Sign up for Yardbarker's daily Top 10 newsletter, the Morning Bark! Customize to get news on your favorite sports and teams.


RAVENS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Free Agent FB Vonta Leach Remains In Contact With NFL Teams, Waiting For Opportunity

Free agent FB Vonta Leach has received texts from teams and coaching around the NFL checking to make sure he’s staying in shape. “A lot of teams and coaches have sent text message to make sure that I’m staying in shape,’ Leach said,via the Baltimore Sun. “You never know when you might get that call. I’ve played in this league for a long time. I know how this business...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ray Rice: ‘My actions that night were totally inexcusable’

Baltimore Ravens running back Ray Rice addressed the media Thursday regarding his assault charge. “My actions that night were totally inexcusable. That night, I’m just (gonna) put it this way, that night I just replay over and over in my head. That’s not me. My actions were inexcusable. That’s something I have to live with the rest of my life,” Rice said. Rice apologized...
Via Sports-Glory
12 hours ago  |  Discuss

Ravens’ 4th round pick Brent Urban is done for the season

Ravens fourth round pick Brent Urban has suffered a torn ACL and is done for the season. Ravens fourth pick, DT Brent Urban, tore his ACL. — NFL: AroundTheLeague (@NFL_ATL) July 31, 2014 var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; Loading... ZergNet The post Ravens’ 4th round pick Brent Urban is done...
Via Pro Football Zone
13 hours ago  |  Discuss

Letter rips WaPo for likening Ray Rice to Fred Flintstone

The entire Ray Rice controversy, from his alleged conduct to the NFL’s questionable two-game suspension stemming from the purportedly ugly incident involving his now-wife, and the ensuing questionable reactions and commentary from pundits and talking heads — specifically Stephen A. Smith — has provided for an opportunity to openly and reasonably discuss the tragic and […...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
14 hours ago  |  Discuss

Bad news from the Ravens’ Castle as Brent Urban goes down hard…

They’re doing an MRI exam on rookie defensive end Brent Urban’s knee as I write this— let’s just say it doesn’t look too hopeful at this stage of the speculation. Urban was on his way to making the Ravens’ team in the DE rotation. But the 6-7, 295-lb. 4th-round draft pick out of Virginia somehow got his leg banged up and twisted around the equally big body of fellow rookie...
Via Ravens Football Machine
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Steve Smith, Joe Flacco using Starbucks to build rapport?

In Carolina, Steve Smith told Aqib Talib to "ice up, son." In Baltimore, he's telling Joe Flacco, "iced coffee, son." Buried at the bottom of Peter King's latest MMQB column is an interesting nugget about how Smith and Flacco are developing chemistry in training camp. Take it away, Peter ... They wager $25 Starbucks cards when they disagree on on...
Via Helmet2Helmet
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Grades are in, the Baltimore Ravens cornerback depth gets…

Training camp has only been under way for a little over a week. The Ravens entered camp with four cornerbacks on their roster from last season — Lardarius Webb, Jimmy Smith, Chykie Brown and Asa Jackson.  They also signed two veteran free agents in former Giant, Aaron Ross, and Dominique Franks, who last played with the Falcons.  On top of those six players, the Ravens were reportedly...
Via cover32 - Ravens
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens: Three Bold Predictions For Training Camp

A year removed from winning Super Bowl XLVIII, the Baltimore Ravens suffered from a serious Super Bowl hangover last season like they had one too many Hurricanes on Bourdon Street.Realistically, losing core players Ray Lewis (retirement), Ed Reed, Anquan Boldin, and Bernard Pollard to free agency; and QB Joe Flacco’s $120 million contract strapping their salary cap were the biggest...
Via Football Nation
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Baltimore Ravens head coach John Harbaugh ranked 7th best in NFL, full top-20 revealed

When cover32 released its list of the top 10 coaches in the NFL today, there were some people angry about their favorite team’s leader not making the list. It made for a bit of spirited debate in the “Comments” section below the article. And it also begged another question: How close was Mr. Irate Fan’s HC to making the list? To provide an answer, the editors at cover32 have...
Via cover32 - Ravens
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ravens Sign DB Marrio Norman, Waive WR Gerrard Sheppard

  The Baltimore Ravens announced the signing of DB Marrio Norman on Tuesday, as well as the release WR Gerrard Sheppard. Norman took part in the Ravens minicamp on a tryout basis, but wasn’t signed to a contract after the camp concluded. Norman offers decent size at 6-foot-1, 205-pounds. He was with the Cleveland Gladiators of the AFL last year and recorded 57.5 tackles...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Torrey Smith makes maybe his best catch ever at M&T open practice

With Torrey Smith’s contract being a hot topic, that may cause some to worry about his focus. At the Baltimore Ravens open practice at M&T Bank Stadium on Monday night, Smith put those notions to rest in one single play, making what can only be described as his most impressive catch in a Ravens jersey. Coming into the NFL, Smith was an elite athlete and raw receiver.  His...
Via cover32 - Ravens
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Whoopi: 'If you hit a man, don't be surprised if he hits back'

Growing up, I was always taught that no matter how angry someone got, violence was not an acceptable solution. Beyond that, as a young lady, I was also told that you should never raise your hand to a man because they may not have been brought up the same set of values. Which brings us again to the discussion of Baltimore Ravens RB Ray Rice, and the incident involving his wife Janay...
Via Jocks and Stiletto Jill
2 days ago  |  Discuss

NFL's attempt to explain Rice suspension less than convincing

The National Football League has some of the highest-paid public relations personnel in the United States. This is one of the primary reasons that it has been able to skirt some major issues in the past as it relates to how the public perceives the league.  Unfortunately for the league, the two-game suspension Ray Rice received for assaulting his now wife Janay Palmer earlier this...
Via Sportsnaut
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Stephen A. Smith apologizes for domestic violence comments

ESPN’s first statement on the controversy that has enveloped the network after Stephen A. Smith’s comments on domestic violence amounted to an advertisement for Monday’s First Take.  There the network said, Smith would address the controversy in full. Monday’s First Take opened with what appeared to be a taped apology from Smith on set alone with Cari Champion.  After Smith...
Via Awful Announcing
3 days ago  |  Discuss
MORE STORIES >>
Ravens News
Delivered to your inbox
You'll also receive Yardbarker's daily Top 10, featuring the best sports stories from around the web. Customize your newsletter to get articles on your favorite sports and teams. And the best part? It's free!

Tigers acquire David Price in blockbuster

MLB trade deadline tracker and analysis

Best, worst in-season trades for each team

Rice: ‘Actions were totally inexcusable’

Dez upset over teammate's deal?

Johnson pulled out of tourney to hang with Paulina?

WWE star to be play big Star Wars role?

MLB pitcher charged with sexual assault

Breaking down the NL MVP race

Gallery: The best of July

10 young NFL stars having Hall of Fame careers already

10 players who will make their first Pro Bowl in 2014

Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.