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  Ravens | Jacob Breeland dealing with knee issue    Sat May 15, 01:35 PM

Baltimore Ravens TE Jacob Breeland (knee) continues to try and work through an undisclosed knee issue, and Ravens head coach John Harbaugh said Saturday, May 15, that the hope is Breeland will be ready for training camp.

Footballguys view: Breeland was added as a priority free agent after the 2020 NFL draft. Coming out of Oregon, Breeland looked like an H-back prospect. He was injured last year and missed the whole season.

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  Ravens | Rashod Bateman draws praise    Sat May 15, 01:22 PM

Baltimore Ravens WR Rashod Bateman's showing in the team's rookie minicamp so far drew praise from head coach John Harbaugh on Saturday, May 15. 'Impressions are very positive,' Harbaugh said during a news conference. 'He's a no-nonsense guy, has a nice demeanor about him. He's a quick learner. He's everything we thought he would be in terms of the athleticism, the skillset. That's usually the case, but not always the case. What you see is not always what you get. You don't know until you get them out there, in really the first rookie minicamp. And I would say that he is as advertised from a talent standpoint.'

Footballguys view: Bateman should be drawing rave reviews. It's rookie minicamp and not much goes on, but there is some footage of him making difficult grabs against air and that gets people excited. We love his route-running ability and Bateman should immediately become a favorite of QB Lamar Jackson. The Ravens are a run-heavy offense, and that's going to limit the production of Bateman. Fantasy GMs are taking him off the board at WR58 (12.04) in 12-team PPR leagues.

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  Ravens | Tylan Wallace under contract    Fri May 14, 07:10 PM

Baltimore Ravens fourth-round draft choice WR Tylan Wallace signed a four-year contract with the Ravens Friday, May 14. Financial terms were not disclosed.

Footballguys view: Wallace has explosiveness and was one of the most productive receivers in the FBS. Over the last three years, he's averaged over 100 yards per game. Even though he's not a huge wide receiver, Wallace can win contested catches. Over the last three years, he's got 43 contested catches to his credit - most in the FBS. He needs to improve his routes in order to play up to his potential in the pros, but Wallace has the skill set and proven production to monitor in dynasty formats.

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  Ravens | Baltimore signs seven UDFAs    Thu May 13, 06:08 PM

Undrafted free-agent QB Kenji Bahar (Monmouth), OT Adrian Ealy (Oklahoma), DT Xavier Kelly (Arkansas), OT Foster Sarell (Stanford), WR Donte Sylencieux (Graceland), LB Barrington Wade (Iowa) and S Ar'Darius Washington (Texas Christian) signed with the Baltimore Ravens Thursday, May 13. Terms of the contracts were not disclosed.

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  Ravens | Three picks under contract    Wed May 12, 09:16 PM

Baltimore Ravens fifth-round draft choices CB Shaun Wade, DE Daelin Hayes and FB Ben Mason agreed to terms on four-year contracts with the Ravens Wednesday, May 12. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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  Ravens | Rashod Bateman terms    Wed May 12, 05:16 PM

Updating a previous story, Baltimore Ravens WR Rashod Bateman's rookie deal is worth $12.6 million over four years with a $6.5 million signing bonus.

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  Ravens | Rashod Bateman inks rookie deal    Wed May 12, 05:01 PM

Baltimore Ravens WR Rashod Bateman signed his four-year rookie contract Wednesday, May 12. The deal includes a fifth-year team option.

Footballguys view: Bateman brings a skill set to the field that the Ravens don't have in their wide receiver corps. He's a skilled route runner who should quickly become a favorite target of QB Lamar Jackson. It's a run-heavy offense, so that limits the fantasy potential of Bateman in 2021.

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  Ravens | Rashod Bateman in a tough spot?    Sun May 9, 07:35 PM

Baltimore Ravens WR Rashod Bateman joins an offense that totaled a league-low 1,729 yards when targeting wide receivers in 2020.

