Ravens waive Jason Babin, Rashaan Melvin, place Will Davis on IR

Ravens coach John Harbaugh has no intention of shaking up his defensive coaching staff, but the same could not be said for his defensive roster.Baltimore cut ties with outside linebacker Jason Babin and cornerback Rashaan Melvin on Tuesday and also placed corner Will Davis on injured reserve due to the torn ACL he suffered in Sunday's loss to the Cleveland Browns. Defensive backs...
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October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens Release Veteran OLB Jason Babin & CB Rashaan Melvin

The Baltimore Ravens announced a series of roster moves on Tuesday including the release of OLB Jason Babin and CB Rashaan Melvin. The officially signed CB Shareece Wright and placed CB Will Davis on season-ending injured reserve, which had been reported yesterday. Baltimore also promoted CB Charles James and CB Asa Jackson from practice squad to active roster. Baltimore signed...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
October 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens' Harbaugh: New WR Chris Givens will play Sunday

Unlike veteran defensive end Jason Babin, new Ravens receiver Chris Givens is going to be thrown right into the fire this Sunday against Cleveland.Givens was acquired last Saturday for a conditional draft pick in the wake of injuries to Steve Smith Sr. and Michael Campanaro. Coupled with the continued absence of first-round pick the Ravens are perilously thin at receiver. They'll...
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October 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Playoff road map for 0-2 Baltimore Ravens: Pressure the QB

Baltimore has opened the season 0-2 for the first time since John Harbaugh became head coach in 2008. Here are two areas the Ravens must improve to get into the win column. *Generate better pass-rush: The absence of outside linebacker Terrell Suggs, who is out for the season with a torn Achilles tendon, already was felt in last Sunday's loss to Oakland with the Ravens generating...
Via Fox Sports
September 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Six Points: Ravens vs. Raiders

The Oakland Raiders (0-1) and Baltimore Ravens (0-1) both seek to avoid an early season losing streak when they square off on Sunday at O.Co Coliseum.  The Ravens are prepared after a tough season-opening loss last weekend --€” they remained on the West Coast after their Week 1 trip to Denver. On offense, quarterback Joe Flacco (18-for-32, 117 yards, 2 INT) will try to right the...
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September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens: Is Jason Babin the solution to Baltimore’s ‘Terrell Suggs’ problem?

As you already know, Baltimore Ravens outside linebacker Terrell Suggs went down with a season ending Achilles injury in their season opening loss to the Denver Broncos on Sunday. The loss of such a stud on and off the field will undoubtedly take its toll on the Ravens in some form or fashion this season, but they seem to be taking matters into their own hands, hoping to prevent...
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September 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens newcomer Jason Babin could play Sunday

SAN JOSE, Calif. (AP) Jason Babin took part in the Baltimore Ravens' practice Wednesday with an eye toward playing Sunday against the Oakland Raiders. John Harbaugh said there's every reason to believe the 35-year-old veteran could play. The Ravens signed Babin on Tuesday as insurance after Terrell Suggs was lost for the season with a torn Achilles tendon. Babin played all 16 games...
Via AP on Fox
September 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens add veteran pass rusher Jason Babin to help fill Suggs' shoes

With linebacker Terrell Suggs lost for the season, the Baltimore Ravens have reportedly signed veteran pass rusher Jason Babin. Babin, who was released earlier this month by the Jets after one season in New York, signed a one-year deal for the veterans minimum, according to The Baltimore Sun. The Ravens also worked out 11-year man Shaun Phillips, but settled on Babin instead.  A...
Via Fox Sports
September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens Signing Veteran OLB Jason Babin To A One-Year Deal

Mike Garafolo of FOX Sports reports that the Ravens are signing veteran OLB Jason Babin to a contract after he worked out for the team on Tuesday. According to Garafolo, Babin receives a one-year contract from the Ravens. Baltimore also brought in free agent OLB Shaun Phillips for a workout as well, but it looks like they ... The post Ravens Signing Veteran...
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September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Ravens Worked Out Veteran OLB Jason Babin

Field Yates of ESPN is reporting that the Ravens worked out former Jets OLB Jason Babin in recent days. Baltimore has an obvious need at edge rusher following the loss of Terrell Suggs to season-ending Achilles injury. Babin, 34, signed a two-year, $3.25 million contract with the Jets last July and hid his option picked up back ... The post Ravens Worked Out...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
September 15, 2015  |  Discuss

The five most surprising NFL roster cuts

    NFL teams were required to trim their rosters from 75 players to 53 players by 4 p.m. ET on Saturday, leaving many young hopefuls and struggling veterans without a job heading into Week 1. Many former stars were let go, including former Super Bowl champion WR Hakeem Nicks, two-time Pro Bowler CB Tim Jennings and former first-round pick QB Christian Ponder. Hundreds of players...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets cut QBs Flynn, Johnson, linebacker Babin

NEW YORK (AP) The New York Jets have cut quarterbacks Matt Flynn and Josh Johnson and linebacker Jason Babin while paring their roster to the mandatory 53-player limit. Flynn and Johnson were signed this summer to compete for a backup role behind Ryan Fitzpatrick, who became the starter after Geno Smith had his jaw broken by a punch from a teammate. Smith was expected to miss at...
Via AP on Fox
September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets release Jason Babin and others

