Eugene Monroe RUMORS & NEWS

  • Eugene Monroe remains hopeful NFL will change rules over use of medical marijuana

    USA Today "One of the most outspoken proponents of marijuana as an alternative to painkillers for NFL players says he views votes in several states last week to legalize the drug as another sign that stigmas are diminishing and people are taking medical applications more seriously. “I think what it..." November 16

  • Eugene Monroe will not let his son play football

    Sportsnaut "Former Jacksonville Jaguars and Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle Eugene Monroe retired from the NFL earlier this summer. His decision to call it quits after seven largely successful seasons in the league was based on the widespread issues he’s seen relating to head trauma in the..." September 06

  • Eugene Monroe continues advocacy for medical marijuana

    Deadspin "Last month, offensive tackle Eugene Monroe retired from the NFL at 29 years old, after seven seasons with the Jaguars and Ravens. Monroe’s retirement came just a few months after he declared his advocacy for medical marijuana as a way to combat the constant pain that comes with life as an NFL..." August 04

  • Eugene Monroe, Marijuana Advocate, to Retire From N.F.L.

    New York Times "Eugene Monroe, a veteran offensive tackle who became the first active N.F.L. player to publicly ask the league to let players use medical marijuana, will retire after seven seasons. In recent years, many retired players have urged the league to lift the ban on the use of medical marijuana. In..." July 21

  • Eugene Monroe will "wait on the right opportunity"

    Big Blue View "Free agent offensive tackle Eugene Monroe, a player widely linked to the New York Giants since the days immediately preceding his recent release from the Baltimore Ravens, said Tuesday on Sirius XM NFL Radio that he is "in no rush" to sign with a new team. The 29-year-old Monroe said there have..." June 28

  • Report: Giants ‘still have interest’ in Eugene Monroe

    Sportsnaut "Former Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman and medical marijuana advocate Eugene Monroe may be getting back into the NFL. The New York Giants are looking for offensive line depth and are reportedly interested in Monroe. “This is the position most likely to add a player who may contribute before..." June 26

  • Report: Giants, 49ers, Seahawks linked to Monroe

    The Score "A market for Eugene Monroe's services appears to be taking shape just one day following his release from the Baltimore Ravens. The veteran offensive tackle is generating interest from both the New York Giants and San Francisco 49ers, while the Seattle Seahawks have held internal discussions,..." June 16

  • Giants looking to sign OT Eugene Monroe after veteran gets released by the Ravens

    New York Daily News "The Giants have spent the offseason looking for an upgrade at right tackle. Now, with the offseason almost over, they may have found their man. Moments after veteran tackle Eugene Monroe was released by the Baltimore Ravens on Wednesday, the Giants began their pursuit of the 29-year-old,..." June 16

  • Report: Ravens cut Monroe after trade talks with Giants fall through

    The Score "The Baltimore Ravens have released offensive tackle Eugene Monroe, ESPN's Adam Schefter reports, citing sources. The Ravens attempted to trade Monroe, but talks with the New York Giants reportedly fell through. Schefter identifies the Giants, San Diego Chargers, and Seattle Seahawks - all..." June 15

  • Report: Eugene Monroe skips minicamp, expected to be traded or released

    Sportsnaut "Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle Eugene Monroe failed to show up to mandatory minicamp and is now expected to be released or traded, per Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun. Since coming over to Baltimore from Jacksonville in 2013, Monroe hasn’t been the most reliable player, both on the field..." June 15