot surgery) on injured reserve, ending his season. Melvin (6-2,..." November 08

  • Ravens' Jimmy Smith out for season

    ESPN.com "Cornerback Jimmy Smith underwent season-ending foot surgery on Thursday, delivering a major blow to the last-place Ravens' season. The Ravens' best defensive back, Smith sprained his left foot on the opening drive in a 27-24 loss at Cincinnati on Oct. 26. It was initially believed that Smith..." November 07

  • LB Terrell Suggs fined by NFL

    ESPN.com "Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs was fined $8,268 by the NFL on Friday for his late hit on Pittsburgh Steelers running back LeGarrette Blount, according to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Suggs was flagged 15 yards for unnecessary roughness in Sunday night's 43-23 loss to the Steelers..." November 07

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    Outside The Lines @OTLonESPN

    SOURCES: Ravens GM Ozzie Newsome testifies Rice told Goodell he (Rice) hit fiancee in elevator. Contradicts Goodell’s assertion of ambiguity

  • Suggs moving on from Steelers, being called "dirty"

    CSN Baltimore "Terrell Suggs is moving on from Sunday’s loss in Pittsburgh, and being called a dirty player by the Steelers. Asked if he heard from the NFL regarding his tackle against LeGarrette Blount that incensed the Steelers and was called for unnecessary roughness, Suggs said, “A little something…But that..." November 06

  • Former Ravens cheerleader charged with rape of 15-year-old boy

    Sporting News "Former Ravens cheerleader Molly Shattuck was arrested Wednesday and charged with third-degree rape and unlawful sexual contact with a 15-year-old boy, according to a report from The Baltimore Sun. Shattuck was a member of the Ravens' cheerleading squad in 2005, and at 38 was the oldest..." November 06

  • Le'Ron McClain arrested on synthetic drug trafficking charges

    Alabama.com "Former Alabama and NFL player Le'Ron McClain was arrested on synthetic drug trafficking charges Wednesday night, Tuscaloosa police say. McClain was arrested in downtown Tuscaloosa just two hours after police said he might have fled the state to avoid arrest. After finding 122 grams of..." November 06

  • Reports: Goodell testifies for two hours on Wednesday

    Pro Football Talk "The first leak has emerged from the Ray Rice appeal hearing. Even though it’s not much of a leak. Per multiple reports (which means that there’s someone who’s talking to multiple reporters), Commissioner Roger Goodell testified for two hours on Wednesday. Most of the questions were asked by..." November 06

  • Jimmy Smith out for season after foot surgery

    Pro Football Talk "The Ravens secondary got strafed by Ben Roethlisberger last Sunday night without cornerback Jimmy Smith in the lineup and they’re going to need to find a way to do a better job in the remaining weeks without Smith being part of the solution. The team announced that further evaluation of Smith’s..." November 06

  • Roger Goodell's power to be tested in Ray Rice appeal

    USA Today "Roger Goodell's authority as NFL commissioner is on trial starting Wednesday as part of Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite ban from the league. And one of Goodell's top executives said he raises the issue with his embattled boss. "I'll ask the question, 'Hey, how much power, how much influence..." November 05

  • NFLPA pushing league to collectively bargain over personal conduct policy changes

    SB Nation "The NFLPA has been adamant that any changes to the league's personal conduct policy must be collectively bargained. The NFL has been resistant, however. The NFL Players Association are butting heads once again, this time over how to negotiate changes to the league's personal conduct policy. The..." November 04

  • Defensive Tackle Terrence Cody Activated, Phillip Supernaw Cut

    NFL.com "The Ravens have cleared the way for defensive tackle Terrence Cody to make his 2014 debut against the Tennessee Titans. Cody was moved to the active roster from the physically unable to perform (PUP) list after returning to practice three weeks ago. To make room for Cody on the active squad,..." November 04

  • Still no timeline for, no updates on Mueller investigation

    Pro Football Talk "The hearing on the appeal of Ray Rice’s indefinite suspension starts Wednesday. Looming with no timetable is the league’s own investigation regarding the handling of the case, including most importantly the question of whether the NFL knew or should have known the contents of the Rice elevator..." November 04

  • Roethlisberger goes wild again in 43-23 win over Ravens

    Pittsburgh Tribune Review "What Ben Roethlisberger did with no pressure and all the time he needed in the pocket against the Colts bordered on the ridiculous. What he did against the Ravens while under constant siege — dirt on his jersey, a limp in his step, his hands readjusting a rattled jaw — bordered on the..." November 03

  • LeGarrette Blount on Terrell Suggs: “He’s known to be a dirty player”

    Pro Football Talk "Last night’s Steelers-Ravens game was heating up any way, but nearly boiled over when Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs dove at the legs of an on-his-way down Steelers running back LeGarrette Blount. That play triggered the first of several fights and near-fights, but Suggs said afterward he..." November 03

  • Ravens cornerback Asa Jackson making progress while on IR-designated to return

    Baltimore Sun "Injured Ravens cornerback Asa Jackson measures his progress incrementally. Placed on injured reserve-designated to return after suffering a severely sprained toe against the Indianapolis Colts in an Oct. 5 loss, Jackson is looking forward to getting out of a walking boot in the near..." November 02

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    Aaron Wilson @RavensInsider

    Owen Daniels returned to practice

  • Torrey Smith: Vontaze Burfict is dirty but 'he has some good in him'

    Baltimore Sun "Ravens wide receiver Torrey Smith on Wednesday faintly praised Cincinnati Bengals linebacker Vontaze Burfict for not hitting him as hard as he could while Smith stood prone with a possible concussion after an interception on Sunday, but not before echoing the widely-held NFL sentiment that Burfict..." October 30

  • Ray Rice & Janay -- We're Praying for the Jerks ... Mocking Us for Halloween

    TMZ.com "Ray Rice and his wife Janay are fully aware of the Ray Rice costumes that have been surfacing this Halloween -- and they're telling friends they're simply praying for the people mocking them. You've seen the pics -- people dressed up as Ray dragging around an inflatable Janay in an effort to..." October 29

  • Injuries take their toll on Ravens in loss to Bengals

    Baltimore Sun "The path from the sideline to the Ravens' locker room became well-traveled Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium as several injured players trudged inside to be evaluated by team doctors. The Ravens had several key players go down with injuries Sunday, which triggered a mounting personnel issue that was..." October 27

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    Jamison Hensley @jamisonhensley

    Expect #Ravens RB Lorenzo Taliaferro to get some carries close to goal line. Bernard Pierce had received most of carries inside 5-yard line.

