Ravens Rumors & News

  • As OTAs start for Ravens, so do Dennis Pitta's 'Bachelorette' viewing parties

    Baltimore Sun "When the Ravens released their offseason schedule, here were some of the highlights: March 9: Start of free agency April 10: Preseason schedule released April 20: Regular-season schedule released April 27-29: NFL draft May 5-7: Rookie minicamp May 22: Start of..." May 25

  • C.J. Mosley recovering from shoulder surgery

    Pro Football Talk "The Ravens picked up their option on linebacker C.J. Mosley’s contract for the 2018 season, but that wasn’t the only offseason development of note for their 2014 first-round pick. Coach John Harbaugh revealed on Thursday, via Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun, that Mosley had shoulder surgery...." May 25

  • Harbaugh: Maxx Williams' knee surgery was 1st for a football player

    Baltimore Sun "Ravens coach John Harbaugh was pleased with the turnout today during the first open organized team activity of the offseason — the third practice this week. Just nine of the 90 players on the roster didn’t practice. Harbaugh said the team has worked on technique in the early stages of the..." May 25

  • Trent Richardson ignored bank account as friends spent $1.6 million in 10 months

    Sporting News "Trent Richardson recently spoke to ESPN for an E60 interview that aired after his release from the Ravens, and he revealed some details as to how his family took advantage of his NFL money. In the feature, the former Alabama star explained how family and friends went through $1.6 million of his..." May 23

  • NFL safety Matt Elam arrested for grand theft and battery

    TMZ "NFL free agent Matt Elam was arrested again Monday morning in Florida, making it his second trip to jail this year ... TMZ Sports has learned. According to jail records, the ex-Baltimore Ravens safety was busted for grand theft and battery in Delray Beach, Florida this morning. Elam -- who..." May 22

  • NFL owners expected to approve proposal reducing overtime to 10 minutes

    Sportsnaut "The NFL’s overtime rules are expected to receive a major change in the form of how long the overtime period will last. NFL owners are expected to pass a proposal that would reduce the overtime period from 15 minutes to 10 during regular season games, per Judy Battista of NFL Media. This was a..." May 17

  • Ex-NFL WR Michael D. Jackson Killed In Motorcycle Accident

    TMZ "Ex-NFL wide receiver Michael D. Jackson -- who led the NFL in receiving TDs in '96 -- was killed in a motorcycle accident Friday morning in Louisiana ... TMZ Sports has learned. Louisiana State Police confirm Jackson was in an accident in Tangipahoa, LA while riding his motorcycle in the..." May 12

  • Victor Cruz, Ravens reportedly have mutual interest

    Larry Brown Sports "Now that the draft has come and gone, the market for veteran wide receiver Victor Cruz seems to be perking up. Not long after reports surfaced that Cruz will visit with the Jacksonville Jaguars at some point this month, Art Stapleton of the Bergen Record added that the Baltimore Ravens and Cruz..." May 11

  • Ravens' best solution to solving their wide receiver problem: Trade for one

    ESPN "The Baltimore Ravens can address their need at wide receiver by signing a free agent like Anquan Boldin or Michael Floyd. The problem is Boldin doesn't want to join a team until closer to training camp in late July and Floyd won't report to a team until June 17 after his house arrest for a..." May 11

  • Alberto Riveron named NFL senior VP of officiating

    NFL.com "The NFL has a new team atop their officiating department. According to a release sent out by the league Wednesday, Alberto Riveron was named the senior vice president of officiating, filling the role vacated by former officiating head Dean Blandino. Russell Yurk, an NFL replay veteran of..." May 10

  • Timing is everything for former Navy wide receiver Keenan Reynolds

    Baltimore Sun "Ravens associate head coach and special teams coordinator Jerry Rosburg spotted wide receiver Keenan Reynolds on Thursday at the first meeting of the team’s rookie minicamp and said, “Timing is everything, huh Keenan?” Rosburg’s comment was a reference to the United States Department of..." May 07

  • For Ravens rookie Tim Williams, Alabama connection is a 'comfort'

    Baltimore Sun "For rookie outside linebacker Tim Williams, the most important Alabama connection on the Ravens probably isn't to the general manager who drafted him, but the teammate he might play next to this season. The third-round pick and No. 78 overall selection in the NFL draft, who said he was praying..." May 06

  • Jameel McClain, Ravens' new assistant director of player development, starts assimilating rookies into NFL