Footballguys view: The Ravens are trying to be better as a passing offense, and that will come down to the steps forward that Lamar Jackson can make in 2021. Bateman is a fine route runner and should be able to quickly earn the trust of Jackson as a rookie.

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  Ravens | Kenji Bahar to try out    Thu May 6, 03:26 PM

Undrafted free-agent QB Kenji Bahar (Monmouth) has been invited to the Baltimore Ravens rookie minicamp on a tryout basis.

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  Ravens | Nate McCrary signs with Ravens    Tue May 4, 12:34 PM

Undrafted free-agent RB Nate McCrary (Saginaw Valley State) signed an undisclosed deal with the Baltimore Ravens.

Footballguys view: McCrary is a track athlete who can make big plays happen. He scored 28 touchdowns in 33 games for SVSU and has good size at 225 pounds. In super crazy deep dynasty formats we'll see if he can latch on with the Ravens.

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  Ravens | Alejandro Villanueva signs with Ravens    Tue May 4, 10:47 AM

Free-agent OT Alejandro Villanueva (Steelers) signed a two-year, $14 million deal with the Baltimore Ravens Tuesday, May 4. The deal fully guarantees $8 million.

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  Ravens | Baltimore adding Tony Poljan    Sat May 1, 08:34 PM

Undrafted free-agent TE Tony Poljan (Virginia) agreed to terms with the Baltimore Ravens Saturday, May 1, according to a source. Terms of the contract were not disclosed.

Footballguys view: Poljan was originally at Central Michigan where he flip flopped between quarterback and tight end for the first three years. In 2019, Poljan exclusively played tight end and was a second team All-Mac player. He transferred to Virginia to play one more season and is a "Y" tight end in the NFL who can block and catch. He is known as a competitive player who is still learning the nuances of the position.

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  Ravens | Ravens land Tylan Wallace    Sat May 1, 01:40 PM

Oklahoma State WR Tylan Wallace on Saturday, May 1, was selected in the fourth round (131st pick overall) of the NFL Draft.

Footballguys view: Wallace can flat out fly down the field. He's got straight-line speed and can take the top off the defense. Wallace may never be a great route runner but his speed makes him a threat from anywhere on the field.

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  Ravens | Lamar Jackson's option picked up    Fri Apr 30, 04:07 PM

Baltimore Ravens QB Lamar Jackson had his fifth-year option exercised Friday, April 30.

Footballguys view: Jackson is now under the Ravens control through the 2022 season. They'll work diligently to make him one of the highest-paid quarterbacks in the NFL.

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  Ravens | Baltimore adds Jayson Oweh     Thu Apr 29, 11:54 PM

Penn State DE Jayson Oweh was selected by the Baltimore Ravens with the 31st overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft.

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  Ravens | Baltimore snags Rashod Bateman     Thu Apr 29, 11:33 PM

Minnesota WR Rashod Bateman was selected by the Baltimore Ravens with the 27th overall pick in the 2021 NFL Draft.

Footballguys view: Bateman is a great route runner and has the savvy to get open against all sorts of coverage. He plays larger than his size and has 'late hands' when passes are coming in down the sideline. Expect Bateman to work to become a favorite target of QB Lamar Jackson. How fast that happens and how much growth Jackson shows as a passer will determine how much fantasy value Bateman has.

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  Ravens | Lamar Jackson will be retained    Tue Apr 27, 07:22 PM

Baltimore Ravens QB Lamar Jackson will have his fifth-year option picked up by the team before the league-wide deadline Monday, May 3, according to head coach John Harbaugh. 'Guarantee it,' Harbaugh said Tuesday, April 27, 'He's definitely going to be our quarterback. ... That's the plan, absolutely.'

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  Ravens | Dennis Kelly to visit Baltimore    Sat Apr 24, 01:25 PM

Free agent OT Dennis Kelly (Titans) will visit the Baltimore Ravens this weekend, per a source.

