Ravens Rumors & News

  • Ravens give $1.5 million to renovate Renaissance Academy

    Baltimore Sun "The Baltimore Ravens football franchise is footing the bill for $1.5 million in renovations at Renaissance Academy High School after owner Steve Bisciotti was moved by stories of students at the troubled school overcoming tough obstacles and the devotion they showed to the school when officials..." July 21

  • Ravens make several roster moves

    Pro Football Talk "The Ravens made several moves Thursday. They waived defensive back Daniel Henry with an injury designation, and placed offensive lineman Jermaine Eluemunor on the non-football injury list." July 21

  • Ravens To Sign WR Griff Whalen

    Pro Football Rumors "The Ravens are signing veteran wide receiver Griff Whalen, a source tells Ian Rapoport of NFL.com (on Twitter). Whalen visited the Ravens and took a physical with the team earlier today. After that, it didn’t take long for a deal to come together. Terms of the deal are not yet known, but this..." July 21

  • ESPN Has Finally Set An Official End Date For ‘Mike And Mike’

    Uproxx "When ESPN announced their new television programming lineup for 2018 would include a solo show for Mike Greenberg, fans of ESPN Radio’s Mike & Mike knew the end of the show was near. The two made the official announcement of their impending breakup back in May, but even then it was a brief note..." July 17

  • Ravens linebacker Kamalei Correa ready to tackle a season that's 'just not so crazy'

    Baltimore Sun "Three years ago, the Boise State football team was preparing to face Fresno State in the Mountain West Conference championship game. They’d played once before that season, and Andy Avalos, then the Broncos’ linebackers coach, recalled that the defense’s game plan did not change much between..." July 16

  • Ravens still looking for a new airline arrangement

    Pro Football Talk "The news that the Steelers have retained Miami Air International to replace American Airlines for 2017 travel prompted me to actually do some work for a change and ask the other teams dumped by American about their travel arrangements. Here’s what I found out, so far. The Dolphins also have..." July 14

  • Brian Billick joins WBAL-TV for Ravens preseason games

    Baltimore Sun "The Ravens’ preseason TV broadcasts will have a new look this year with former coach Brian Billick and CBS Sports sideline reporter Evan Washburn joining WBAL’s Gerry Sandusky in calling the games. The station announced the new lineup Thursday for the four-game preseason TV package that starts..." July 14

  • Britney Spears' team plans to get back to the Super Bowl

    New York Daily News "Oops, she wants to do it again. Britney Spears’ associates have had “secret discussions” with television and advertising execs tied to Super Bowl LII, according to a source close to the situation. The game will take place Feb. 4 in Minneapolis. “Britney has made it clear to her team that it..." July 12

  • Tony Jefferson studied Ravens defense on NFL Game Pass before picking them

    Pro Football Talk "Former Cardinals safety Tony Jefferson used a variety of modern technologies to assist in picking his new NFL team in Baltimore. For starters, he put himself in different uniforms in the Madden game to see how he looked in them. Jefferson said Monday on NFL Network that he also studied the..." July 11

  • Justin Tucker: Not much difference between 75-yard FG and a PAT

    Pro Football Talk "Ravens kicker Justin Tucker is the NFL’s all-time leader in field goal percentage and he’d like to put his name on another league record. During an appearance on SiriusXM NFL Radio with Alex Marvez and Gil Brandt, Tucker said that he would like to kick a field goal from beyond 64 yards to break..." July 11

  • Former Raven Ed Reed is ranked No. 4 safety of all time, laughs

    Baltimore Sun "Ed Reed, you’ve just been ranked the No. 4 safety of all time by Gil Brandt, a former longtime Dallas Cowboys personnel executive and current NFL.com senior analyst and SiriusXM NFL Radio host. You’re ahead of Eric Weddle, ahead of John Lynch, ahead of Ronnie Lott. You’re also behind Troy..." July 08

  • Free agent tight end Gary Barnidge says Ravens know who to call if they want him

    CBS Sports "The 2017 offseason has not been kind to the Baltimore Ravens' tight end depth chart. Presumed starter Dennis Pitta suffered a dislocated hip during mini-camp, and the Ravens later released him with his career in jeopardy. One of the team's backups, Darren Waller, was suspended for a year. Ben..." July 07

