Baltimore Ravens: grading their 2016 NFL Draft

The 2016 NFL Draft has come and gone. It was an interesting draft with many twists, turns, and a whole bunch of surprises. There was the Myles Jack injury question. On draft day alone, five trades were made that involved first round picks. Lastly, there was the Laremy Tunsil Twitter video controversy and all of that was only day one. The Baltimore Ravens were involved in the chaos...
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7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Kamalei Correa a Raven after ‘fifteen minutes’.

Sometimes, first impressions are not always the greatest way to judge a person. Initial encounters with other individuals has a tendency towards the awkward and misleading when it comes to breaking the ice. This is just a fact of life and one that has developed many a wise man’s quote about ‘Don’t judge a book by its cover’. Well the Baltimore Ravens did not seem to have...
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12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Secretary of the Navy confident Keenan Reynolds can play and serve

After the Patriots drafted long snapper Joe Cardona from the Naval Academy in the fifth round last year, he was able to work out an arrangement that allowed him to both play for New England and satisfy his commitment to serve in the Navy. That may provide a framework for the Ravens to have Keenan…
Via Pro Football Talk
18 hours ago

Baltimore Ravens’ pick Alex Lewis was shopping when he was drafted

There are always some bizarre stories in the latter stages of the NFL draft. In the 2016 edition, the Baltimore Ravens almost didn’t draft a player because they couldn’t reach him when they called. Nebraska offensive tackle Alex Lewis was waiting for that phone call, and in order to pass the time he did some grocery shopping. Because these stories always work out like this...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ex-Lions WR Brett Perriman in hospital, on life support

Former Detroit Lions and Miami Hurricanes wide receiver Brett Perriman is said to be in a fight for his life as he was hospitalized on Tuesday night. Brett's son Breshad, a receiver with the Baltimore Ravens, sent this tweet about his father on Tuesday night: Prayers up for my pops! He's the real definition of hard body so I know he will be walking out the hospital like nothing...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Ravens rookie nearly missed his NFL Draft call due to grocery run

Any athlete awaiting a call on draft day might want to stay away from the grocery store, as Baltimore Ravens pick Alex Lewis missed a very important call on Day 3 of the draft while he was on a grocery run.According to an ESPN account of Lewis's draft day drama, Baltimore general manager Ozzie Newsome attempted to call Lewis to tell him the Ravens were selecting him with the 130th...
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1 day ago  |  Discuss

Critics on pick of Ronnie Stanley at number six

There was no question that the Baltimore Ravens needed to draft a blind side left tackle. The Ravens need reassurance at the position to protect franchise quarterback Joe Flacco. With the sixth pick overall, the Baltimore Ravens went with Notre Dame tackle Ronnie Stanley. Stanley, who was expected to go early in the NFL draft, was chosen by Ravens’ General Manager Ozzie Newsome...
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2 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...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ozzie’s deepest Ravens draft in a long time gets praise…

RAVENS 2016 DRAFT CHOICES Round 1: No. 06 Round 4: No. 132* T Ronnie Stanley DT Willie Henry Round 2: No. 42 Round 4: No. 134* OLB Kamalei Correa RB Kenneth Dixon Round 3: No. 70 Round 5: No. 146 DE Bronson Kaufusi OLB Matt Judon Round 4: No. 104 Round 6: No. 182 CB Tavon Young WR Keenan Reynolds Round 4: No. 107 Round 6: No. 209* WR Chris...
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John Harbaugh likens fourth round of NFL Draft to Star Trek

As far as the classic “Star Trek or Star Wars” debate is concerned, it’s plainly clear which sci-fi franchise Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh pledges his allegiance. The Ravens had a record five picks in the fourth round of the 2016 NFL Draft, making for a frenetic handful of moments in the team’s war room that Harbaugh likened to being on the bridge of the “Starship...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ravens Waive G Leon Brown, Withdraw ERFA Tender From TE Konrad Reuland

Jeff Zrebeic of the Baltimore Sun reports that the Ravens have placed G Leon Brown on waivers and withdrawn exclusive rights tender to tight end Konrad Reuland. Brown, 23, wound up signing on with the Ravens as an undrafted free agent out of Alabama back in May of last year. He was unfortunately among their final roster cuts at the start of the season. However, the Ravens later signed...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens’ draft summary in hindsight

The Baltimore Ravens had quite the draft class in 2016 as they picked a player in the top ten for the first time in what seems like forever. Ozzie Newsome is a brilliant General Manager and he and the Ravens’ organization added a number of key players to their roster for the upcoming season with the Ravens’ draft. Let’s take a look at the players the Baltimore Ravens acquired...
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Ravens Decline S Matt Elam’s Fifth-Year Option

