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Jacoby Jones got his wish. This year's sports-related contestant on ABC's Dancing with the Stars will be none other than the wide receiver from the Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens, who lobbied for a spot on the dance competition on Jimmy Kimmel Live after the victory. The announcement was made in a commercial break during Sunday night's Academy Awards ceremony. The official announcement will be coming on Tuesday, along with the rest of the cast for the show. Jones, who had a breakout, Pro Bowl year for the Ravens in 2012, is due a $3 million salary in 2013 for the cap-crunched Ravens, and it'll be interesting to see if his taking part in the show could have an effect on his future wtih Baltimore. Now, why was Jones targeted by the show? Well, I'd assume it has a lot to do with his touchdown dances following a pair of scores in the Super Bowl, turning himself into a household name with that performance. Out of all the athletes that have appeared on Dancing With the Stars in the past, Jones may be the first to actually get an invite to the show based on his dancing ability. Now it's only a matter of time before the NFL bans every touchdown dance whatsoever to make sure it never happens again. ]Pro Football Talk]
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Jacoby Jones, the wide receiver and return man for the Baltimore Ravens, is going to have a chance to join some pretty rare company. If all goes well for him he will something in common with Emmit Smith, Hines Ward, and Donald Driver in the near future.
He could even do something that the great Jerry Rice was not able to accomplish or that Michael Irvin failed at doing.
During a commercial break of the 2013 Oscars, it was revealed that Baltimore Ravens wide receiver and Super Bowl XLVII champion Jacoby Jones will show off his fancy footwork in the upcoming season of Dancing With The Stars.
The remainder of the cast will be announced on Tuesday’s Good Morning America and season 16 will debut on March 18.
Jones joins the likes of 10 other star NFL...
Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed is working the Red Carpet at the Oscars for NFL Network. It looks like the Super Bowl Champion and All-Pro is having a great time with it.
Well this got us thinking … Cooler trophy: Oscar or Lombardi? #oscars twitter.com/NFL_ATL/status…
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Ed Reed on the carpet. #oscars twitter.com/NFL_ATL/status…...
Ravens' returner to try his hand on reality dance show.
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Ed Reed has hit the Oscars red carpet to do a bit of schmoozing with the stars, as well as conduct interviews for the Rich Eisen Podcast on NFL.com.
Manti Te’o ran a disappointing 4.81 forty yard dash during the NFL combine today. And if by chance you didn’t know that running a 4.81 forty yard dash is a disappointing time for a linebacker, Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh’s reaction drives the point home.
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After helping the Baltimore Ravens win Super Bowl 47 with one of the greatest kickoff returns in league history, Jacoby Jones wanted one thing when he appeared on the Jimmy Kimmel show two days later.
Jones told Kimmel he wanted to be a contestant on Dancing With The Stars. Pro Football Talk is reporting that the guy with some of the best touchdown dances in the NFL will get...
With his first Super Bowl win, Ravens coach John Harbaugh joined an elite fraternity. Early next year, he’ll join another.
Miami (Ohio) University — Harbaugh’s alma mater — announced Tuesday that the coach will be inducted into the school’s Cradle of Coaches Association and have a statue of his likeness erected at Miami’s Yager Stadium. The ceremony and statue unveiling...
Manti Te'o ran an extremely disappointing 40-yard dash at the 2013 NFL Combine. Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh saw it all the way, too.
It’s safe to say that the Ravens aren’t very high on former Notre Dame linebacker Manti Te’o.
Te’o, who is already having a pretty rough time heading into the 2013 NFL draft, clocked in at 4.81 seconds in the 40-yard dash on Monday.
Ravens head coach John Harbaugh was less than impressed with Te’o's dash, as seen in the video below.
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