Ravens lose two OTA sessions after rules violation

For the second time in three years, the Baltimore Ravens are facing NFL discipline for violating offseason workout rules under the league’s collective bargaining agreement.

We have tried very hard to eliminate contact in pass coverage during OTAs, even so far as to pull players out of practice who struggle with these adjustments. I am confident we have done everything within our power and ability to practice within the rules, and we will continue to focus on preparing, teaching and practicing the right way.

General manager Ozzie Newsome released his own statement on the matter, insisting the organization is vigilant about practicing within the parameters set by the CBA.

I attend every practice and then watch the practices again on video, Newsome explained. I see how the coaching staff teaches, corrects and addresses issues immediately on the field. In meetings, I have watched John’s presentation to his players and assistants regarding how to properly practice and the pace of these sessions. We have players competing, including rookies and those fighting to make our team. Sometimes breaking old practice habits of these players, especially rookies, takes more repetitions. We’ll continue to be vigilant about this.

The negotiations have occurred without any information to the Spanish FA and we were informed just five minutes before the press release. There’s a way to act that needs to be fulfilled.

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The team agrees he deserves a raise after turning in four dominant seasons as the cornerstone of the Rams’ defense, yet the Rams and Donald’s representatives still haven’t made a deal after many months of talking.

The 27-year-old Donald doesn’t have extensive leverage in the negotiation because the Rams theoretically could keep him for another three seasons through 2021 under a franchise tag.

Neither side has disclosed their contract proposals, but Donald is widely thought to be seeking a contract big enough to make him one of the top-paid players at any position, with a salary comparable to the wages of the NFL’s better quarterbacks.

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His 57 RBI at GABP are tied with Albert Pujols for second most by a visiting player, one behind Lance Berkman.

Dunlap will be a free agent in 2019, if the Bengals don’t do something about that sooner, and will become an even richer man than he already is.

The Bengals veteran defensive end is not attending OTAs this year, and is instead spending time in both Miami and his hometown of North Charleston, SC, where he ran a football camp for the youth in his community.

Its normal for a veteran player to miss OTAs in a contract year, as an injury could cost these guys millions of dollars. Given the number of season-ending injuries we have already seen in OTAs this year around the league, this seems like a safe option.

But will this effect Dunlap’s contract status in 2019? He doesn’t think so.

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Indians: LHP Andrew Miller (knee) threw a bullpen session before Friday’s game. He is likely to throw again during Cleveland’s series in Chicago next week.

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I’m not here to be pushed over, Manziel said after the game (via The Score). You can come at me because my name’s in the papers, my name’s on TV. You can come at me. I’m not backing down. I’m here for a reason. I’m here to play ball. I’m not going to be treated like s—.

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Still feeling it out. It’s a different game, Manziel said of the adjustment to Canadian football’s unique rules and rhythms.

Still, The Score noted, Manziel made plays with his legs, found open receivers on scrambles and showed flashes of why his new coach, June Jones, suggested last year that Manziel will become the best player in CFL history.

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The Argonauts defeated the Ticats, 36-18.

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Even though Brady has been absent from OTAs, he is supposed be at training camp this summer.

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He’s on day six; it’s so early in the process of OTAs,Daboll said.

The fact that, on his second opportunity in the two-minute offense — of which on-field installation has just begun — Allen made amends by throwing a touchdown pass to someone named Cam Phillips didn’t really move Daboll’s needle either.

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The Eagles are scheduled to open up the regular season on Sept. 6 against the Falcons in a rematch of the divisional playoff game that saw the Eagles barely escape with a win. After that, they’ve got games against the Buccaneers, Colts, Titans, and Vikings. That’s a survivable stretch without Wentz, though coming Edgar Martinez Youth Jersey away with wins against the Falcons and Vikings will be difficult regardless of who starts at quarterback.