  • Former Ravens player opens Sunset Raw Juice Bar in Owings Mills

    Baltimore Sun "Sunset Raw Juice Bar opened last weekend at Foundry Row in Owings Mills, serving up fresh juices, smoothies and other healthy eats from a former National Football League player. The shop at 10160 Reisterstown Road is owned by Gerrard Sheppard, a former wide receiver for Towson University and..." July 06

  • Ravens DT Brandon Williams: I need to get my sacks up

    NFL.com "The Baltimore Ravens handed Brandon Williams a five-year, $52.5 million contract in March. Now the defensive tackle wants to earn it. Williams is one of the best interior run defenders in the NFL. His prowess against the run is what earned him the massive pay increase. What he isn't is a sack..." July 03

  • Eric Weddle: Tony Jefferson makes mental game easier

    NFL.com "Eric Weddle was a key actor in Baltimore's sales pitch to Tony Jefferson during free agency. According to the veteran safety, the effort is already paying dividends. "No disrespect to any of the guys I've played with, but it's nice not to have to explain why I do certain things or why I'm..." July 03

  • Ravens lead the NFL in drug suspensions

    Pro Football Talk "The Ravens lead the league in one stat they’d prefer not to: Suspensions for failed drug tests. When Ravens tight end Darren Waller was suspended for the full 2017 season last week, it marked his second suspension and the 13th total suspension, coming from 10 different players, that the Ravens..." July 02

  • New Ravens safety Tony Jefferson plays with chip on shoulder from not being drafted

    Baltimore Sun "As the hours of the 2013 NFL draft slogged by, Tony Jefferson's emotions raced past confusion and despair. “I was angry,” he says. “So angry.” He had been a blue-chip high school recruit and delivered three productive seasons for one of the most prominent college programs in the country...." July 01

  • Tight End Darren Waller Suspended for At Least One Year

    BaltimoreRavens.com "Ravens tight end Darren Waller has been suspended without pay by the NFL for at least one year after violating the league’s substance abuse policy for a second time in two years. Waller, 24, is eligible to participate in all preseason practices and games, but will not be allowed around the team..." June 30

  • Former Packers, Broncos TE Mitchell Henry dies of leukemia

    ESPN "Former NFL tight end Mitchell Henry died Friday of complications from acute myeloid leukemia. He was 24. "It is with great sadness that we learned of Mitchell's passing this morning," Western Kentucky athletic director Todd Stewart said in a statement. "Mitchell was as committed to his..." June 30

  • New prognosis makes LB Zach Orr reconsider retirement

    Fanrag Sports "After spending the majority of his time on special teams in his first two NFL seasons, linebacker Zach Orr broke out in 2016 for the Baltimore Ravens. Orr racked up 133 total tackles, 89 being of the solo variety, intercepted three passes and recovered two fumbles last season, earning second-team..." June 28

  • Steve Smith faces suspension if he comes back, retiring as Panther 'not on my radar'

    CBS Sports "When Steve Smith left football he did so as a member of the Ravens, because Baltimore was the team he played for last. There were also still some hurt feelings with the Panthers based on Smith's departure from Charlotte. And it appears those feelings are still lingering, because the NFL Network..." June 28

  • New Ravens assistants Greg Roman, Joe D’Alessandris aim to get run game up and running

    Baltimore Sun "The words "overhauling" and "revamping" have been used at times to describe the work that Greg Roman, the Ravens' senior offensive assistant in charge of the run game, has undertaken in his first season. But those are not the terms he would use. "I don't think there's any of that," Roman said...." June 27

  • Ravens announce scouting hires

    Pro Football Talk "At least one of this summer’s ESPN layoffs has found an NFL job. The Ravens announced they had hired Kevin Weidl as a new area scout for the Southeast and Southwest. Weidl worked for Scouts Inc. as a draft analyst and did some television and radio work in Charlotte, but was let go as part of..." June 27

  • Preston: It's time for some young Ravens to step up

    Baltimore Sun "The 2017 season will be a pivotal one for the Ravens. Not only will the status of coach John Harbaugh be determined, but so will the immediate future of this team with close to 15 draft picks reaching the critical third- and fourth-year marks in development. It's a make or break year for a..." June 24

  • Ravens finalize 2017 training camp schedule, which opens July 27

    Baltimore Sun "The Ravens on Wednesday announced their 2017 training camp schedule, which opens on Thursday, July 27. Veterans will report on Wednesday, July 26, and the first full-squad practice will take place a day later. Just three of the practices are open to the public because of construction at the..." June 22

  • Jeremy Maclin played with torn groin, was disappointed Chiefs told him of release via voicemail

