Ravens make surprising cuts after lockout ends Four veterans to be released as team makes room under the salary cap By Jamison Hensley -- July 25, 2011 The celebration of the NFL's 4-month lockout ending turned into disbelief when the Ravens cut four players, including their top two receivers of all time. According to league sources, the Ravens informed tight end Todd Heap, wide receiver Derrick Mason, nose tackle Kelly Gregg and running back Willis McGahee that they will be released only a few hours after the NFL and its players agreed on a new 10-year collective bargaining agreement Monday, turning this city's football world upside down. Yes, football is back. But some of the most beloved Ravens might not be. Click here to read the rest of this article.