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  • NFL owners approve minor changes to instant replay

    NFL owners approve minor changes to instant replay

    yahoo.com Updated 23 hours ago
    NFL owners approved minor changes to the replay system on Tuesday in a meeting in Charlotte, N.C. Most of the amendments are administrative in nature. The Baltimore Ravens proposed earlier this year that the system be overhauled to allow the majority of…
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  • Ravens' Monroe urges NFL to end marijuana ban

    Ravens' Monroe urges NFL to end marijuana ban

    ESPN.com May 24 (yesterday)
    Ravens' Monroe urges NFL to end marijuana ban
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  • Ravens' Eugene Monroe treats homeless veterans to a fishin…

    Ravens' Eugene Monroe treats homeless veterans to a fishing trip

    ESPN.com May 23 (2 days ago)
    Ravens' Eugene Monroe treats homeless veterans to a fishing trip
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  • Monday morning one-liners

    Monday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com May 23 (2 days ago)
    The Bills hope their defensive line is more effective this season. Dolphins DE Mario Williams is selling his house in Buffalo. A few things to keep an eye on at Patriots OTAs. Willie McGinest is a big fan of Jets DE Muhammad Wilkerson. Getting to know a…
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  • Ravens withdraw replay proposal

    Ravens withdraw replay proposal

    profootballtalk.com May 19 (6 days ago)
    When NFL owners meet next week in Charlotte, they’ll have one fewer proposal to consider. PFT has confirmed multiple reports that the Ravens have withdrawn their current idea for altering the replay rules. Specifically, the Ravens had proposed in advanc…
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  • Keenan Reynolds won’t ask to wear Unitas number in Baltimore, b…

    Keenan Reynolds won’t ask to wear Unitas number in Baltimore, but wouldn’t turn it down

    profootballtalk.com May 19 (6 days ago)
    Legendary Baltimore Colts quarterback Johnny Unitas wore No. 19. Ravens rookie receiver Keenan Reynolds wore No. 19 at Navy. Via the Baltimore Sun, a question has arisen regarding whether the Ravens should issue No. 19 to Reynolds. Joe Unitas (son of Jo…
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  • Thursday morning one-liners

    Thursday morning one-liners

    profootballtalk.com May 19 (6 days ago)
    The Bills have bulked up at RB. The Dolphins are down to three unsigned rookies after getting their top two under contract. Patriots TE Rob Gronkowski taking a ballet lesson, of course. The Jets could still find a role for TE Jace Amaro. Ravens RB Loren…
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  • Report: NFL believes Ravens knew rules banning use of pads

    Report: NFL believes Ravens knew rules banning use of pads

    profootballtalk.com May 18 (7 days ago)
    Earlier this week, a report surfaced that the NFL would investigate the Ravens for using full pads during a portion of a practice during their recent rookie minicamp. The Ravens responded to the report by saying that players were in the pads for five mi…
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  • CBA calls for fines, lost OTAs for offseason violations

    CBA calls for fines, lost OTAs for offseason violations

    As the NFL considers whether the Ravens violated the rules of the offseason program by putting rookies in pads during a recent minicamp, some have asked what the consequences will be. So here’s the answer, for those who asked (and those who didn’t). The…
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  • Ravens reportedly had some illegal padded practice at rookie ca…

    Ravens reportedly had some illegal padded practice at rookie camp

    yahoo.com May 16
    The current collective-bargaining agreement was agreed upon in 2011, and it significantly cut back the amount of padded practices a team could have. It completely eliminated padded practices from the offseason work. The Baltimore Ravens, with a head coa…
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  • Report: NFL investigating Ravens for having players in full pad…

    Report: NFL investigating Ravens for having players in full pads during rookie camp

    The current Collective Bargaining Agreement bars teams from practicing in full pads until training camp, but the Ravens may have violated that rule during their recent rookie minicamp. Jamison Hensley of ESPN.com reports that the NFL is investigating th…
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  • Ravens sign Ducasse, Josh Johnson

