Eugene Monroe RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Ravens' Monroe doesn't fear reprisal for marijuana advocacy

    ESPN "Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle Eugene Monroe said Thursday that he's not worried about how his stance on medical marijuana will affect his future in the game. "I don't have any personal concerns about repercussions for speaking about medical cannabis," Monroe said on SportsCenter. "My health..." June 02

  • Eugene Monroe calls for lift of marijuana ban in article about painkller use

    The Player's Tribune "Before kickoff on game day, in NFL locker rooms all over the country, players wait in line to drop their pants. We call it the T Train. I play for the Baltimore Ravens, and if we’re at home there’s a small office sectioned off from the training room in M&T Bank Stadium that we use. If we’re on..." May 23

  • Ravens' Monroe donates $80K for medical marijuana research "The only NFL player to openly advocate for medical marijuana has donated $80,000 to fund cannabis research on football players at the University of Pennsylvania and Johns Hopkins University. Eugene Monroe, offensive tackle for the Baltimore Ravens, has previously urged the NFL to remove..." May 13

  • Ravens Player Eugene Monroe Creates Website in Support of NFL Marijuana Use

    Complex "Baltimore Ravens offensive tackle Eugene Monroe has created a website,, in support the use of medicinal marijuana. Under "My Story," Monroe explains why he's calling for the removal of weed from the league's list of banned substances. I’m calling for the NFL to remove marijuana..." May 12