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Ray Lewis elected to Hall of Fame on first ballot

There were many worthy candidates for election to the Pro Football Hall of Fame this year, but former Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis looked like the surest bet to get elected when the selectors met in Minneapolis on Saturday. That’s just what happened and Lewis has been elected to the Hall on the first ballot. Lewis [more]

NFL says Rooney Rule allows Ravens to promote Eric DeCosta without interviews

The Ravens have announced that General Manager Ozzie Newsome will step aside after the 2018 season, and the team’s longtime No. 2 personnel man Eric DeCosta will take Newsome’s place. The Ravens will not conduct any interviews, which might sound like a violation of the Rooney Rule. But the league tells PFT that the Ravens [more]

Ozzie Newsome: “I still will be a very big part” of Ravens

Even though his run as Ravens General Manager will end after the coming season, Ozzie Newsome said he wasn’t going far. Owner Steve Bisciotti told reporters Friday that this will be Newsome’s last year and that longtime assistant Eric DeCosta was taking over in 2019, with Newsome transitioning to a consultant role. “I don’t know [more]

Steve Bisciotti “certainly” thought about a coaching change

Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti announced on Friday that 2018 will be General Manager Ozzie Newsome’s final year in that job and he said there was some thought given to having Newsome oversee a search for a new head coach before stepping down. Bisciotti said he “certainly” thought about replacing John Harbaugh after the Ravens missed [more]

Ozzie Newsome stepping down after season

Ravens assistant General Manager Eric DeCosta has turned down plenty of chances to move up a chair. Now, he knows when he will. Via Jeff Zrebeic of the Baltimore Sun, Ravens owner Steve Bisciotti said that longtime G.M. Ozzie Newsome will step down at the end of next season and that DeCosta would finally take [more]

Ray Lewis thinks numbers add up for Hall of Fame election

The Pro Football Hall of Fame will elect a new class on Saturday and former Ravens linebacker Ray Lewis is considered one of the top candidates to be part of the group. Lewis’s work on the field during his long career in Baltimore is the reason why he’s in that position, but Lewis said on [more]

Ravens kick the tires on Ryan Nassib

We have a flurry of quarterback news this week. Or something. According to Field Yates of ESPN, the Ravens worked out Ryan Nassib today. The former Giants fourth-rounder (who threw 10 passes in four seasons) had stints with the Saints and Jaguars last year. The Ravens are in some degree of need at the position, [more]

Dean Pees had immediate second thoughts about retirement

Dean Pees wasn’t very good at retirement. So it’s probably best he didn’t do it for long. The former Ravens defensive coordinator thought he was done coaching, but less than a month later, he was hired by the Titans to work for Mike Vrabel. Pees told Mike Preston of the Baltimore Sun that it didn’t [more]

Report: Titans hire Dean Pees as defensive coordinator

The Titans are hiring Dean Pees as their defensive coordinator, Jason Wolf of The Tennessean reports. Pees, 68, retired earlier this month as the Ravens’ defensive coordinator. He has 45 years of coaching experience, spending the past six in Baltimore. The Ravens beat the 49ers 34-31 in Super Bowl XLVII with Pees as their defensive [more]

Report: Dean Pees talking to Titans about joining their staff

Remember when Dean Pees announced his retirement? Yeah, well, it hasn’t even been a full month yet, and Pees could be tiring of retirement. According to Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun, the Ravens’ former defensive coordinator is in talks with the Titans about the possibility of joining the team’s staff, potentially as defensive coordinator. [more]

C.J. Mosley would like a long run in Baltimore

Linebacker C.J. Mosley started his career with the Ravens and he’d like to finish it in Baltimore as well. The Ravens picked up the option on Mosley’s contract for 2018 and there’s no reason to think they’ll rethink that decision before the start of the 2018 league year, so there’s no immediate issue on the [more]

Humphrey’s lawyer: He has “$11 million reasons not to steal”

The lawyer for Ravens cornerback Marlon Humphrey predicts that his client will be cleared of a robbery charge, and he predicted it in a colorful manner. Attorney Paul Patterson told the Baltimore Sun that Humphrey’s four-year, $11.8 million contract was enough of a reason to counter the charges he stole a $15 phone charger from [more]

Marlon Humphrey accused of stealing a phone charger

More details have surfaced concerning Ravens cornerback Marlon Humphrey‘s arrest on a robbery charge in Tuscaloosa, Alabama. Humphrey was booked on a felony charge of third-degree robbery, which applies when use of force or threats of force is involved, on Thursday morning and the arrest is related to an incident in Tuscaloosa on January 13. [more]

Marlon Humphrey arrested in Alabama

Ravens cornerback Marlon Humphrey returned to Alabama after the end of his rookie season and he’s landed in some legal hot water in his home state. Tuscaloosa County Sheriff’s Office booking information shows that Humphrey was booked on Thursday for 3rd degree robbery. The felony charge applies in cases when the alleged perpetrator uses or [more]

Mike Tannenbaum on Jarvis Landry: We’ll see where it goes

Wide receiver Jarvis Landry and his agent offered an update recently on where things stand with the Dolphins in relation to a new contract that would keep him in Miami. Landry said that there hasn’t been an exchange of contract proposals since the middle of December and described having “mixed emotions” with the two sides [more]

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