| Feb 7, 2012
| 3:59 PM
The long, circuitous ride that is Ricky Williams' football career again swerved abruptly Tuesday when the Ravens' enigmatic reserve running back announced that he was retiring from the NFL.
Since early last week, Williams, who reached the 10,000-yard...
| Feb 7, 2012
| 4:00 PM
The retirement of Ricky Williams leaves the Ravens with one running back who has more than five career NFL carries -- and that’s Ray Rice, who is an unrestricted free agent this offseason.
Here’s a quick look at who the Ravens have on the...
| Mar 2, 2012
| 3:46 PM
Ravens running back Ray Rice was scheduled to become a free agent, but the team has placed the franchise tag on him in the hopes of working out a long-term deal with the Pro Bowl back. That’s a bummer for teams looking for an elite running back as...
| Sep 5, 2011
Patriots vs. Packers
In the AFC, Rex Ryan has painted a bull's-eye on his Jets. No question, his defense has credentials. But his passing game is vulnerable and his quarterback is shaky in the red zone.
More likely, it will...
| Sep 7, 2011
| 12:30 PM
The news that Peyton Manning will miss Week 1 with a neck injury -- and that his status going forward is unclear -- is good news for the Texans, Ravens, Patriots, Steelers and the other contenders in the AFC. It's bad news for fantasy football owners...
| Sep 27, 2011
Packers and Colts
The Packers have begun the 2011 season the way they ended the 2010 season — as the best team in football.
They should put together the longest winning streak at the start of the season. They already...
| Oct 11, 2011
| 1:30 PM
In last week's installment of Fantasy Fodder, I cautioned you to not panic and trade away one of five notable early-season disappointments if your team was stuck in the cellar. I hope this past week was better for you.
This week, we're going to turn...
| Nov 22, 2011
| 3:30 PM
The timing is a little peculiar, but the Denver Broncos said adieu to former starting quarterback Kyle Orton on Tuesday. He had a good fantasy run under Josh McDaniels, but turnovers did him in with new coach John Fox.
Where will Orton wind up? We will...
| Aug 6, 2012
| 4:00 AM
The Ravens had 13 players not participating in any part of practice Saturday and another two (tight end Ed Dickson and linebacker Darry Blackstock) who didn’t finish the workout because of injuries. The potentially season-ending Achilles tear to...
| Sep 20, 2012
| 7:04 AM
Former Buffalo Bills outside linebacker Shawne Merriman visited the San Francisco 49ers on Wednesday, according to a league source with knowledge of the situation.
The 49ers wound up signing linebacker Eric Bakhtiari with outside linebacker Clark Haggans...
| Sep 26, 2012
| 11:24 AM
Out of work since not being retained as a free agent by the Ravens, former Pro Bowl center Andre Gurode worked out for the Detroit Lions this week, according to a league source.
Gurode played a reserve role with the Ravens last season after signing a...