Baltimore Ravens

Baltimore Ravens

AFC North

The Ravens Defense leads the league by a wide margin in takeaways have forced 10 takeaways in its first two games of the 2017 season. Edward Lee of the Baltimore Sun reported that slot cornerback Lardarius Webb and cornerback Brandon Carr have two interceptions each, and four others also have an interception. Defensive tackle Michael Pierce and outside linebacker Matthew Judon have recovered fumbles.

Fantasy Impact: The Ravens remain a must-start this week against the Jacksonville Jaguars, who have the league's 12th ranked scoring offense averaging 22.5 points per game.

Category: Game Recaps


Javorius Allen carried the ball 14 times for 66 yards and caught five of his six targets for an additional 35 yards and a touchdown in yesterday's victory over the Browns.

Fantasy Impact: Allen led the way for Baltimore as he received the most carries on the team and was second in targets. Reports are that Terrance West is dealing with some sort of soft tissue injury, but was mostly ineffective when he was playing anyway. This is the second week in a row that Allen has led the backfield in touches and yards and West has done little aside from scoring two touchdowns to keep his starting job. As of now it appears that Allen is the back to own in Baltimore, especially if more news comes out about West's injury. Allen is a flex play if West is active but if for some reason West misses time, Allen will jump into the RB2 conversation.

Category: Game Recaps


Terrance West received eight carries for 22 yards and a touchdown and also caught both of his targets for an additional 22 yards in yesterday's victory over Cleveland.

Fantasy Impact: West scored a touchdown but was out-touched and outplayed by Javorius Allen. West hasn't been all that effective in two weeks and looks to have potentially been overtaken by Allen. However, West should still see the goal-line work so he still does have some value, just a lot less than two weeks ago. West is nothing more than a flex play unless Allen gets hurt.

Category: Game Recaps


Benjamin Watson caught all eight of his targets for a team leading 91 yards in yesterday's 24-10 victory over the Browns.

Fantasy Impact: This was the exact opposite of Watson's Week 1 performance where he received only one target and didn't have a catch. Watson is going to be hit or miss every week and isn't worth rostering unless you are in super deep leagues, there are better fliers available on waivers.

Category: Game Recaps


Joe Flacco completed 25 of 34 passes for 217 yards with two touchdowns and an interception in yesterday's victory over the Browns.

Fantasy Impact: Flacco looked much improved from his Week 1 performance and is slowly returning to the quarterback we are used to. Flacco is a solid bye-week fill-in or two quarterback/super flex league starter, but unless your starter goes down with injury, it's best to leave him on the waivers in single-quarterback leagues.

Category: Game Recaps


Campanaro totaled 19 yards and three punt returns, but left the game early with an injury.

Fantasy Impact: Campanaro has not played a complete season due to multiple injuries. He has shown some flashes of talent but is not a durable player. He's not worthy of being on a fantasy roster.

Category: Game Recaps


Justin Tucker goes 1-for-2

Sun, Sep 17th 10:50pm EDT
By Stacie Rigby

BAL

Justin Tucker went 1-for-2 in field goal attempts in Sunday's win against the Cleveland Browns.

Fantasy Impact: Tucker missed a 58-yard field goal, which is obviously not a huge red flag. He did connect on a 28-yard field goal, however. He went 3-for-3 on his PATs, earning six points.

Category: Game Recaps


Breshad Perriman caught none of his four targets during Sunday's 24-10 win against the Cleveland Browns.

Fantasy Impact: Perriman is having a terrible season thus far. He caught one of four targets in Week 1 for five yards and missed all his catches in Week 2. He'll try to turn things around next week against the Jaguars.

Category: Game Recaps


Baltimore Ravens veteran wide receiver Mike Wallace caught one of three targets for just seven yards in Sunday's 24 - 10 win against the Cleveland Browns.

Fantasy Impact: Wallace is having a slow start this season, with an eight-yard reception in Week 1 and a seven-yard reception in Week 2. He has been targeted only three times in two games. Hopefully, things get better for him starting next week in Jacksonville, but he's not a viable fantasy play right now.

