Ben Roethlisberger Wanted Steelers To Sign Eric Weddle

During the offseason the Baltimore Ravens signed unrestricted free agent safety Eric Weddle to a four year, $26 million contract after being courted by several teams. On Tuesday Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback Ben Roethlisberger admitted that he actively tried to get Wedddle to sign with the black and gold instead of... The post Ben Roethlisberger Wanted Steelers To Sign Eric Weddle...
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After the Ravens signed Eric Weddle, Matt Elam knows the writing is on the wall

One of the biggest disappointments in the Baltimore Ravens 2013 draft class is safety Matt Elam. Coming out of the University of Florida, the Ravens had very high expectations for Elam. But after dealing with injuries throughout his time there, the Ravens decided to decline his fifth year option for 2017. Then the Ravens went and signed former San Diego Charger Eric Weddle and moved Lardarius...
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11 days ago  |  Discuss

A former San Diego Charger thinks the Ravens owe him a 2012 Super Bowl ring

Eric Weddle had a not-so-amicable departure from the San Diego Chargers this offseason after the team, namely head coach Mike McCoy, made it clear they didn't want the three-time Pro Bowler back for another year. It led to some bad blood between Weddle and the Chargers, with the safety saying in January that he "probably won't speak to them again." There's no doubting he had a great...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

Safety Eric Weddle Already Feeling Like A Raven

Former Pro Bowl safety Eric Weddle has only been with the Baltimore Ravens for a couple of months by now, after spending the entirety of the rest of his long career with the Chargers, but the veteran already seems to have blended in with his new environment. During a recent... The post Safety Eric Weddle Already Feeling Like A Raven appeared first on Steelers Depot by Matthew Marczi...
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22 days ago  |  Discuss

Eric Weddle on ugly San Diego exit: Chargers are ‘dead to me’

Now that Eric Weddle has found a new home with the Baltimore Ravens after signing a four-year, $26 million deal this week, the three-time Pro Bowler and two-time First Team All-Pro selection, felt comfortable describing at length what can only be described as an ugly divorce between himself and the San Diego Chargers. How the end of the season played out between Weddle and the...
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March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Weddle on signing with Ravens: ‘This is where I need to be’

Eric Weddle had a chance to sign a deal for more money. He had a chance to play for a team that made the postseason in 2015. He had a chance to help one of the league’s ascending teams take the next step. When push came to shove, Weddle couldn’t pass up the opportunity to play for the Baltimore Ravens. “When I went to bed Sunday night, going through everything in my mind...
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March 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Eric Weddle reportedly took less money to sign with Ravens

Veteran safety Eric Weddle had plenty of offers from teams when free agency began, and he reportedly did not choose the highest bidder. According to Jason Cole of Bleacher Report, Weddle turned down more money from two other teams when he signed with the Baltimore Ravens. A lengthy conversation with assistant general manager Eric DeCosta apparently was enough to convince the three...
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March 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Eric Weddle announces he is signing with Ravens

Free agent safety Eric Weddle is headed to the Baltimore Ravens. Weddle confirmed the news himself via his Twitter account. RAVEN BOUND!!!!!!!!!! — Eric Weddle (@weddlesbeard) March 14, 2016 “I couldn’t be more excited and pumped to be a part of a championship organization who wanted me from Day One,” Weddle said in a text message via Kevin Agee of the San Diego Union...
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March 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Eric Weddle on Chargers: ‘I probably will never speak to them again’

After enjoying a largely successful nine-year career with the San Diego Chargers that included three trips to the Pro Bowl and being named a First-Team All-Pro on two occasions, it appears Eric Weddle’s time with the organization has come to an end, especially given the safety said he’s unlikely ever to speak with the team again. Weddle indicated he didn’t even participate...
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January 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Chargers fined player for watching daughter perform at halftime

Eric Weddle has spent his entire nine-year career with the Chargers, but it seems like 2015 could be the defensive back’s last in San Diego — and not because the team is likely relocating to Los Angeles. On Monday, Weddle’s agent made it clear that the 30-year-old’s relationship with the Chargers is beyond repair. Why? For starters, the team fined Weddle last weekend for...
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December 28, 2015  |  Discuss

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