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Lamar Jackson should get his second contract done now

Here’s something I meant to post on Tuesday. The sentiment still applies today, because the thing that needs to happen still hasn’t happened. Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson hasn’t signed a second contract. He needs to. Ideally, he needs to do it before Sunday night’s game against the Chiefs. He likely won’t. He’s representing himself. He’s [more]

Ravens place Chris Westry on injured reserve

The Ravens have placed a 15th player on injured reserve, with cornerback Chris Westry the latest. The team announced the move Friday, leaving it with two open spots on its 53-player roster. The Ravens worked out cornerbacks Buster Skrine, Daryl Worley, Winston Rose and Grant Haley earlier this week. Westry tore a meniscus in his [more]

NFL Week Two injury report roundup: A lot of question marks for the Ravens

Week Two of the 2021 NFL season kicked off on Thursday with a win by Washington and it continues with 14 more games on Sunday, which means that the 28 teams in those games submitted their final injury reports of the week on Friday. The teams playing on Monday night won’t release their final injury [more]

PFT’s 2021 hot-seat watch, Week Two

I’m trying to be a little more positive. And I’m currently positive that, when the 2021 regular season ends, coaches and General Managers will be fired. Usually, it’s more than a few. Every Friday, we’ll look at the guys who are, who may be, and/or who are believed to be in danger, grave or otherwise. [more]

Sammy Watkins: The Chiefs know what kind of player I am; I don’t have anything to prove

When the Chiefs won Super Bowl LIV, receiver Sammy Watkins was a big part of it. He caught 14 passes for 288 yards with a touchdown in the team’s three postseason games, including five receptions for 98 yards in the Super Bowl itself. But Watkins dealt with several injuries over the course of his three-year, [more]

Ronnie Stanley out of practice for second straight day

The Ravens’ injury issues now include left tackle Ronnie Stanley. Stanley missed his second straight practice on Thursday with an ankle injury. Stanley had ankle surgery after suffering a season-ending injury last season and didn’t look to be up to his usual standard of play against the Raiders on Monday night. Friday will bring more [more]

Tyrann Mathieu: If I’m not 100 percent, I’m getting there

Chiefs safety Tyrann Mathieu got off the COVID-19 reserve list in time to play against the Browns in Week One, but the Chiefs made him one of their inactives. On Thursday, Mathieu said the team “really made the best decision for me as a player” because he’d missed 10 days of work after testing positive. [more]

Ravens promote Justin Ellis, Anthony Levine from practice squad

Anthony Levine Sr. and Justin Ellis were game-day activations Monday night. They did enough against the Raiders to earn spots on the 53-player roster. The Ravens announced they promoted Levine and Ellis to the 53-player roster. The team had open spots on their active roster after placing offensive lineman Tyre Phillips (knee) on injured reserve [more]

Report: Ravens CB Chris Westry tore his meniscus

The Ravens will reportedly be without another cornerback for their Week Two game against the Chiefs. Jeremy Fowler of ESPN reports that Chris Westry has a torn meniscus in his knee. He is expected to miss a month as a result of the injury, so he could be headed for injured reserve. Westry had three [more]

Eric Bieniemy: If USC reached out, I’d say I’m preparing for the Baltimore Ravens

Urban Meyer isn’t the only one in the NFL fielding questions about potentially becoming USC’s next head coach. After ESPN’s Adam Schefter reported on Tuesday that league sources expect Eric Bieniemy to emerge as a candidate for the opening, the Chiefs offensive coordinator was asked about the job on Thursday. A candidate for several NFL [more]

Sammy Watkins: Lamar Jackson and Patrick Mahomes definitely view it as a rivalry

Baltimore quarterback Lamar Jackson said yesterday that Sunday night’s Chiefs-Ravens game is not about him and Patrick Mahomes. But a receiver who has caught passes from both quarterbacks says they both view themselves as rivals. Sammy Watkins, who was Mahomes’ teammate the last three years in Kansas City before signing with the Ravens this year, [more]

Andy Reid: It’ll be great to get Tyrann Mathieu back this week

Safety Tyrann Mathieu came off the COVID-19 list in time to play the Chiefs’ Week One matchup with the Browns, but head coach Andy Reid elected to keep him on the sideline as a precaution. Mathieu will be back for this week’s Sunday Night Football matchup against the Ravens, which Reid said will be a boost [more]

Ravens promote Devonta Freeman to active roster

The Ravens are getting ready to put running back Devonta Freeman on the field. Freeman is being promoted from the practice squad to the active roster, agent Drew Rosenhaus said. That makes it likely that Freeman will play for the Ravens when they host the Chiefs on Sunday Night Football. In their Week One loss [more]

Lamar Jackson: It’s not about me and Patrick Mahomes

Lamar Jackson is 0-3 against Patrick Mahomes and the Chiefs in his career. He is 30-5 against everybody else. Jackson has become the fifth MVP quarterback in NFL history to go 0-3 against another MVP quarterback, according to ESPN Stats & Information. Peyton Manning and Matt Ryan were the only other MVP quarterbacks to lose [more]

Marlon Humphrey on missed interception: “I definitely did not know I had the football”

Ravens cornerback Marlon Humphrey had an interception in his hands on Monday night and then just casually dropped the ball, wrongly thinking that the ball had hit the ground before he caught it. Today he acknowledged that was a huge mistake. “I definitely did not know I had the football,” Humphrey said. “That’d have been [more]

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