Ravens Rumors & News

  • Ravens Commit Tampering Violation, Show it on Twitter

    Sportsnaut "It hasn’t necessarily been a good past 12 months for the Baltimore Ravens. From the entire Ray Rice scandal to the organization’s response to it, things have not gone right for owner Steve Bisciotti and company. If at all possible, it’s been an even worse year for the Ravens social media..." April 02

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    Adam Caplan @caplannfl

    #Broncos and #Ravens are working on a deal that will send C Gino Gradkowski to the #Broncos, per league source.

  • Lardarius Webb hoping to finish career with Ravens after restructuring his contract

    Baltimore Sun "When veteran cornerback Lardarius Webb recently restructured his contract, he did so with the intention of finishing his career with the Ravens. Webb lowered his salary cap figure from $12 million for this year to $9.25 million, creating a net savings of $2.75 million. "My goal is to retire..." March 31

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    Peter King @SI_PeterKing

    The Ravens have signed Matt Schaub.

  • Ravens sign Matt Schaub as backup quarterback

    Baltimore Sun "The Ravens finalized a one-year, $3 million contract with veteran quarterback Matt Schaub on Tuesday after talks progressed quickly during his visit to team headquarters. The Ravens were Schaub's only free-agent visit. Schaub, 33, also drew strong interest from the Atlanta Falcons, the team..." March 31

  • Bengals And Ravens Both Interested In Tight End Rob Housler

    Cincy Jungle "The Cincinnati Bengals are still kicking tires on some of the available free agents and are in competition for the services of one player with a division rival. The Cincinnati Bengals are still attempting to find ways to round out their roster before the NFL Draft. One glaring need still on the..." March 31

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Look for former Raiders QB Matt Schaub to sign this week, per source. Interested teams include Jets, Ravens, Falcons, amongst others.

  • Ravens safety Kendrick Lewis offers stability in secondary

    Baltimore Beat Down "Kendrick Lewis just might be the missing link the Ravens secondary needed a year ago. Rotating safeties in and out left a lot desired when it came to continuity. Lewis offers the ability for the Ravens to play him and safety Will Hill at the same time. The sub packages can then be simpler and..." March 27

  • Receiver or CB likely first-round target for Ravens

    CSN Baltimore "As their roster looks now, I’d be surprised if the Ravens don’t draft either a wide receiver or a cornerback with the 26th pick in the first round. The Ravens have need at both positions. The draft is deep at both positions. General manager Ozzie Newsome stays true to his draft board, so..." March 27

  • Former Ravens running back Ray Rice selling his Baltimore home

    Baltimore Sun "Former Ravens running back Ray Rice's Reisterstown home is under contract, according to real estate records. The five-bedroom residence was listed for $899,000, and a contract was reached shortly after it was listed. The closing is scheduled for April. The Colonial style three-level custom..." March 27

  • NFL exploring Mexico, Germany and other markets to host games

    SB Nation "The NFL views Mexico, Canada and China as the next markets to focus on as it looks to add more international games to the schedule, according to Albert Breer of the NFL Network. The league could be considering NFL games in those markets, similar to the International Series that already takes place..." March 27

  • Caldwell: Ray Rice is not a fit for Lions

    Detroit Free Press "The Detroit Lions have a hole at running back that they need to fill through the NFL draft or free agency, but coach Jim Caldwell said today that his former player Ray Rice is not a candidate to take that spot "I don't foresee that, to be plain and simple," Caldwell said at the NFL owners..." March 26

  • With so much tampering, NFL will struggle to police it all

    Pro Football Talk "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell acknowledged the obvious on Wednesday when he said at the league meeting that multiple teams had dealings before the start of free agency that may have violated the letter of the law. “We want to make sure no teams are gaining an advantage as it relates to free..." March 26

  • NFL momentum builds to alter extra point for 2015 season

    USA Today "A rules alteration that would inject more excitement into the near-automatic extra point could be adopted for the 2015 NFL season as early as the league's next meeting this May. There was lively discussion among the 32 teams Wednesday about adding significant drama to the mundane point after..." March 25

  • Ravens would like to induct Ed Reed into Ring of Honor

    Baltimore Beat Down "Ed Reed is among the top five Ravens players in team history. Heck, he's probably top two, only behind Ray Lewis. So at some point, you know that Reed is going to be inducted into the team's Ring of Honor. Reed, a clear first-ballot Hall of Fame candidate given he's considered one of the best..." March 24

  • John Harbaugh hopes Ray Rice gets another opportunity in NFL

    USA Today "Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice is in limbo and the question remains: Will last year's face of domestic violence in the NFL ever get a second chance to play again? With free agency already thinned to the second wave and the draft just a month away, is the door closed on Rice,..." March 24

  • NFL may let injury spotters stop play during games

    SB Nation "Besides instant replay reform and finding a better definition of a "catch," the NFL's competition committee is busy this week deciding whether to increase the duties of injury spotters in NFL games. The proposal would allow independent medical trainers to watch for possible concussions and stop..." March 23

