Ravens Rumors & News

  • Ravens vowing to rebound from Sunday’s demoralizing loss to the Jaguars

    Baltimore Sun "Teammates on the Ravens’ offensive side of the ball, quarterback Joe Flacco and wide receiver Mike Wallace have differing viewpoints on how to treat Sunday’s 44-7 loss to the Jacksonville Jaguars in London. Flacco said it is important for the team to review the film from the setback that..." September 26

  • What’s the solution to the anthem protests?

    Pro Football Talk "The Commander-in-Chief continues to express, in 140 characters or less, his views regarding the NFL and the national anthem. Most recently, President Trump suggested that “[t]he only way out for them is to set a rule that you can’t kneel during our National Anthem!” While that would definitely..." September 26

  • As rookie Jermaine Eluemunor lives out dream, rest of Ravens offensive line struggles versus Jags

    Baltimore Sun "What started as a dream come true for Ravens guard Jermaine Eluemunor ended as a nightmare for the team’s makeshift offensive line. Eluemunor, the London-born rookie fifth-round pick, not only was active for the first time in his career, but he also got significant playing time at right guard,..." September 25

  • Roger Goodell: I’m proud of way our league responded this weekend

    Pro Football Talk "NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell released a statement on Saturday morning in reaction to President Trump’s Friday night call for the league to get rid of “son of a bitch” players who don’t stand during the playing of the national anthem and his words were followed by many others from owners, players..." September 25

  • Donald Trump continues to take shots at NFL over flag

    Pro Football Talk "If the NFL was hoping Donald Trump would move on to another issue, they were mistaken. The President continued his war on the NFL via Twitter this morning, holding up NASCAR (where owners threatened to fire drivers or crew members who protested during the anthem) as the model for sporting..." September 25

  • Donald Trump Jr. takes a swipe at the NFL, too

    Pro Football Talk "They say football is family. Bashing the National Football League apparently is family, too. Donald Trump Jr. has chimed in regarding the issue his father took to unprecedented heights two nights ago, with this message on Twitter posted within the last hour: “If only Roger Goodell cared as much..." September 25

  • NFL Aiming To Expand London Schedule

    Pro Football Rumors "The NFL remains intent on gauging whether or not a franchise could function as a full-time London operation. To measure this, the league wants a team to play in multiple London games during a season. NFL executive VP of international Mark Waller said more games coming to London in subsequent..." September 25

  • Terrance West active for Ravens in London

    Pro Football Talk "The Ravens will have running back Terrance West in the lineup for Sunday’s game against the Jaguars in London. West missed two days of practice with a calf injury, but returned for a full session on Friday and drew a questionable tag on the final injury report. He’ll join Buck Allen and Alex..." September 24

  • Jeremy Maclin in concussion protocol after leaving Week 3 game

    Yardbarker "Jeremy Maclin left Sunday’s game against the Jacksonville Jaguars in the first half, and it appears the wide receiver suffered a head injury. Maclin hit his head and neck area on the turf while trying to catch a pass from Joe Flacco. The Baltimore Ravens announced that he had entered the NFL’s..." September 24

  • Baltimore Ravens bench Joe Flacco for Ryan Mallett

    ALL 22 "The Baltimore Ravens have benched starting quarterback Joe Flacco in favor of Ryan Mallett in London. The Ravens are getting routed 44-0 by the Jacksonville Jaguars in the fourth quarter on Sunday. Flacco had completed 8 of 18 passes for 28 yards and 2 interceptions, and the Ravens offense has..." September 24

  • Ray Lewis kneels with the Ravens during the anthem

    Pro Football Talk "Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis has found himself previously in the center of the Colin Kaepernick controversy, whose unemployment traces (whether anyone admits it or not) to his decision to become the first player to not stand during the national anthem. On Sunday in London, Lewis took a knee along..." September 24

  • Trump urges fans to boycott NFL in ongoing criticism of flag-kneeling players

    Fox News Sports "President Trump on Sunday extended his attack on NFL players who kneel during the national anthem, and suggested fans boycott games as he continued his call for team owners to “fire or suspend” the offenders. “If NFL fans refuse to go to games until players stop disrespecting our Flag &..." September 24

  • Ravens’ rookie from London hopes a British invasion is coming to the NFL

    Pro Football Talk "Ravens rookie Jermaine Eluemunor will play in London on Sunday, a homecoming for a young man who was born and raised in the London area and moved to the United States to explore the possibility of making it in American football. He hopes plenty more are following in his footsteps. Eluemunor..." September 23

