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  • Can Ravens afford to keep Pro Bowl OG Marshal Yanda?

    NFL.com "If the Ravens want to keep the best guard duo in football, it's going to cost them. Four-time Pro Bowl right guard Marshal Yanda and road-grading left guard Kelechi Osemele are both entering contract years in Baltimore after paving the way for Justin Forsett's surprising breakout season in..." May 24

  • US appeals court upholds $50M settlement for retired NFL players

    CBSSports.com "The 8th US Circuit Court of Appeals on Thursday upheld a $50 million lawsuit settlement regarding publicity rights for retired NFL players, according to the Associated Press. The appeals court rejected arguments by several retirees -- including Jim Marshall, Joe Senser and Dan Pastorini -- that..." May 21

  • Domestic violence charges dropped against Ray Rice

    CBSSports.com "Domestic violence charges were dropped against former Ravens running back Ray Rice on Thursday, per ABC News Radio. Rice hit his then fiance in an Atlantic City casino elevator, knocking her unconscious. Surveillance video was released showing him dragging her unconscious body off the elevator...." May 21

  • Will Hill ready to finally play full 16-game slate

    NFL.com "The Baltimore Ravens are depending heavily on former Giants safety Will Hill this season, and according to early reports, he's looking the part. Hill is stronger, especially in the upper body. He's enthusiastic. He's also not afraid to address the elephant in the room. "I came back six..." May 20

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    Dean Blandino @DeanBlandino

    The extra point rule for 2015 just changed. Snap for kick from the 15-yard line, 2-pt try stays at 2-yard line and defense can return.

  • Extra point tries moved to the 15-yard line

    Pro Football Talk "One of the NFL’s staid elements is getting a shake up. Extra points will be attempted from the 15-yard-line beginning in 2015, the NFL announced Tuesday. Owners approved the rules change, which makes the extra point a 32- or 33-yard attempt, at the league’s spring meeting in San..." May 19

  • Ravens confident in rookie runner Buck Allen's pass-catching skills

    Baltimore Sun "One of the top reasons the Ravens drafted rookie running back Buck Allen in the fourth round was his ability to catch passes out of the backfield. The former USC standout displayed that skill during the Ravens' recent rookie minicamp, adeptly transitioning in and out of breaks to haul in a..." May 18

  • PAT change coming? NFL owners to consider 3 proposals at May meetings

    CBSSports.com "The extra point as we know it could be coming to an end. When the NFL Spring Meeting kicks off in San Francisco next week (May 18-20), the league's 32 owners will be presented with three proposals on how to make the extra point better. If 24 out of the NFL's 32 owners vote to pass any of the..." May 13

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Ravens and former Patriots CB Kyle Arrington agree in principle to 3-yr deal, per NFL Agent Richard Kopelman. @KLASS_SPORTS

  • Ravens hoping to get more out of 2013 top draft picks Matt Elam, Arthur Brown

    Baltimore Sun "When the Ravens selected safety Matt Elam in the first round of the NFL draft and inside linebacker Arthur Brown in the second round two years ago, they envisioned them emerging as top young defensive players. That plan hasn't worked out, though, as Elam, a former consensus All-American at..." May 13

  • Jarret Johnson Retirement Press Conference Tomorrow

    Baltimore Beat Down "Longtime NFL OLB Jarret Johnson will retire as a Baltimore Raven tomorrow (Wednesday, May 13) during a 2:30 p.m. press conference at the Under Armour Performance Center in Owings Mills. Johnson was drafted in the 4th round of the 2003 draft by the Ravens. He spent 3 years as a backup, then took..." May 12

  • As next wave of free agency begins, don't expect dramatic moves by Ravens

    Baltimore Sun "The NFL had the Ravens and teams with a similar free-agent philosophy in mind when the league shifted a key date this year. Instead of having the compensatory draft pick formula count against teams when they signed unrestricted free agents prior to June 1, the league moved the date up to..." May 12

  • Breshad Perriman, Baltimore Ravens strike rookie deal

    NFL.com "The Baltimore Ravens have their entire 2015 draft class under contract. First-round wide receiver Breshad Perriman signed with the Ravens on Monday, NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports, via agent Drew Rosenhaus. The deal is for $8.7 million over four years with a $4.6 million signing..." May 11

  • Ravens shift Anthony Levine from corner back to natural safety position, sources say

    Baltimore Sun "The Ravens have shifted Anthony Levine from cornerback back to his natural safety position, according to sources. A key special-teams contributor Levine moved to cornerback last season due to several injuries at the position and held up well as he started three games. The converted safety had a..." May 11

  • Ed Reed on Tom Brady: If you make decisions, you suffer consequences

    Baltimore Sun "Retired Ravens star free safety Ed Reed had a measured take on the controversy surrounding the New England Patriots and Tom Brady following an investigation that found the Super Bowl winning quarterback probably was aware of team employees deflating footballs. "It's a lot of things that affect..." May 11

  • Eagles, Ravens to practice in Philadelphia in August

    Pro Football Talk "The Ravens and Eagles will practice together in Philadelphia leading up to the Saturday, August 22 exhibition game between the clubs at Lincoln Financial Field, the Ravens said Saturday on their website. Ravens coach John Harbaugh said Baltimore would travel to Philadelphia on Wednesday, August..." May 09

  • Ravens safety Matt Elam says he's ready to 'break out' after disappointing first two seasons

    Baltimore Sun "Matt Elam understands. Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome hasn't sugarcoated his take on the 2013 first-round safety and former University of Florida consensus All-American following two disappointing NFL seasons. "Matt Elam has to be a better football player for us next year," Newsome said..." May 09

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    Aaron Wilson @RavensInsider

    Ravens undrafted rookie cornerback Julian Wilson broke his leg during minicamp today, according to source will have surgery, to miss season

  • Former NFL LB Scott Fujita: 30 to 50 percent of players smoke pot

    CBSSports.com "We live in a society where marijuana is becoming increasingly destigmatized. It has been completely legalized for recreational used in four states, decriminalized in 17 states and the District of Columbia, and allowed for medicinal purposes in 23 states. Even the Texas House Criminal Jurisprudence..." May 07

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    Baltimore Ravens @Ravens

    On November 22, Ed Reed will be inducted into the Ring of Honor. pic.twitter.com/XFMz2jsq2J

  • Ed Reed To Announce His Retirement

    Baltimore Sun "Quarterbacks can finally rest easy. Ed Reed is officially retiring. For 12 seasons, Reed was constantly lurking. New England quarterback Tom Brady used to wear a wristband when playing against the Ravens that said, “Find 20 on every play,” referring to Reed’s jersey number. Reed recorded..." May 07

  • Buck Allen reflects on journey after being drafted by Ravens

    ESPN.com "Buck Allen's celebration with his little brother on Saturday went beyond getting drafted by the Baltimore Ravens in the fourth round. It was a moment for the USC running back to reflect on a journey filled with challenges, tragedy and heartbreak. "I know when it all calms down later on, I’m..." May 04

  • 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.