  • The NFL Charged Its Players $400 to Participate in Veteran Combine

    Complex "The NFL's first Veteran Combine took place this weekend. A new addition to the offseason calendar, the Combine seemed like a great idea for older players to get in front of scouts and front office types—a way to balance the scales between the incoming rookie class and the veteran class that'll..." March 23

  • NFL considering Brazil to host 2017 Pro Bowl

    Fox Sports "One of the world's biggest soccer hotbeds could soon host a different type of football event. A source told FOXSports.com that Brazil is a viable candidate to host the 2017 Pro Bowl. The all-star exhibition game's future destination is one of the subjects that will be broached during the..." March 23

  • The threshold for ‘completing a catch to the ground’ in NFL is changing, and Packers prez tells how

    Toronto Sun "The threshold for what constitutes a catch when a receiver falls to the ground is changing, a member of the league’s competition committee told Sun Media on Sunday. In a conference call last week, the committee announced that the controversial “complete-the-catch-to-the-ground” rule will stay,..." March 23

  • Roger Goodell, Unplugged

    SI.com "The MMQB: What’s the lesson you take from easily your most trying year as commissioner? Goodell: I don’t know if you could put one or two … One of the things we always focus on is, What do we learn and how do we get better? I think in this case there were several factors. One is, Do we have the..." March 23

  • Utah cornerback-safety Eric Rowe to visit Ravens, sources say

    Baltimore Sun "Utah cornerback and safety Eric Rowe is scheduled to visit the Ravens before the NFL draft, according to league sources. Rowe also has visits with the Detroit Lions and Miami Dolphins and private workouts with the Houston Texans and Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Rowe has excellent size at 6 feet 1,..." March 20

  • Drafting WR early hasn't often panned out for Ravens

    CSN Baltimore "One of the few blemishes on general manager Ozzie Newsome’s draft resume is his luck with taking wide receivers early. Since the Ravens’ first draft in 1996, they have taken six wide receivers in the third round or higher. Of those six, Torrey Smith is the only one ever to have a 1,000-yard..." March 19

  • Bernard Pierce hit with DUI charge

    ESPN.com "Running back Bernard Pierce became the third Baltimore Ravens player arrested this offseason when he was charged with driving under the influence of alcohol early Wednesday morning. Pierce failed a field sobriety test after being pulled over on the Baltimore beltway just before 2 a.m. ET and..." March 18

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    Aaron Wilson @RavensInsider

    Ravens running back Bernard Pierce arrested for driving under the influence early Wednesday morning, according to Baltimore County poiice

  • Ravens Release Running Back Bernard Pierce after arrest for DUI

    NFL.com "The Ravens have released running back Bernard Pierce after his reported arrest for a DUI early Wednesday morning. Pierce is the third Ravens player to be arrested this offseason and also the third to be immediately released. He joins Victor Hampton (DUI) and Terrence Cody (animal..." March 18

  • Biggest position holes to fill for all 32 teams in the NFL Draft

    CBSSports.com "The big wave of free agency has come and gone, and the focus has turned to the draft, but that doesn't mean there still aren't holes to fill, some huge ones, for each of the NFL's 32 teams. You can't solve all the problems in free agency. In fact, it's usually only a few if a team is lucky. For..." March 18

  • Ravens re-sign Lawrence Guy to two-year contract

    Baltimore Sun "Veteran defensive end Lawrence Guy has re-signed with the Ravens on a two-year contract. Guy was scheduled to visit the New York Jets on Thursday, according to an NFL source, but decided to remain with the Ravens. He had a veteran minimum offer on the table from the Jets. Guy was claimed off..." March 18

  • Veteran defensive lineman Chris Canty rejoins Ravens on two-year, $4.65 million deal

    Baltimore Sun "Veteran defensive end Chris Canty has rejoined the Ravens on a two-year, $4.65 million contract roughly three weeks after being released from the team. The deal includes a $1.5 million signing bonus and a $1 million base salary. The second year is a team option with a $2 million base salary and..." March 18

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    Aaron Wilson @RavensInsider

    Ravens have restructured cornerback Lardarius Webb's contract, according to a league source

  • The time Roger Goodell backed out of doing 'Between Two Ferns'

    SB Nation "Alex Richanbach, executive producer of Funny or Die Sports was on a SXSW panel last Saturday called "Now Athletes are Funny: Power of Comedy and Sports." I hadn't noticed it on the schedule until it was about halfway over, but I stopped in just as Richanbach was getting into the meat of a pretty..." March 17

  • Jones-Drew, Locker, Willis, Worilds may signal start of a trend of young NFL players retiring

    Arizona Republic "NFL free agency started this week, so the news cycle was dominated by the redistribution of wealth. It was a job fair at the highest level of sports as players were traded, re-signed, signed and released. That was to be expected. What was surprising is that in a time devoted to procuring..." March 17

  • If you ask Torrey Smith, Ravens don't have big need at wide receiver

    Baltimore Sun "The angst from Ravens’ fans is palpable every time another accomplished wide receiver is traded or plucked from the free-agent market. Who are the Ravens going to get to replace Torrey Smith? For what it’s worth, Smith doesn’t necessarily think they need anybody. “Their receivers are..." March 17

  • Is there hope for Ravens safety Matt Elam?