The first set of New York Jets‘ cuts are coming in slowly on the way to the final 53 man roster. Here are the cuts we have so far, as noted by various members of the Jets’ news media: Jordan Williams, DL Julian Howsare, LB/FB Daryl Richardson, RB Joe Mays, LB Arthur Lynch, TE Durell Eskridge, DB Jason Babin, LB Deon Barnes, LB Keon Lyn, DB The majority of these releases by...
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September 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Todd Bowles makes Jets run sprints after practice fights

    The New York Jets have already lost their starting quarterback to intersquad fighting this offseason, and head coach Todd Bowles does not want to see anything like that again. On Sunday, Bowles made his players run sprints on an incredibly humid afternoon after two fights broke out on the practice field. No punches were thrown, but Bowles was clearly irritated by a handful...
Via Larry Brown Sports
August 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Calvin Pace and Jason Babin have "plenty left" in the tank

The New York Jets enter 2015 with a revamped defense after greatly improving their secondary with the addition of cornerbacks Darrelle Revis, Antonio Cromartie and Buster Skrine. The Jets also added defensive lineman Leonard Williams to a star-studded unit. However, the team's only move to the linebacking corps was to resign David Harris. That leaves the team with the same unit as...
Via Fox Sports
July 13, 2015  |  Discuss

Could the New York Jets been in line for some surprise cuts?

The Jets are under new management, and that means that nobody is safe, not even some of New York’s most respected veterans. In fact, according to ESPN’s Rich Cimini, there’s no question that the Jets will be making some surprise cuts this offseason. “Mark this down,” Cimini wrote. “There will be a surprise cut or two (or three) before the start of the regular season.”...
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June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets – Potential Notable Cuts

Joe Malfa lists five notable players that could be surprising cuts as the New York Jets continue their offseason activities. 1) Jason Babin (Edge)- After the New York Jets drafted Lorenzo Mauldin and Leonard Williams, Babin’s hopes of making this team took a hit. Mauldin, a 3rd round pick with a superior skill set to Babin’s, will jump ahead of the 12 year pro on the depth...
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May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

New York Jets Draft Target: Bud Dupree

The New York Jets will pick 6th overall on April 30th in Chicago at the 2015 NFL Draft. After an active free agency that leaves any draft possibility on the table, what will they do? Let’s take a look at a round one target, EDGE defender Bud Dupree out of Kentucky… “I’m trying to be number one but I work like I’m number two” -Bud Dupree on his number selection * ...
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March 23, 2015  |  Discuss

The New York Jets Linebacker Problem

An underrated need for the New York Jets is the linebacker position. Todd Bowles is likely to predominantly run a 3-4 defense with a multitude of other schemes mixed in but the cupboard is currently bare behind the Jets stout defensive line. Let’s look at how they got there, where they are now and how they can improve beginning with this off-season. Under Rex Ryan, the linebacker...
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March 03, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets exercise options on Pace, Babin, but not Johnson

The New York Jets have exercised options on linebackers Calvin Pace and Jason Babin, as announced by the team Saturday. Additionally, Gang Green will not exercise its option on running back Chris Johnson, who can hit free agency March 10.Pace started 16 games in 2014, tallying five sacks, four tackles for a loss and three passes defensed. Babin, signed last July as a free agent...
Via AFC East Daily
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets announce that Chris Johnson will become a free agent

The New York Jets announced Saturday that they will not exercise its option on running back Chris Johnson, allowing him to become an unrestricted free agent on March 10. Johnson was signed as a veteran free agent last April 16.  He finished last season with 663 yards rushing on 155 carries (4.3 yards/carry) and one touchdown, and 151 yards on 24 receptions (6.3 yards/catch...
Via Sports-Glory
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets cut ties with Chris Johnson; keep Babin and Pace

The New York Jets have ended the Chris Johnson experiment. The team announced on its website on Saturday that it will not exercise the veteran running back's option for the 2015 season, which leaves him free to become an unrestricted free agent on March 10. However, the team has exercised the options for linebackers Calvin Pace and Jason Babin. Pace started all 16 games in 2014 ...
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February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Jets Pick Up Options For LBs Jason Babin & Calvin Pace

The Jets announced that they have picked up the options for LB Jason Babin and LB Calvin Pace. We have exercised options on LBs Babin & Pace and have not exercised option on RB Johnson- http://t.co/9xB1FdaHt3 pic.twitter.com/1bXBKS3zlx — New York Jets (@nyjets) February 14, 2015 It’s interesting to see the Jets keep two outside linebackers that are both well into their...
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February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Three connections between the Seahawks & Eagles that might surprise you

This week the Philadelphia Eagles will host the Seattle Seahawks at Lincoln Financial Field in what promises to be a great game and perhaps an NFC Championship preview. On the surface these teams have a lot in common. Both like to run the ball, both are coached by former Pac-12 geniuses. But if you look deeper you’ll find there are many connections between them you didn’t know...
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December 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Jets Babin, Vick, Ryan All Fined For Actions In Sunday Win Over Steelers

As expected, it was reported Friday that New York Jets linebacker Jason Babin has been fined $16,537 this week for his after-the-whistle hit Sunday on Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger. Other Jets' fines: Jason Babin fined $16,537 for unnecessary roughness and Michael Vick fined $8,268 for unsportsmanlike conduct. #nyj — Rich Cimini (@RichCimini) November 14, ...
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November 14, 2014  |  Discuss
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