• Taking a look at Rolando McClain's tumultuous timeline with the Ravens

    Summary of 6 articles · Updated Jul 2, 2014
    Here is a look at McClain’s tumultuous stay in Baltimore: As it turns out, the Ravens didn’t make out as well as what was originally thought in the deal that sent inactive middle linebacker Rolando McClain to the Dallas Cowboys. The Dallas Cowboys could end up giving the Baltimore Ravens nothing in the trade for linebacker Rolando McClain According to multiple sources, if McClain, who was acquired Tuesday, does not make the team or is not on the Cowboys' 53-man roster for five games or 46-man game-day roster for three games in 2014, then the Ravens will not receive any compensation. McClain told ESPN in April that he was "done with football" despite only being 24 years old. May 15, 2013: Just 23 years old, McClain informed Ravens officials that he would retire from the NFL to get his personal life in order. Per ESPN Dallas, McClain will have to be on the Cowboys’ active 46-player roster at least three times in 2014 or on the 53-player roster at least five times this season for an exchange to occur. “I’ve described to any of the clients we’ve had through the years there Emmitt Smith, Dexter Coakley, DeMarcus Ware, Marcus Spears, Keith Brooking, DeMarco Murray that playing for the Cowboys in football is kind of like playing for the Yankees in baseball. Just an iconic franchise.
    • Conditions not favorable for Ravens to get sixth-round pick for Rolando McClain

      Draft pick exchange is partly contingent on linebacker's playing time with DallasAs it turns out, the Ravens didn’t make out as well as what was originally thought in the deal that sent inactive middle linebacker Rolando McClain to the Dallas Cowboys .
    • Ravens get sixth-rounder only if McClain plays half of defensive snaps

      A fuller picture of the terms of the Cowboys’ trade for linebacker Rolando McClain has begun to emerge. Let’s break it down. For starters, Baltimore and Dallas have an agreement in place to trade seventh-round selections in 2016, the Cowboys said Wednes…
    • McClain trade could cost Cowboys nothing

      IRVING, Texas -- The Dallas Cowboys could end up giving the Baltimore Ravens nothing in the trade for linebacker Rolando McClain. According to multiple sources, if McClain, who was acquired Tuesday, does not make the team or is not on the Cowboys' 53-ma…
      Source: ESPN.com
    • Agent says Rolando McClain is committed to football this time

      Stop us if you’ve heard this one before. Former top-10 pick Rolando McClain hasn’t played in an NFL game since November 2012, but his agent says this comeback is different, after the Cowboys traded for his rights yesterday. “He sounds as excited about f…

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