Titans are signing former Ravens OT Michael Oher to a 4-year, $20M deal that includes $9.5M gtd. Blindside to Nashville.
Yahoo! Sports "The Baltimore Ravens have signed free-agent WR Steve Smith to a three-year contract, Shutdown Corner has learned. Smith was cut by the Carolina Panthers on Thursday and was contacted by five teams, but his first visit was to the Ravens — and they never let him get away. GM Ozzie Newsome was..." March 15
CSN Baltimore "The Ravens are not expected to re-sign right tackle Michael Oher, and with that in mind, Oher is lining up visits. ESPN.com reports Oher will visit with the Titans on Friday. He also has a visit lined up with the Raiders, according to the Baltimore Sun. Both teams would be good fits for Oher...." March 14
Ravens and LB Daryl Smith reached agreement on a four-year, $16.1 million deal, per sources.
New York Post "A day after the Giants agreed to terms with one of their own linebackers, Jon Beason, they landed another, coming to terms on a contract with former Ravens linebacker Jameel McClain. The deal is expected to be signed Friday. McClain, 28, visited with the Giants last week, a day after meeting..." March 14
Baltimore has emerged as the favorite to land former Panthers WR Steve Smith, per sources.
Here we go: Former Panthers WR Steve Smith is scheduled to fly tonight to Baltimore to spend Friday meeting with Ravens, per source.
Here are the numbers: Source: Jacoby Jones re-signs with the Ravens on a 4-year deal for $14M and $4.5M guaranteed. #Ravens
Stampede Blue "The Colts have signed former Ravens defensive lineman Arthur Jones. The new league year has officially started, and one of the first moves that was made was the Colts signing former Ravens defensive lineman Arthur Jones to a contract. Multiple sources are reporting it other than Schefter,..." March 11
Former Texans TE Owen Daniels' name has come up several times at Ravens HQ today. Person w/in org says new Ravens OC Gary Kubiak "loves him"
Baltimore Beat Down "After all the hoopla the past week, Monroe will be the Ravens' starting left tackle. Through all the ups and downs over the past week, the Ravens were still able to bring back left tackle Eugene Monroe." March 11
Baltimore Sun "The Ravens are expected to emerge as a strong potential landing spot for Carolina Panthers veteran wide receiver Steve Smith should he be released today, according to league sources. Smith is expected to be cut, barring an unexpected trade developing in the next few hours for the five-time Pro..." March 11
Sources predict Arthur Jones will sign with the Indianapolis Colts as soon as today. Expected between $6 million and $7 million per year
NFL.com "Baltimore Ravens defensive end Arthur Jones already is in heavy demand on the eve of free agency, as the Green Bay Packers aren't the only team with designs on the up-and-coming run-stuffer. A person informed of Jones' situation has told NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport that the Indianapolis..." March 10
According to a source close to Rolando McClain, McClain has been telling people that he plans on unretiring and playing this year
Baltimore Sun "The Ravens have reached a two-year agreement with reserve linebacker and special teams player Albert McClellan, according to NFL sources. No financial terms were immediately available on the deal for McClellan, who was scheduled to be a restricted free agent. McClellan led the Ravens with a..." March 10
Baltimore Sun "Ravens veteran free-agent defensive tackle Arthur Jones is off to a fast start leading up to the signing period that starts Tuesday. Under NFL rules, teams are allowed to talk with players' agents in advance of Tuesday and may discuss contract parameters without formally agreeing to..." March 09
Pro Football Talk "It’s been a rough month for the Ravens. In fewer than four weeks, three players on the team have been arrested. Joining running back Ray Rice and receiver Deonte Thompson is guard Jah Reid. According to the website of the Monroe County, Florida Sheriff’s office, Reid was arrested early..." March 09
Fansided "The New Orleans Saints are currently flipping the couch cushions and tearing up the carpet to look for any sort of loose change they can throw at Jimmy Graham in a long-term deal, and part of that has meant cutting loose some staple veterans. One such guy is Lance Moore, and he’s expected to..." March 08
Fansided "A lot of teams are expected to be after the services of Baltimore Ravens defensive end Arthur Jones during the 2014 NFL Free Agency period, and according to Aaron Wilson of Ravens Insider, the Tennessee Titans might show the strongest fit out of the entire bunch. Recently, Jones even got a..." March 08
Baltimore Sun "When tight end Dennis Pitta learned that his fractured and dislocated right hip wouldn't keep him out from the entirety of last season, the biggest question became just how effective and explosive he would be when he returned. During four games in December after being activated, Pitta proved..." March 08
Ravens still have interest in Jacoby Jones and made him an offer, per sources. Nothing imminent for him, either
Baltimore Beat Down "$16 million of his new contract is guaranteed. Dennis Pitta has plenty to be excited about at this time. He signed a five-year, $32 million contract that's both cap friendly for 2014 and well compensates for what he brings to the franchise on the field." March 04
Ravens have not entered into contract talks with Michael Oher, according to a source. Not expected to. Still concentrating on Monroe
Ravens didn't use the franchise tag on offensive tackle Eugene Monroe
NFL.com "The NFL Competition Committee has discussed experimenting this preseason with a longer -- much longer -- extra-point try. According to one member, the committee's meetings this weekend included preliminary talks about placing the ball at the 25-yard line for the extra-point kick -- which would..." March 03
Michigan Live "Baltimore Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome knows just how good of a coach the Detroit Lions are getting in Jim Caldwell. He knows, because Caldwell worked as an assistant in Baltimore the past two years. And he knows, because he once considered Caldwell as his head coach. Newsome..." March 01
