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Tag: "retirement"

The story of the 2012-13 World Champion Ravens

A week removed from the Super Bowl thriller in which the Baltimore Ravens stunned the world and outlasted the San Francisco 49ers, it”s still hard for me to let it all sink it. It”s amazing how only a couple days after the February 3 win, the Ravens went right into preparations for the upcoming 2013 […]

Will the 2012 season be Ray Lewis’ last?

He’s 37 and is set to enter his 17th season in the NFL. But will this be Ray Lewis’ last? Lewis, who turned 37 in May, was emphatic after the Ravens’ AFC Championship Game loss that he was returning for 2012, but there has to be speculation and questions about whether he will play beyond […]

Foxworth's playing days likely over

It”s unfortunate that one of the classiest guys in the NFL had to limp his way to the finish line. Former Ravens cornerback Domonique Foxworth, who missed all of the 2010 and most of the 2011 seasons, will likely retire before this upcoming season, ac. Foxworth, 29, was cut loose earlier this offseason and with […]

Ricky Williams placed on reserve/retired list

The Baltimore Ravens placed running back Ricky Williams on the reserve/retired list last Friday. By placing Williams on the reserve/retired list, the Ravens would retain Williams’ rights should he return for the 2012 season. Williams, 34, is under contract through next season, but Baltimore gets to take his $1.5 million base salary off its salary […]

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 […]

Randy Moss to the Ravens Makes No Sense Whatsoever

The Baltimore Ravens said they plan to address and add to the wide receiver position this off-season. Randy Moss, one of the greatest wide receivers in NFL history, announced on Monday that he is coming out of retirement and wants to play in 2012. Moss, 35, has given every indication that he wants to sign […]

Bill Parcells’ Texts Persuaded Ricky Williams to Retire

Ricky Williams really enjoyed his lone season with the Baltimore Ravens in 2011. He was also looking forward to returning to finish out the final year of his two-year, $4 million deal he signed with the team last off-season. That all changed when the 34-year-old running back received a text from Bill Parcells. Williams told […]