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Greg Roman on Stanford interest: “Singular focus” is on Broncos this week

Stanford is looking for a new football coach and Ravens offensive coordinator Greg Roman is one of the names that has been linked to the opening.Ravens head coach John Harbaugh said this week that Stanford has been in contact with Roman. Harbaugh called that contact “very preliminary right now” and Roman said on Thursday that [more]

Nathaniel Hackett: Russell Wilson’s height “hasn’t seemed to be a problem”

Broncos coach Nathaniel Hackett created a little bit of a mess for himself on Wednesday, based on the response he gave to reporters as to whether he’d consider making a quarterback change. Hackett eventually got out the mop and the bucket, either because he accidentally misspoke — or because he accidentally told the truth.On Thursday, [more]

Lamar Jackson returns to full practice after leaving early Wednesday

After not finishing Wednesday’s practice, leaving with a quadriceps injury, Lamar Jackson returned to a full practice Thursday.The Ravens have had Jackson on their practice report three consecutive weeks now. He went on the practice report two weeks ago with an illness that kept him out a day, and last week he was sidelined for [more]

Lamar Jackson practicing Thursday after early exit Wednesday

Ravens quarterback Lamar Jackson has been on the team’s injury report for various reasons in recent weeks and a quad injury is to blame for his presence on this week’s list.Jackson had to make an early departure from Wednesday’s session in order to get treatment on his quad. Reporters at the open portion of Thursday’s [more]

KJ Hamler suffered a setback in his recovery from a hamstring injury

Broncos wide receiver KJ Hamler has missed the last three games with a hamstring injury and it sounds like he won’t be on the field again anytime soon.Hamler did not practice on Wednesday and Broncos head coach Nathaniel Hackett told reporters on Thursday that Hamler has suffered a setback in his attempt to return to [more]

Nathaniel Hackett tried to walk back comments about a potential quarterback change

The Broncos do a great job, as plenty of teams (but not all of them) do when it comes to sending out transcripts of the press conferences that happen throughout the week. The most recent wave of transcripts from the Broncos included a significant comment from coach Nathaniel Hackett about the quarterback position.Asked whether he’d [more]

Would Nathaniel Hackett consider a quarterback change? “Right now, no”

Lost in Wednesday’s question of whether the teammates of Broncos quarterback Russell Wilson like him was the question of whether his head coach still wants him under center.Nathaniel Hackett does, but he offered an interesting response to a very specific inquiry from reporters.Asked whether he’d consider making a change at quarterback if he thought it [more]

Lamar Jackson leaves practice early with quadriceps injury

Lamar Jackson did not finish practice Wednesday, leaving with a quadriceps injury. The Ravens list him as a limited participant. Per Jamison Hensley of ESPN, a team spokesman said Jackson left to get treatment and would not speak to reporters Wednesday, which is the quarterback’s weekly interview day. Jackson has not talked to reporters since [more]

Ravens offensive coordinator Greg Roman a candidate for Stanford head coach

Ravens offensive coordinator Greg Roman is a candidate for Stanford’s head-coaching vacancy.Baltimore head coach John Harbaugh confirmed today that Roman has been contacted by Stanford.“Greg talked to me, he said there had been some contact there,” Harbaugh said. “I think it’s very preliminary right now. That’s where it’s at. When you have great coaches they [more]

Trent Dilfer is expected to become the next head coach at UAB

The pipeline of former NFL players to high-profile head-coaching jobs without much high-level experience continues to grow.Former quarterback Trent Dilfer reportedly is expected to become the next head coach at the University of Alabama-Birmingham, according to Pete Thamel of ESPN.com.Dilfer, who worked for ESPN after his playing career ended, has served as a high-school coach [more]

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]

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