  • Ravens suddenly thin at inside linebacker after loss of rookie Bam Bradley

    Baltimore Sun "The torn ACL in Bam Bradley’s left knee that has sidelined the Ravens rookie for the remainder of the season has had a two-pronged impact as he was a contributor on defense and special teams. But the undrafted free agent’s absence may be especially significant for the former. The team is now..." September 23

  • Ravens Pick Up $2.66M Of Cap Room By Reworking Tony Jefferson & Justin Tucker’s Deals

    NFL Trade Rumors "Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Ravens recently created $2.66 million of cap space by converting $1.96 million of S Tony Jefferson‘s salary and taking $1.79 million of K Justin Tucker‘s salary and converting this into signing bonuses. Jefferson, 25, wound up signing on with the Cardinals..." September 23

  • Goodell calls Trump comments divisive, disrespectful

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL has responded to Friday night’s comments from President Trump. And the NFL isn’t mincing words. “The NFL and our players are at our best when we help create a sense of unity in our country and our culture,” Commissioner Roger Goodell said. “There is no better example than the amazing..." September 23

  • Report: Predatory Lenders Are Preying On NFL Concussion Settlement Plaintiffs

    Deadspin "As the NFL’s estimated $1 billion concussion settlement winds its way through the process of getting the money into the hands of the former players it’s supposed to compensate, lawyers for some of those retired players told a federal judge this week about how predatory lenders and advisers have..." September 22

  • If NFL ratings stay low, broadcasters could see a $200 million earnings hit

    Awful Announcing "The NFL’s ratings have been a hot topic of discussion, but it isn’t always apparent just how much a dip may damage broadcasters’ bottom lines. That’s the focus of a Hollywood Reporter piece by Paul Bond and Georg Szalai published Wednesday, though, which features several Wall Street analysts..." September 22

  • Ravens’ Brandon Williams out Sunday vs. Jaguars

    Pro Football Talk "The Ravens will be without their best run-stuffing defensive lineman on Sunday against the Jaguars. Brandon Williams didn’t make the trip to London because of a foot injury, according to Alex Flanagan of NFL Network. The 340-pound Williams has started the Ravens’ first two games this year..." September 22

  • NFL doesn’t think a 2018 game in China is feasible

    Pro Football Talk "The NFL has continued to do business in China, but it doesn’t appear there’s going to be a game there soon. Via Albert Breer of TheMMQB.com, any hope of the league playing a regular season game in China appears to be on hold for now, according to the head of the league’s international..." September 21

  • Roger Goodell's NFL extension is reportedly 'getting papered right now'

    CBS Sports "After a bit of turmoil, Roger Goodell's extension finally seems to be on the way. With his current contract expiring in 2019, Goodell's extension is reportedly 'getting papered right now,' according to ESPN's Adam Schefter. Owner Jerry Jones was reportedly spearheading a small-scale owners' mutiny..." September 21

  • Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs approaching 200th career game

    Baltimore Sun "Ravens outside linebacker Terrell Suggs will play in his 200th career game Sunday, and in recognition of the benchmark, he’s getting a going-away gift. Of course, so are his Ravens teammates, who fly to London on Thursday ahead of their game against the Jacksonville Jaguars at Wembley..." September 21

  • Mike Wallace frustrated by lack of targets

    Yardbarker "Baltimore Ravens wideout Mike Wallace has seen a grand total of four targets through his first two games in 2017, and that clearly doesn’t sit well with him. Speaking with reporters Wednesday, Wallace addressed his limited workload. “Of course,” said the former Pro Bowler when asked if there..." September 20

  • Jay-Z reportedly turned down Super Bowl halftime show

    Larry Brown Sports "Jay-Z has been mentioned as a possibility for the halftime show at Super Bowl LII in Minnesota, but multiple reports indicate it is not going to happen. A source told The Sun that Jay-Z has no interest in performing at the Super Bowl despite rumors that he could take the stage with Justin..." September 20

  • Ravens photoshop logo onto Queen Elizabeth II's face, quickly delete creepy tweet

    CBS Sports "The Baltimore Ravens are London-bound for their Week 3 contest against the Jaguars, and they're so excited about the trip that they let their emotions get the best of them and erase their better judgment. On Tuesday, the Ravens' official Twitter account thought photoshopping the team's logo --..." September 20

