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Chiefs add veteran defensive tackle Brandon Williams for stretch run

Defense still wins championships. Or maybe it helps keeps a team with a great offense from losing them.Regardless, the high-octane Chiefs are adding veteran defensive tackle Brandon Williams to the practice squad as the stretch run approaches, reports Adam Schefter of ESPN.com.Per the report, Wiliams had been waiting for the right opportunity. He agreed to [more]

John Harbaugh: Lamar Jackson’s tweet was “out of character”

Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson reacted to Twitter criticism with a vulgar tweet for which he has received plenty of criticism. It took Jackson several hours to delete the tweet on Sunday night.On Monday, Ravens coach John Harbaugh said he spoke with Jackson about the situation on Monday morning.“[I] just beg guys to not to get [more]

J.K. Dobbins set to return to practice this week

Running back J.K. Dobbins is getting back on the field.After undergoing an arthroscopic knee surgery to remove scar tissue related to his previous knee procedure, Dobbins will return to practice in the coming week.Head coach John Harbaugh said in his Monday press conference that Dobbins will participate “to some degree.”“I’m not sure exactly what they’ll [more]

Lamar Jackson deletes vulgar tweet, lashes out at reporter’s characterization of it

After Sunday’s loss to the Jaguars, Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson reacted to a moderately critical tweet with an over-the-top, vulgar response. Several hours later, Jackson deleted it.Jamison Hensley, who covers the Ravens for ESPN.com, wrote a story about the tweet, noting that it included an “anti-gay phrase.”Jackson sent this message to Hensley on Twitter. Here’s [more]

Jaguars thought Travis Etienne could return from foot injury, but didn’t want to risk it

The Jaguars used 18 fourth quarter points to beat the Ravens on Sunday and they picked them up without the help of running back Travis Etienne.Etienne left the game in the second quarter after hurting his foot and did not return. After the game, head coach Doug Pederson said that the team held him out [more]

Calais Campbell: To have the game in our hands as a defense, we expect to win that every time

The Ravens blew another two-possession, fourth-quarter lead on Sunday, falling to the Jaguars 28-27.Baltimore was up 19-10 after Gus Edwards’ 1-yard touchdown early in the period. And then after allowing the Jaguars to take a 20-19 lead — in large part because of a bad kick return and an Edwards fumble — the club was up 27-20 [more]

For first time ever, two games were decided by a late two-point conversion in the same week

The NFL adopted the two-point conversion in 1994. In the 29 seasons since then, there had never been two games in the same week decided by a late-game two-point conversion in the fourth quarter.It happened for the first time today. The Jaguars took the lead, and won the game against the Ravens, with a two-point [more]

Lamar Jackson responds to social-media critic with vulgar tweet

Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson has an active presence on social media. And he’s not afraid to mix it up, when he believes he needs to.Still, at times, discretion and restraint should be exercised.Jackson responded with a vulgar tweet to a fan who argued that Sunday’s loss to the Jaguars shouldn’t have come down to a [more]

Justin Tucker: It’s heartbreaking to miss a 67-yard field goal because I know I can make that

The Ravens’ loss in Jacksonville today ended with Justin Tucker missing a 67-yard field goal, and Tucker said afterward that he was disappointed in himself.Tucker, who set an NFL record with a 66-yard game-winning field goal in Detroit last year, said the offense did its job by getting the ball across the 50-yard line, and [more]

Jaguars beat Ravens on Trevor Lawrence TD pass and two-point conversion

Jaguars quarterback Trevor Lawrence had one of the best performances of his young career today against the Ravens, marching his offense down the field for a touchdown in the final seconds, then throwing a two-point conversion pass to win the game.The Jaguars’ 28-27 win was a big moment in Lawrence’s career, and one of the [more]

With Travis Etienne injured, JaMycal Hasty helps Jaguars take halftime lead

The Jaguars are surprisingly leading the Ravens at halftime today, and their offensive production has come from a surprising source: Backup running back JaMycal Hasty.Jaguars starting running back Travis Etienne suffered a foot injury after gaining just three yards on two carries at the outset of the game, and Hasty has been getting the bulk [more]

Ravens, Jaguars in weather delay in Jacksonville

Kickoff of today’s Ravens-Jaguars game in Jacksonville has been delayed.Lightning in the vicinity of the stadium led to officials getting both teams off the field in pregame warmups, and encouraging fans to seek shelter.The weather seems to be clearing now, and the game is currently expected to kick off at 1:25 p.m. ET.The 7-3 Ravens [more]

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