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  Ravens | Alejandro Villanueva may join Ravens    Fri Apr 23, 03:23 PM

Free-agent OT Alejandro Villanueva (Steelers) is receiving interest from the Baltimore Ravens, and the two sides are optimistic about reaching an agreement. Villanueva likely would play right tackle if he signs with Baltimore.

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  Ravens | Baltimore trades Orlando Brown    Fri Apr 23, 03:11 PM

Baltimore Ravens OT Orlando Brown Jr. was traded to the Kansas City Chiefs Friday, April 23, in exchange for a 2021 first-round draft choice, a 2021 third-round draft choice, a 2021 fourth-round draft choice and a 2022 fifth-round draft choice. The Chiefs will also receive a 2021 second-round draft choice and a 2022 sixth-round pick in the trade.

Footballguys view: The Ravens now have the no.27 and no.31 picks in the first round. That gives them flexibility to move up if need be. It also allows them to be on the ready for a wide receiver who falls in round one.

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  Ravens | Baltimore intrigued by WR duo in draft    Mon Apr 19, 11:58 PM

Minnesota WR Rashod Bateman and Louisiana State University WR Terrace Marshall are 'two talented guys who have versatility' and 'two guys we have our eye on,' according to the Baltimore Ravens director of player personnel Joe Hortiz.

Footballguys view: The Ravens need to put better wide receivers around Lamar Jackson. Bateman is a zone beater who plays larger than his size. Marshall has a nose for the end zone and can be moved around the formation to go after all types of coverage. Both players should be first-round picks in the 2021 NFL draft.

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  Ravens | Baltimore starts talks with Lamar Jackson    Mon Apr 19, 01:39 PM

Baltimore Ravens QB Lamar Jackson has started contract extension talks with the Ravens, according to general manager Eric DeCosta.

Footballguys view: The Ravens have a fifth-year option with Jackson, so they basically have him under control through the 2022 season. If they wait to get Jackson done, his price tag is only going to go up. Jackson's new deal will make him one of the highest-paid quarterbacks in the NFL. We'll see if the Ravens can get something done with him before the start of the regular season.

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  Ravens | Alejandro Villanueva to meet with Ravens    Mon Apr 19, 11:07 AM

Free-agent OT Alejandro Villanueva (Steelers) will meet with the Baltimore Ravens this week.

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  Ravens | Pair sign exclusive-rights tenders    Sat Apr 17, 12:57 PM

Baltimore Ravens exclusive rights free agents C Trystan Colon-Castillo and LB Kristian Welch signed their tenders on Saturday, April 17, according to the team.

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  Ravens | Big expectations for J.K. Dobbins?    Fri Apr 9, 10:58 PM

Baltimore Ravens RB J.K. Dobbins is slated for a 'very big role' in the offense in 2021, according to Jamison Hensley of ESPN.com, and Hensley expects 1,100 rushing and double-digit touchdowns out of Dobbins.

Footballguys view: Dobbins could easily finish 2021 as a RB1 for Fantasy GMs. He should cross the 1,000-yard line as a runner, and it would make sense if the Ravens threw more passes his way. Dobbins has a current ADP of RB19 (3.08) in 12-team PPR leagues.

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  Ravens | Marquise Brown steps up in playoffs    Fri Apr 9, 09:38 PM

Baltimore Ravens WR Marquise Brown has averaged 17.9 yards per reception across three career postseason games, catching 18 passes for 322 yards.

Footballguys view: Brown really thrived in the postseason. He only had one 100-yard game in 2020, but if he continues on the track he had in the playoffs then he could be in for career-best numbers this season. Fantasy GMs should consider Brown a WR3 with upside for 2021.

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  Ravens | More on Justin Houston's visit    Fri Apr 9, 05:15 PM

Updating a previous report, free-agent DE Justin Houston (Colts) is scheduled to meet with the Baltimore Ravens Tuesday, April 13.