    Baltimore Beat Down "Matt Elam was drafted with big expectations, as all first rounders are. Not Ed Reed expectations, but at least expectations that he would be an enforcer and a better version of Bernard Pollard. He hasn't been that. Elam has struggled with the mental aspect of the game and with coverage, as..." March 16

  • Ravens have displayed interest in Packers free-agent corner Tramon Williams

    Baltimore Sun "The Ravens have displayed interest in former Green Bay Packers starting cornerback Tramon Williams, according to league sources. The Ravens were in on cornerback Perrish Cox, according to sources, but wouldn't go as high as the Tennessee Titans, who signed him to a three-year, $15 million..." March 16

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    Mike Preston @MikePrestonSun

    Ravens had interest in Dolphins WR Mike Wallace until Dolphins traded him to Vikings Friday. Ravens thought Wallace might become free agent

  • Ravens sign safety Kendrick Lewis to a three-year contract

    Baltimore Sun "The Ravens have signed former Houston Texans and Kansas City Chiefs safety Kendrick Lewis to a three-year contract, according to a league source. The Ravens have had an ongoing need at the position with former first-round draft pick Matt Elam struggling in his first two seasons. The Ravens..." March 15

  • Ngata: Rice would be "great addition" to Lions

    CSN Baltimore "With Justin Forsett re-signed by the Ravens and DeMarco Murray landed in Philadelphia, the free agent pool of running backs is thinning considerably. Yet one player who remains very much available is Ray Rice, who has been a free agent since late November, when he won his appeal against the..." March 13

  • Ravens Director of Security Pleads Not Guilty to Assault

    Sportsnaut "Baltimore Ravens Director of Security Darren Sanders has been charged with second-degree assault along with a fourth-degree sexual offense. Sanders has entered a not guilty plea to the charges of groping a Ravens’ stadium worker after a game. The allegations are from this past December when a..." March 13

  • Safety Darian Stewart, Broncos agree to two-year deal

    Denver Post "The Broncos have agreed to terms with Baltimore safety Darian Stewart on a two-year contract. Stewart has played for the St. Louis Rams and Ravens. He has primarily been a No. 3 safety, but he will replace Rahim Moore as the Broncos' starting free safety." March 13

  • Bills add Tyrod Taylor to quarterback stash

    Sporting News "Tyrod Taylor was drafted by the Ravens in 2010 to back up Joe Flacco, and he did just that ... starting zero games in four years with Baltimore. He'll have a better chance to see the field in Buffalo — new coach Rex Ryan announced Wednesday that Taylor will be a Bill in 2015, according to the..." March 12

  • Owen Daniels surprised Ravens didn’t try harder to keep him

    Pro Football Talk "New Broncos tight end Owen Daniels said after signing in Denver that he was surprised the Ravens didn’t make much of an effort to keep him. “Not as much as I thought they would. They came late with an offer, but it was after I had already committed to come here,” Daniels said, via the..." March 12

  • Ravens re-sign Justin Forsett to three-year contract, sources say

    Baltimore Sun "The Ravens have re-signed veteran running back Justin Forsett to three-year contract, according to league sources. Forsett also drew interest from the Atlanta Falcons, Washington Redskins and Indianapolis Colts. Forsett revitalized the Ravens' running game last season as he rushed for a..." March 12

  • Ravens have interest in former Bills tight end Scott Chandler, sources say

    Baltimore Sun "The Ravens have interest in former Buffalo Bills tight end Scott Chandler, according to league sources. The 6-foot-7, 260-pound former Iowa player has 182 career receptions for 2,120 yards and 17 touchdowns. Chandler, 29, caught 47 passes for 497 yards and three touchdowns last season. He..." March 12

  • Pats, Seahawks, Ravens Interested In Knighton

    Pro Football Rumors "Free agent defensive tackle Terrance Knighton is drawing interest from the Patriots, Seahawks, and Ravens, according to Troy E. Renck of The Denver Post. Knighton is also visiting with Washington today. The Raiders appeared to be nearing a deal with Pot Roast, but on Tuesday he reached out to..." March 11

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Free-agent WR Torrey Smith has reached agreement on a five-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers, per me and @caplannfl

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Here are terms of BALT-DET trade: Lions receive Haloti Ngata and 7th-round pick while Baltimore gets 4th- and 5th-round picks, per source.

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    Owen Daniels replaces Julius Thomas with #Broncos. Played for HC Gary Kubiak in Baltimore and Houston

  • As free agency nears, focus is on reworking current deals

    Baltimore Sun "With the NFL year starting Tuesday afternoon, the Ravens had not reached an agreement Monday night on new contracts with defensive tackle Haloti Ngata and cornerback Lardarius Webb, whose current deals will make it difficult for the organization to be active in free agency. The team also had..." March 10

  • Lions get tackle Haloti Ngata from Ravens

    Detroit News "The Lions didn't wait until the start of free agency to find a replacement for Ndamukong Suh. The Ravens announced just before 4 p.m. that they were trading Haloti Ngata to the Lions, giving Detroit a two-time first-team All-Pro and five-time Pro Bowler to plug the massive hole left when Suh..." March 10