The Baltimore Ravens are declining to pick up S Matt Elam‘s fifth-year option on Monday, according to Jeff Zrebiec. This probably doesn’t come as much of a surprise, given how disappointing Elam has been since entering the NFL back in 2013. The fifth-year option would have run the Ravens over $5.6 million in 2017, but was guaranteed only for injury and wouldn’t have prevented...
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3 days ago  |  Discuss

John Harbaugh ‘disappointed’ over Laremy Tunsil

Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh appeared on NFL Network today and said he was “disappointed” about former Ole Miss tackle Laremy Tunsil, who saw his stock tumble after video surfaced of him smoking marijuana out of a gas mask bong just minutes before the draft started on Thursday night. Harbaugh stated that though Baltimore always had eventual first-round pick and Notre...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ravens were going to draft Laremy Tunsil with sixth pick before bong video

After the video of Laremy Tunsil smoking from a bong appeared on Twitter during Thursday night’s first round, the Ravens changed their original plan on taking Tunsil and instead took Ronnie Stanley, according to ESPN. Initials reports suggesting the same surfaced on Twitter on Thursday immediately after the Ravens made their pick. It was revealed that the Ravens took Tunsil off...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens Select Notre Dame OT Ronnie Stanley No. 6 Overall

The Baltimore Ravens entered the draft needing help on the offensive line, and they just addressed that area with the No. 6 pick. Round: 1 Pick: 6 With the #6 pick in the 2016 #NFLDraft, the @Ravens select OT Ronnie Stanley! pic.twitter.com/Uo5SqPvShU — NFL (@NFL) April 29, 2016 Selection: Baltimore Ravens select Notre Dame OT Ronnie Stanley Analysis: Many people projected Ole...
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7 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...
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8 days ago  |  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...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ravens RB Trent Richardson has lost more than 20 pounds

Normally, the only reason someone like Trent Richardson would be getting any attention at this time of the year is because he’s on a list of the biggest all-time NFL draft busts. A lot of people might have forgotten, however, that Richardson is still in the league. He signed with the Baltimore Ravens last week and according to the Ravens’ website he’s a little more chiseled...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Steve Smith: ‘Romo should never be in front of me in anything’

Baltimore Ravens wide receiver Steve Smith clearly isn’t afraid to speak his mind on social media. It’s been a continuing theme for the future Hall of Fame pass catcher. This continued over the weekend with Smith sending out a pretty strong message, one that was directed at Dallas Cowboys quarterback Tony Romo: @RealMikeRob thanks for the love. But #TonyRomo should never...
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10 days ago  |  Discuss

Trent Richardson has lost 22 pounds

Trent Richardson seems like a man who is intent on proving that he can still contribute in the NFL, and he has been going through some intense workouts this offseason to help him get there. Mike McCoy, Richardson’s former Alabama teammate who has been training him over the past several months, recently revealed on Instagram that Richardson has lost 22 pounds and is down to 218...
Via Larry Brown Sports
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Joe Flacco’s return to Ravens

  Almost lost in the draft frenzy surrounding the Ravens’ 6th overall pick this Spring is the uncertainty over Joe Flacco’s physical ability to play quarterback in 2016. It’s never a sure thing when a player returns from knee surgery. At least the current reports coming out of the Castle as well as Joe’s own mouth are encouraging. He’s already running and throwing again...
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15 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Alabama Star Trent Richardson Signs With Baltimore Ravens

Former Alabama running back Trent Richardson hasn’t been very successful in the NFL, but it appears he’s going to get another shot this summer. Richardson, according to AL.com, has signed on with the Baltimore Ravens after a workout Sunday night. Richardson apparently met with the team back in February and was told to drop weight if he wanted a look. Trent Richardson has signed...
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17 days ago  |  Discuss

Ravens admit to paying attention to media mock drafts

Devoured and criticized equally by NFL fans, mock drafts completed by the media actually serve a purpose for at least one NFL franchise. According to assistant general manager Eric DeCosta, the Baltimore Ravens pay serious attention to the various mocks found around the Internet. “I look at all that stuff a lot because I think, at least, I believe — every team is different...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Ex-Raven sentenced to jail for starving dog to death

According to The Baltimore Sun, former Ravens defensive tackle Terrence Cody was sentenced Thursday to nine months in the Baltimore County detention center on charges of animal cruelty. In November, he was convicted of multiple misdemeanors in connection with the death of his dog Taz, a Canary mastiff, that prosecutors said starved to death. During the trial in November, Prosecutor...
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March 24, 2016  |  Discuss

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