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  • Ravens draft DE Za’Darius Smith in 4th round

    CSN Baltimore "Adding more depth to their defensive line, the Ravens selected defensive end Za’Darius Smith of Kentucky in the fourth round (No. 122). Here’s the quick skinny on why the Ravens liked Smith: @ He was the defensive MVP of the East-West Shrine game, strengthening his draft stock. @ Scouts..." May 03

  • Ravens take RB Buck Allen from USC in 4th round

    CSN Baltimore "The Ravens selected running back Javorius (Buck) Allen of USC in the fourth round (125h overall) of the draft, hoping he can add to their backfield depth. Allen figures to compete with Lorenzo Taliaferro to be the No. 2 back behind Justin Forsett. It wasn’t just Allen’s running that attracted..." May 03

  • Ravens take CB Tray Walker from Texas Southern in 5th rd.

    CSN Baltimore "Addressing their need for cornerback depth, the Ravens took Tray Walker of Texas Southern with the last of the team’s three fourth-round picks (136th overall). Walker’s size (6-foot-2) and wingspan attracted the Ravens. During a conference call, Walker said he felt blessed to be drafted,..." May 03

  • Ravens add another weapon in TE Boyle from Delaware

    CSN Baltimore "Adding another tight end to their roster, the Ravens selected Nick Boyle of Delaware in the fifth round (No. 171). The Ravens had already taken a tight end, Maxx Williams of Minnesota, in Round 2. So why take Boyle? Williams and Boyle will have different roles. Williams is an excellent..." May 03

  • Ravens draft Tennessee State guard in 5th round

    CSN Baltimore "The Ravens picked guard Robert Myers of Tennessee State with the final pick of the fifth round (No. 176 overall) as insurance for their offensive line. Both of the Ravens’ starting guards, Marshal Yanda and Kelechi Osemele, are entering the final year of their contracts. " May 03

  • Ravens pick imposing Georgia Tech wide receiver Darren Waller in the sixth round

    Baltimore Sun "The Ravens went big in the sixth round, picking imposing Georgia Tech wide receiver Darren Waller. Waller is a huge, athletic red-zone and fade target. Waller is 6-foot-6, 238 pounds with 4.46 speed in the 40-yard dash and a 37-inch vertical leap. He bench pressed 225 pounds 12 times at the..." May 03

  • Report: Steelers were “ready to draft” Maxx Williams before Ravens traded up

    Pro Football Talk "Steelers tight end Heath Miller turns 33 in October and the team reportedly had their eyes on a player to complement him now and potentially replace him down the road. Problem was, their AFC North rivals from Baltimore had designs on the same player and traded up to get him. The Ravens dealt a..." May 02

  • Ravens jump up three spots to grab Maxx Williams

    Pro Football Talk "The Ravens didn’t do much to disguise their desire to add a tight end in the draft and they became the first team to pick one on Friday night. Baltimore traded the 58th and 158th picks to the Cardinals in exchange for the 55th pick and used it to select Minnesota tight end Maxx Williams, who..." May 02

  • Breshad Perriman a Torrey Smith clone, but might not have been worth first-round pick

    Baltimore Sun "It appears the Ravens got another Torrey Smith by selecting Central Florida wide receiver Breshad Perriman with the No. 26 overall pick in the first round. I don’t know if the Ravens tried to trade up to get Missouri defensive end Shane Ray, but I would have. Forget all the stuff about the..." May 01

  • Could the Ravens trade down?

    Baltimore Beat Down "The Baltimore Ravens have sort of made it common to trade down from the late first round and instead pick up a player that they think is a steal in the early second. Capitalizing on the trend of teams trying to move back into the first round to get that player that they just have to have, the..." April 30

    2015 NFL Draft Day Rumors - Live Blog

    PSD Staff NFL Draft day is finally here. Teams begin re-loading tonight and the new NFL season will be here before we know it. I'm going to post rumors in this live blog all day. Pick rumors, trade rumors, etc. April 30

  • 2015 NFL mock draft: Saints, Dolphins, Eagles, Jaguars making trades

    CBSSports.com "It's finally time to bite the bullet. It's time to mock it up. Hopefully, I can do better than last year, where I hit for a pretty strong average – 26 of the 32 players I put in my mock ended up going in the first round – but didn't land nearly enough homers (getting the right player and team..." April 29

  • NFL to end tax-exempt status

    The Score "The NFL will relinquish its tax-exempt status, commissioner Roger Goodell announced in a memo to owners Tuesday. Goodell said the move was made to "eliminate (a) distraction." The memo states the move will not have a significant impact on the operation of the league: Every dollar of..." April 28

  • Report: Ray Rice getting ‘legitimate interest’ from handful of teams

    Larry Brown Sports "Former Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice could be getting another shot in the NFL in the near future. According to TMZ, Rice has received “legitimate interest” from a handful of teams this offseason. He has reportedly met with multiple teams and received positive feedback, with one NFL..." April 28

