Found May 22, 2012 on
The Purple Chaos:
Prior to Terrell Suggs tearing his Achilles’ Tendon, the entire linebacking core for the Ravens was already under pressure heading into the 2012 campaign, especially outside linebacker Paul Kruger. Now that Suggs, the reining NFL Defensive Player of the Year, will miss at least a portion of the 2012 season, Kruger’s role and production will [...]
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I'm not Mike Florio's biggest fan... although I liked him several years back prior to his Pro Football Talk blog turning "corporate". He was a lot edgier back then with breaking news.Now it seems like Florio is more about speculative commentary. That's his thing.So it didn't surprise me to see this item on May 21st---Reed Using Suggs’ Injury As Leverage...
A big sticking point of the lockout dispute last offseason was about offseason practices. The players got what they wanted, fewer mandated offseason practices, but it appears it’s backfired in their faces at least for Terrell Suggs and Jason Peters. With fewer mandated practices, players have to stay in shape on their own and sometimes when they attempt to do that, they get hurt...
The Baltimore Ravens and Pro Bowl running back Ray Rice continue to talk about a contract extension. But the two sides have not made any strides towards a new deal, a source familiar with the talks told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. The deadline for Rice and the Ravens to hammer out a new deal [...]
Ray Lewis of the Baltimore Ravens gave a speech to the Loyola Greyhounds lacrosse team last week. This speech wasn't as good as some of the other ones Lewis has given to other teams.Lewis was more calm during this speech than in the speech he gave to the Stanford basketball team a few months ago. Lacrosse is a different sport than basketball though and I am sure Lewis knows what he is doing.
According to Aaron Wilson of the Carroll County Times, Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh stated that linebacker Terrell Suggs will visit his doctor in the middle of June, then he’ll begin rehabbing his Achilles.
If Suggs does begin his rehab in June, then he’s be on track to return to the field sometime in November.
According to the National Football Post’s Dan Pompei, Ray Rice is asking for 10 million dollars per year in contract negotiations with the Baltimore Ravens. That amount would make him the 2nd highest paid running back in the NFL behind Adrian Peterson and is more than what Chris Johnson, Arian Foster, and LeSean McCoy have gotten in the past calendar year. It’s also more than...
With Baltimore Ravens RB Ray Rice seeking a new long-term contract and without placing his signature on his offer sheet, should the Ravens be looking at RB Cedric Benson? It is being reported that Ray Rice is seeking a contract which would be in the $10 million dollar annually range but the Ravens do not seem anxious to meet his contractual demands.
The Ravens placed the franchise...
While most are busy pointing fingers at the NFL for not protecting or helping players that have suffered from head trauma during their career, you have some current and former players that are taking a proactive approach to protecting themselves. We’ve already had former Ricky Williams tell us about how he had taken a holistic [...]
Earlier this week, it was reported the Ray Rice wanted 10 million dollars per year from the Ravens in his long term deal. Apparently that was an underestimate, at least if you ask ESPN’s Sal Paolantonio. Paolantonio reports that Rice is asking for “Adrian Peterson money” from the Ravens. Peterson got 96 million over 7 years last offseason, with 36 million guaranteed, the largest...
LaQuan Williams emerged as the biggest surprise from the Baltimore Ravens' undrafted rookie class last summer.
They play on the opposite side of the ball. While quarterback Joe Flacco anchors the Ravens offense, outside linebacker Terrell Suggs is one of the cornerstone pieces on one of the best defensive units in the NFL. Flacco is far from perfect. His biggest problem is following up one solid performance with another. One week [...]