Nick Perry

Ravens' news, notes and opinions as tampering window begins at noon

Ravens' news, notes and opinions as tampering window begins at noon

At noon today, teams can “legally” start calling the representatives of free agents and begin negotiating contracts that can’t be fully completed until after 4 p.m. Thursday. You got all that?

All you really need to understand is that by this afternoon, several of the top free agents will likely know where they’re playing in 2017 and beyond. That things have gotten this far and the Ravens haven’t be able to re-sign any of their top free agents obviously foreshadows those players' departures.

It doesn’t guarantee it by any means. The Ravens re-signed offensive offensive tackle Eugene Monroe a couple years back after he hit the market. Traditionally, though,...

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