Ravens Rumors & News

  • 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

  • Jeremy Maclin leaves Baltimore without a deal

    Sportsnaut "According to ESPN’s Dianna Russini, free agent Jeremy Maclin met with the Baltimore Ravens but left without striking a deal. This news comes just one day after Maclin met with the Buffalo Bills. Reportedly, a salary conflict may have been one of the factors as to why Maclin walked away from..." June 08

  • Jets have spoken to Ravens about Eric Decker trade

    Pro Football Talk "The Ravens’ Thursday visit with Jeremy Maclin didn’t result in a deal, but he’s not the only veteran receiver who could fill out the team’s depth chart. The Jets are trying to trade Eric Decker and Albert Breer of TheMMQB.com reports that the Ravens are one of the teams they have spoken to..." June 08

  • Dennis Pitta still hospitalized after “procedures” on hip

    ESPN "Tight end Dennis Pitta remains hospitalized after reinjuring his hip, Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh said Thursday. Pitta, who was released Wednesday by the Ravens, has undergone "procedures" over the past week, according to Harbaugh. Harbaugh said he hasn't spoken with Pitta but he..." June 08

  • Jeremy Maclin visits Ravens after meeting with Bills

    NFL.com "The Jeremy Maclin visit tour is in full swing. After visiting Buffalo on Tuesday and Wednesday, Maclin visited with the Ravens on Thursday, according to NFL Network's Mike Garafolo. The 29-year-old, who played with the Chiefs for the past two seasons, was released by Kansas City on..." June 08

  • Dennis Pitta exits Baltimore with no additional compensation

    Pro Football Talk "Of the various buzzwords that apply to the departure of a player from an NFL team, “injury settlement” gets used repeatedly. “Injury waiver” rarely applies. It applies in the case of former Ravens receiver Dennis Pitta, whose departure indeed came pursuant to an injury waiver. PFT has obtained..." June 08

  • Ravens Release Tight End Dennis Pitta

    BaltimoreRavens.com "The Ravens have released tight end Dennis Pitta with an injury waiver after he re-injured his hip in an Organized Team Activities practice last week, sadly ending his time in Baltimore. It’s Pitta’s third hip injury, leading to questions about whether he will call it a career. According to..." June 07

  • Players' union believes language in many rookie deals violates CBA

    ESPN "The NFL Players Association has identified language in about 160 of this year's rookie contracts that it believes violates the collective bargaining agreement and is considering filing grievances to have the deals voided. "The union has undergone a comprehensive review of rookie contracts and..." June 07

  • Eric Decker Trade Rumors: Ravens Among Potential Suitors for Jets WR

    Bleacher Report "As the New York Jets explore their options with wide receiver Eric Decker, the Baltimore Ravens have emerged as a potential suitor. CBS Sports' Jason La Canfora reported the Ravens were among the teams New York reached out to about a possible deal for Decker, adding it's "not out of the realm..." June 07

  • Jets reached out to Steve Smith about playing in 2017

    NFL.com "The New York Jets' 2017 housecleaning has seen a host of marquee names jettisoned in favor of a blatant rebuilding effort. If the team is willing to cut ties with proven wideouts such as Brandon Marshall and Eric Decker, it's worth wondering why the front office operatives would explore the..." June 07

  • Ravens could target WR Eric Decker if he hits free agent market

    USA Today "The New York Jets have been doing a minor purge this week. First up was linebacker David Harris. Now they are set to let wide receiver Eric Decker go at some point this week barring a last-minute trade deal. Decker could be the perfect backup option for the Baltimore Ravens if they can’t land..." June 06

  • Jeremy Maclin will visit Bills, maybe the Ravens

    Pro Football Talk "Now that Jeremy Maclin can officially talk to teams, he’s lining up visits with a pair of them. According to Adam Schefter of ESPN, Maclin is scheduled to visit the Bills today, and plans are being made to see the Ravens Wednesday as well. Of course, the Bills can prevent him from making..." June 06

  • Ravens add Al-Hajj Shabazz, cut Kyle Arrington

    Pro Football Talk "Brandon Boykin isn’t the only addition to the cornerback corps in Baltimore. The Ravens officially announced Boykin’s signing Monday afternoon and added word that they have also signed Al-Hajj Shabazz. Veteran Kyle Arrington was released to keep the roster at 90 players. Shabazz has spent..." June 05