    Ravens sign Ducasse, Josh Johnson

    The Ravens on Monday announced the signings of quarterback Josh Johnson and offensive lineman Vladimir Ducasse. Johnson, 30, is a veteran of eight seasons who was most recently with the Bills. He’s started five games and played in 29; all of his starts …
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  • Raven Calls on N.F.L. to Allow Marijuana Use for Sport’s Pains

    Raven Calls on N.F.L. to Allow Marijuana Use for Sport’s Pains

    nytimes.com May 15
    Eugene Monroe, an offensive tackle for the Baltimore Ravens, is an outspoken advocate for ending marijuana testing, promoting the drug as a safer alternative to opioids.
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  • Only five of PFT’s Hot 100 Free Agents remain unsigned

    Only five of PFT’s Hot 100 Free Agents remain unsigned

    Cornerback Jerraud Powers signing with the Ravens Friday took one more off the board. The players on PFT’s Hot 100 Free Agent List are pretty much signed and committed for at least 2016. Josh Norman’s brief free agency in April spiced things up, but thi…
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  • Ravens hope they found potential starter in second wave of free…

    Ravens hope they found potential starter in second wave of free agency

    Ravens hope they found potential starter in second wave of free agency
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  • Ronnie Stanley signs with Ravens

    Ronnie Stanley signs with Ravens

    You can add another name to the list of first round picks under contract to their new teams. The Ravens announced on Friday that they’ve signed tackle Ronnie Stanley. Stanley was the sixth overall pick, which means his four-year contract comes with a te…
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  • Navy secretary says two Midshipmen can continue their NFL caree…

    Navy secretary says two Midshipmen can continue their NFL careers

    Two prominent Navy football players will be allowed to continue their NFL dreams this season. U.S. Secretary of the Navy Ray Mabus announced on “The Dan Patrick Show” on Friday that New England Patriots long snapper Joe Cardona and Baltimore Ravens rece…
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  • Ravens’ Eugene Monroe makes big donation to marijuana research

    Ravens’ Eugene Monroe makes big donation to marijuana research

    The Ravens wouldn’t draft a left tackle who they knew was smoking marijuana through a gas mask. But a left tackle who is on their roster for now has made a major contribution to marijuana research. Via Clifton Brown of CSNMidAtlantic.com, Ravens tackle …
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  • Thursday morning one-liners

    Thursday morning one-liners

    The Bills can’t get enough track guy/WRs. Dolphins rookie RB Kenyan Drake has a chance to step into the spotlight. Patriots QB Tom Brady, like the rest of the world, is amazed by his fellow unanimous MVP Steph Curry. Jets K Nick Folk wants to be just li…
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  • Ravens sticking 179 touchdowns in the same room at rookie minic…

    Ravens sticking 179 touchdowns in the same room at rookie minicamp

    The Baltimore Ravens averaged 20.5 points per game last season — only seven teams scored fewer in 2015. Clearly, they wanted to find more players to find the end zone. They made a few offensive upgrades through free agency, but the draft might be their …
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  • Video - Russillo: 'Replay is a complete waste of time' 01:34

    Russillo: 'Replay is a complete waste of time'

    May 20
    Ryen Russillo and Danny Kanell both do not like replays in the NFL because of what it takes away from the game; Mike Greenberg disagrees.
  • Video - Would Rickey Smiley prank call Ray Lewis or Nick Saban? 01:52

    Would Rickey Smiley prank call Ray Lewis or Nick Saban?

    May 18
    Comedian Rickey Smiley joins His & Hers to explain his sports fandom and share why he would prank call Ray Lewis.
  • Video - Schefter: Ravens won't get off unpunished 01:17

    Schefter: Ravens won't get off unpunished

    May 18
    Adam Schefter and Damien Woody react to the NFL investigating the Ravens for running a full pads session during rookie minicamp.
  • Video - NFL should adopt Ravens' replay proposal 01:01

    NFL should adopt Ravens' replay proposal

    May 17
    ESPN's Kevin Seifert says the Baltimore Ravens have proposed a vast expansion of instant replay, and it makes too much sense not to adopt. All but a handful of plays during a game would be reviewable under the proposal.