    ESPN "Jeremy Maclin was surprised by how the Kansas City Chiefs told him he was being released, a move that came after a season in which he played through an injury for most of it. The veteran wide receiver told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter on his Know Them From Adam podcast that he played most of..." June 22

  • Charges From May Arrest Dropped Against Former Ravens S Matt Elam

    NFL Trade Rumors "Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun reports that the grand theft and domestic battery charges against former Ravens S Matt Elam stemming from his May arrest have been dropped. According to Zrebiec, court documents mentions that insufficient evidence exists to prove charges due to the..." June 21

  • Jeremy Maclin reveals he played through torn groin in 2016

    Larry Brown Sports "Jeremy Maclin was surprisingly released by the Kansas City Chiefs earlier this month, though the veteran wide receiver was coming off the worst statistical season of his career. How big of a role did his groin injury play in that? A very significant one, it would seem. Maclin missed four..." June 21

  • Ray Lewis joining FOX Sports, FS1 as NFL analyst

    ALL 22 "Former Baltimore Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis was let go by ESPN last year following a TV talent shakeup. Now it appears that he has landed another gig, as Sporting News reports that Lewis will join FOX Sports and its 24-hour sports network FS1 as an NFL analyst. Lewis is expected to make..." June 21

  • Next time Ravens fans see Dennis Pitta on a field could be to join Ring of Honor

    Baltimore Sun "Even though he was on crutches, former Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta managed to dance around the inevitable retirement question during a brief session with reporters Thursday at the Under Armour Performance Center. He just wouldn't come right out and say that his impressive NFL career is over..." June 19

  • Despite hectic stretch, Jeremy Maclin still gives back

    Pro Football Talk "The recent interview with Ravens receiver Jeremy Maclin made headlines for the news that he received the news of his termination from the Chiefs by voicemail. But Maclin said other things that merit attention. Even after a hectic 15 days, which saw him cut by Kansas City, courted by Buffalo and..." June 17

  • Terrell Suggs enjoying being the “Vader” of the Ravens defense

    Pro Football Talk "Linebacker Terrell Suggs has seen a lot during his 14 years with the Ravens and he’s suffered his share of injuries, including the torn biceps that required surgery after the end of last season. That injury didn’t stop him from returning for a 15th year in Baltimore and none of the wear and..." June 16

  • Rejuvenated Terrell Suggs buying in to Ravens' offseason programs, and it shows

    CBS Sports "-- Terrell Suggs still has that twinkle in his eye and that boyish smile with an occasionally goofy sense of humor. But as he prepares for what will be his 15th NFL season and having completed yet another June minicamp, he was certainly old enough and wise enough to know that the end is..." June 16

  • For Jeremy Maclin, Baltimore was “always” the right choice

    Pro Football Talk "Despite visiting the Bills and talking to the Eagles, receiver Jeremy Maclin picked the Ravens. As he tells it, the decision was never close. “I thought Baltimore was the right spot on Friday,” Maclin said on PFT Live. “I just kind of took an extra two days to review and clearly you listen to..." June 16

  • Ravens' Breshad Perriman, Alex Lewis avoid serious injury on second day of mandatory minicamp

    Baltimore Sun "The Ravens’ second day of a three-day mandatory minicamp on Wednesday went smoothly for the most part. The only hiccups occurred when wide receiver Breshad Perriman and left guard Alex Lewis went down with apparent injuries. But both players finished practice. Perriman, the third-year..." June 15

  • Jeremy Maclin was upset, shocked that he learned of his Chiefs release by voicemail

    Pro Football Talk "New Ravens receiver Jeremy Maclin joined PFT Live for a Skype interview on Thursday, immediately after the last offseason practice ended. And the discussion included some eye-opening details regarding the manner in which Maclin’s tenure with the Chiefs ended, 13 days ago. If you were surprised..." June 15

  • Dennis Pitta doesn’t announce retirement, isn’t delusional about future

    Pro Football Talk "Dennis Pitta returned to the Ravens facility this week to watch the team work in minicamp and address the media for the first time since he dislocated his hip earlier this month. It’s the third time that Pitta has suffered the injury and he made it back from the first two to catch 86 passes for..." June 15

  • Steve Bisciotti says Ravens have prioritized an offensive lineman, not another receiver

    Baltimore Sun "Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti made it clear in a conference call with permanent seat license holders Tuesday night that the organization’s focus is on adding an offensive lineman, not on signing an available wide receiver such as Eric Decker or Anquan Boldin. “If I don’t get an offensive..." June 14

