NFL: Baltimore Ravens Zachary Orr Announces His Retirement From The NFL At Age 24

image via: youtube More and more players in their early and mid 20’s have been retiring from football in the past few years than all the previous years of the league being in existence combined. Some players have called it quits over fear of head injuries and wanting to protect themselves for the rest of their lives and some other players have had to retire from the result of an injury. In the case of Zachary Orr of the Baltimore Ravens, his reasoning for retiring at age 24 somewhat has to do with both reasons.


NFL: Ravens Coach John Harbaugh Pens Heartfelt Letter To His Team In Wake Of Tray Walker Tragedy

The NFL lost a member of their brotherhood today when Ravens defensive back, Trey Walker passed away from injuries he suffered during a motor bike accident early this morning. In the wake of the unfortunate incident, Ravens head coach John Harbaugh wrote an open letter to his team as he was clearly deeply affected by the entire situation.


(Photos) NFL: *Update* Ravens Trey Walker Passes Away After Crash Involving His Dirt Bike

Trey Walker is in very serious condition after an accident last night left his dirt bike laying in the street and left him laying in a hospital bed with severe injuries.


NFL: NFL Completes Investigation After Accusing Roethlisberger Of Using A Cellphone On The Sidelines

Ben Roethlisberger is not someone that fans hear about too often. He is generally very low-key and some might even call him “under the radar.” Well, not this week. The NFL did an investigation on Roethlisberger following accusations of him using his cell phone during Thursday night’s game against the Baltimore Ravens.


(Video) NFL: Ravens Steve Smith Threatens Steelers Player, Says He Is On His “Lifetime Hitlist”

Steve Smith never had any f*cks to give! He will say what he wants, when he wants and apparently the NFL will just deal with it. After the Ravens win over the Steelers, Smith wasn’t as happy as you might think. He was knocked out of the game by a clean hit from Mike Mitchell and wanted to make it clear Mitchell is now on his “lifetime hitlist”.


(Photo) NFL: Proof Revealed The Baltimore Ravens Snitched On The Patriots Deflated Balls

The Baltimore Ravens have steadfastly denied any involvement about initiating this entire deflate gate fiasco with the Patriots and the NFL but they can’t deny and lie anymore. Transcripts were released of Tom Brady’s testimony in his appeal with the league and along with that was the email that started it all.


(Photos) NFL: Players Around The League Respond To Baltimore Riots

What was supposed to be a day of mourning and honor to the life that was lost in Freddie Gray, ended up being a chaotic turn of events that is resulting in riots around Baltimore city. Players around the league took to twitter to express views on the tensions in the city. Click more to view the gallery and the player’s tweets.


NFL: Bernard Pierce Says It Was “God’s Will” That He Was Arrested For DUI

Some athletes need to really think about what they say on social media before they hit send. You don’t want to make it seem like God wanted you to get arrested for DUI, but that is pretty much what Bernard Pierce did after signing with the Jacksonville Jaguars. Pierce was released by the Ravens earlier in the week after being arrested for DUI.


(Video) NFL: Ray Rice Kept Busy Playing In Touch Football League

Ray Rice found a way to keep himself in football shape after he was cut by the Ravens and suspended from the NFL back in September. He just randomly showed up one day at a Baltimore area “rough touch” football league and proceeded to put on a show. The guys from the league all welcomed him after he asked if he could join and it made the rest of the players want to step their game up, but it was useless compared to Ray they said. Rice wound up making a game winning interception and the players on the squad went crazy. This football season I’d expect to see Rice playing with NFL guys instead.


NFL: Ray Rice Admits He Contemplated Suicide After Domestic Violence Incident Last Year

Ray Rice opened up a little more about the domestic violence situation he put himself in last year after hitting his then fiance, Janay Rice, admitting he had thoughts of taking his own life. Naturally those thoughts probably came from the embarrassment and the shame of what he had done but nonetheless, it still points to how serious the situation was behind closed doors, while the media was thirsty to invade the family’s privacy. Things seem to slowly be getting better for Ray and Janay, but there were some very dark times.


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