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There’s another Lamar Jackson on the way to the NFL

Lamar Jackson can’t think about becoming the league’s MVP yet. He’s simply trying to get drafted first. Nebraska cornerback Lamar Jackson is at the Senior Bowl this week, hoping to display the skills to allow him to join his Ravens quarterback namesake in the league. “He’s doing his thing in the league and I’m on [more]

Lamar Jackson more proud of 36 passing TDs than 1,206 rushing yards

Lamar Jackson had a record-setting season that will culminate with the MVP award the night before Super Bowl LIV. He isn’t staying for the game and won’t be watching the game. “I’m not going to be watching it. My team is not in it,” Jackson told ESPN at the Pro Bowl. The season didn’t end [more]

Matt Judon: I don’t know where I’m going to be next year

Matt Judon is representing the Ravens in the Pro Bowl. Will it mark the last time Judon is a member of the team that drafted him in the fifth round in 2016? The linebacker is scheduled to become a free agent in March. Coach John Harbaugh admitted last week it’s going to be “very hard” [more]

Lamar Jackson starstruck meeting Drew Brees, Brees’s son starstruck meeting Jackson

NFL players increasingly choose to sit out the Pro Bowl, but one of the reasons some players still participate is the opportunity to spend time with the colleagues they respect the most. For Drew Brees and Lamar Jackson, the mutual respect has been evident this Pro Bowl week. Brees posted a picture on social media [more]

Lamar Jackson: I have to work on everything

Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson is likely to be named the Most Valuable Player for the 2019 season the night before Super Bowl LIV, but Jackson said Wednesday that reaching that height isn’t going to lead him to slack off at all this offseason. Jackson made strides as a passer in his first full season as [more]

Marshal Yanda on 2020 plans: We’ll see, I don’t know yet

After the Ravens lost to the Titans in the divisional round of the playoffs, Ravens head coach John Harbaugh said he’d like to see right guard Marshal Yanda “playing Hall of Fame football for another year if he so chooses.” Harbaugh noted that he didn’t have any idea whether Yanda would make that choice or [more]

New England Patriots nearly became the St. Louis Stallions

In an earlier item regarding the 26th anniversary of the purchase of the Patriots by Robert Kraft, it was mentioned that the Patriots may have left Boston but for their acquisition by Kraft. Some have expressed surprise and/or disbelief regarding that assertion, but it’s true. James Orthwein, a St. Louis native, bought the Patriots from [more]

Raheem Mostert: “Look where I’m at now”

Over the next two weeks, you’ll hear plenty about the way Raheem Mostert was cut by six teams in an 18-month span. It’s not just an easy storyline, but a very real motivation for the 49ers running back himself. Stepping in for an injured Tevin Coleman, Mostert ran for 220 yards and four touchdowns to [more]

With no visual evidence, Jeffery Simmons not fined for spitting

Titans defensive lineman Jeffery Simmons avoided a fine for unsportsmanlike conduct. Jamison Hensley of ESPN reports that the NFL found no visual evidence of Simmons spitting on Ravens right guard Marshal Yanda, who, in postgame interviews, had accused the rookie of doing just that. Officials didn’t penalize Simmons. The fine for unsportsmanlike conduct is $14,037. [more]

John Harbaugh: Lamar Jackson is younger than Joe Burrow, has a good head start

Anyone who’s disappointed in the Ravens losing their first two playoff games with quarterback Lamar Jackson has unrealistic expectations, according to Ravens coach John Harbaugh. Harbaugh defended Jackson when asked about his 0-2 playoff record on Friday, noting that he’s a month younger than Joe Burrow, the quarterback who just led LSU to the national [more]

John Harbaugh wants Marshal Yanda back for another year of “Hall of Fame football”

Marshal Yanda‘s contract runs through 2020, but following the divisional-round loss to the Titans, the Pro Bowl right guard declined to comment about his plans for next season. Will he return or won’t he? “I talked to him after the game; that’s it,” Ravens coach John Harbaugh said Friday at his season-ending news conference, via [more]

John Harbaugh: “Very hard” to re-sign Matt Judon, but we’ll try

Ravens head coach John Harbaugh hoped he’d be holding a press conference about the AFC Championship Game on Friday, but his team lost to the Titans last week and that means he was holding an end-of-season press conference instead. Impending free agents are always a topic at such gatherings and Harbaugh’s presser didn’t play out [more]

James Urban, Bobby Engram will remain on Ravens coaching staff

The Eagles’ search for new offensive coaches led them to request interviews with a couple of Ravens assistants, but neither coach is expected to leave Baltimore this offseason. There was word this week that the Eagles were interested in Ravens quarterbacks coach James Urban for their offensive coordinator vacancy and head coach John Harbaugh confirmed [more]

Report: Eagles interested in James Urban for offensive coordinator

The Eagles need a new offensive coordinator and they’re reportedly considering a coach who was on Andy Reid’s staff when Reid was coaching in Philadelphia. Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports that the team is interested in Ravens quarterbacks coach James Urban. Urban has spent the last two seasons in that role and has spent [more]

Orlando Brown replacing Trent Brown in Pro Bowl

The Ravens have their 13th Pro Bowler. The team announced Wednesday that right tackle Orlando Brown Jr. will replace Raiders right tackle Trent Brown, who went on injured reserve late in the season with a chest injury. Orlando Brown becomes Baltimore’s third Pro Bowl offensive lineman, joining right guard Marshal Yanda and left tackle Ronnie [more]

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