  • Brandon Boykin Signs with Ravens After 1 Year with Bears

    Bleacher Report "The Baltimore Ravens signed cornerback Brandon Boykin to add depth to their secondary, his agent Ken Sarnoff announced Monday. As Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun noted, he could replace Tavon Young, who tore his ACL while taking part in team activities. Boykin spent all of last season on..." June 05

  • Terrance West takes nothing for granted, especially starting RB role

    ESPN "A year ago, Terrance West was fighting for a roster spot. Now, he's the Baltimore Ravens' unquestioned starter at running back. But West insists he's as hungry as he's ever been. "Anything can change any given day, any practice," West said. "Each and every day you’ve just got to come out..." June 05

  • Ravens make sense for Jeremy Maclin, if they have the cap space

    Pro Football Talk "The Chiefs’ surprising decision to cut receiver Jeremy Maclin on Friday instantly makes Maclin the most attractive free agent on the market, a player who will have multiple offers. One of those offers will surely come from Baltimore. The Ravens were already in need of a receiver after losing..." June 03

  • Potential landing spots for Jeremy Maclin

    NFL.com "Now that we've had time to digest Kansas City's Friday evening release of Jeremy Maclin, it's time to project where the veteran could be headed. At 29 years old, one would think he's got at least a couple more years of effective football left in him. As we detailed Friday, his stats did see a..." June 03

  • Is The NFLPA Still Preparing For A Lockout?

    Pro Football Rumors "We learned back in May that the NFLPA’s board of representatives had approved a plan that would set aside millions of dollars into a “work-stoppage fund,” allowing the players to make some money if an NFL season is cancelled or delayed. Now, it sounds like the Players Association wants the..." June 03

  • The NFL will allow liquor ads during their games this year

    The Comeback "You’re about to start seeing liquor ads during NFL games this season. According to the Wall Street Journal, the NFL has relented on allowing liquor ads during games, though the total spots will be limited to just four per game and two during pre and postgame shows. The NFL said it will accept..." June 03

  • Elvis Dumervil to work out for 49ers

    Pro Football Talk "The 49ers are reportedly set to take a look at one of the top unsigned veteran pass rushers. Dan Graziano of ESPN.com reports that the team will have Elvis Dumervil in for a workout in the coming days. Dumervil was released by the Ravens in March and there hasn’t been much news of interest in..." June 02

  • Ravens first-round pick Marlon Humphrey learning what it means to be a pro

    Baltimore Sun "Cornerback Marlon Humphrey used to wonder how playing football was a job. After a few weeks in the Ravens' system, which has included two weeks of organized team activities with his veteran teammates and a host of long days at the facility, the first-round draft pick understands. “You get..." June 02

  • Ravens' Pitta reinjures hip at OTAs, undergoing tests to determine severity

    Pro Football Talk "Dennis Pitta completed a comeback few expected last year, but has had a setback this year. The Ravens announced that the veteran tight end re-injured his hip during Friday’s Organized Team Activity session, and is being evaluated to determine the severity of the injury now. The team put out..." June 02

  • Ravens fear Dennis Pitta’s latest hip injury may be career-ending

    Pro Football Talk "Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta has a history of serious hip injuries, and the latest injury could be the worst. The Ravens released an ominous statement about Pitta injuring his hip again this week, and there have now been reports from both ESPN and NFL Media suggesting that the team fears the..." June 02

  • Ravens cornerback Tavon Young suffers torn ACL

    NFL.com "The Baltimore Ravens lost an important member of their secondary on Thursday. Second-year cornerback Tavon Young suffered a torn ACL in organized team activities, the team announced. According to the Ravens website, Young suffered the injury while attempting an interception. Coach John..." June 02

  • Key Ravens CB Tavon Young helped off field after knee injury

    Yardbarker "The Baltimore Ravens lost cornerback Tavon Young to a leg injury during an interception return in Thursday’s OTA practice, per Jamison Hensley of ESPN. “Ravens cornerback Tavon Young, the team’s top nickel-back, was helped off the field by trainers after injuring his leg midway through..." June 01