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MATT ELAM RUMORS & GOSSIP

Russell Okung drops agent to represent himself in free agency

Seattle Seahawks offensive tackle Russell Okung has joined a small, but growing club of NFL players who don’t feel the need to be represented by an agent. In the final year of his rookie deal, he’s going to become a free agent when the 2015 NFL season concludes. Penning a thoughtful column on Derek Jeter’s popular blog The Player’s Tribune, Okung laid out his reasoning...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Three things that will keep Matt Elam in Baltimore

Baltimore Ravens safety Matt Elam has been somewhat of an underachiever since he’s stepped onto the field in his purple and black, but he plans to change that and this is the offseason he’s doing it. Elam has been receiving praise from his coaches and teammates since the beginning of organized team activities (OTAs) and it’s deserving of him. “Matt Elam is looking awesome...
Via cover32
June 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens DC says Elam having best offseason yet

Ravens defensive coordinator Dean Pees is expecting big things out of safety Matt Elam this season.Elam, widely considered a disappointment in his first two seasons, is off to a great start in OTAs this offseason. "Best camp he’s had, bar none. Not even close,” Pees said per the team's official site. "I expect big things out of Matt. I really do."A first-round pick in 2013,...
Via Fox Sports
June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Matt Elam finally getting the memo?

In a previous article, “Are Matt Elam’s days with the Baltimore Ravens numbered,” I mentioned that this season could be Matt Elam’s last chance to prove why he’s worthy of a future contract. This was after Baltimore Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome pointed out the organizations disappointment in Elam’s play. Well, that was then and this is now. The 23-year-old safety...
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June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Are Matt Elam’s days with the Baltimore Ravens numbered?

Baltimore Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome has been on the record saying that the organization is “not satisfied” with Ravens safety Matt Elam and it is “in Ozzie we trust,” right? If the Ravens were to receive a grade based on the moves they’ve made since the beginning of the offseason, it would be one to be proud of, that’s for sure. The secondary issue has went...
Via cover32
May 25, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens safety Matt Elam working part-time at shoe store

Baltimore Ravens safety Matt Elam had a strong rookie season, and while he is planning to improve on that career, he is also working towards a degree this offseason and working part-time at a shoe store in Florida. Why would a multi-millionaire football player be doing at shoe store? The best owners of a business […]Continue reading...
Via The Victory Formation
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Notes: Matt Elam gets the last laugh

DETROIT -- In the end, Baltimore Ravens rookie safety Matt Elam got the last laugh. Earlier in the week, Elam had drawn the Lions' attention with comments about wide receiver Calvin Johnson. "He's pretty old, so I don't know how physical he'll be," Elam said. "He's a big guy, but he's older. I guess when they get older they're not going to be as physical, you know what I'm saying...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
December 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Ravens S Elam on Calvin Johnson: 'He's pretty old'

Ravens safety Matt Elam nearly ran out of breath trying to come up with words to describe wide receiver Calvin Johnson, the main object of focus for Baltimore's defensive backfield Monday night in Detroit. ''Big, fast, athletic, unstoppable, freak,'' Elam said. Curiously, Elam went in another direction when asked how best to cover the 28-year-old Johnson, who's amassed a club-record...
Via AP on Fox
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Ravens safety on Megatron: He's pretty old

OWINGS MILLS, Md. (AP) -- Ravens safety Matt Elam has plenty of words to describe wide receiver Calvin Johnson, the main object of focus for Baltimore's defensive backfield Monday night in Detroit. Those words include "big, fast, athletic, unstoppable, freak." Curiously, Elam went in another direction when asked how best to cover the 28-year-old Johnson, who's amassed a club-record...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
December 11, 2013  |  Discuss
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