  • Admitting it's a 'big hit,' Ravens push forward without Marshal Yanda, their best offensive lineman

    Baltimore Sun "Standing near midfield during warmups before Sunday’s game against the Cleveland Browns, Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti asked his coach, John Harbaugh, a question that might not have seemed particularly timely at the moment. Bisciotti inquired about reserve offensive guard-center Tony Bergstrom,..." September 19

  • NFL investigating domestic violence accusation against line judge

    ESPN "The NFL is investigating an accusation of domestic violence against line judge Carl Johnson, who was once the league's vice president of officiating. "The matter is under review under of the league's personal conduct policy," a league spokesman said Tuesday. All league employees are subject..." September 19

  • NFL monitoring CFL’s decision to end contact practices

    Sportsnaut "It was announced last week that the Canadian Football League (CFL) was ending contact practices during the season. To many, this came as an absolute shock. How are teams expected to prepare for the physical nature of football without actually practicing what a game itself entails? In an attempt..." September 19

  • Through two weeks, NFL teams are struggling to find the end zone

    Pro Football Talk "NFL TV ratings are down, and NFL touchdowns are down, and those two things are probably related. Fans like to watch teams score touchdowns, and there just haven’t been enough of them so far this season. NFL teams are averaging 2.1 touchdowns per game so far this season, compared to 2.6..." September 19

  • Despite forcing five turnovers in 24-10 win over Browns, Ravens rue mistakes, squandered chances

    Baltimore Sun "When Ravens coach John Harbaugh returned to the locker room late Sunday afternoon, he confronted an angry team. Quarterback Joe Flacco, who was sharp in throwing for two touchdown passes and making only a few mistakes, was upset at himself for losing his patience and missing open receivers..." September 18

  • Cowboys dominate Forbes' 2017 list of most valuable NFL franchises, Bills rank last

    CBS Sports "If Jerry Jones ever decides to sell the Dallas Cowboys, someone is going to have to write him a monstrous check because the team is now worth nearly $5 billion. For the 11th consecutive year, the Cowboys are No. 1 on Forbes' annual list of the NFL's most valuable franchises with an estimated value..." September 18

  • After spending much of 2016 on sideline, Ravens RB Buck Allen now has a role to fill

    Baltimore Sun "It was only two seasons ago that Buck Allen looked like the Ravens’ long-term answer as a third-down back. The 2015 fourth-round pick caught 45 passes for 353 yards and two touchdowns and added 514 rushing yards and a touchdown in 16 games as a rookie. He had good hands, a knack for making..." September 17

  • Ravens postpone 'DNA Day' after Maryland state officials raise questions

    ESPN "The Baltimore Ravens announced that they have rescheduled DNA Day about 2 1/2 hours before the kickoff of their home opener. The Ravens had planned to give out free DNA test kits to fans as they entered the stadium. However, this sort of genetic testing is the subject of scientific..." September 17

  • Ravens promote Collins, waive Langford as RB concerns continue

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Baltimore Ravens announced Saturday that they’ve promoted RB Alex Collins and CB Tony McRae to their active roster and waived RB Jeremy Langford. The Ravens also placed CB Sheldon Price on injured reserve. Collins, 23, is a former fifth-round pick of the Seahawks back in 2016. He..." September 16

  • Kenneth Dixon suspended additional two games

    NFL.com "Kenneth Dixon's road back to the field now includes navigating another suspension. The Baltimore Ravens running back had an additional two games tacked onto his suspension Friday, NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported. Dixon was already suspended four games in March for violating the..." September 16

  • Ravens giving away free DNA kits as promotional item

    Baltimore Sun "Gone are the days when sports-team giveaways were limited to T-shirts, bobbleheads, free-sandwich coupons and the like. The Ravens on Sunday are adopting a unique approach: The tens of thousands of fans entering M&T Bank Stadium for the NFL team’s home opener against the Cleveland Browns will..." September 14

  • Ravens place RB Danny Woodhead on injured reserve

    Sportsnaut "In a move many expected, the Baltimore Ravens have placed veteran running back Danny Woodhead on injured reserve with a hamstring injury. Woodhead suffered said injury in the first quarter of his Ravens debut Week 1 against the Cincinnati Bengals and had to be carted off the field. This comes..." September 14

  • Joe Flacco: I’m not 100 percent, but “no limitations come Sunday”

