Posts Tagged ‘Baltimore Ravens’

NFL notebook: Owners approve new CBA, await players

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

After months of negotiating, representatives for the NFL owners and players union appear to have an agreement in place for a new collective bargaining agreement, with a vote by the players on ratification apparently the only hurdle remaining for the new pact to be approved. The NFL on Thursday afternoon released a statement indicating that the owners have approved the terms of the proposed CBA, agreed to by negotiators for the NFL and NFLPA. The current CBA was ratified in 2011 and is set to expire following the 2020 season.

Ravens TE Hayden Hurst says he attempted suicide in 2016

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

Baltimore Ravens tight end Hayden Hurst has come a long way. Right now, he is an NFL tight end playing on an $11 million contract as a key cog in the league's top-ranked offense from last year. It was in that South Carolina hospital that Hurst had what he calls his "come to Jesus moment." He was handcuffed to a bed.

Ravens’ Harbaugh to miss NFL combine after surgery

Thursday, February 20th, 2020

Baltimore Ravens coach John Harbaugh will miss next week's NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis after undergoing knee replacement surgery, ESPN reported on Thursday. Harbaugh, 57, reportedly underwent the surgery two weeks ago and his travel has been limited since the procedure. ESPN said Harbaugh's recovery is going well.

Former Ravens first-round pick Matt Elam records first XFL interception

Saturday, February 15th, 2020

If former Ravens first-round pick Matt Elam hopes the XFL is the path he must take to return to the NFL, he's off to a great start. The DC Defenders'safety recorded his first XFL interception on Saturday, picking off New York Guardians quarterback Matt McGloin in the second quarter. Elam has not played in the NFL since 2016.

Ravens OL James Hurst suspended 4 games for PED use

Friday, February 14th, 2020

Baltimore Ravens offensive lineman James Hurst has been suspended for the first four games of the 2020 season for violating the NFL policy on performance enhancers. Hurst is eligible to participate in all preseason practices and games. He will be allowed to return to his team's active roster on the Monday following the team's fourth game.

Ravens will release Tony Jefferson

Friday, February 14th, 2020

The Ravens are set to kick off their offseason moves by saying farewell to one of their veteran safeties. Ian Rapoport of NFL Media reports that the team is releasing Tony Jefferson. Jefferson was signed for a salary of $7 million with a cap hit of over $11.6 million and the move will clear $7 million of that cap space for 2020.

Ravens offensive lineman James Hurst suspended for violating NFL’s performance-enhancing substances policy

Friday, February 14th, 2020

The Ravens will be without one of their backup offensive linemen to start the 2020 season, as James Hurst was suspended by the NFL for four games without pay after he violated the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing substances. Hurst made two starts and appeared in all 16 games for the Ravens last season. Hurst, 28, who signed a four-year contract extension with the Ravens in 2018, is owed $8 million in base salary over the next two seasons, both of which carry a cap hit of $5.25 million.

Kaepernick to release memoir through his publishing company

Thursday, February 13th, 2020

Colin Kaepernick can add author and publisher to his resume. The former NFL quarterback who knelt during the national anthem to protest racial injustice and police brutality announced Thursday he's writing a memoir through his own publishing company. It's called Kaepernick Publishing, and the audio version of the currently untitled book due later this year will be available through Audible, a subsidiary of Amazon.

Kaepernick to release memoir through his publishing company

Thursday, February 13th, 2020

Colin Kaepernick can add author and publisher to his resume. The former NFL quarterback who knelt during the national anthem to protest racial injustice and police brutality announced Thursday he's writing a memoir through his own publishing company. It's called Kaepernick Publishing, and the audio version of the currently untitled book due later this year will be available through Audible, a subsidiary of Amazon.

Ravens extend defensive back Jordan Richards to one-year deal

Thursday, February 13th, 2020

The Ravens added some help on special teams Thursday as the team re-signed defensive back Jordan Richards, the team announced. Terms of the deal were not immediately available. Richards was brought in midway through the 2019 season after the Patriots released him to make room for former Ravens special teams standout Justin Bethel.