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Ex-Ravens offensive lineman Ryan Jensen diagnosed with severe sleep apnea

Offensive lineman Ryan Jensen hadn't felt like his normal self for a long time. He was visibly groggy from a lack of sleep. He was more irritable than usual. And he didn't feel as energetic as he needed to be on the Ravens' practice field. It turned out there was a reason why. Jensen recently was diagnosed with and treated for severe sleep apnea, a life-threatening...
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Ravens sign three recent draft picks to practice squad

The Ravens have signed three of their former draft picks to the practice squad. The club announced Sunday it had re-signed outside linebacker John Simon (2013 fourth-round selection), offensive lineman Ryan Jensen (2013 sixth-round selection) and quarterback Keith Wenning (2014 sixth-round selection).
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Ravens Injury Update: Jimmy Smith, Ladarius Webb, Asa Jackson

The Baltimore Ravens have been missing their top three cornerbacks for a little while now ( Jimmy Smith, Lardarius Webb and Asa Jackson). They have received good news though. They all finally appear to be getting back to their healthy ways.  #184803781 / gettyimages.comAccording to Ryan Mink of the Baltimore Ravens website, all three corners will be ready for week one. Jimmy Smith...
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Ravens sign nine to their practice squad

The Ravens moved quick to land their practice squad. The team re-signed their draft pick Keith Wenning. QB Keith Wenning DT A.J. Pataiali’i G Ryan Jensen CB Tramain Jacobs TE Phillip Supernaw RB Fitz Toussaint OLB John Simon CB Deji Olatoye DT Jamie Meder The post Ravens sign nine to their practice squad appeared first on NFL Draft Diamonds.
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Colts bring A.Q. Shipley back to Indianapolis

The Colts have suffered several injuries on the interior of their offensive line this summer, so they decided to bolster their group of players at those positions by bringing back a former member of the team. Indianapolis announced that they have claimed center/guard A.Q. Shipley off of waivers from the Ravens. Shipley was traded to Baltimore in May, 2013 but lost his spot on the...
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Ray Rice, Will Hill must work out on their own while suspended

The suspensions for Ravens running back Ray Rice and safety Will Hill officially began late Saturday afternoon when they were both placed on the reserve-suspended list. Rice is suspended for two games for violating the NFL personal-conduct policy, a punishment stemming from his felony aggravated assault case involving a domestic violence incident from a physical altercation between...
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17 hours ago  |  Discuss

NFL 53-man cutdown update: Baltimore Ravens

As of Sunday 8/31 8AM ET, Per NFL transaction wire, NFL.com: All teams down to 53 by Saturday 8/30 4PM. Players released: DT Levi Brown DT Derrick Hopkins TE Nathan Overbay LB D.J. Roberts C Reggie Stephens G A.Q. Shipley CB Derek Cox CB Dominique Franks OT Parker Graham CB Tramain Jacobs OL Ryan Jensen DT Jamie Meder DT A.J. Pataiali'...
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Ravens' Pierce, Jimmy Smith, Webb, Jackson, Reid return to practice

Jimmy Smith walked up the hill from the Ravens’ practice field to the locker room and immediately started laughing when asked if he would be ready to play in the season opener against the Cincinnati Bengals. Sidelined since suffering a chest bruise developing lung issues when he fell awkwardly against the Dallas Cowboys two weeks ago, Smith has returned to practice. The starting...
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A look at the Baltimore Ravens final 53 man roster

Yesterday the Baltimore Ravens made their final cuts and trimmed their roster down to 53 players in anticipation of the start of the regular season. Now we know exactly who will be suiting up in black and purple on Sunday, September 7th. Here are all the players who made the cut: Quarterbacks: Joe Flacco, Tyrod Taylor Running backs: Ray Rice, Bernard Pierce, Lorenzo Taliaferro...
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Derek Cox out in Baltimore, but he’s expected back

The Ravens released cornerback Derek Cox on Saturday, but he may not be away from the team for long. Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reports that Cox, who signed in Baltimore after getting cut by the Vikings, is expected to re-sign with the team as soon as Sunday and described Saturday’s transaction as a procedural move. That would explain why the team kept only four corners...
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Ravens place Jeremy Butler on I/R; Team gets to 53

Today to get to 53, the Ravens had to place Jeremy Butler on the injured reserve with an undisclosed injury. Here are all the Ravens cuts: DT Levi Brown, DT Derrick Hopkins, TE Nathan Overbay, LB D.J. Roberts, C Reggie Stephens, G A.Q. Shipley, CB Derek Cox, CB Dominique Franks, OT Parker Graham, CB Tramain […] The post Ravens place Jeremy Butler on I/R; Team gets to 53 appeared...
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Mike Flacco released by Chargers

Tight end Mike Flacco may one day be elite. But not yet. Not yet. Flacco, the younger brother of Ravens quarterback Joe Flacco, will be released by the Chargers, per a league source. Mike, who was signed as an undrafted free agent in May, had put together a solid preseason. He lost out in a numbers game.
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Bernard Pierce returned to Ravens practice