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  Ravens | Justin Houston to visit    Fri Apr 9, 03:12 PM

Free-agent DE Justin Houston (Colts) is scheduled to meet with the Baltimore Ravens next week.

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  Ravens | Anthony Levine staying in Baltimore    Wed Apr 7, 01:03 PM

Free-agent S Anthony Levine (Ravens) reportedly agreed to terms on a one-year contract to return to the Baltimore Ravens on Wednesday, April 7. Financial terms of the deal were not immediately disclosed.

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  Ravens | Sammy Watkins passes physical    Fri Apr 2, 01:00 PM

Updating a previous report, Baltimore Ravens WR Sammy Watkins has passed his physical, the team announced Friday, April 2, and has signed a one-year, $5 million contract.

Footballguys view: Watkins has talent when healthy but staying on the field has been a problem for him. The Ravens need help at the wide receiver position...they have for some time now...and Watkins is the latest in a line of trying to make that happen. In their run-heavy offense he could perform like a flex play for Fantasy GMs.

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  Ravens | L.J. Fort returns to BAL    Thu Apr 1, 04:45 PM

Free-agent LB L.J. Fort (Ravens) agreed to terms on a one-year contract with the Baltimore Ravens Thursday, April 1. Financial terms were not disclosed.

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  Ravens | Baltimore adding Sammy Watkins    Fri Mar 26, 06:46 PM

Free-agent WR Sammy Watkins (Chiefs) agreed to terms on a one-year contract with the Baltimore Ravens Friday, March 26, worth $6 million, according to a source. The deal includes $5 million in guaranteed money.

Footballguys view: The Ravens continue to look for upgrades at the wide receiver position. Watkins has a ton of skill but injuries have held him back in his pro career with multiple teams. If healthy, Watkins could be a top target for QB Lamar Jackson. However, with the Ravens run-heavy offense Fantasy GMs should not look at him as more than a 'what the heck' flex.

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  Ravens | Geno Stone to BAL    Tue Mar 23, 12:28 PM

Free-agent S Geno Stone (Texans) signed a one-year deal with the Baltimore Ravens Tuesday, March 23. Financial terms weren't disclosed.

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  Ravens | Baltimore to meet with Sammy Watkins    Mon Mar 22, 02:25 PM

Free-agent WR Sammy Watkins (Chiefs) will meet with the Baltimore Ravens Tuesday, March 23, according to a source.

Footballguys view: Watkins hasn't gotten much interest on the open market. The Ravens are constantly looking for help at the wide receiver position, so it makes sense they are looking at the former first-round pick. If healthy (a big IF), Watkins can provide speed and experience to an offense.

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  Ravens | Lamar Jackson no stranger to explosive runs    Mon Mar 22, 12:42 AM

Baltimore Ravens QB Lamar Jackson is tied for second in the league with 29 runs of at least 20 yards since 2018, according to Pro Football Focus.

Footballguys view: Jackson is simply electric with the football in his hands. He can eat up yards quickly and has no problem changing direction at speed. The Ravens will look to add more weapons around him in the passing game, but running will still be a large part of his game.

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  Ravens | Josh Oliver brought in by Baltimore    Wed Mar 17, 07:11 PM

Jacksonville Jaguars TE Josh Oliver was acquired by the Baltimore Ravens in exchange for a conditional draft pick, according to a source Wednesday, March 17.

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  Ravens | Baltimore adds Brian Khoury    Wed Mar 17, 06:55 PM

Free-agent LS Brian Khoury (XFL) signed an undisclosed contract with the Baltimore Ravens Wednesday, March 17.

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  Ravens | Derek Wolfe agrees with Baltimore    Tue Mar 16, 06:16 PM

Baltimore Ravens DE Derek Wolfe agreed to terms on a three-year, $12 million contract Tuesday, March 16, according to sources.

