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Ravens will release Tony Jefferson

The Ravens are set to kick off their offseason moves by saying farewell to one of their veteran safeties. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the team is releasing Tony Jefferson. Jefferson was signed for a salary of $7 million with a cap hit of over $11.6 million and the move will clear $7 [more]

James Hurst suspended four games

The Ravens will be without offensive lineman James Hurst for the start of the 2020 season. The team announced on Friday afternoon that Hurst has been suspended for the first four games of the year. Hurst violated the league’s policy on performance-enhancing substances. Hurst will be able to participate in offseason work, training camp and [more]

Ravens bring back Jordan Richards

The Ravens effectively traded for Jordan Richards last year, so they brought him back for another year. The team announced that they had re-signed the veteran safety to a one-year deal. The core special teamer was scheduled to be an unrestricted free agent. The Ravens picked up Richards last year when the Patriots released him [more]

Mahomes, Wilson, Jackson are betting favorites to win 2020 MVP

Fresh off his first Super Bowl MVP award, Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes is the favorite to win his second regular-season MVP award. Mahomes is listed as the +400 favorite at MGM in betting on the 2020 regular-season MVP. Mahomes was also the favorite in the Westgate odds released last week. After Mahomes is Seahawks quarterback [more]

Chuck Clark will “keep building and proving” himself after extension

The Ravens locked up safety Chuck Clark through the 2023 season on Monday with a three-year contract extension that shows how far the 2017 sixth-round pick has come over his first three years in the league. Clark was a backup and special teams player for most of his first two seasons and said on Monday [more]

Mike Westhoff: Taysom Hill “throws better” than Lamar Jackson

Taysom Hill has become a stellar special-teams player with plenty of promise at quarterback. Mike Westhoff, who served as special-teams coordinator with the Saints in 2017 and 2018, praised Hill’s skills in an early-January interview with Zach Gelb of CBS Sports Radio. “Take a look at Baltimore,” Westhoff said when discussing Hill’s skill set. “It’s [more]

Ravens raising ticket prices in 2020

The Ravens did not make changes to their ticket prices the last two years, but a letter to the team’s season ticket holders shows that will change this year. The Ravens informed those buyers that their seats are going to cost a little more this year. The team said the average increase in prices is [more]

Ed Reed says he felt lied to by Texans in brief stay in Houston

Hall of Fame safety Ed Reed says he felt lied to by the Houston Texans in his short stay with the team during the 2013 season. In a lengthy conversation with Master Tesfatsion of Bleacher Report, Reed said he was recruited to Houston with a pitch to be a respected veteran voice. However, when he [more]

Ravens extend safety Chuck Clark

Ravens safety Chuck Clark is being rewarded for the best season of his career. Clark signed a three-year contract extension, the Ravens announced. According to multiple reports, it includes $10 million guaranteed and $16 million total. A 2017 sixth-round draft pick, Clark was a backup for his first two seasons but started 12 games in [more]

Eric Weddle: It was time to go when I realized my heart wasn’t in it

Safety Eric Weddle‘s Twitter post announcing his retirement didn’t include any discussion of why he was choosing to walk away from the game, but he has since expanded on the reasons for the decision. Weddle said 2019 was “a long season” that he spent playing in Los Angeles for the Rams and seeing his family [more]

Former NFL receiver Matthew Cherry wins an Oscar

The 92nd Oscars have begun, and a former NFL player has carried away one of the statues. Matthew Cherry, who played receiver for several teams more than a decade ago, won the best animated short prize for Hair Love. “I wanted to give kids a character that normalizes and celebrates black hair,” Cherry recently told [more]

Who’s next for the Pro Football Hall of Fame?

Some big names become eligible for the Pro Football Hall of Fame over the next few years. Peyton Manning, Charles Woodson and Calvin Johnson are among those eligible for the first time next year. DeMarcus Ware is the most qualified for the Class of 2022. Here is the list of first-year eligible candidates for the [more]

Ravens sign Andre Smith to one-year deal

The Ravens signed tackle Andre Smith a few days before they took on the Titans in the playoffs and they’ll be keeping him on hand into the offseason. The team announced on Thursday that they have signed Smith to a one-year deal. No financial terms were disclosed. Smith was inactive for that loss to the [more]

Eric Weddle announces retirement

Eric Weddle said at the end of the 2019 season that he didn’t expect to be back with the Rams and wasn’t sure whether he’d be playing for anyone in 2020. Weddle has since come to a decision on that front. Weddle announced his retirement on Twitter Thursday. Weddle spent 13 years in the NFL [more]

Patrick Mahomes favorite to win 2020 MVP award

Lamar Jackson‘s odds to win the 2020 MVP award are better than they were before the 2019 season. But the Ravens quarterback is not the favorite. The Westgate Sportsbook lists Patrick Mahomes as the favorite for the 2020 award with 4-1 odds. Mahomes, of course, won the league MVP award in 2018 and the Super [more]

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