Ravens running back Bernard Pierce returned to practice on Saturday after suffering a concussion last week against the Redskins. Bernard Pierce also returned to practice — Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) August 30, 2014 The Ravens need Pierce to stay healthy with Ray Rice out the first two weeks.   var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: ...
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Eli Manning believes that Joe Flacco is an elite quarterback. (Sort of)

New York Giants quarterback Eli Manning is one of the most polarizing players in today’s NFL. Some people point to his mediocre passing stats and say that he’s an average-at-best quarterback who is vastly overrated by the New York media machine and isn’t worth half his salary. Others point to his two Super bowl rings and say that’s all the evidence you need. I’m in the...
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NFL Notes: Eagles, Packers, Ravens, & Redskins

  Be sure to check out our 2014 NFL Roster Cuts Tracker throughout the day. Eagles LB Travis Long suffered a torn ACL. (Jeff McLane) Packers The Packers could be in the market for another offensive lineman either by trade, waiver claim or free agency. (Rob Demovsky) Ravens “Several” NFL teams are already expressing interest in former Ravens G A.Q. Shipley, who was released...
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Ravens’ Ngata fined for kick on Redskins’ Lauvao

The NFL has fined Baltimore Ravens Pro Bowl defensive tackle Haloti Ngata for kick Washington Redskins guard Shawn Lauvao. Haloti Ngata fined $8,268 for kicking Redskins offensive guard Shawn Lauvao, fine is for unnecessary roughness — Aaron Wilson (@RavensInsider) August 29, 2014 Brandon Meriweather caught all the media’s attention after his helmet-to-helmet hit on Ravens wide...
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Ravens make their first cut; Team is working to get to 53

The Baltimore Ravens have released Reggie Stephens according to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun. Stephens is a reserve Offensive Lineman.  Aaron Wilson @RavensInsider · 1m Ravens are cutting reserve offensive lineman Reggie Stephens, according to a source Make sure you are keeping an eye on NFL Draft Diamonds for more cuts.  The post Ravens make their first cut; Team is working...
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Before drafting you need to see where the Baltimore Ravens defense is ranked

With the preseason finally in the rearview mirror, the 2014 NFL season is officially right around the corner. The next time fans see the league’s star players it will be during games on opening weekend. That means one thing: Fantasy football drafts are upon us. In order to get a ready, it’s time to start putting together a draft board. To help the cause, cover32 will be ranking...
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Falcons Have Discussed The Possibly Signing FB Vonta Leach

  According to D. Orlando Ledbetter of the Atlanta Journal Constitution, the Falcons have discussed the idea of signing veteran FB Vonta Leach to a contract. Ledbetter projects the Falcons to keep four running backs including Steven Jackson, Jacquizz Rodgers, Antone Smith and Devonta Freeman, so there could be room to add a fullback. Leach mentioned a month ago that has received...
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The Ravens got, in Steve Smith Sr., the rare veteran FA with wisdom and ability

We watched Steve Smith Sr. lead by example on the field throughout OTAs and training camp. That was expected. Fast forward to the preseason: Even though he might have been dissatisfied with his performance in the first two preseason games, can he really beat himself up about that? The Ravens’ starting offense hardly had enough drives to garner much individual critiquing. But then...
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Ray Rice to be the last slap on the wrist for domestic violence in the NFL

In a letter to team owners on Thursday, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell apologized for the league's decision to only suspend Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice two games after he was charged with assaulting his then-fiancée. But that looks to be the last slap on the wrist for such a transgression, as Goodell announced a minimum suspension of 6 games for 'assault,...
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NFL To Impose Stiffer Penalties to Players Involved in Domestic Violence

As a result of the incident with Ravens RB Ray Rice and his wife,  Janay, the NFL has announced stiffer penalties for Domestic Violence violations. The first offense will garner a six-game suspension, without pay. And, an additional incident could result in lifetime ban. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell outlined the new polices in a letter sent to owners.   “Since becoming Commissioner...
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Roger Goodell’s Apology Regarding Ray Rice; Didn’t Get it Right

Roger Goodell’s Apology Regarding Ray Rice; Didn’t Get it Right You think? Since NFL commissioner Roger Goodell handed down just a two-game suspension to Baltimore Ravens running back, Ray Rice for his whole domestic violence incident, huge reactions about how unfair the punishment was have been all the talks. Most … The post Roger Goodell’s Apology Regarding Ray Rice; Didn’t...
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Ranking the top 5 Baltimore Ravens themed fantasy football team names

Tonight the Baltimore Ravens will close out their pre-season schedule against the New Orleans Saints. That means the 2014 NFL season is so close that we can almost taste it. That almost means that it’s time to get your fantasy football team ready. I had my draft a couple weeks ago and can’t wait to get started. (Actually to tell you the truth I didn’t get anybody I wanted and...
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Admitting they blew Ray Rice's punishment, NFL announces new suspension guidelines for domestic violence

The NFL announces new suspension guidelines for domestic violence in wake of the Ray Rice failure. The NFL announced sweeping new measures on domestic violence in a letter to owners today; Six games for 1st offense, lifetime ban for 2nd.— Jane McManus (@janesports) August 28, 2014Key phrase in new domestic violence policy sent to NFL owners: "These disciplinary consequences...
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