Ravens Rumors & News

  • Semifinalists for Pro Football Hall of Fame's 2016 class

    NFL.com "The Pro Football Hall of Fame's Class of 2016 was trimmed down to 25 on Tuesday during NFL Network's Gold Jacket Semifinalists special. The original field of 108 nominees and these selections will be cut to 15 in early January. The group of semifinalists includes 22 players and three coaches,..." November 25

  • What are the worst calls by referees this season? Here are our top five

    Yahoo! Sports "Super Bowl 50, billed as a celebration of a half-century of what has become the pinnacle sporting event in the Western Hemisphere, was marred — before the game ever started — on an obscure automatic coin toss loss by the Carolina Panthers for sending too many captains (teams are allowed six) out..." November 25

  • Ravens claim Jimmy Clausen

    Pro Football Talk "The Ravens have found their backup quarterback for Matt Schaub. The team announced Tuesday that they have claimed Jimmy Clausen off of waivers from the Bears. Clausen was dropped in Chicago Monday to make room for David Fales on the 53-man roster. Clausen will be reunited with Ravens..." November 24

  • Ray Lewis: I would take Rex Ryan over Bill Belichick

    Larry Brown Sports "Ray Lewis picked the Buffalo Bills to defeat the New England Patriots during the “Monday Night Football” pregame this week, and part of the reason for that is he would rather play for Rex Ryan than Bill Belichick. Before the Patriots hung on to beat the Bills 20-13, Lewis spoke about the..." November 24

  • NFL Targets Massive Payday in Thursday Night TV Deal

    The Hollywood Reporter "One of the last big sports rights opportunities for several years is about to become available to TV networks. The NFL's Thursday Night Football — which for the past two seasons has aired on CBS via one-year deals — is generating intense interest as the league is likely to extend the length of the..." November 23

  • Eugene Monroe out with left shoulder injury

    Baltimore Sun "An injury-riddled season for Ravens left tackle Eugene Monroe continued Sunday when, after a strong first half, Monroe left the game in the second half to have his left shoulder looked at. Monroe will not return, the team announced. Monroe missed the Week 8 win over the San Diego Chargers..." November 22

  • Ravens beat Rams 16-13, but Flacco tears ACL and is out for the season

    Baltimore Sun "The Ravens won today's game as time expired, but they lost quarterback Joe Flacco for the rest of the season with a torn ACL and possibly a torn MCL. He played the final two drives with the knee injury and put the Ravens into position to win. The Ravens also lost top running back Justin Forsett..." November 22

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    Baltimore Ravens @Ravens

    Justin Forsett has a broken right arm. He is out for the rest of the game.

  • Joe Flacco out for year with torn ACL

    NFL.com "Baltimore Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco suffered a season-ending knee injury during the team's 16-13 win over the St. Louis Rams on Sunday, coach John Harbaugh said after the game. Flacco tore his ACL and possibly suffered a torn MCL, but managed to finish the game, Harbaugh said." November 22

  • Justin Forsett leaves Rams game with fractured arm

    SB Nation "Baltimore Ravens running back Justin Forsett left the team's game against the St. Louis Rams with an arm injury on Sunday. Forsett took a huge hit from Rams defensive lineman Aaron Donald and was down on the field for some time. Eventually, his arm was put in an air cast on the sideline and he was..." November 22

  • Ravens to sign former Houston Texans cornerback Jumal Rolle

    Baltimore Beat Down "According to Aaron Wilson, the Baltimore Ravens are set to sign former Houston Texans cornerback Jumal Rolle to their practice squad. Rolle, an undrafted player in the 2013 NFL Draft out of Catawba College, comes to the Ravens at 25 years old. Rolle got his biggest shot as a Houston Texan after..." November 19

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    Jeff Zrebiec @jeffzrebiecsun

    Ravens reach injury settlement with Asa Jackson. He's no longer on IR.

