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The Purple Chaos:
The Baltimore Ravens have lost another defensive starter to free agency, as linebacker Jarret Johnson agreed to a four-year deal with the San Diego Chargers on Wednesday. The financial terms of the deal have not been announced. Johnson, who will turn 31 before the start of the 2012 season, has played his entire nine-year career [...]
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You knew it was going to happen... because Ozzie doesn't write a 4-year deal for a 31-year-old outside linebacker... it makes perfect sense for Ozzie to let Jarret Johnson go from a personnel management standpoint... but it is still a shock to see a great Ravens player sign with another team.Welcome back to salary cap reality.....Teams were spoiled over the last few years not...
The second unrestricted free agent of the Baltimore Ravens has left to sign with another team.
According to multiple reports, outside linebacker, and longtime Raven, Jarret Johnson has agreed to a four-year deal with the Chargers.
Johnson is one of the better run-stopping linebackers in the league, but was often replaced on passing downs.
Third-year player Paul Kruger is likely...
Former Baltimore Ravens outside linebacker Jarret Johnson signed with San Diego Chargers on Wednesday and called into WBAL radio on Thursday to discuss his departure from Baltimore. Late in the interview Johnson was asked if his leaving the Ravens was any less painful because he did not not end up signing with Pittsburgh Steelers, New York Jets or Indianapolis Colts and Johnson replied...
The Baltimore Ravens are roughly $10 million under the NFL’s new salary cap of $120.6 million, which begins Tuesday, according to an article by CSNBaltimore.com’s, John Eisenberg. While the Ravens don’t have nearly as much money to play with like their AFC North divisional rivals, the Cincinnati Bengals, who are a league-best $48.5 million under [...]
Now that he's a member of the Saints, I figured I'd learn more about Ben Grubbs by catching up with esteemed blogger Tony Lombardi of Ravens 24x7. No one knows more about the Ravens than this guy, so make sure you go check out his site. Many thanks to Tony for taking the time to give us his take on Grubbs. Here is what he had to say:
"Ben is a player the Ravens would...
Baltimore is always prepared for free agency and they generally wait for the market to set itself before pursuing free agents from other teams. Now it’s looking like the Ravens will lose two free agents.
Defensive end Cory Redding is reportedly set to meet with the Indianapolis Colts. This makes sense because the Ravens’ former defensive coordinator, Chuck Pagano, is now the...
I’m sure by now you’ve heard of that 55 year old woman who’s trying to make the Cowboys cheering squad. Lord knows she’s attractive enough and has the body for it. Let’s just see if the team actually gives her a shot.
Speaking of tryouts, looks like teams from all over the NFL are getting their tryouts on. This week we take a look at how things are fairing out...
The San Diego Chargers have re-signed left tackle Jared Gaither to a four-year contract and signed unrestricted free agent linebacker Jarret Johnson, formerly of the Baltimore Ravens, to a four-year deal.
Gaither helped solidify the Chargers' line during the last five games after he was waived by Kansas City. He replaced Marcus McNeill, who sustained a season-ending neck injury...
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The Indianapolis Colts signed free agent defensive end Cory Redding to a three-year contract Wednesday.The deal is reportedly worth $10.5 million, according to ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter.Redding recorded 43 tackles and 4.5 sacks in 15 games for the Baltimore Ravens last season.
They weren’t able to keep Carl Nicks. He left for Tampa Bay on Wednesday.
OG Ben Grubbs was out there, so it was a pretty much a no-brainer.
Grubbs signed a 5-year deal with the Saints worth a whopping $36 million with a $10 million dollar signing bonus ($16M guaranteed).