Lorenzo Taliaferro took a handoff during a June minicamp, picked out a hole and dashed past linebackers into the secondary.
It was a routine play for the Ravens' backup running back, but there was a striking difference about how quickly Taliaferro moved that was much different from his rookie season when he was noticeably heavier.
Down to 221 pounds, a loss of roughly eight pounds from last season...Read more
Ravens running back Justin Forsett made a dramatic leap from an NFL journeyman into the Pro Bowl last year during his breakthrough season.
As satisfying as it was for Forsett to finally emerge as a valuable starter, he wants to justify the faith the Ravens placed in him by signing him to a three-year, $9 million contract this offseason.
"Still hungry, still ready to go out and fight," Forsett said...Read more
The NFL education of Ravens rookie wide receiver Breshad Perriman has included everything from how to line up in his stance to understanding how fatigue can affect his concentration and hands.
He's also learning how to conduct himself in an NFL locker room. Quiet and understated, the first-round draft pick isn't nearly as introverted as he was when he arrived in Baltimore in late April.
"Yes, I feel...Read more
In a departure from his usual habit of directing barbs at New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady, Ravens outside linebacker Terrell Suggs took the high road Wednesday when asked about the embattled former NFL Most Valuable Player, as he did during minicamp in June.
Brady's four-game suspension for his role in Deflategate was upheld Tuesday by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell following an unsuccessful...Read more
The Ravens have signed former Cincinnati Bengals safety Tom Nelson and waived injured undrafted rookie wide receiver Cam Worthy.
Nelson, 28, is going to attempt to play wide receiver for the Ravens. He tried out for the Ravens on Tuesday along with quarterbacks D.J. Williams, Trent Steelman and Austin Trainer, according to NFL sources.
Nelson was last with the Carolina Panthers during training camp...Read more
The Ravens auditioned former Grambling quarterback D.J. Williams, the son of former Washington Redskins Super Bowl winning quarterback Doug Williams, according to league sources.
The younger Williams, who's 6-foot-4, 195 pounds, isn't being signed to a contract, though, following his workout Tuesday for the Ravens.
The Ravens also worked out former Army quarterback Trent Steelman, who tried out for...Read more