  • Report: 2016 NFL Draft to allow trades for compensatory picks

    Sportsnaut "The NFL is reportedly considering an exciting new twist to the 2016 NFL Draft. Prior to the upcoming draft in Chicago, compensatory draft picks were off the table for any potential trades. However, the league is expected to allow them to be part of the trade equation this spring, which ESPN’s..." November 19

  • Harbaugh moving on from Sunday's officiating mistake

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "John Harbaugh said he couldn’t afford to linger on the officiating gaffe that cost the Ravens at the end of Sunday’s loss to the Jaguars. The NFL has admitted the Jaguars were not properly set before their final snap from scrimmage, and should have been called for a game-ending false start..." November 19

  • Harbaugh still hopeful Perriman's knee woes won't linger beyond 2015

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "Ravens coach John Harbaugh said he had been told that wide receiver Breshad Perriman would have knee problems that lingered beyond this season. Perriman was placed on injured reserve Tuesday with a knee injury that occurred the first day of training camp in August. The Ravens have called the..." November 18

  • Jeremy Zuttah to IR, Ravens promote Terrance West

    Pro Football Talk "The Ravens placed a pair of players on season-ending injured reserve on Tuesday and the moves continued on Wednesday. Center Jeremy Zuttah won’t play again this year due to a torn pectoral muscle. Zuttah had started 25 straight regular season games for the team since being acquired in a trade..." November 18

  • Report: No suspension of officials for Jags-Ravens screwup

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL has admitted its error, in letting the Jaguars win a game they should have lost. But they’re not punishing the guys who allowed that to happen. According to Kevin Seifert of ESPN.com, citing a source with first-hand knowledge of the situation, the league is not expected to issue any..." November 18

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    Brian Bower @sportguyRSR

    Ravens also cut WR/PR Jeremy Ross and sign WR Kaelin Clay, TE Chase Ford and CB Cassius Vaughn.

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    Brian Bower @sportguyRSR

    #Ravens announce wide receiver Breshad Perriman has been placed on IR as has Asa Jackson.

  • Former Ravens 2nd-round pick convicted on animal neglect charges

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "Former Ravens defensive tackle Terrence Cody was convicted of multiple animal neglect charges Monday, while being acquitted of the most serious animal abuse charges. According to the Baltimore Sun, Cody was found guilty on five counts of neglecting his dog that died in January. Cody was also..." November 17

  • NFL admits to officiating error in Jaguars' win over Ravens

    Sporting News "The Jaguars were given an untimed down to kick a game-winning field goal against the Ravens, but they should not have had that opportunity. The NFL admitted Monday that a false start should have been called on the Jaguars on the previous play, in which Ravens linebacker Elvis Dumervil was hit..." November 17

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    Jeff Zrebiec @jeffzrebiecsun

    According to NFL spokesman Michael Signora, the officials erred on that final play, which should have not happened and Ravens would have won

  • Jaguars accept Ravens' last gift, win on game-ending Myers kick

    Jacksonville Times-Union "The Jaguars were handed a gift, but refused to take it. Until they got one more that will be remembered for a long time. Jaguars kicker Jason Myers made a 53-yard field goal to end the game on an untimed down to give the Jaguars a stunning 22-20 win over Baltimore on Sunday at M&T Bank..." November 15

  • Dennis Pitta won't play this season, says he's not ready to retire

    Baltimore Sun "Dennis Pitta pushed back as hard as he could. He challenged doctors and defied the wishes of friends and family members just by returning to practice. But a decision had to be made and no matter how badly he wanted to be out there with his Ravens teammates, the tight end just couldn’t escape this..." November 12

  • Dennis Pitta told not safe to resume career with Ravens

    ESPN "Doctors have advised Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta that it is not safe for him to resume his NFL career after two major hip operations, league sources told ESPN. Pitta still has the ability to override the doctors' recommendations, according to sources, and continue his push to..." November 11

  • Dennis Pitta headed to IR, won’t try comeback from hip injury

    Pro Football Talk "All the advice Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta was getting pointed toward him not coming back this year, though he wanted to. It appears the doctors and the Ravens were able to convince him. Ravens coach John Habaugh just told reporters that Pitta would be placed on injured reserve, meaning he..." November 11

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    Field Yates @FieldYates

    Source: the Ravens tried out former Browns first round pick DL Phil Taylor. Big bodied former Baylor standout.

