Found February 08, 2012 on The Purple Chaos:
Contract talks and negotiations are huge part of the business side in the NFL. It’s a side, however, Baltimore Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti chooses not to engage in. “I’ve never sat in a negotiation and I never will,” Bisciotti said last week at the Ravens end-of-season press conference. via This is a prime example [...]

Report: Ravens RB Williams to announce retirement

Baltimore Ravens running back Ricky Williams will announce his retirement from pro football for a second time, according to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.Williams previously retired from football on August 2, 2004 after violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy for a third time. Williams re-joined the Miami Dolphins on July 24, 2005 before violating the policy for a fourth...

Ricky Williams Retires

On Tuesday, Ravens running back Ricky Williams announced his retirement from the NFL. Williams, 34, had stated following the AFC Championship game that he was feeling good after the season and was looking forward to coming back to the Ravens in 2012. However, after a few weeks to think about it, the veteran seems to have had a change of heart. Williams has said in the past that he...

Sources: Ricky Williams retiring

OWINGS MILLS, Md. -- Baltimore Ravens veteran running back Ricky Williams is hanging up his cleats. Williams has informed team officials he plans to retire, according to team and league sources.

Ricky Williams planning to retire, source says

Baltimore Ravens running back Ricky Williams plans to retire, a league source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.

On Ricky Williams and the Hall of Fame

Ravens teammate Ray Rice called Ricky Williams a Hall of Famer on Tuesday. Florio, in the video below, disagrees. Williams is one of the most memorable players of his era — even his retirement message via his website was unique — but that doesn’t mean he’ll make it to the Hall of Fame. It’s not…

Offseason preview for the Ravens' AFC North foes

We started to look ahead to the NFL offseason as soon as Billy Cundiff’s field goal fluttered off-target and we will dive headfirst into the offseason two weeks from now when the scouting combine begins in Indianapolis. In the meantime, let’s take a glance at what the Ravens’ AFC North opponents are tasked with this offseason.

Looking at where the Ravens stand at running back

The retirement of Ricky Williams leaves the Ravens with one running back who has more than five career NFL carries -- and that’s Ray Rice, who is an unrestricted free agent this offseason.

Ricky Williams Retiring From NFL

  After 11 seasons in the NFL, running back Ricky Williams is retiring. He will end a career that included five 1,000-yard seasons, 74 career touchdowns and over 10,000 yards total rushing. Last week Williams told reporters he was coming back for next season. "I've grown a lot, kind of falling into a new role and a new city and a new organization, and I've gotten...
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