  • Ray Lewis to skip draft coverage and stay in Baltimore

    Baltimore Beat Down "Baltimore Ravens great and future Hall of Fame player Ray Lewis has decided to miss Day 1 of the NFL Draft and instead spend his time in Baltimore to set things right. In the wake of mass rioting, looting and general misery that has been over Baltimore for the last 48 hours, Lewis was granted..." April 28

  • NFL Commissioner Goodell: "We didn't get it right"

    CBS News "The NFL draft begins Thursday in Chicago. It's a change of venue for a league re-defining itself both on and off the field. The NFL will follow a new personal conduct policy, and two new employees will help investigate player misconduct. In an interview with "CBS This Morning" co-host Charlie..." April 28

  • Ravens cancel Thursday night draft party due to Baltimore City curfew established because of riots

    Baltimore Sun "The Ravens have canceled their Thursday night draft party at M&T Bank Stadium due to the curfew established in Baltimore City because of the riots. The party had been scheduled from 7 to 11 p.m." April 28

  • In need of reinforcements, Ravens eye strong cornerback draft class

    Baltimore Sun "vens general manager Ozzie Newsome stood next to Jimmy Smith at the team's training complex a week ago and broke into a wide smile moments after the cornerback signed a four-year, $48 million contract extension. The deal secured the team's 2011 first-round NFL draft pick and provided the..." April 28

  • After emphasizing defense, it might be time for Ravens to draft offensive firepower

    Baltimore Sun "In 2013, their first NFL draft in an era without Ray Lewis and Ed Reed, the Ravens immediately went about rebuilding their defense, using their first four picks on that side of the ball. A year later, the Ravens took defensive players with their first three selections and four of their first..." April 27

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    Jamison Hensley @jamisonhensley

    Tight end Dennis Pitta said it's too early to tell whether he will play in 2015. His hope is to play.

  • Joe Flacco doesn't think Ravens need to draft a wide receiver

    ESPN.com "Quarterback Joe Flacco isn't worried about whether the Baltimore Ravens will draft a wide receiver early next week. In fact, he probably won't even watch it. The Ravens return only one receiver who had over 24 catches last season after they failed to replace Torrey Smith in free agency. That..." April 26

  • Breaking down the next step for Justin Tucker, Ravens

    ESPN.com "Baltimore Ravens kicker Justin Tucker signed his restricted free-agent tender on Thursday, according to the NFL transactions list. This means Tucker will remain with the Ravens for the 2015 season for $2.356 million. Tucker didn't receive any offer sheets from other teams, and Friday is the..." April 25

  • Ravens kicker Justin Tucker signs his $2.356 million tender, sources say

    Baltimore Sun "Ravens kicker Justin Tucker has signed his $2.356 million second-round restricted free-agent tender, according to NFL sources. NFL teams expressed interest in Tucker, but ultimately didn't put in an offer sheet prior to Friday's league deadline due to the draft pick compensation involved. An..." April 23

  • Justin Forsett unfazed about possibility of Ravens drafting a RB

    ESPN.com "Baltimore Ravens running back Justin Forsett joked that it was nice not to call a moving company this offseason, a common occurrence for a journeyman who played for four teams in his previous four seasons. Still, Forsett, who re-signed with the Ravens for a three-year, $9 million deal, knows..." April 23

  • Ex-Ravens RB Bernard Pierce says he's moving on after DUI 'mistake'

    Baltimore Sun "The Ravens quickly cut ties with backup running back Bernard Pierce in March, releasing him one day after he was arrested and charged with driving under the influence in Baltimore County. Now with the Jacksonville Jaguars after being claimed off waivers one day after the Ravens cut him, Pierce..." April 23

  • Judge approves concussion settlement, could cost NFL $1 billion

    CBSSports.com "A federal judge has approved a plan that brings the NFL and more than 5,000 former players one step closer to a settlement in a concussion lawsuit that could end up costing the league more than $1 billion over 65 years. Senior U.S. District Judge Anita Brody had twice sent the deal back to..." April 22

  • 2015 Sunday Night Football schedule

    SB Nation "The NFL has released the full schedule for the upcoming 2015 NFL season, which means we know the primetime matchups for Sunday Night Football. Typically some of the best matchups on the schedule (especially with flex scheduling), Sunday Night Football might not be as well-known a phrase as Monday..." April 22

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    Jeff Zrebiec @jeffzrebiecsun

    Ravens have an agreement with CB Jimmy Smith on a contract extension. Smith was entering last year of his deal.