Fansided "The Baltimore Ravens could use some new blood in their wide receivers corps which had led to ESPN.com’s Jamison Hensley suggesting Baltimore could be a potential landing spot for free agent Hakeem Nicks. And the Ravens could end up with someone like Hakeem Nicks at wide receiver, and again,..." March 01
Ravens also making Daryl Smith a priority to retain although no deal imminent according to a source
CSN Baltimore "The Ravens have agreed to a five-year contract with tight end Dennis Pitta, first reported by the Baltimore Sun, and confirmed by CSN-Baltimore. The package is reportedly worth $32 million. Signing Pitta before Monday’s deadline to use the franchise tag is the best news the Ravens have gotten..." March 01
Baltimore Beat Down "In just two NFL seasons, Ravens kicker Justin Tucker already ranks amongst the NFL's best. His rookie season concluded with a Super Bowl championship and his sophomore campaign finished in Hawaii after being named to his first Pro Bowl. Unfortunately for Tucker, he's not even close to some of..." February 28
Baltimore Sun "Ravens reserve wide receiver Deonte Thompson will no longer be facing a felony drug charge in Gainesville, Fla., according to his attorney, Huntley Johnson. Johnson told The Baltimore Sun that Thompson will now be facing a lesser charge of misdemeanor possession of marijuana. "The state has..." February 28
NFL.com "The salary cap is set to make a big jump in 2014. NFL Media's Albert Breer reported Thursday the cap is expected to be set at $133 million, according to union and team sources. The official number could come as soon as Friday, according to Breer. The $133 million salary cap figure would be..." February 28
CBSSports.com "The Ravens are making progress on a new deal with tight end Dennis Pitta, but remain far apart with left tackle Eugene Monroe, according to league sources. Pitta is older and coming off injury issues, and with complications arising as to whether he is a tight end or receiver with regards to..." February 27
CSN Baltimore "You can etch this one in stone, or, more accurately in bronze: John Harbaugh will be immortalized at Miami of Ohio. The Ravens coach will be captured in a full-body, bronze statue that will be unveiled on Saturday, April 19, at the university's Cradle of Coaches Plaza at Yager..." February 27
Pro Football Talk "This may be the last season in which only 12 teams make the playoffs. Starting with the 2015 season, the NFL is likely to expand to seven playoff teams in each conference. Sources told Mark Maske of the Washington Post that the plan could be approved by the owners as soon as next month. “I..." February 27
The #Ravens will release fullback Vonta Leach and LB Jameel McClain, per sources. Not official but should be soon.
Baltimore Sun "Torrey Smith was as surprised as anybody. He reported to the Under Armour Performance Center on Jan. 27 for a workout, like it was any other offseason day. However, it wasn’t long before he ran into head coach John Harbaugh and learned the news. “Harbaugh saw me and was like, ‘Hey come here,..." February 26
Baltimore Sun "Under the direction of new offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak, the Ravens are nearly done installing their revamped playbook. Quarterback Joe Flacco will receive the playbook soon to get ready for organized team activities and minicamps. Flacco will participate in the offseason program and..." February 26
Baltimore Beat Down "The Ravens would like to lock Monroe up before free agency begins. There appears to be at least one suitor that would compete with Baltimore for Eugene Monroe's services if he hits the free agent market. According to the Miami Herald, the Dolphins would probably pursue Monroe if he becomes..." February 26
Baltimore Beat Down "Forget about Ray Rice's off-field mess. But remember how poorly he performed on it this past season. Excluding his rookie season when he was a backup, Rice finished the 2013 year with just 660 yards and four touchdowns. After having a great deal of success with the running game under John..." February 26
Atlanta Journal-Constitution "When the Falcons return from the NFL scouting combine, they will turn their attention to free agency. Falcons general manager Thomas Dimitroff said there has been a lot of internal discussions about the team’s free agents, but none have been offered contract extensions. The Falcons’ list of..." February 25
#Ravens and TE Dennis Pitta are making progress to a new deal, per sources. Nothing imminent. Sides have until March 3 before he gets tagged
Pro Football Talk "The Ravens have several impending free agents on their roster and General Manager Ozzie Newsome is getting to work on keeping some of them off the market. One of the players they’d like to keep is linebacker Daryl Smith. Smith signed with the team last year after he was cut by the Jaguars and..." February 23
Baltimore Sun "The Ravens meet Sunday with LSU wide receiver Jarvis Landry, one of the better and tougher receiver prospects in the NFL draft. The meeting is expected to include coach John Harbaugh. Landry caught a career-high 77 passes for 1,193 yards and 10 touchdowns as a junior, excelling on third..." February 23
Pro Football Talk "The Ravens have won a pair of Super Bowl titles in Ozzie Newsome’s time as the club’s primary talent evaluator, so he’s an ideal person to ask about the hurdles a defending champion faces. Speaking at the NFL Scouting Combine on Saturday, the Ravens’ G.M. noted that a Super Bowl-winning club,..." February 23
Ravens reserve wide receiver deonte thompson arrested charged with possession of marijuana according to gainesville fla. police dept.
Baltimore Sun "Ravens offensive guard Kelechi Osemele has made enough progress after undergoing back surgery that he's expected to participate in the first day of the offensive conditioning program in April. Osemele had a herniated disk repaired in November. "K.O., we expect him to start the offseason..." February 22
Carroll County Times "Ravens coach John Harbaugh said that he’s “very optimistic” that the team will be able to retain both tight end Dennis Pitta and left tackle Eugene Monroe, but he also acknowledged that it’s possible Pitta could become a free agent. "I think every scenario is possible here," Harbaugh said..." February 22