  • Doctors likely have final say in Dennis Pitta's future

    ESPN "Tight end Dennis Pitta wants to return this season, and the Baltimore Ravens are ready to welcome him back after seeing how tough he was to cover in recent practices. So, will the Ravens activate Pitta off the physically unable to perform list Wednesday? That decision might ultimately be out of..." November 10

  • NFL officials in Mexico City, seeing if it’s ready for 2016 game

    Pro Football Talk "As the NFL continues to expand its inventory in England, they’re also looking at games outside our borders but on our continent. According to Albert Breer of the NFL Network, a group of league officials will be in Mexico City through Wednesday, trying to determine if Azteca Stadium is prepared..." November 10

  • Carolina Panthers survive, move to 8-0 with 37-29 victory over Packers

    Charlotte Observer "The Carolina Panthers seemed well on their way to continuing their undefeated streak, but they had to make it interesting. Up 37-14 in the fourth quarter against the Green Bay Packers, the Panthers had a late-game scare for a second consecutive week. But this week Carolina didn’t need overtime..." November 08

  • Ray Rice hopes to work for NFL, raise awareness of domestic violence

    ESPN "Ray Rice, unlike Greg Hardy, is still not playing for an NFL team after his high-profile arrest for domestic violence. And if Rice doesn't get a second chance, the former running back said that instead, he'd like to work for the league to help raise awareness of the issue. Asked by ESPN's..." November 08

  • Ray Rice -- 'Staying Ready' ... Waiting for NFL Opportunity

    TMZ "With NFL running backs going down like dominoes, Ray Rice is still training hard -- "staying ready" -- hoping that he'll get the call to come back to the league ... sources close to the RB tell TMZ Sports. Rice hasn't played a single down since the 2013 season ... right before he was suspended..." November 05

  • Smartphone Breathalyzer Company Ranks the Drunkest NFL Fanbases (Congrats, Buffalo!)

    Complex "Ever wonder which NFL fanbases get the drunkest while watching their respective teams play? Thanks to the folks at BacTRACK -- a company that sells smartphone breathalyzers -- we may have the answer. Using data collected by BacTRACK during the first seven Sundays of the NFL season, and dividing..." November 04

  • Ravens sign WR Morgan with Steve Smith out for year

    NFL.com "With Steve Smith Sr. out for the season -- and perhaps his career -- the Baltimore Ravens have added a wide receiver. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reports that the Ravens signed wideout Joe Morgan on Tuesday, per a source informed of the move. Morgan appeared in 21 games over four years..." November 04

  • Ravens overcome costly injuries to beat Chargers on Tucker FG

    CSN Mid-Atlantic "What we learned watching the Ravens (2-6) snap a three-game losing streak, defeating the Chargers, 29-26: 1. The Ravens clearly have plenty of fight left. They trailed in the fourth quarter in this game, and with injuries to key plays. But the Ravens found a way, getting a game-winning..." November 02

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    Jeff Zrebiec @jeffzrebiecsun

    Ravens will have a WR workout this week. Hakeem Nicks and others will take part. Haven't heard that Wes Welker will be part of that group.

  • Report: Steve Smith leaning toward playing next year

    Larry Brown Sports "Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith suffered a season-ending Achilles injury Sunday, and he may not want that to be the last thing that happens in his incredible NFL career. Jason La Canfora of CBSSports.com reports that Smith is leaning toward returning for another season in..." November 02

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    Bryan DeNovellis @bryandeno

    Ravens WR Steve Smith, Jr. just hobbled off the field after grabbing his Achilles. He put no weight on that foot. Not good.

