Found February 16, 2012 on Pro Football Talk:
PLAYERS: Joe FlaccoRay Rice
TEAMS: Baltimore Ravens
Lost in the talk about the commencement of talks on a new contract for quarterback Joe Flacco is the fact that, while Flacco remains under contract for one more year, running back Ray Rice has an expired contract now. A league source tells PFT that the Ravens and Rice have made no progress, which seems…

Report: No progress made between the Ravens and Ray Rice

According to Mike Florio of, the Baltimore Ravens and running back Ray Rice haven’t made any progress towards getting a contract extension completed. The Ravens of course could decide to hit Rice with the franchise tag in order to try and work out a long-term extension over the course of the offseason. I cant imagine the Ravens not doing everything they can...

RB Ray Rice and the Baltimore Ravens make no progress on new contract

The Baltimore Ravens and RB Ray Rice have made no progress on a long-term deal according to Mike Florio of Rice, 25, is coming off his best season, finishing the 2011 campaign with over 2,000 total yards and 15 total touchdowns. If the two sides cannot come to an agreement, the Ravens will certainly place the franchise tag on Rice for next season. NFL clubs...

Video: PFT Live: What's up with Flacco and Rice?

Mike Florio and Ravens insider John Eisenberg talk Ray Rice and the franchise tag and Joe Flacco's future in Baltimore without a new contract. (NBC Sports)

Report: Ravens, QB Flacco to begin contract extension talks

The Baltimore Ravens would like to start working on a long-term deal with quarterback Joe Flacco next week, according to the NFL Network.The Ravens will have a chance to meet with Flacco's representation at the scouting combine next week in Indianapolis.Flacco can become an unrestricted free agent next year and is in line to make $8.8 million including bonuses for 2012.The 27...

Flacco's agent travels to Indy Combine to get a long-term deal done...

Joe Linta, who is Joe Flacco's professional agent, is going the extra mile to make sure his client is signed to a long-term deal as the Baltimore Ravens' franchise QB.  Linta is traveling to Indianapolis for the NFL Scouting Combine commencing this weekend to get the deal done with Ravens officials in attendance at the week-long event.“If the game is about wins and losses...

Talking Ravens with John Eisenberg

Mike Florio and Ravens insider John Eisenberg talk Ray Rice and the franchise tag and Joe Flacco’s future in Baltimore without a new contract.

Foster, Rice in different place as franchise tag looms

Ravens RB Ray Rice and Texans counterpart Arian Foster will likely both end up with a franchise tag this season, but the two players appear to have different outlooks on how the next month should play out.

Flacco’s agent targets top-five money

Though many Ravens fans have expressed relief over the fact that the team and quarterback Joe Flacco will begin negotiations on a contract to replace the one that expires after the 2012 season, talking about Flacco’s value could lead to some sharp differences of opinion. Flacco’s agent, Joe Linta, recently set a high bar. “If…

Flacco's agent says Ravens' QB is top 5 based on record

Joe Flacco's agent still has a couple of days before he's set to meet with the Baltimore Ravens brass to discuss a new deal for his client, but that didn't prevent him from revealing one of his main negotiating chips Wednesday.

Video: PFT Live: Will Ravens pay Flacco as top-5 QB?

PFT Live: Joe Flacco's agent reportedly wants Flacco to be paid like a top-5 NFL quarterback, but the Ravens may not view him as one. (NBC Sports)

Ravens, Flacco's agent to chat at scouting combine

Joe Linta, the agent for Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco, confirmed on Wednesday that he and Ravens vice president of football administration Pat Moriarty, the team’s salary cap specialist, will begin discussions about a contract extension for the 27-year-old quarterback at next week’s NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis.

Ravens talk contract with Flacco, Caldwell stresses Joe is no Peyton

The Ravens want to work out a long-term deal with quarterback Joe Flacco, but their new quarterbacks coach wants to make it clear that he can’t turn water into wine and he can’t turn Flacco into Peyton Manning. Jason La Canfora of NFL Network reports that the Ravens and Flacco’s agent are planning to get…

PFT Live: To-do list for the Buccaneers

Mike Florio gives us a Buccaneers offseason “to do list.” Florio discusses their free agents and the need for a good wide receiver. Florio also suggests that the Buccaneers get a veteran quarterback to assist Josh Freeman. Florio also puts former Rutgers running back Ray Rice on the table for the Buccaneers.

Ravens Update

OWINGS MILLS -- Preliminary contract talks between the Baltimore Ravens and quarterback Joe Flacco are expected to launch next week at the NFL scouting combine, according to his agent, Joe Linta.

Video: Who will get the franchise tag?

Russ Thaler and CSN New England's Tom Curran break down possible NFL franchise tag candidates, including Drew Brees, Arian Foster, Mike Wallace, Wes Welker, Ray Rice and others, predicting how each team will handle its respective star players.  (NBC Sports)
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