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  Ravens | Tyus Bowser back with Baltimore    Tue Mar 16, 01:04 PM

Impending free-agent LB Tyus Bowser (Ravens) agreed to terms on a four-year contract worth $22 million - including $12 million guaranteed - to remain with the Baltimore Ravens on Tuesday, March 16.

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  Ravens | Chris Board staying with Baltimore    Mon Mar 15, 04:19 PM

Baltimore Ravens LB Chris Board agreed to terms on a new one-year contract with the Ravens Monday, March 15, worth as much as $2.683 million, according to a source.

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  Ravens | Kevin Zeitler agrees with Ravens    Mon Mar 15, 09:41 AM

Free-agent OG Kevin Zeitler (Giants) agreed to a three-year, $22.5 million deal with the Baltimore Ravens Monday, March 15. The deal includes $16 million guaranteed.

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  Ravens | Pernell McPhee back in Baltimore    Fri Mar 12, 09:46 PM

Baltimore Ravens LB Pernell McPhee reached an agreement to re-sign with the team Friday, March 12, according to a source.

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  Ravens | Marcus Peters restructures    Fri Mar 12, 09:46 AM

Baltimore Ravens CB Marcus Peters restructured his deal Friday, March 12, to free up $3.5 million of salary cap space.

Footballguys view: The cap room should help retain running back Gus Edwards, who would have an almost identical salary if the team tenders the restricted free agent at a second round level.

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  Ravens | Orlando Brown attracting interest    Thu Mar 11, 02:06 PM

Baltimore Ravens OT Orlando Brown Jr. is on the trading block, and there are at least six teams having ongoing conversations with the Ravens, according to Mike Garafolo of the NFL Network. 'All parties involved seem confident a deal will get done to send Brown elsewhere for his fourth NFL season,' Garafolo said in a report Thursday, March 11.

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  Ravens | Gus Edwards could still land extension    Wed Mar 10, 05:31 PM

Baltimore Ravens RB Gus Edwards remains a candidate for a multi-year extension after signing a $3.4-million, second-round tender Wednesday, March 10, according to Jamison Hensley of ESPN.

Footballguys view: It's something the Ravens will explore but at least they have him dialed in for 2021. A second-round tender means they really want to keep him and no team should make a run at the veteran power back as they'd have to surrender a second-round pick to sign him away from Baltimore. He'll work in tandem with J.K. Dobbins this season.

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  Ravens | Gus Edwards tender update    Wed Mar 10, 04:29 PM

Updating a previous report, Baltimore Ravens restricted free-agent RB Gus Edwards received the second-round tender offer Wednesday, March 10, according to a source.

Footballguys view: A second-round tender is for player the team wants to keep. That means Edwards is a part of their plans for 2021 in tandem with J.K. Dobbins.

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  Ravens | Tenders for two ERFAs    Wed Mar 10, 04:18 PM

Baltimore Ravens exclusive rights free-agent C Trystan Colon-Castillo and LB Kristian Welch received tender offers Wednesday, March 10.

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  Ravens | Gus Edwards receives tender offer    Wed Mar 10, 04:12 PM

Baltimore Ravens restricted free-agent RB Gus Edwards received a tender offer Wednesday, March 10. The team did not disclose the level of the tender.

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  Ravens | No tags for Matt Judon, Yannick Ngakoue    Tue Mar 9, 03:48 PM

Baltimore Ravens LB Matt Judon and DE Yannick Ngakoue will not receive the franchise tag and are set to become free agents, according to a source.

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  Ravens | Mark Andrews in contract talks    Tue Mar 9, 12:06 PM

Baltimore Ravens TE Mark Andrews has begun preliminary contract discussions with the team Tuesday, March 9.

Footballguys view: Andrews was a helluva find for the Ravens in the third round of the 2018 NFL draft - a year when they selected a tight end (Hayden Hurst) in the first round. He's a favorite target of QB Lamar Jackson and a fantasy favorite for GMs out there. Expect Andrews to sign a deal that makes him one of the highest-paid tight ends in the league.

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