    Baltimore Sun "A flat-screen television hangs on one side and a clear whiteboard is on another. Otherwise, the walls of Jameel McClain's office at the Under Armour Performance Center are strikingly bare. His cherry wood desk is topped by a phone, a computer and a few standard office supplies. Yet, it doesn't..." May 05

  • Four wide receivers in Ravens undrafted free agent class

    Pro Football Talk "Heading into the draft, many people thought the Ravens were a good bet to add help at receiver but the seven rounds came and went without a new wideout joining the team. The Ravens have filled out the position group from the undrafted ranks, however. Four of the 15 players announced as new..." May 05

  • Marlon Humphrey, four other picks sign with Ravens

    Pro Football Talk "The Ravens have started signing their 2017 draft picks and they don’t have much work left to do to get the whole class under contract. The team announced that they have signed five picks, including first-round cornerback Marlon Humphrey. Humphrey was the 16th overall pick and last year’s No...." May 05

  • Ravens news, notes and opinions on no draft trades, off-field questions and more

    Baltimore Sun "Teams are apparently using a new version of the trade chart to decipher the proper return in moving up or back in the draft. So I might not have this exact, but for those of you who are still lamenting the Ravens not moving up to take one of the draft’s top three receivers, consider the..." May 04

  • Verizon pays $21M to stream Ravens-Jaguars London game

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL struck a deal with Amazon to stream 10 Thursday night games during the 2017 season and they’ve found another partner to stream one of this year’s London games. Verizon won the rights to stream the September 24 game between the Ravens and Jaguars that kicks off at 9:30 a.m. ET. Financial..." May 03

  • Justin Forsett announces retirement

    Larry Brown Sports "Free agent running back Justin Forsett announced on Wednesday that he has decided to retire from football. Forsett spoke about calling it a career in a statement that was released on SportsSpectrum.com. “It’s time. I’m officially announcing my retirement from the game I love,” the..." May 03

  • Breshad Perriman going back to his college number

    Baltimore Sun "Members of the Ravens' 2017 draft class will get their new numbers later this week when they report to the team facility for the start of rookie minicamp. One of the Ravens' returning players is also getting a new number of his own. The team said today that third-year wide receiver Breshad..." May 02

  • Ravens Likely To Add More Free Agents

    Pro Football Rumors "The Ravens wrapped up a productive draft on Saturday, finishing the process with new additions such as cornerback Marlon Humphrey, edge rushers Tyus Bowser and Tim Williams, and interior defender Chris Wormley. Baltimore isn’t finished tweaking its roster, however, as general manager Ozzie Newsome..." May 02

  • Draft is over, but reworking of Ravens roster far from done

    Baltimore Sun "There is no deadline for improving an NFL roster. Ozzie Newsome reminded everyone of that at every opportunity during the three-day draft, and his history as Ravens general manager bears it out. Newsome has consistently been able to plug holes and find contributors long after the draft is over..." May 01

  • Bettors quickly push Patriots' win total up to 11.5

    ESPN "A Las Vegas sportsbook on Sunday opened the New England Patriots' season win total at 11, the highest of any team. That number didn't last long. Shortly after posting the first NFL win totals in Las Vegas, the sportsbook at the South Point casino took multiple $1,000 bets on New England to..." May 01

  • Ravens take Chris Wormley in 3rd round to bolster D-Line

    Michigan Live "Chris Wormley thought he was talented enough to be taken in the first two rounds of the NFL draft. However, that's not how it played out for the former Michigan defensive end. Wormley, 6-foot-5 and 298 pounds, was drafted by the Baltimore Ravens with the No. 10 pick (No. 74 overall) in the..." April 29

  • Ravens take a flier on risky pass-rusher Tim Williams

    Pro Football Talk "Father Ozzie’s Home for Wayward Boys has taken in another one, and doubled up with another former Alabama player. With the 78th pick, the Ravens took linebacker Tim Williams, who has both the pedigree and checkered past that the Ravens have some background with. Williams is one of the most..." April 29

  • Ravens exercise 2018 option on C.J. Mosley’s contract

    Bleacher Report "The Baltimore Ravens have ensured they will have linebacker C.J. Mosley for at least two more seasons after exercising the fifth-year option on his rookie contract. ESPN's Field Yates first reported the Ravens exercised Mosley's option for 2018. ESPN's Jamison Hensley noted the Ravens had..." April 28