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Cousins targeting Rudolph ‘like throwing into a mattress’

This offseason in Minnesota for Kirk Cousins has been shaped by get-to-know-them moments, whether new coaches, plays or teammates with the Vikings.

It’s funny when you sit there: The nurses are getting ready for pre-op, and the doctors are talking to you. I honestly feel like I’m in the dentist office getting my teeth cleaned. It’s so routine, at this point, Rudolph said. I think at times, your family and friends are more worried about it than you are.

If differently means better, Anzalone’s return could be a significant boon to a young defense that improved considerably during the Saints’ playoff run last season.

We were really pleased last year, early in the year, when he was playing, Saints coach Sean Payton said. He’s smart. He’s someone that has good range. He can play on three downs. He’s someone who we think is a good player on third down. That gives you flexibility at linebacker.

The key, for him, is just staying healthy.

Twice during an unfulfilled career at Florida, the 6-foot-3, 241-pound Anzalone dislocated his right shoulder. Those injuries were major reasons why he played just 18 games in four seasons with the Gators. Yet, when he played, his talent was so apparent that the Saints used one of two 2017, third-round draft choices last year to select him.

I think everybody individually does things a little differently, Thielen said. As a quarterback, every quarterback has their strengths and their weaknesses. I think the thing [Cousins] really brings to the table is the way that he leads, and his passion for the game of football. It has been really fun working with him and learning this offense together.

As a receiver group, we’re really excited to keep getting some reps with him, and especially in some live situations. It has been a while since we’ve gone against a live defense so we’re excited to do that.

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The Seahawks hosted the veteran wide receiver for a visit Wednesday after he previously visited the team as a restricted free agent in 2010, ESPN reported.

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Flacco’s career is submarining. Last season, he finished last in the NFL in yards per attempt (5.72), 26th in passing yards per game (196) and 25th in passer rating (80.4). There’s a strong case to be made that he was one of the two or three worst starters in the NFL in 2017.聽

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I was young, that’s all. Immature, Callaway said of his list of transgressions. I was just living in the moment. I knew I had to grow and learn from my mistakes. When I got suspended, I didn’t think it would cost me the NFL. I just knew that it would hurt. Because I know my talent. I’m pretty good at football.

It’s hard, where I’m from. It’s hard. The worst of the worst. Killings, drugs, you name it, I’ve seen it, and at a young age. Growing up, I said I didn’t want that life, so I just stuck with football.

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The Saints (11-5) won the NFC South last season. After a victory over the Panthers in the wild-card round, they fell to the Vikings and were eliminated from the playoffs.

Mayfield didn’t elaborate about questions regarding the draft process or who liked him and who did not.

I’m going to work here for the Browns, he said. I’m a Cleveland Brown, and I’m proud and happy about that.

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The Browns are trading cornerback Jamar Taylor to the Cardinals in a move that opens up a spot on their roster.

They’ll be filling it with a player recently let go by the Seahawks. Field Yates of ESPN reports that the Browns have claimed defensive end Marcell Frazier off of waivers.

Golden State went into the fourth quarter with a 10-point lead, but the Warriors managed to score only 12 points in the frame, while Houston put up 25 points to come away with the 95-92 win. The Rockets evened the series at two games apiece.

“I think we just stop trusting our defense at certain points in the game,” Green said. “We’ve got to trust our defense, trust the game plan, and stick with it.”

“That’s because he doesn’t know the terminology, he doesn’t know anything,” Jones said, via The Associated Press. “[Quarterbacks coach Dan Morrison] was walking through each route as it was called. But [on Monday] guess what? We’re going to walk in and start taking a couple.

“He’s got to catch up because we’ve got guys in there, and he will. We have plenty of time in camp. I’d say in 2½ weeks he’ll have a handle on everything.”

Manziel noted the differences between the NFL and CFL that will require some adjustment as he settles in the league over the next several weeks, but the 2012 Heisman Trophy winner asserted he’s up for the challenge.

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