The New York Jets confirmed Friday that they have released wide receiver Brandon Marshall, a move that continues their veteran purge and adds another high-end wide receiver to the free-agent class. The Ravens' level of interest in the six-time Pro Bowl selection isn't yet clear.
Ravens fans, dispirited by a string of worse-than-usual rookie classes, began to fret that the team had not selected the best player available with the No. 6 overall pick in the 2016 draft. Seven weeks later, with another crucial game against the Steelers looming on Christmas Day, Ronnie Stanley has done much to bury the memory of his worst performance as a Raven.