  • 10 best players still available in 2017 NFL Draft

    Larry Brown Sports "The first round of the 2017 NFL Draft has officially come to a close and 32 players now have a new home. But what about all the players who remain? What about those who unexpectedly fell? And just how far will those with question-mark players continue to fall? Each of those are legitimate..." April 28

  • Ravens select Alabama CB Marlon Humphrey

    247 Sports "Alabama cornerback Marlon Humphrey was selected with the No. 16 overall pick in the 2017 NFL Draft by the Baltimore on Thursday evening. Humphrey was the second cornerback and the first former Crimson Tide player off draft boards in Philadelphia. The Crimson Tide legacy, who earned first-team..." April 28

  • Recent early-round misses put pressure on Ravens entering NFL draft

    Baltimore Sun "The visible reminders of general manager Ozzie Newsome’s drafting and team-building prowess have remained untouched during the ongoing $45 million renovation project at the Ravens’ Under Armour Performance Center. Take a couple of steps into the foyer of the training facility and you’ll see the..." April 27

  • Keenan Reynolds signs Ravens tender

    Pro Football Talk "The Ravens couldn’t find a spot for Keenan Reynolds on their 53-man roster until the end of the 2016 season and didn’t find a spot for him in the lineup for the final game of the season, but he’ll get another shot at breaking through this year. Reynolds signed his exclusive rights free agent..." April 27

  • Jobs will be on the line if the Ravens don't have a successful draft

    Baltimore Sun "The annual NFL draft always brings pressure to the front office, and that is true now more than ever for the Ravens. It's possible that there has not been as much significance on getting it right since the team's first draft in 1996. More than 20 years ago, it was about finding players who..." April 25

  • 'Bloodbath' in Bristol: ESPN could cut 70 people

    Sporting News "The layoffs at ESPN might turn out worse than predicted, sources tell Sporting News. The Worldwide Leader in Sports could cut around 70 TV/radio anchors, reporters, analysts and online writers over coming days and weeks, sources said. That would be worse than the 40 to 50 on-air talents..." April 25

  • Ravens out to find a pass rusher in draft

    Baltimore Sun "Fourteen years ago, the Ravens used the 10th overall selection in the 2003 NFL draft on outside linebacker Terrell Suggs, who had a prolific college career at Arizona State but scared off some teams with his sluggish performance in predraft workouts. Suggs is the Ravens' all-time leader in sacks..." April 23

  • Make-A-Wish teen TJ Onwuanibe to announce Ravens' first-round pick

    ESPN "A Maryland teenager will get to live out a dream Thursday when he helps the Baltimore Ravens with their draft. TJ Onwuanibe, 14, an eighth-grader who was diagnosed with a rare form of brain cancer, is scheduled to announce the Ravens' first-round pick as part of the Make-A-Wish Foundation, the..." April 23

  • Eric Weddle: This will be the strongest, most in-shape Ravens team ever

    ESPN "It only took two days of the Baltimore Ravens' new offseason workout program for safety Eric Weddle to deliver this bold prediction. "I can guarantee you this: We will be the strongest, most in-shape Ravens team that this team has ever had," Weddle said. This shows the amount of faith in..." April 23

  • Ravens' Joe Flacco will travel to Arizona to show support for Todd Heap

    Baltimore Sun "Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco was reluctant to say too much out of respect for what friend and former teammate Todd Heap is currently going through after the tragic death of Heap's 3-year-old daughter last week. Flacco, however, said that he and his wife, Dana, will be traveling to Arizona on..." April 20

  • NFL owners chipped in millions to fund President Trump’s inauguration events

    Sporting News "Redskins owner Daniel Snyder was among many high-rolling sports figures to contribute to President Donald Trump's inaugural festivities, including six other NFL owners who donated $1 million, The Washington Post reported, citing a Federal Election Commission filing it obtained. The Republican..." April 20

  • Phil Simms joining CBS’ The NFL Today as studio analyst

    Sportsnaut "CBS announced Wednesday that Phil Simms will be joining the show The NFL Today as a studio analyst. Simms had previously made it clear he wasn’t done working in broadcasting after being bumped for Tony Romo in the live booth next to Jim Nantz. A consummate professional, we expect Simms to..." April 19

  • Poll: 87 percent of NFL fans oppose their team drafting player with history of violence against women

