Ravens Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Ravens complete reunion with Lardarius Webb

    Pro Football Talk "In March, the Ravens released safety Lardarius Webb when the numbers didn’t work. They agreed to re-sign him Saturday when they did. The veteran is back with his briefly-former team, reaching a three-year contract that, at a potential value of up to $10.5 million, is less pricey than his..." April 09

  • Ravens re-sign veteran Lardarius Webb to lesser deal

    ESPN "The Baltimore Ravens brought one of their long-time defensive backs back at a reduced rate and a reduced role. Lardarius Webb, 31, was re-signed to a three-year deal by the Ravens on Saturday, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. This comes nearly four weeks after Webb was cut by the..." April 09

  • RAVENS ANALYZE THEIR SECOND-ROUND DRAFT HITS AND MISSES

    BaltimoreRavens.com "Often, it’s the first-round picks that get the scrutiny. But during Wednesday’s pre-draft press conference, General Manager Ozzie Newsome and Assistant General Manager Eric DeCosta were asked to assess some of their second-round selections. In short, what’s up with the lack of production..." April 07

  • Seven most realistic Richard Sherman trade scenarios

    Sportsnaut "We have no real idea whether the Seattle Seahawks will trade Richard Sherman. What we do know is that he’s firmly on the trade block and the asking price is said to be both a high-round pick and a good player. That pretty much limits the teams that could make a play for the All Pro cornerback...." April 07

  • Ravens decision-makers discuss 'daunting' process of draft prep

    Baltimore Sun "As he prepares to lead his 22nd draft with the Ravens, general manager Ozzie Newsome is leaning on a philosophy that he learned while playing at Alabama under Paul "Bear" Bryant. "Historically, for me, and it started back when I played for Coach Bryant, you always feel like you could get..." April 06

  • Ravens won’t hesitate to take a wide receiver in the first round

    Pro Football Talk "Among the players that have visited with the Ravens in the pre-draft process have been wide receivers Mike Williams and John Ross, which comes as little surprise given the way the offseason has played out thus far. Steve Smith retired and Kamar Aiken left for the Colts as a free agent, leaving..." April 06

  • Ozzie Newsome: High probability Ravens sign a free agent before the draft

    Pro Football Talk "Center Nick Mangold paid a visit to the Ravens on Wednesday that ended without a contract for the longtime Jets starter, but it sounds like a veteran will be joining the team in the not too distant future. During a press conference on Wednesday, General Manager Ozzie Newsome was asked about the..." April 06

  • Ravens sign wide receiver Michael Campanaro to new 1-year deal

    Baltimore Sun "Restricted free agent wide receiver Michael Campanaro signed a new one-year deal with the Ravens that could be worth as much as $2 million, according to sources. The deal replaces the $1.79 million original-round restricted free agent tender and opens up about $600,000 in salary cap space for..." April 06

  • Ravens bringing back Lardarius Webb

    Pro Football Talk "The Ravens spent the offseason reshaping their secondary. But they chose to bring back one of their old guys, albeit at a reduced rate. According to Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com, the Ravens are close to a deal to bring back veteran defensive back Lardarius Webb. The..." April 06

  • Amazon Scores With Live-Streaming Rights For NFL 'TNF' Package

    Sports Business Daily "Amazon will replace Twitter in live streaming the NFL’s “Thursday Night Football.” The company will livestream the 10 “TNF” games carried by CBS and NBC as part of a one-year deal that the league announced late Tuesday. Amazon paid $50M for the rights, substantially more than the $10M that Twitter..." April 05

  • Ravens Bringing In Veteran C Nick Mangold For Visit

    NFL Trade Rumors "Jamison Hensley of ESPN is reporting that the Ravens are bringing in veteran C Nick Mangold for a visit in the coming days. According to Hensley, Mangold arrived in Baltimore late Tuesday afternoon and will stay through Wednesday. The Ravens could actually use a solid option at center after..." April 05

  • Eagles acquire Timmy Jernigan from the Ravens

    Pro Football Talk "The Cowboys aren’t the only team making news in the NFC East. The Eagles announced that they have acquired defensive lineman Timmy Jernigan in a trade with the Ravens. Jernigan had been the subject of trade rumors after the Ravens signed Brandon Williams to a five-year, $54 million contract...." April 04

  • Hard Knocks will remain on HBO with new four-year deal

    Awful Announcing "When it comes to sports documentaries, HBO’s Hard Knocks was revolutionary. It may be impossible to believe it now, but Hard Knocks has been around since 2001 when the Baltimore Ravens first took the plunge to allow HBO cameras into their training camp. Since that time the NFL has had a team..." April 03

  • 7 NFL teams that should take a chance on Josh Gordon if he’s reinstated

    Fox Sports "Josh Gordon has been out of the NFL since 2014. He was suspended for all of 2015, and was banned indefinitely last season after being briefly reinstated in July. He’s a super talented wide receiver who proved to be exactly that in 2013, but his off-field troubles have prevented him from realizing..." April 02

  • Terrell Suggs: Colin Kaepernick is being blackballed by NFL teams

    TMZ "Terrell Suggs says he's CERTAIN Colin Kaepernick is being blackballed by NFL teams over his national anthem protest ... but tells TMZ Sports he's offered his full support to the QB. When we asked the Baltimore Ravens superstar if he had any advice for Kaepernick, he responded -- "I told him,..." March 31

