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Ravens make a change at linebacker

The Ravens offense has been a big problem through the first six weeks of the season, but a Tuesday roster move addressed the other side of the ball. The Ravens announced that they have released linebacker Jonathan Freeny and replaced him on the roster with Steven Johnson. Freeny joined the team in late September after [more]

John Harbaugh won’t just blame Marty Mornhinweg for offensive trouble

The Ravens offense showed some signs of life in their Week Five victory over the Raiders, but Sunday’s loss to the Bears saw a return of the bad results from the opening weeks of the season. They gained 291 yards, turned the ball over three times and produced three field goals while the special teams [more]

John Harbaugh on receivers: You want to see guys step up and make plays

The Ravens played without Jeremy Maclin on Sunday afternoon, which meant there were plenty of opportunities for younger receivers like Breshad Perriman, Chris Moore and Michael Campanaro against the Bears. The results weren’t pretty. The Ravens gained just 180 yards through the air and dropped passes kept that number from going up. One drop was [more]

Tarik Cohen becomes shortest player to throw touchdown pass in 83 years

On Sunday, Tarik Cohen became the first Bears rookie running back to throw a touchdown pass since Gale Sayers in 1965. That’s not the only piece of history Cohen made. According to NFL Research, Cohen is the first person standing 5’6″ or shorter to throw a touchdown pass since Wee Willie Smith did it in [more]

Colin Kaepernick files collusion grievance against NFL

Colin Kaepernick has been waiting patiently for his next NFL opportunity. His patience has now expired. PFT has confirmed that Kaepernick has filed a grievance against the NFL under the Collective Bargaining Agreement. The grievance alleges that the NFL’s teams colluded in not signing him to a contract, presumably due to his decision to kneel [more]

Bears get 27-24 overtime win over Ravens

It took longer than the Bears wanted or likely expected, but Connor Barth kicked a 40-yard field goal with 2:06 remaining in overtime to give Chicago a 27-24 victory over the Ravens. It appeared the Bears had the game well in hand when defensive back Adrian Amos returned an interception 90 yards to give Chicago [more]

Ravens tie Bears with 11 late points, sending it to overtime

The Bears led the Ravens by 11 points with three minutes to go. And then they didn’t. The game now is headed to overtime. The Ravens, who had a 96-yard kickoff return in the third quarter, had Michael Campanaro return a punt 77 yards for a touchdown with 1:37 remaining. Nick Boyle caught a pass [more]

Bears safety Adrian Amos returns home, gets pick-six of Joe Flacco

Baltimore native Adrian Amos had a happy homecoming, picking Joe Flacco and returning it 90 yards for a touchdown to give the Bears a 24-13 lead in the fourth quarter. Flacco’s pass hit Chris Moore in the chest, and Amos caught the ricochet and took it the distance. Flacco is 23-for-39 for 164 yards and [more]

Mitchell Trubisky throws touchdown, but Ravens answer with kickoff return

Bears rookie Mitchell Trubisky completed only 3 of 9 passes for 47 yards before throwing a 27-yard touchdown to tight end Dion Sims. It gave Chicago a 17-3 lead over the Ravens with 6:01 remaining in the third quarter. But that lasted only 14 seconds as Bobby Rainey returned the kickoff 96 yards for the [more]

Tarik Cohen throws touchdown for Bears as they lead 10-3 at half

Bears rookie quarterback Mitchell Trubisky has one career touchdown pass, the same as rookie running back Tarik Cohen. For a second consecutive week, the Bears pulled a trick play out of their playbook. Cohen fooled the Ravens after taking the handoff by pulling up and throwing 21 yards to a wide open Zach Miller in [more]

Week Six early inactives

Every week we bring you all the inactives from the early games in one post, constantly updated with the latest information. Check back to see the full list as it becomes available 90 minutes ahead of the 1 p.m. ET kickoffs. Dolphins at Falcons Dolphins: WR DeVante Parker, S Maurice Smith, CB Torry McTyer, CB Byron [more]

Week Six injury report roundup

Week Six kicked off on Thursday with an Eagles win and it continues with 12 more games on Sunday, which means that the 24 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. Questionable players are uncertain to play, doubtful players are unlikely to play and out should be self-explanatory. Players [more]

Terrance West out for Ravens this weekend

The Ravens signed running back Bobby Rainey on Tuesday to increase their backfield depth with Terrance West dealing with a calf injury and it looks like Rainey could get a chance to help the team against the Bears on Sunday. West has been ruled out after missing practice for the third straight day on Friday. [more]

Roger Goodell: We need to move past anthem controversy

During a conference call on Tuesday, NFL spokesman Joe Lockhart said that discussions about the national anthem would be “front and center on the agenda” for next week’s league meetings. NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell sent a memo to top team executives and presidents on Tuesday expressing the same and also outlining some of what will [more]

Roger Goodell’s memo to teams regarding national anthem

[On October 10, NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell wrote a memo to NFL teams regarding plans to discuss the national anthem and player protests at next week’s league meetings. That memo appears in full below.] MEMORANDUM To: Chief Executives Club Presidents From: Commissioner Goodell Date: October 10, 2017 Re: Fall Meeting/National Anthem We live in a [more]

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