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Rolando McClain’s troubles in his hometown of Decatur, Alabama almost cut his NFL career short before he could ever reach his potential.
McClain was released by the Raiders this off-season and given a second chance by the Baltimore Ravens. Days after signing a one year deal with the Ravens, McClain was arrested again in his hometown for disorderly conduct.
Ravens assistant G.M. Eric DeCosta told the Baltimore Sun that McClain does indeed deserve a (second) second chance in with the team.
I think this about McClain, he deserves a second chance,” DeCosta said “If you asked him, he would probably admit to making some mistakes. We think he warrants a second chance. Obviously, he’s an Alabama guy.
“We have a relationship with a lot of Alabama players. We get a lot of good information from Alabama because of Ozzie Newsome’s relationship with the school. So, we think he deserves a second chance.”
DeCosta also expressed confidence in the Ravens ability to keep players out of trouble,...
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According to the Baltimore Sun, Ravens linebacker Rolando McClain plead guilty to a window tint violation that occurred down in Decatur, Alabama. After pleading guilty, the city decided to dismiss the charge of providing false information to police. McClain is still due back in court on July 9th after recently being arrested for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest. We reported...
Ian Rapoport reports that there’s still a “real chance” the Ravens could release ILB Rolando McClain following his latest arrest.
This comes just a day after Ravens assistant GM Eric DeCosta said that he believes McClain ”warrants a second chance.”
According to Rapoport, DeCosta’s comments were about their decision sign him in the first place and they’ve yet to...
According to the NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, there's a real chance that troubled linebacker Rolando McClain might be released by the Baltimore Ravens.
Citing that everyone deserves a second chance, Ravens assistant GM Eric DeCosta explained their reasoning for signing McClain on Monday, who was arrested yet again, this time for disorderly conduct and resisting arrest,...
Second chances are running low for Ravens linebacker Rolando McClain. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Life doesn’t hand out second chances very often. As such, conventional wisdom would suggest those that get third and fourth chances should probably take full advantage.
Linebacker Rolando McClain, by some standards, has already used up his second chance before even taking the field as...
The next time someone tells you mock drafts are pointless, point them to this nugget of information.
Like many NFL fans, the Ravens’ front office is perusing mock drafts in the days leading up the NFL draft. That’s how Baltimore knew to trade ahead of the Broncos and Texans to pick up Kansas State linebacker Arthur Brown, according to Peter King of Sports Illustrated.
As was reported last Wednesday, the defending Super Bowl champion Baltimore Ravens and left tackle Bryant McKinnie agreed upon a new two-year, $7 million contract.
As the details of the contract have been leaked, there is clearly still concern about McKinnie’s physical playing condition.
The Baltimore Sun reveals some of the details of the freshly-inked deal, which include weight...
Ravens assistant general manager Eric DeCosta told the Baltimore Sun that they’re still looking for a veteran wide receiver after trading away Anquan Boldin this offseason.
“I think the hunt goes on,” DeCosta said.. “We’re still working. The roster is not set. We’re always evaluating. We’re always looking at guys. Guys get signed, guys get cut.
“Our pro personnel...
The Baltimore Ravens traded wide receiver Anquan Boldin to the San Francisco 49ers earlier this offseason following a dispute over the veteran's contract. Following the start of free agency and the NFL Draft, Baltimore continues its search for wide outs. Assistant general manager Eric DeCosta told Aaron Wilson of The Baltimore Sun that the Ravens are "still working"...
Baltimore Ravens, FALLING: The Ravens have been losing some of their best players this offseason, and this season's Ravens won't be the same team that won the Super Bowl earlier this year. Still, the Ravens will be a good football team, but it's hard to imagine them sniffing a repeat without the help of Ray Lewis, Ed Reed or Anquan Boldin, to name a few. Playing in a...
It’s been two months since we first heard, upon Anquan Boldin’s departure to San Francisco, that Baltimore Ravens tight end Dennis Pitta would benefit from the absence of Joe Flacco’s security blanket.
It’s immediately clear to anyone who watched the Ravens’ (sometimes brutally bad) offense in 2012 why Pitta would be the beneficiary of Boldin’s exit from Baltimore. Pitta...
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Baltimore Ravens Super bowl champ Jacoby Jones, his dancing parnter Karina Smirnoff, and Cheryl Burke danced Paso Doble on Dancing with the Stars 16 last night. Jacoby could be the best athlete ever to make the transition to reality tv show dancer. To See the Video continue reading.-TO
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A city judge has dismissed a charge accusing Baltimore Ravens
linebacker Rolando McClain of lying to police about his