Domonique Foxworth is a former NFL cornerback and a Harvard Business School graduate, and often it seems as if he wants to be recognized as neither. Sometimes he will appear on an ESPN show and be asked to talk about important matters and not want to come across as too highbrow. Other times, he'll be discussing football and remind himself that he was neither a star nor a Super Bowl champion, so he cannot talk in clichés and expect people to care.
In attempt to attract more television viewers to the Pro Bowl and also make the game more appealing its players, the NFL and the players union on Wednesday announced major changes to spice up the game's format.
On Tuesday ¿ 10 months after his injury ¿ Webb suited up for the first day of training camp, and while he had limited participation in team drills, the fifth-year cornerback is on target to play in the Ravens' regular-season opener against the Denver Broncos on Sept. 5.
The Baltimore Ravens created some breathing room under the NFL salary cap limit when they signed Pro Bowl running back Ray Rice to a five-year, $40 million maximum value deal that included a $15 million signing bonus.
Ravens strong safety Bernard Pollard was rewarded this month with a contract extension, a deal that can keep him in Baltimore through 2015. Pollard made 75 tackles and broke up a career-high 13 passes in 2011, but Pollard insists his attitude and his play won't change now that he has a new deal.
Former Ravens cornerback Domonique Foxworth, who played an important role in the negotiations of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and the end of the NFL lockout last year, was elected as the president of the NFL Players Association during the union¿s Board of Player Representatives meeting today.
The Ravens announced Monday that they have released cornerback Domonique Foxworth. Foxworth, who hails from Randallstown and played college football at Maryland, played in just two games for the Ravens the past two seasons after tearing his right ACL in 2010.
Last year at the NFL Scouting Combine, one of the Ravens' biggest needs was a cornerback and they wound up using two of their first five picks in the draft to address it, selecting Jimmy Smith (Colorado) in the first round and Chykie Brown (Texas) in the fifth.
The NFL scouting combine starts Feb. 22. In advance of the annual meat market in Indianapolis, staff writer Matt Vensel will examine each position and give Ravens fans the 4-1-1. In this post he looks at cornerbacks.
The Ravens are focused on securing contract extensions for Ray Rice and Joe Flacco, but Ben Grubbs' status is unclear. The Ravens will use the franchise tag on its star running back if a new contract can't be worked out. Bringing back the left guard could be difficult.
The sinking feeling surfaced in the stomachs of many Ravens as Billy Cundiff's field goal attempt hooked wide of the left upright Jan. 22. But for cornerback Domonique Foxworth, the heartache began back in September, months before the team's 23-20 loss in the AFC championship game.