Jeremy Maclin signs with Ravens

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Wide receiver Jeremy Maclin has picked his next team.

The Ravens announced that Maclin has signed a two-year deal with the team on Monday. Maclin visited Baltimore last week after spending time with the Bills, who got recruiting help from Maclin’s former teammate LeSean McCoy, in the wake of his release from the Chiefs.

The Ravens’ interest in Maclin came as no surprise as the retirement of Steve Smith and latest hip injury for tight end Dennis Pitta had robbed Joe Flacco of two top targets in the passing game from last season. Maclin, who was dropped by the Chiefs in a cost-saving move after two seasons with the club, will no join Mike Wallace and Breshad Perriman as the top wideouts in Baltimore.

The Bills’ own search for more receiving help could now lead them to look to their division rivals as the Jets are set to trade or release Eric Decker as they part ways with almost all of the leading veterans from last year’s team.

37 responses to “Jeremy Maclin signs with Ravens

  1. now all of a sudden Ozzie is a genius again and the Ravens have one of the best WR groups in the NFL haha

  2. I cant blame him. I would much rather play with Flacco and Wallace. He is the perfect complement to Wallace’s speed.

    Him and DJacc were the perfect combo. I hate Chip Kelly for ruining the Eagles and letting DJacc, Maclin, and McCoy go. And rewarded Riley Cooper with a big contract that the Eagles are still eating some if I recall correctly.

  3. droppedinagreasefire says:

    Jun 12, 2017 3:47 PM

    Maclin is highly overrated.
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    I’d argue that he’s actually highly under rated. When Maclin and D Jax were in Philadelphia Maclin was consistently the better WR of the two and then he’s been a solid WR in a conservative/limited offense led by Alex Smith. This guys not 30 yet and has a few solid seasons left in the tank. He’s instantly the Ravens best WR on their roster.

  4. “Maclin… will now join Mike Wallace and Breshad Perriman as the top wideouts in Baltimore.”

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    Apparently, this is an aberrational use of the adjective “top” when describing this motley collection of has-been and never-was wide receivers.

  5. droppedinagreasefire says:
    Jun 12, 2017 3:47 PM
    Maclin is highly overrated.

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    28 other NFL teams agree

  6. This is what you want in a WR core. Wallace & Maclin, nice nice. Wallace may have drop issues but he can still take the top off, and Maclin is all around solid. Basically unless there’s a major injury, Flacco has no excuses this year.

  7. annapterp says:
    Jun 12, 2017 3:44 PM

    Glad to have him. He’ll need to wear 18 or some other number cause nobody wears “19” in Baltimore.

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    Scott Mitchell did … in the pre-Flacco days . . .

  8. rob471773 says:
    Jun 12, 2017 4:14 PM
    droppedinagreasefire says:

    Jun 12, 2017 3:47 PM

    Maclin is highly overrated.
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    I’d argue that he’s actually highly under rated. When Maclin and D Jax were in Philadelphia Maclin was consistently the better WR of the two and then he’s been a solid WR in a conservative/limited offense led by Alex Smith. This guys not 30 yet and has a few solid seasons left in the tank. He’s instantly the Ravens best WR on their roster.

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    I’d argue he’s never been the same since the ACL tear.

  9. Glad to see Buffalo not overpay a speed receiver coming off a bad ankle injury.
    The Bills can use some depth at WR , but if they were going to overpay, they could have kept Robert Woods. New philosophy, good to see.

  10. Maclin: Let me see, Ravens on a 2 year deal with more guaranteed money up front.

    Buffalo: 1 year incentive laden contract with team option for year 2.

    WR is a need but not at that cost. Glad to see sound decisions for a change. This team is more than a questionable #2 receiver away.

  11. tylawspick6 says:
    Jun 12, 2017 4:30 PM

    “I’d argue he’s never been the same since the ACL tear.”

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    He went to the Pro Bowl the year after his ACL tear with the Eagles, so…. 🤔

  12. He wouldn’t consider Buffalo, to play for a QB worse than the one he just left (Alice).

    At least Flacco will throw him the ball downfield, unlike Mr. Coward.

  13. annapterp says:
    Jun 12, 2017 3:44 PM
    Glad to have him. He’ll need to wear 18 or some other number cause nobody wears “19” in Baltimore

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    Do you mean Kosar? Because the Colts are a long gone distant memory that has NOTHING to do with the Browns/Ravens.

  14. Johnny Unitas never played for the Ravens. He had no connection to that franchise. It’s one thing to be a Baltimore Colt. It’s entirely another to be a Baltimore Raven.

  15. No. No one wants to see halfnhis pay go to NYS. NYC and the government. You can color it anyway you want but when a player can accept less and get 30% more in his pocket, pay wise, it’s a no brained folks.

  16. sulgrave says:
    Jun 12, 2017 5:25 PM
    tylawspick6 says:
    Jun 12, 2017 4:30 PM

    “I’d argue he’s never been the same since the ACL tear.”

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    He went to the Pro Bowl the year after his ACL tear with the Eagles, so…. 🤔

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    yes, the “pro bowl” where many undeserving players go

    are you new to watching the nfl?

    like i said, not the same player since then as
    he has worn down and does not anywhere
    near the same burst

  17. Unitas had more “connection” to the Ravens franchise than with the Colts since their move to Indy. The only time you would see Unitas around the Colts after their move was on behalf of Peyton Manning. He was tied to the city of Baltimore more than a town he never played in.

  18. Ravens haven’t retired number 19 or any other number I am pretty sure. So JMac can still have 19

  19. This is a good signing for Baltimore and Maclin. It’s a good fit. Taylor doesn’t distribute the ball enough anyway. As for #19. Unitis is BALTIMORE. He, along with several of his fellow team mates refused to associate themselves with the Colts when they cowardly left town in the middle of that snowy winter night in the Mayflower moving trucks. He is the Golden Arm, the benchmark to which all other QBs are measured. And because of his ties with Baltimore football, that number will never be worn again. As for Scott Mitchell. I think the Ravens quickly realized that was a mistake.

  20. For all the hate about the old Browns becoming the Ravens, there is a surprising amount of ignorance about the Irsays taking the Colts from the people of Maryland in the literal middle of the night. Unitas and many of the old Colts refused to be associated with anything other than Baltimore so yeah, the team by and large has not given out the #19 out of respect for that amazing man.

    As for Maclin, this was a coup for the Ravens if he can reproduce even 2/3’s of what he did in 2015. Good complement to Wallace and Perriman providing the latter can truly step up this year.

  21. I know philly fans aren’t talking bad about anyone or any team. You guys that call Flacco “jump ball Joe” come and check out his shiny Super Bowl ring and car for being named Super Bowl MVP. The eagles (the green slime) are and have always been a joke. Win something and produce a quarterback that can mirror Joe’s playoff success

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