    Sportsnaut "According to one poll, the majority of NFL fans aren’t on board with their favorite team drafting a player who has physically abused a woman. “A Marist poll conducted for HBO’s Real Sports found that the vast majority of fans — 87 percent — say that they would oppose their favorite NFL team..." April 19

  • Ravens shouldn't mortgage the future by trading picks

    Baltimore Sun "It is the game inside the game the Ravens have to play every year at draft time. Should they trade up to possibly get a big time playmaker or trade down to gain more picks in what experts say is a draft loaded with depth? The guess here is that the Ravens will stay with their No. 16 overall..." April 18

  • Corey Davis set to visit Titans, Ravens this week

    Pro Football Talk "At a press conference earlier this month, Ravens General Manager Ozzie Newsome said that the team would “turn that card in in a hurry” if they felt they could get a wide receiver who can help Joe Flacco in the first round of the draft. One of the receivers who could be available to the team..." April 16

  • Ravens, Cardinals issue statements of support for Heap family

    Pro Football Talk "As former NFL tight end Todd Heap and his family deal with the tragic loss of Todd and Ashley’s three-year-old daughter, the teams for whom Heap played have issued statements of support. “We cannot imagine the heartbreak and sorry Todd and Ashley’s family feels right now,” said the Ravens, who..." April 15

  • Todd Heap accidentally hits, kills 3-year-old daughter while moving truck

    ESPN "Retired Pro Bowl tight end Todd Heap accidentally struck and killed his 3-year-old daughter Friday afternoon while moving his truck, according to Mesa, Arizona, police. The incident happened in the driveway of a home in the gated community of Las Sendas. Police responded to a car/pedestrian..." April 15

  • Corey Davis Would Be 'Home-Run Pick' For Ravens

    BaltimoreRavens.com "Wide receiver seems to be the Ravens’ flavor of the day in the latest round of mock drafts. Most draft analysts believe the Ravens will select a receiver with the No. 16 pick, and a common option is Western Michigan’s Corey Davis. If that happens, NFL Network’s draft expert Daniel Jeremiah..." April 14

  • Jerraud Powers announces retirement

    Pro Football Talk "After eight seasons in the NFL, cornerback Jerraud Powers announced his retirement on Thursday. In a lengthy instagram post, Powers said that he still believes he can play at a high level. However, he said “mentally, I’m ready for the next chapter of my life.” “The game of football changed..." April 14

  • Ravens inform league that they'd prefer no post-London week bye

    Baltimore Sun "The 2017 NFL regular-season schedule could come out as early as next week and if the Ravens have their way, their bye won't fall on Week Four. Ravens president Dick Cass confirmed that the team has asked the league not to give the team their bye following the Week Three game against the..." April 13

  • NFL players on the trading block: Big names who could get dealt

    ESPN "Of all the potential NFL offseason storylines, "Seahawks trade Richard Sherman" would have ranked among the least believable two or three months ago. Yet, here we are. Sherman and the Seahawks, one of the most beautiful and successful pairings of player and NFL organization in the past..." April 12

  • Tony Jefferson keeps his word, gives No. 21 back to Lardarius Webb

    Baltimore Sun "Safety acquisition Tony Jefferson initially settled on wearing No. 21, which was open at the time following the release of longtime Raven Lardarius Webb. However, when asked on Twitter what would happen if Webb re-signed with the Ravens, Jefferson said he would give the veteran his number back..." April 11

  • NFL Relocation Fees Are Revenues The Players Will Never Touch

    Deadspin "NFL owners are poised to rake in a fortune from the recent franchise relocations of the Rams, Chargers, and Raiders. Those owners naturally won’t be sharing a penny from that windfall with the players. As a condition of approving all three franchise moves in the last 15 months, the league..." April 11

  • NFL releases 2017 preseason schedule

    NFL.com "The NFL released the entire 2017 preseason schedule Monday. The 65-game slate features eight nationally televised matchups, including a game between the Chargers and Rams at the Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum on Aug. 26 at 8 p.m. ET. The 2017 preseason will kick off Thursday, Aug. 3 (NBC, 8 p.m...." April 11

  • NFL Fining Players Who Participated In Vegas Arm Wrestling Event

    CBS Pittsburgh "Pittsburgh Steelers linebacker James Harrison is reportedly getting fined by the NFL, but not for what you might think. Over the weekend Harrison and dozens of other current and former NFL players reportedly participated in the Pro Football Arm Wrestling Championship at the MGM Grand Hotel &..." April 10