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Ravens waive Robertson Daniel

The Ravens placed defensive back Robertson Daniel on waivers Thursday. Baltimore is making space to sign undrafted free agents. Daniel, 26, played one game with the Ravens in 2016. It stands as his only NFL regular-season appearance. He spent part of last season on the team’s practice squad. Daniel originally signed with Oakland as an [more]

Jaguars didn’t consider taking Lamar Jackson at No. 29

The Jaguars had few draft needs, which allowed them to go for luxury with the 29th overall selection. They decided not to use that luxury pick on one of the more intriguing prospects in the draft: Former Louisville quarterback Lamar Jackson. Appearing on PFT Live, G.M. Dave Caldwell explained that Jackson, whom Caldwell and executive [more]

Ravens waive running back John Crockett

When the new guys come in, somebody has to go out. That’s what’s happening in Baltimore, as the Ravens waived running back John Crockett to make room for some rookies, according to Jeff Zrebiec of the Baltimore Sun. Crockett spent part of last year on their practice squad, and signed a futures deal with them [more]

Ravens won’t pick up option on Breshad Perriman

Much like Kevin White in Chicago, the decision on Breshad Perriman is as much about availability as ability. According to Mike Garafolo of the NFL Network, the Ravens will not pick up the fifth-year option for 2019 on Perriman. Perriman has missed 21 of a possible 48 games because of injuries, and even when he’s [more]

Report: Most teams wouldn’t even sign Dez Bryant at the league minimum

Dez Bryant‘s reputation in the NFL appears to be preceding him. Bryant has indicated that he cares more about playing for the right team than making the right money, even suggesting that he cares more about staying in the NFC East so he can play the Cowboys twice than anything else. But there may not [more]

Willie Snead looking forward to “fresh start” with Ravens

The Ravens took their time deciding about making an offer to wide receiver Willie Snead before ultimately signing him to an offer sheet on the final day that restricted free agents were allowed to strike deals with new teams. The Saints opted not to match that two-year deal, leaving Snead to move on to Baltimore [more]

Which veterans are in danger after the draft?

Plenty of veteran players hate the draft. For them, the draft brings a fresh crop of young players who may end up taking their jobs. Based on this year’s draft, which veterans are in grave danger? That was the subject of Tuesday’s PFT Live draft. Check out the choices below, and then chime in with [more]

NFL doles out four more international practice squaders

As the NFL continues to try to build its international brand, they continue to dole out a few players to hang around teams for a year to build interest. The league announced that eight teams will carry international players on their practice squads this year, with each team in the AFC North getting a player [more]

Ravens assigned Chris Ezeala through international player pathway program

The NFL debuted its international player pathway program in 2017 by assigning four players from overseas to NFC South teams and giving them roster exemptions to remain as the 11th player on the practice squad during the season. The program will continue in 2018 with the four AFC North teams getting assigned players this time. [more]

A tearful goodbye for Ozzie Newsome after final draft

Zach Sieler may or may not become a key cog of the Ravens future. But as long as he’s on the roster, he’ll represent an important link to their past. The sixth-round defensive lineman from Ferris State was the 193rd pick in the draft, but the final pick for Ravens General Manager Ozzie Newsome. “It [more]

Ravens considered taking Lamar Jackson at No. 16

The last draft of Ravens G.M. Ozzie Newsome included two trades down in round one and a trade back into the first round to get a quarterback. Making the moves more impressive is the fact that the team initially considered taking Lamar Jackson with the 16th overall pick. Per multiple sources, there was a movement [more]

Joe Flacco has nothing to say at team draft event

It’s entirely possible that Joe Flacco is completely cool with what’s happening around him. But we don’t know that, because he’s not talking about the fact the Ravens used a first-round pick on quarterback Lamar Jackson. When approached by Jamison Hensley of ESPN.com at the team’s draft event today, Flacco declined the opportunity to share [more]

Three rounds in, no new quarterback for the Patriots

The New England Patriots widely are believed to be determined to emerge from the 2018 draft with a new quarterback who can be groomed to eventually take over for Tom Brady. Through three rounds, it hasn’t happened yet. From the rumors of trading up to the top five to get one of the premier guys [more]

Ravens draft Orlando Brown Jr.

Orlando Brown will begin his NFL career where his father ended his NFL career. With the 83rd pick in the 2018 NFL draft, the Baltimore Ravens selected Orlando Brown Jr., an offensive tackle from Oklahoma. Brown’s father, the late Orlando “Zeus” Brown, retired from the Ravens after the 2005 season. Zeus also played for both [more]

No quarterbacks taken in second round

The 2018 NFL Draft set a record with four quarterbacks going in the Top 10 and a fifth came off the board with the final pick of the round when the Ravens traded up to take Lamar Jackson. The run on quarterbacks did not continue into the second round. That round came to an end [more]

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