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Ray Rice speaks to Ravens’ rookies

The downward spiral that unfolded for the infamous former Baltimore Raven Ray Rice has been well documented by the media. The all-star running back Ray Rice parted ways with the Baltimore Ravens back in September of 2014 after a video had emerged of Ray Rice striking his fiancée on camera. The incident sent shockwaves through the league and society in general, shockwaves of domestic...
Via cover32
18 minutes ago  |  Discuss

Former Miami Star Warren Sapp Wants To Stop Former FSU DT Timmy Jernigan From Wearing His Jersey Number

The Baltimore Ravens announced Thursday night that third-year defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan had changed his jersey number from 97 to 99 in honor of former NFL star Warren Sapp.  Timmy Jernigan has changed his number to 99 as a tribute to @WarrenSapp. — Baltimore Ravens (@Ravens) May 26, 2016 This upsets Sapp. Jernigan, a Florida native, played at Florida State, the rival school...
Via College Spun
2 hours ago  |  Discuss

Breshad Perriman: The last year made me a better person and player

Ravens wide receiver Breshad Perriman’s rookie season was over before it started thanks to a knee injury suffered on the first day of training camp that was initially shrugged off as nothing serious. The knee never improved and Perriman wound up missing the entire regular season, something that left him in what he described as…
Via Pro Football Talk
4 hours ago

Ravens coach John Harbaugh admits Trent Richardson still isn't in shape

The most popular word associated with Trent Richardson's NFL career is "bust." Since coming into the league as the third overall pick by the Cleveland Browns in 2012, he's only gotten worse by the year -- so much so that he was out of the NFL entirely last season.A combination of laziness and lack of conditioning led to the downfall of Richardson, along with talent that seemingly...
Via Fox Sports
5 hours ago  |  Discuss

John Harbaugh says Trent Richardson must improve conditioning

Ravens coach John Harbaugh says that ongoing issues with conditioning is the reason why running back Trent Richardson missed the first week of organized team activities with a hamstring injury. Richardson has been a bust since the Browns drafted him third overall in 2012, averaging just 3.3 yards per carry. He’s trying to catch on with his third team after disappointing stints...
Via The Sports Daily
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens had Ray Rice speak to their rookies

Every year, the NFL would have former players talk to the rookies about the pitfalls of being a professional athlete.But this year was different due to the NFL cutting ties to that problem, which left it up to the teams to educate their rookies. So when the Baltimore Ravens started to wonder who they wanted to have talk to their rookies, the choice was a no brainer. The Ravens had...
Via No Guts, No Glory
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Warren Sapp not thrilled Timmy Jernigan wearing No. 99 as a tribute to him

Ravens defensive tackle Timmy Jernigan wore No. 97 during his first two years in the NFL, but is sporting No. 99 this season after it became free following Chris Canty’s departure from the team. Jernigan explained that he made the switch because he admired Hall of Famer Warren Sapp when he was growing up and…
Via Pro Football Talk
7 hours ago

Warren Sapp does not like Timmy Jernigan’s tribute idea

For the first two seasons of his NFL career, Timmy Jernigan has worn uniform No. 97. When he takes the field this fall, the Baltimore Ravens defensive lineman will do so wearing jersey No. 99 to honor a player he admired growing up: Warren Sapp. Unfortunately, it appears Sapp doesn't like the idea. Like many guys his age who play on the defensive line, Jernigan was a fan of Sapp...
Via Larry Brown Sports
20 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ray Rice speaks to Baltimore Ravens rookies

Baltimore Ravens rookies heard a speech on from a man who’s certainly familiar with the highs and lows of the NFL, former running back Ray Rice. Through their Twitter feed, the Ravens told their followers what Rice talked about. Part 1: Statement (Part 1) "Our 27 sessions to our rookies through our player engagement program review and teach life management and life lessons...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens lose one week of OTAs

The Baltimore Ravens have officially been penalized by the NFL for committing an offseason violation. On Thursday, the NFL handed down the penalty deducting the Baltimore Ravens of one week of OTAs and a fine for both the team and head coach John Harbaugh. This penalty stems from an earlier ‘crime’ in which the Baltimore Ravens used full pads at a rookie mini camp. Hardly a great...
Via cover32
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ravens Had Former RB Ray Rice Speak To Their Rookie Class

The Baltimore Ravens announced Thursday that they recently brought former RB Ray Rice in to speak to their rookie class about what he has experienced since the domestic violence incident involving his wife a few years ago. Here’s the statement released by the Ravens regarding the decision to have Rice speak to their rookies: “Our 27 sessions to our rookies through our player...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
1 day ago  |  Discuss

NFL penalizes Ravens for violating off-season rules

The Baltimore Ravens received their punishment for violating the NFL’s rules against contact during specific off-season programs. The punishment in and of itself isn’t too damning for the Ravens, though it could have some impact on the team’s ability to prepare for the 2016 season. Baltimore has to forfeit a week of organized team activities in early June. Meanwhile, both...
Via Sportsnaut
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ravens’ Eugene Monroe pushes marijuana ban end

