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Archive for February, 2012

Bart Scott on his way out of the Big Apple?

Former Baltimore Raven inside linebacker and current New York Jet, Bart Scott, has been given permission by the Jets to seek a trade, according to the New York Daily News,’ Manish Mehta. Scott, 31, has three years remaining on his six-year, $48 million deal he signed with the Jets prior to the start of the […]

Ravens not giving up on Kindle

The Baltimore Ravens are not ready to give up on outside linebacker Sergio Kindle, who has played in only two games in his two-year career. At the NFL combine on Friday, Ravens general manager Ozzie Newsome told reporters that the team wants to see what Kindle can do in a full offseason. “We’re looking forward […]

Newsome: ‘Jarret is a Raven’

Outside linebacker Jarret Johnson figures to be one of the toughest decisions the Baltimore Ravens will have to make when free agency begins this off-season. Johnson, a fourth-round draft pick out of the University of Alabama in 2003, will become an unrestricted free agent in March. There has been some buzzing that the Ravens would […]

Birk plans to return next season, not retire

Baltimore Ravens center Matt Birk plans to return for the 2012 season after strongly considering retirement, according to his agent, Joe Linta. Birk, 35, decided to comeback for a 14th NFL season after weighing his options following the Ravens’ 23-20 defeat to the New England Patriots in the AFC Championship Game. “Matt feels great,” agent […]

Ravens to meet with Flacco’s agent Saturday

The Baltimore Ravens are scheduled to meet with Joe Linta, the agent for quarterback Joe Flacco at the NFL scouting combine in Indianapolis on Saturday. Linta will meet with Ravens Vice President of Football Administration Pat Moriarty and team president Dick Cass to begin to structure a contract extension for the quarterback. Flacco, 27, is […]

Reed informs Ravens he will return for an 11th NFL season

Baltimore Ravens safety Ed Reed informed head coach John Harbaugh that he plans to play in 2012, according to general manager Ozzie Newsome. “He met with John and he told John that he’s going to get himself prepared to come back and play in 2012,” Ravens General Manager Ozzie Newsome said when asked about Reed […]

Steelers’ Ward pleads guilty to reckless driving

Pittsburgh Steelers wide receiver Hines Ward pleaded guilty to reckless driving charges in exchange for having his DUI charge against him dropped on Wednesday. DeKalb Prosecutor Sonja N. Brown said the 35-year-old wide receiver pleaded guilty to reckless driving and was given one year of probation. Ward was also fined $2,000 and he must do […]