  • Ravens strike four-year, $48 million extension with cornerback Jimmy Smith

    Baltimore Sun "The Ravens have struck a four-year, $48 million contract extension with cornerback Jimmy Smith that includes $21 million guaranteed, an agreement that locks up one of the top young defensive backs in the NFL. The annual average in new money is $10.275 million, according to sources. Smith..." April 21

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    Jamison Hensley @jamisonhensley

    #Ravens officials say it's up to Pitta whether he wants to play this season and expect an answer from him by the summer

  • NFL schedule will be released on Tuesday

    Pro Football Talk "The wait to find out the 2015 schedule will end on Tuesday evening. The NFL has announced that the schedule will be unveiled during a three-hour show on NFL Network that gets underway at 8 p.m. ET. All 256 games will be revealed during the program, although not all games will remain in the same..." April 20

  • No reason for Ravens to rush drafting a RB

    CSN Baltimore "The Ravens may draft a running back, but probably not until the third round or later. Todd Gurley of Georgia and Melvin Gordon of Wisconsin are the top-rated backs in the draft, and both are expected to be gone before the Ravens pick at No. 26. With Justin Forsett re-signed and Lorenzo..." April 18

  • Ravens sign EFA deals with Ryan Jensen, Brynden Trawick

    Baltimore Beat Down "The Ravens announed that they have signed offensive lineman Ryan Jensen and safety Brynden Trawick to exclusive-rights free agent deals on Tuesday. Since both players had their contracts expire and had less than three years of experience, they could only negotiate with the Ravens once they were..." April 15

  • Report Suggests About 1 in 6 NFL Players Go Broke Within 12 Years of Retiring

    Complex "When the NFL comes back in 2015, and you gaze upon the first 11-on-11 play of the bloodsport's season, know that, statistically speaking, at least three players on that field will be bankrupt soon after they hang up their cleats. According to a new research paper by the National Bureau of Economic..." April 15

  • Three teams show most interest in Crabtree

    CSN Bay Area "Free agency enters its sixth week, and wide receiver Michael Crabtree remains as one of the most-notable unsigned players. Crabtree has taken visits to meet with coaches and officials of the Raiders and Miami Dolphins. Those two teams, along with the Baltimore Ravens, have shown the most..." April 13

  • Schedule release likely coming next week

    Pro Football Talk "With the draft only 17 days away and in light of the NFL’s habit of releasing the regular-season schedule before the draft, the window for releasing the 2015 regular-season schedule is getting fairly narrow. The current thinking, per a source with knowledge of the situation, is that the sheet..." April 13

  • Ravens re-sign offensive tackle Jah Reid to one-year deal

    Baltimore Beat Down "The Ravens are bringing back Reid to the roster. Ozzie Newsome said the Ravens were in talks to bring back someone from the 2014 roster. Reid was a third-round pick int he 2011 NFL draft out of Central Florida. He got seven starts during the 2012 season as a guard. He served as a backup..." April 09

  • 2015 NFL preseason schedule announced

    CBSSports.com "Preseason football may be some four months off, but the NFL wants to give you time to get adequately pumped for what amounts to glorified practices. That's right: On Thursday, the league announced the 2015 preseason schedule in all its meaningless glory. Meaningless may be an overstatement; the..." April 09

  • Ray Rice says video of him beating Janay Palmer doesn’t truly represent who he is, longs for return to NFL

    New York Daily News "In his latest desperate attempt to revive his battered image, Ray Rice insisted that the "gruesome" beating he once delivered to his now-wife has given the world the wrong impression. And the former NFL running back insisted that his critics "just don't know who I am." In what appeared to be a..." April 07

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    Aaron Wilson @RavensInsider

    Steve Bisciotti says Ravens want to extend contracts for Jimmy Smith, Justin Tucker, Marshal Yanda

  • Ravens say they're not desperate for a wide receiver

    ESPN.com "Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti is so confident in the pass-catchers currently on his team that he downplayed the need for a wide receiver. "We absolutely need a tight end. We do not absolutely need a wide receiver," Bisciotti said Wednesday. This is a surprising statement considering..." April 04

  • Ravens owner: NFL 'pretty stupid' not to have domestic violence policy

    ESPN.com "Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti said he's embarrassed that his team and the NFL placed domestic violence on the same level as every other off-the-field infraction. "I think that we were pretty stupid not to recognize domestic violence as a category by itself," Bisciotti said Wednesday in..." April 03

  • Ravens expect to strike new deal with Joe Flacco after season

    Pro Football Talk "The Ravens signed quarterback Joe Flacco to a six-year, $120.6 million contract before the 2013 season, although no one was ever all that confident that Flacco would actually play out all six years under the terms of the deal. After three years of reasonable cap hits, Flacco’s contract is set..." April 02

  • 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

  • Ravens Pro Bowl linebacker C.J. Mosley had offseason wrist surgery, sources say

    Baltimore Sun "Ravens Pro Bowl inside linebacker C.J. Mosley underwent offseason wrist surgery, according to league sources. Mosley is expected to make a complete recovery and should be able to participate in offseason practices and workouts. He finished second to St. Louis Rams defensive tackle Aaron..." 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