Living in a country divided on the topic of the legalization of marijuana is one thing, having the NFL divided over its legalization is an entirely new story. There is no question that the legalization of marijuana is a questionable topic, with the country stuck somewhere in the middle, but with changes slowly but surely taking place. The problem is that even with the gradual change...
Via cover32
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ravens’ John Urschel earns straight A’s in four MIT classes

Baltimore Ravens offensive guard John Urschel is not just a good athlete. He’s a pretty smart guy, as well, and has a fantastic track record in education to prove it. Urschel earned 4.0 honors in earning his bachelor’s and master’s degrees in math at Penn State (via Jamison Hensley, ESPN) and is now having the same success in PhD classes at MIT. My first semester in school...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Eugene Monroe calls for NFL to end marijuana ban

No matter how seriously the NFL tackles the issue of player safety, football remains a dangerous game. Ravens offensive tackle Eugene Monroe, in an article he wrote for The Players’ Tribune, says that the game’s devastating toll on the body could be eased if the NFL allowed marijuana for medical purposes. Monroe says that it’s still routine for players to line up in the...
Via The Sports Daily
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Find Out Which State Googles 'Is Joe Flacco Elite?' the Most

[caption id="attachment_250572" align="aligncenter" width="654"] Source: http://blog.estately.com/[/caption] Is Joe Flacco an elite quarterback? This age-old sports question regarding the Baltimore Ravens quarterback has stirred as much national debate as the infamous O.J. Simpson trial, or even whether the infamous dress was black and blue or white and gold. And no U.S...
Via Stack
2 days ago  |  Discuss

It’s ALIVE!!! Ravens 2015 1st-round draft pick Perriman is running again like a deer!

The 2015 first-round pick was back on the practice field for the first week of the Ravens’ OTA’s. This is the first look at Breshad Perriman after he injured his knee on the first day of training camp last year and missed the entire season. http://prod.images.ravens.clubs.nflcdn.com/image-web/NFL/CDA/data/deployed/prod/RAVENS//assets/images/imported/BAL/video-thumbnails/2016...
Via Ravens Football Machine
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ravens OT talks drug use in the NFL, calls for end to marijuana ban

Seven-year NFL veteran Eugene Monroe wants the NFL to alter its drug policy and allow players to use medical marijuana to treat their injuries. In a piece published on The Players' Tribune, Monroe opens up about the ingrained behavior of taking drugs and painkillers before and after games, which Monroe says can lead to an unhealthy addiction for many players. Monroe describes the...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Ravens RB Justin Forsett visits prison and learns he's a fantasy favorite among inmates

Baltimore Ravens running back Justin Forsett had a rough go of it last season after exploding for 1,266 yards and eight touchdowns in 2014. He suffered a broken right arm in Week 11, forcing him to miss the final six games of the season. His breakout year just two seasons ago made him a fantasy football favorite among drafters.Even inmates at San Quentin State Prison were fans of...
Via Fox Sports
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Leslie Frazier brings new credibility to Ravens secondary…

According to Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun, Leslie Frazier, a former NFL cornerback who was the Minnesota Vikings head coach for parts of four seasons and spent the past two years as the Tampa Bay Buccaneers defensive coordinator, was named the Ravens’ new secondary coach. Chris Hewitt, the Ravens defensive backs coach during the 2015 season, will work with Frazier. Matt Weiss...
Via Ravens Football Machine
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ravens being investigated for CBA violation with rookies

The Baltimore Ravens are reportedly being investigated by the NFL to determine if they violated the rules of the collective bargaining agreement during their rookie minicamp. According to Jamison Hensley of ESPN.com, the Ravens are said to have dressed their rookies in full pads at one point, which is not allowed during this portion of offseason workouts. A Ravens official claims...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL warns players that meat in Mexico, China may contain banned substances

How difficult is it to keep track of all the substances that are banned by the NFL? Let’s just say players have been warned to only consume meat in certain countries. On Tuesday, the NFL sent a letter to players warning them that meat produced in China and Mexico has been found to contain a substance that is on the league’s no-no list. Steve Smith and some other players shared...
Via Larry Brown Sports
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Smith accepts invite, takes autistic teen to prom

Aubrey Bridges, an 18-year-old high schooler saw a video of Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith dancing, and of course, thought he would make for a an awesome prom date. Through WBTV‘s “Molly’s Kids” program, Smith heard about Bridges wanting to go to prom with him. Smith found it only appropriate that he ask her to prom just like anybody else would. He was able...
Via The Comeback
April 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Report: Ravens eyeing Joey Bosa, edge rushers at No. 6

The Baltimore Ravens are reportedly focusing on Ohio State’s Joey Bosa and a pair of other edge pass-rushers with the sixth overall pick in the 2016 NFL draft. According to Jamison Hensley of ESPN, the Ravens believe Bosa is the “type of young pass-rusher” needed to prepare for life after aging veterans Terrell Suggs and Elvis Dumervil. If Bosa is gone when Baltimore comes...
Via The Sports Daily
April 26, 2016  |  Discuss
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