    Pro Football Talk "The Ravens didn’t give quarterback Joe Flacco much to do last Sunday. Flacco was out for almost a month due to a back injury before returning to practice a little more than a week before facing the Bengals and threw 17 passes during the 20-0 win. Flacco also took a big hit from Bengals..." September 13

  • Ravens Haven't Lost To Rookie Quarterback Since 2008

    Real GM Football "The Cleveland Browns will face the Baltimore Ravens on Sunday with rookie DeShone Kizer at quarterback. The Ravens haven't lost to a rookie quarterback since John Harbaugh became the team's head coach in 2008. They are 5-0 in those games." September 13

  • NFL veteran thinks national anthem protests are ‘basically dead’

    Larry Brown Sports "With the number of national anthem protests we saw during the NFL preseason, it was widely expected that Week 1 would feature several such demonstrations across the league. Surprisingly, there were very few. That may not have been a coincidence. Mike Freeman of Bleacher Report spoke with..." September 13

  • Ravens Could Place Danny Woodhead On IR

    Pro Football Rumors "Danny Woodhead‘s injury is worse than the Ravens initially thought. The latest diagnosis on his hamstring malady has left him with a 6-8 week timetable for recovery, according to Adam Schefter of ESPN.com (on Twitter). That would make him a candidate for the injured reserve list. League rules..." September 13

  • Weak-side linebacker rotation continues for Correa, Onwuasor and Bradley, too

    Baltimore Sun "Kamalei Correa and Patrick Onwuasor are continuing to rotate at weak-side linebacker. Correa played 27 snaps there in the Ravens’ throttling of the Bengals on Sunday at Paul Brown Stadium in Cincinnati, making three tackles, including one for a loss. Onwuasor played 20 snaps, finishing with one..." September 12

  • Ravens' Danny Woodhead (hamstring) out 4-6 weeks

    NFL.com "The good news is Danny Woodhead is expected to be back this season. The bad news is Danny Woodhead will be out about a month or more. NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport reported Tuesday that the Baltimore Ravens' running back will miss roughly 4-6 weeks with a hamstring injury, according to..." September 12

  • Watch Ray Lewis’ Bizarre Facebook Video That Leads Me to Believe He’s On Drugs

    Black Sports Online "There is something wrong with Ray Lewis. I don’t know what he is smoking, but it is some powerful stuff. This is the oddest video I have seen in awhile. It is like he is under the influence of a Cult and what is with the incense and “Lean on Me” song at the end? You just have to watch and..." September 12

  • Joe Flacco: Winning is fun, offense wasn’t on Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "If you’re looking for a happy way to start a season, it’s tough to come up with a better outcome that a shutout victory on the road against a divisional rival. That’s what the Ravens pulled off on Sunday by beating the Bengals 20-0 behind five turnovers and five sacks from their defense, but it..." September 11

  • Offenses looked bad across the NFL on Sunday

    Pro Football Talk "If you thought the offenses looked bad across the NFL on Sunday, you were correct. Yesterday’s 12 NFL games averaged just 37 points and 593 yards of total offense. That’s a far cry from what fans came to expect in 2016, when the average NFL game had 46 points and 701 yard of..." September 11

  • Ravens ready to unveil an offense that's been cloaked in mystery

    ESPN "The Baltimore Ravens played four preseason games, spent over 100 hours on the practice field in training camp and snapped the ball over 1,000 times this summer. Yet the Ravens still don't know what to expect from their offense because of injuries. Sunday's season opener will finally be the..." September 10

  • Danny Woodhead Suffers Hamstring Injury vs. Bengals

    Bleacher Report "The Baltimore Ravens' rushing rotation endured a setback Sunday when running back Danny Woodhead suffered a hamstring injury against the Cincinnati Bengals. The Ravens listed his status as questionable to return. Jim Owczarski‏ of Cincinnati.com broke down how Woodhead suffered the..." September 10

  • Joe Flacco evaluated for concussion, stays in game

    Pro Football Talk "Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco didn’t play at all in the preseason because of a back injury and it looked like he might be out of the regular season opener before the end of the third quarter. Flacco took a big hit from Carlos Dunlap on a third down incompletion and was taken into the medical..." September 10

  • John Urschel didn't tell Ravens he was a full-time Ph.D. student at MIT while in the NFL

    Sporting News "John Urschel made headlines this offseason when he announced his retirement from the NFL after three seasons. The former Ravens offensive lineman is well-known for being extremely smart, graduating from Penn State with a bachelor's and master's degrees in mathematics with a 4.0 GPA. He's already..." September 08