  • John Harbaugh: Expectation is to win multiple Super Bowls with Joe Flacco

    ESPN "Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh believes Joe Flacco is an elite quarterback, a franchise one and an eventual member in a very prestigious club. In the 51-year history of the Super Bowl, there have been 12 quarterbacks to hoist the Lombardi Trophy multiple times. If Harbaugh is right with..." March 31

  • John Harbaugh excited to see how Ravens' competition at tight end plays out

    Baltimore Sun "he Ravens still could make a decision on 36-year-old tight end Benjamin Watson, who is recovering from a torn Achilles tendon and carries a $4 million salary cap number for 2017. But as things stand, Ravens coach John Harbaugh doesn’t see an immediate need to lessen the team’s logjam at the..." March 30

  • NFL concussion settlement takes nasty turn

    ESPN "The $1 billion NFL concussion settlement -- nearly six years in the making yet still to deliver a penny to former players and their families for brain injuries stemming from football -- is revealing the underbelly of the legal system to former players and their families. As they finally close..." March 29

  • NFL: Concussions dropped by around 10 percent

    Fanrag Sports "According to the NFL, concussions dropped in 2016, falling by around 10 percent. That would make it appear that the strict concussion protocol has been working. Since the lawsuit, the NFL has been working to cut back on concussions. They originally rose with the new protocol, but the NFL..." March 28

  • John Harbaugh in favor of reunion with Anquan Boldin

    NFL.com "After their teams squared off in the Super Bowl four years ago, John Harbaugh's Ravens traded postseason hero Anquan Boldin to Jim Harbaugh's 49ers. Now John is open to bringing Boldin back to Baltimore. "I know he loved it in Baltimore, and I loved him in Baltimore," Harbaugh said Tuesday,..." March 28

  • John Harbaugh on notion Colin Kaepernick is blackballed: ‘Stupid, intellectually lazy’ argument

    Sportsnaut "Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh didn’t hold back any punches when asked about whether Colin Kaepernick is being blackballed by the NFL. This, of course, is at least indirectly in response to Richard Sherman’s recent comments in which he said Kaepernick absolutely is being punished for..." March 28

  • 2017 NFL schedule: League reportedly hoping to unveil full schedule in late April

    CBS Sports "The release of the NFL schedule has become much more than an announcement with a long list of football games to be played in the future. It’s become a full-blown spectacle, with a three- or four-hour television program planned around it on multiple networks. This despite everyone already knowing..." March 28

  • Leaping block attempts on field goals, extra points expected to be banned

    ESPN "NFL owners are expected to pass a rule on Tuesday that will prohibit players from leaping over linemen to try to block field goal and extra-point attempts, sources told ESPN's Adam Schefter. Sources said the league feels the play is too dangerous and a player could get flipped over and..." March 28

  • NFL Owners Approve Raiders' Relocation Proposal

    NBC New York "NFL owners have given the Oakland Raiders the green light to continue with their current home in the East Bay in favor of Las Vegas. Stay tuned for updates. Monday could be the day many fans of the "Silver and Black" have feared for years. NFL owners stationed in Phoenix could vote as..." March 28

  • The NFL has an odd rule about refs visiting Las Vegas during the regular season

    CBS Sports "If the Raiders want to have an officiating crew at the first game they play in Las Vegas, then the NFL is going to have change one of its weirdest rules, which you probably didn’t even know about: NFL refs aren’t allowed to visit Sin City during the season. Under current league policy, every..." March 27

  • NFL owners to rake in absurd money in Rams, Chargers and Raiders relocation fees

    Sportsnaut "NFL owners are in Phoenix, Arizona for the Annual League Meeting, and they’re expected to approve a proposal that would send the Oakland Raiders to Las Vegas. Now we have at least one idea about why there is so much overwhelming support for the proposed move, as it means more money in the..." March 27

  • Is There An Eventual Terrell Suggs Replacement In The Draft?

    BaltimoreRavens.com "Terrell Suggs isn’t going anywhere soon, but even the 34-year-old linebacker has said on the back nine of his career. The Ravens could use immediate pass rush help, especially after Elvis Dumervil’s release, and could use a long-term solution for when Suggs leaves. That begs the question, in..." March 24

  • ESPN formally announces Suzy Kolber, Samantha Ponder, Trey Wingo to head NFL studio shows

    Awful Announcing "Three weeks ago, Jim Miller reported that ESPN would replace Chris Berman with a trio of studio hosts: Trey Wingo, Suzy Kolber and Samantha Ponder. On Thursday, ESPN finally confirmed the news, announcing that Kolber will host Monday Night Countdown, Ponder will lead Sunday NFL Countdown and Wingo..." March 23

  • Ravens' Dennis Pitta takes pay cut for second consecutive season

    ESPN "Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta took a $2.5 million pay cut for the next two seasons to remain with the team, according to a league source. Pitta, who led all tight ends last season with 86 receptions, will make $2.5 million in base salary in 2017 along with a $500,000 roster bonus. He..." March 22

  • Tony Jefferson: Picked Ravens after trying on uniforms via Madden

    ESPN "Many NFL players check out Madden just to see their ratings. Others spend hours on the game because it takes them back to their childhood. For safety Tony Jefferson, Madden was a factor in his ultimately signing with the Baltimore Ravens in free agency. "I am a guy of swagger, so I gotta..." March 22

  • Two gaping holes on offensive line now should be Ravens' biggest concern

    Baltimore Sun "The Ravens' 2017 offseason was expected to be about finding a top receiver, pass rusher or cornerback. As of last week, the top concern became the offensive line. The basic philosophy of winning football is simple: If your front five can beat their front five, you're probably going to win most..." March 21