  • NFLPA investigator: NFL, Ravens aren't cooperating on Ray Rice

    CBSSports.com "While Roger Goodell will testify in front of the neutral judge who will decide on the appeal of former Ravens running back Ray Rice and his indefinite suspension, the NFL commissioner won't do so for the NFLPA as it conducts its own investigation into the Rice matter. And it sounds like the NFL..." October 26

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    Aaron Wilson @RavensInsider

    Rookie tight end Crockett Gillmore to start in place of veteran Owen Daniels. John Harbaugh on Gillmore: 'He's ready to go.'

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    Jeff Zrebiec @jeffzrebiecsun

    Owen Daniels (knee) still not practicing for Ravens. Chris Canty (wrist) also remains sidelined.

  • Ravens running back Bernard Pierce says he's not frustrated by inconsistent workload

    Baltimore Sun "This season hasn’t gone exactly as Ravens running back Bernard Pierce had planned. There was the first-half fumble in the season opener against the Cincinnati Bengals that resulted in his spending the rest of the game on the bench. There was a quadriceps injury that kept him sidelined for two..." October 24

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    Jeff Zrebiec @jeffzrebiecsun

    TE Owen Daniels (knee), DE Chris Canty (wrist) and LB Daryl Smith (undisclosed) only Ravens missing from practice today.

  • Ozzie Newsome, Dick Cass to testify at Ray Rice's appeal hearing, sources say

    Baltimore Sun "Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome and team president Dick Cass have been informed in a ruling by a third-party arbitrator that they must testify at the appeal hearing for Ray Rice, according to sources with knowledge of the situation. Former federal judge Barbara S. Jones determined that NFL..." October 23

  • British government backs possibility of an NFL franchise in London

    SB Nation "The British government strongly supports the idea of an NFL team based in London, and recently had discussions with high-level league officials about the possibility of putting a team in the United Kingdom. British treasury chief George Osborne pledged full government backing for a franchise in..." October 23

  • Judge rules Goodell must testify in Rice case

    ESPN.com "Roger Goodell will be forced to testify at the hearing on Ray Rice's appeal of his indefinite suspension by a judge's ruling, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter on Tuesday. ESPN and multiple media reports said on Tuesday that the hearing will be heard Nov. 5-6. Rice was suspended..." October 23

  • Ray Rice files grievance against Ravens, claims wrongful termination

    SB Nation "The former running back is also awaiting a hearing to appeal his suspension from the NFL. Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice officially filed a grievance against his former team, citing wrongful termination, per a report. The move was expected from Rice, who is now fighting back..." October 22

  • Rice appeal hearing set for November 5-6

    Pro Football Talk "Last week, the Ray Rice appeal hearing tentatively was set for early November. The tentative has now become more definite. Albert Breer of NFL Media reports that the hearing will occur on November 5 and 6. Like every other legal proceeding that’s ever been scheduled, the dates could be..." October 21

  • Ray Rice could be reinstated to the NFL within a month

    CBSSports.com "Former Ravens running back Ray Rice remains suspended indefinitely following the publication of the video of him striking his now-wife, Janay, in a casino elevator, but he could be reinstated within the next four weeks, sources said. An appeal hearing date has been set, with a final decision..." October 20

  • After slow start, Ravens pass rush makes impact

    Baltimore Sun "Following a five-sack performance Sunday that doubled the team's season sack total, the Ravens' expensive and mercurial pass rush was rightfully praised, and just as quickly deflected it. The uptick in quarterback pressure over the last few games has been just as much the result of the talented..." October 19

  • Ravens WR Steve Smith quits Twitter, says Internet courage like cover-2 CB

    CBSSports.com "If you follow Steve Smith on Twitter, don't look for new tweets anytime soon -- or ever again. The Ravens wide receiver said Thursday that he's quitting the social media site. "I'm done with it," Smith said, via the Ravens official website. "I think technology can help you, and it can hurt you,..." October 19

  • Ravens placing safety Will Hill on active roster with suspension over

    Baltimore Sun "The Ravens placed veteran safety Will Hill on the active roster today in advance of Sunday's game against the Atlanta Falcons. Hill has finished serving a six-game suspension for violating the NFL substance-abuse policy and was practicing this week under a roster exemption that was set to..." October 18

  • Steve Smith retired from Twitter to set better example for his children

    Baltimore Sun "Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith quit Twitter last week, and he explained why with the honesty that probably made such a departure from the social media necessary. “I’ll kill you on Twitter, so I had to stop,” Smith said. “Somebody would say something inappropriate to me, and I wasn’t being a..." October 17

  • Eugene Monroe practices for first time since knee surgery

    Pro Football Talk "The Ravens are a little closer to getting their left tackle back in the lineup. Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reports that Eugene Monroe participated in practice for the first time since having arthroscopic knee surgery three weeks ago. According to Wilson, Monroe “wasn’t moving that bad”..." October 16

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