  • Steve Smith Sr. leaps up WR yardage list

    ESPN "Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith Sr. moved into the NFL's top 10 in career receiving yards, passing Cris Carter in the second quarter of Sunday's game against the San Diego Chargers. Smith, 36, moved into the top 10 on a 9-yard catch and has 13,907 receiving yards in his 15-year career. James..." November 01

  • Steve Smith out for season with torn Achilles

    NFL.com "Sunday's plague of NFL injuries has struck Baltimore Ravens star wideout Steve Smith. Smith suffered a torn Achilles during the team's 29-26 win over the San Diego Chargers and is done for the season, coach John Harbaugh said after the game. The 36-year-old wide receiver immediately pointed..." November 01

  • Sources: Ravens tell teams Steve Smith not available in trade

    ESPN "The Baltimore Ravens have told inquiring teams that veteran wide receiver Steve Smith Sr. is not available in a trade, league sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. Multiple teams have contacted the Ravens to ask about the 36-year-old Smith, sources told Schefter. The 15-year veteran..." November 01

  • Injured Ravens safety Matt Elam suspended one game

    Pro Football Talk "Ravens safety Matt Elam has been suspended by the NFL for one game that he wasn’t going to play anyway. The Ravens announced today that the NFL suspended Elam without pay for one game for violating the league’s Policy and Program for Substances of Abuse." October 31

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    Jamison Hensley @jamisonhensley

    Ravens WR Steve Smith (knee) was practicing, although he ran with a little hitch, especially on longer routes.... https://t.co/VXPaYvgQaS

  • Terrell Suggs is nowhere to be found, but Ozzie Newsome says he'll return

    Baltimore Sun "The last time anyone in the Ravens front office or coaching staff saw outside linebacker Terrell Suggs was shortly after he ruptured his Achilles tendon in the season opener on Sept. 13 against the Broncos in Denver. Since then, they've received no phone calls and just one text message from the..." October 30

  • Ray Rice: I’m doing what I’ve go to do to get another shot

    Sportsnaut "According to Luke Broadwater of The Baltimore Sun, former NFL running back Ray Rice still has not given up on his hopes to play in the NFL again. “I’m doing what I’ve got to do to get another shot.” Broadwater notes Rice and wife Janay visited Baltimore on Wednesday to provide new uniforms..." October 29

  • NFL admits officiating mistake in Ravens-Cardinals

    Sporting News "Another week, another “my bad” from NFL referees. The league admitted Tuesday that referee Ronald Tolbert missed a call during Monday night’s matchup between the Cardinals and Ravens. NFL head of officiating Dean Blandino said Tolbert was distracted when Ravens lineman John Urschel reported..." October 28

  • Cardinals hold on to beat Baltimore Ravens in nail-biter

    Arizona Republic "If we all didn’t know better, we would think the Cardinals came close to blowing a 16-point lead in the fourth quarter Monday night against the Ravens because they wanted to prove they could win a close game. At least it was something they could smile about later. The Cardinals won, but..." October 27

  • Joe Flacco's Headset Stopped Working On The Ravens' Final Drive

    Deadspin "After a few breaks went their way, the Ravens found themsleves eight points down with 76 yards to go and 1:53 left, with no timeouts. A tough task under the smoothest of circumstances—and even tougher when the Ravens’ sideline lost communication with the huddle. “The phones were going out,”..." October 27

  • NFL could change personal conduct discipline without CBA extension

    CBS Sports "Lost amid the actual football on the field is the ongoing lawsuit between Tom Brady and the NFL. The league lamented in its appeal filing Monday the "unfathomable" and "inexplicable" decision by U.S. District Judge Richard Berman to vacate Brady's suspension. All of this further underlines the..." October 27

  • Ravens' Steve Smith would give MNF refs 2-star review on Yelp

    Sporting News "Ravens receiver Steve Smith was one of many Baltimore players upset with the officiating during Monday night's game against the Cardinals. Coach John Harbaugh was visibly upset during the action when the refs called an illegal formation penalty on offensive lineman John Urschel, even though..." October 27