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It’s only logical in this age of salary cap football that teams can’t bring all their free agents back. During this offseason, it appears the Ravens won’t be able to bring Pro Bowl left guard Ben Grubbs back. There are several reasons Baltimore can’t bring him back even if they want to. By the way, they clearly want to. At the State of the Ravens address last week, Ozzie Newsome said, “Ben has two major factors that we like: he’s a really good player, and he’s young. So as we start to put together the 53-man squad going into 2012, we will factor those things in. But what we also have to factor in what will (re-signing Grubbs) keep us from not getting and what would that us to have to get rid of in order to keep (him). And that’s the balance that we’ll have to deal with going forward.” The top reason they will have trouble bringing Grubbs back is his price. Some team would love to have a Pro Bowl left guard. They would also pay him a handsome sum of money to play for them. Baltimor...

Suggs Wins AP Defensive Player of the Year

On Saturday, Ravens defensive end/linebacker Terrell Suggs was named as the Associated Press’s NFL Defensive Player of the Year for 2011. Suggs posted the best year of his nine-year career in Baltimore, with 14 sacks, 7 forced fumbles, and 2 interceptions. He was the best player on the Ravens’ defense, which finished the year ranked third overall in the league. Unfortunately...

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...

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.

Reports: Ricky Williams to retire

Baltimore Ravens running back Ricky Williams is planning to retire, multiple media outlets reported on Tuesday.

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.

Ravens RB Ricky Williams planning to retire

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

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.

Former first-round pick Williams retiring from football

After saying last week that he was excited about training for next season, RB Ricky Williams has changed course, telling the Ravens he will be retiring after 12 eventful and often impactful seasons.

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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