  • Steve Bisciotti says Ravens have prioritized an offensive lineman, not another receiver

    Baltimore Sun "Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti made it clear in a conference call with permanent seat license holders Tuesday night that the organization’s focus is on adding an offensive lineman, not on signing an available wide receiver such as Eric Decker or Anquan Boldin. “If I don’t get an offensive..." June 14

  • Ravens TE Benjamin Watson Takes Pay Cut

    Pro Football Rumors "Ravens tight end Ben Watson has agreed to take a pay cut, according to Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk. If Watson is healthy, the deal could improve his chances of making the final 53-man cut. Watson was previously slated to make $3MM in the coming season. Instead, he’ll now take in a base..." June 13

  • Ravens hope minicamp provides some answers to offseason questions

    Baltimore Sun "Ravens coach John Harbaugh was so pleased with the Ravens' effort and commitment level during three weeks of organized team activities that he canceled the final scheduled day of workouts and took his players and staff members to play paintball. The fun and games, however, won't extend into..." June 13

  • Charity softball host Lardarius Webb happy to come back to Ravens, give back to Baltimore

    Baltimore Sun "Lardarius Webb was a former Raven for a little less than a month after the team released the veteran defensive back March 10. As he mulled his playing options for the 2017 season, it became harder and harder for him to envision playing anywhere else. He thought about his teammates and his..." June 12

  • Jeremy Maclin signs two-year deal with Baltimore Ravens

    NFL.com "Jeremy Maclin has found his new NFL home. The veteran wide receiver signed a two-year with the Baltimore Ravens, the team announced Monday. The agreement comes after Maclin visited with the team Thursday following a meeting with the Bills earlier in the week. In addition to the Ravens and..." June 12

  • Eagles indeed made run at Maclin reunion

    Pro Football Talk "Publicly, Eagles coach Doug Pederson expressed no interest in bringing receiver Jeremy Maclin back to Philadelphia. Privately, the Eagles did. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, the Eagles indeed attempted to reunite with Maclin, who played for the team from 2009 through 2014. The..." June 12

  • Ravens still in running for Eric Decker after signing Jeremy Maclin

    247 Sports "Just because they signed Jeremy Maclin doesn’t mean they don’t want Eric Decker. The Baltimore Ravens signed Maclin to a two-year contract on Monday, but the organization could still be in play to sign the soon-to-be former Jets wide receiver, ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports. Talks between the..." June 12

  • Nick Boyle sleeper pick to fill Dennis Pitta void for Ravens

    ESPN "There's no question that tight end Nick Boyle is replacing Dennis Pitta for the Baltimore Ravens at the upcoming mandatory minicamp. That's by default. Boyle is the only healthy, experienced tight end on the Ravens' roster right now. But, come the Sept. 10 season opener in Cincinnati, Boyle..." June 11

  • How Matthew Judon Could Become a Difference-Maker in Year 2

    BaltimoreRavens.com "Matthew Judon’s sack of New York Jets quarterback Geno Smith last season showed exactly why the Ravens drafted the outside linebacker in the fifth round a year ago. Judon burst off the snap to beat the right tackle, then closed in on Smith as he scrambled toward the sideline. Judon had to leap..." June 10

  • Ryan Jensen recognizes 'huge opportunity' in bid to become Ravens' starting center

    Baltimore Sun "The Ravens’ decision to trade starting center Jeremy Zuttah to the San Francisco 49ers in March opened the door for Ryan Jensen and John Urschel to fill that role. And Jensen understands that he has a chance to seize the job for the upcoming season. “It’s a huge opportunity,” he said Thursday..." June 09

  • Ray Rice Speaks to Ravens Rookies 'Learn From My Mistakes'

    TMZ "Ray Rice returned to the Baltimore Ravens this week -- not as a player, as a mentor -- giving advice to the team's rookies so they don't screw up like he did. The 30-year-old ex-NFL running back has been on a speaking tour for years -- talking to college and pro athletes in the hopes of using..." June 09

  • John Harbaugh expresses full confidence in Ravens’ safety during London trip

    Yardbarker "While coach John Harbaugh said the Ravens have had discussions about the recent terrorist attacks in London, he’s not concerned about security when the team travels there in September. Instead, Harbaugh spoke after Thursday’s organized team activity about the importance of supporting law..." June 09