AFC North News and Rumors
CNNSI.com 4 hours agoBaltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh was added to Miami (Ohio) University's Cradle of Coaches on Saturday. He unveiled a sculpture of himself with right arm raised in triumph.Upvote Share Tweet
The Harbaugh family summer retreatESPN.com 10 hours agoNothing breaks up the monotony of training camp like a Harbaugh hoedown. As expected, the Baltimore Ravens announced they will host the San Francisco 49ers for some scrimmages during training camp. The workouts between the former Super Bowl opponents ap…Upvote Share TweetTwo seasons after battling in the Super Bowl, the Baltimore Ravens and San Francisco 49ers will hold four joint practices after their preseason opener on Aug. 7 in Baltimore, John Harbaugh said Friday night.Upvote Share Tweetprofootballtalk.com Apr 18 (yesterday)Running backs might not be a first round staple anymore, but teams are still going to be selecting the top collegiate runners from 2013 at some point over the three day draft process. One that should be off the board near the top of the list is Boston C…Upvote Share TweetESPN.com Apr 18 (yesterday)Khalil Mack remains a very large mystery when it comes to the Cleveland Browns' draft plans. Mack was the standout linebacker for the University at Buffalo whose draft stock in the eyes of NFL types has remained consistently high. Merrill Hoge calls Mac…Upvote Share TweetRolando McClain’s comeback attempt didn’t get off to such a hot start, but the Ravens are apparently letting him continue to attempt it. According to Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun, the plan is for McClain to join the Ravens “as soon as Monday” for t…Upvote Share Tweet
Chuck Pagano: It’s an important offseason for Trent Richardsonprofootballtalk.com Apr 18 (yesterday)The Colts kick off their offseason program on Monday and it promises to be a big one for running back Trent Richardson. Richardson’s in-season arrival in a trade with the Browns cost the Colts a first-round pick and got them a back who wound up being be…Upvote Share Tweet
Bengals, A.J. Green not talking about a new contract yetprofootballtalk.com Apr 17 (yesterday)By May 3, the Bengals inevitably will exercise the fifth-year option on receiver A.J. Green’s contract. The bigger question is whether the Bengals will be extending Green’s contract by more than a year. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, talk…Upvote Share TweetThe Baltimore Ravens picked up the fifth-year option on cornerback Jimmy Smith well before the May 3 deadline, according to ESPN's Field Yates. This was never in doubt because coach John Harbaugh said at last month's NFL owners meetings that the Ravens …Upvote Share TweetFor some NFL teams, a practical impediment exists to hosting games in London: The stadium lease. Some leases require all “home” games to be played in the home stadium, with no “home” games played elsewhere. The Bengals’ lease at Paul Brown Stadium previ…Upvote Share TweetRolando McClain wasn’t the only former Alabama linebacker to pay the Ravens a visit this week. Aaron Wilson of the Baltimore Sun reports that the Ravens had C.J. Mosley in for a pre-draft visit. For Mosley’s sake, let’s hope it went better than McClain’…Upvote Share Tweet
Another jam-packed PFT on NBCSN todayThursday’s edition of Pro Football Talk on NBCSN expands back to an hour. And we’ll be covering plenty of ground during that time. It’s Bengals and Chargers draft preview day, and we’ve interviewed Cincinnati coach Marvin Lewis and San Diego coach Mike …Upvote Share Tweet
Ravens draft primer: Mike EvansWith 21 days until the NFL draft begins, here is another potential draft prospect for the Baltimore Ravens: MIKE EVANS Position: Wide receiver School: Texas A&M Height/weight: 6-foot-4, 231 Round projection: First File this away: Evans averaged 13.4…Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Apr 17 (2 days ago)Chad Johnson is back in football. It's not exactly what the one-time star receiver envisioned, probably, but it'll do. Johnson, who is mostly known for his time with the Bengals, signed with the Canadian Football League's Montreal Alouettes, the league …Upvote Share Tweetyahoo.com Apr 17 (2 days ago)Michael Sam is not expected to be a first-round pick in the upcoming NFL draft. He may not be selected in the middle rounds. In fact, there is a chance Sam is not drafted at all. However, there are plenty of NFL teams very interested in him. The Baltimo…Upvote Share Tweet
Don't count on an extension with NgataThe Baltimore Ravens were unable to reach an extension with defensive tackle Haloti Ngata despite offering a "lucrative, long-term" deal, according to the NFL Network. The Ravens are looking to reduce Ngata's $16 million cap number, which is t…Upvote Share Tweet
Inside Slant: 'Draft Day' as an infomercialFair warning: Spoiler alert. The most cutting reviews of "Draft Day" suggested it was nothing more than a big-screen NFL infomercial, a modern-day NFL Films-like effort to glorify and dramatize what is now a $10 billion industry. That interpre…Upvote Share Tweet
Taylor Mays working way back from shoulder dislocation and labrum tearprofootballtalk.com Apr 17 (3 days ago)The Cincinnati Bengals lost safety Taylor Mays for the season when he suffered a torn labrum and dislocated shoulder last October. Mays dislocated his shoulder when attempting to tackle Bilal Powell in a game against the New York Jets. According to Tom …Upvote Share Tweet
DJ and Charles' mock draftApr 18Daniel Jeremiah and Charles Davis take turns picking in the top 10 and deliver their latest mock draft. Is there a player that is slowly creeping his way up the draft board? Find out.
Better quarterback option for the Cleveland Browns: Derek Carr or Johnny Manziel?Apr 18The Cleveland Browns are likely to take a quarterback with one of their early-round picks in the 2014 NFL Draft -- but is Derek Carr or Johnny Manziel a better fit for the franchise?
Will Browns Take Manziel?Apr 18Adam Schefter discusses whether Cleveland will take Johnny Manziel with the fourth overall pick in the NFL draft.
Inside The Huddle With John ClaytonApr 17John Clayton goes deep analyzing the 2015 free-agent market. The impact of certain outcomes could be significant.
Ndamukong Suh's absence bad sign for Detroit LionsApr 17Ndamukong Suh's absence from voluntary workouts is a bigger deal than the Lions are making it out to be, writes Jeffri Chadiha.
Don Banks: Examining the Jadeveon Clowney fallout; more notes ahead of the…Apr 15As mid-April arrives, and we start to really feel the drag of those two extra weeks added to draft season, here are five current stories in the NFL I just don't get ...
‘You’ve Got to Take One’Apr 15RENTON, Wash. — Mike Holmgren has been where so many coaches and team architects are, 23 mornings before the 2014 NFL Draft. He has been wondering where his starting quarterback would come from. So it seemed logical to ask him Monday: Approaching a draf…
Eagles coach Chip Kelly could have rude awakeningApr 14Thriving without DeSean Jackson will be a lot tougher than Eagles coach Chip Kelly seems to realize, writes Jeffri Chadiha.