Category: Game Recaps


Baltimore Ravens veteran wide receiver Jeremy Maclin caught a two-yard touchdown pass in Sunday's 24-10 win against the Cleveland Browns. He finished his day catching four of his five targets for 31 yards and the score.

Fantasy Impact: Maclin is fast becoming a precious commodity, averaging 7.8 yards per catch. Since Maclin has been running slot routes, he should become a favorite of Joe Flacco. The Ravens will take on the Jaguars next week.

Category: Game Recaps


Baltimore Ravens linebacker Terrell Suggs picked up his third sack of the season against the Browns in Week 2. The Ravens went on to beat Cleveland 24-10.

Fantasy Impact: Suggs is still getting after the quarterback, even in his age 34 season. The veteran pass rusher still holds plenty of value in IDP leagues. The Ravens travel to Jacksonville to take on the Jaguars in Week 3.

Category: Game Recaps


NFL Insider Adam Caplan is reporting the Baltimore Ravens have promoted running back Alex Collins to their active roster. (Source: Adam Caplan on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Collins will enter Week 2's matchup against Cleveland as the Ravens' RB3 behind Terrance West and Buck Allen on the depth chart. Barring injury to the RBs slated ahead of him, consider Collins a risky fantasy play. He could remain lingering on the waiver wire unless he proves otherwise.

Category: Transactions


Jeremy Langford waived

Sat, Sep 16th 12:14pm EDT
By Anthony Cervino

BAL

NFL Insider Adam Caplan is reporting the Baltimore Ravens have waived running back Jeremy Langford on Saturday. (Source: Adam Caplan on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: Langford's stint on the Ravens' active roster didn't last very long. He was waived Saturday in favor of Alex Collins. Expect Langford to catch on with another club's taxi squad at some point in 2017.

Category: Transactions


Kenneth Dixon has been suspended a second time by the league, this time for violating the league's substance abuse policy. He will be suspended two additional games in addition to the four he is already suspended for. (Source: Ian Rapoport on Twitter)

Fantasy Impact: This has no impact immediate impact as Dixon is currently on injured reserve and his suspensions will be served during this time. While he won't effectively miss any games from both suspensions, he is likely on thin ice from here on out.


Danny Woodhead placed on IR

Thu, Sep 14th 1:02pm EDT
By Clinton Ho

BAL

Danny Woodhead has officially been placed on IR due to a hamstring injury. He is eligible to return in Week 11 this season. (Source: Baltimore Ravens)

Fantasy Impact: Woodhead's hamstring never seemed right and the team will now give it time to heal. In a corresponding move, the team signed Jeremy Langford from their practice squad. Javarius 'Buck' Allen seemed to be the biggest beneficiary as he received 21 carries in Week 1 and also saw more offensive snaps than Terrance West.

Category: Injury Updates


C.J. Mosley has huge Week 1

Mon, Sep 11th 8:29am EDT
By Matthew Terelle

BAL

Baltimore linebacker C.J. Mosley had a big 2017 debut against the Cincinnati Bengals. Mosley was second on the team with eight combined tackles while adding an interception and one pass defense. The Ravens went on to beat the Bengals 20-0.

Fantasy Impact: Mosley showed why he's one of the top IDP players in fantasy on Sunday. He has a tasty matchup against Browns rookie quarterback DeShone Kizer in Week 2. Kizer took seven sacks and threw an interception in his NFL debut in Week 1.

Category: Game Recaps


Baltimore Ravens adjusted their roster by re-signing wide receiver Chris Matthews. This was after the team placed cornerback Maurice Canady on injured reserve for a knee injury he suffered during training camp. (Source: Baltimore Ravens)

Fantasy Impact: Matthews had a solid training camp and did well in the preseason recording four receptions for 81 yards with 12 targets. He also blocked a punt in the second preseason game against the Miami Dolphins. He would be a nice fit on special teams.

Category: Transactions


Baltimore Ravens rookie wide receiver Quincy Adeboyejo was signed to the Ravens practice squad on Sunday, one day after his release from the final roster cuts. (Source: Baltimore Ravens)

Fantasy Impact: Adeboyejo did very well in training camp practices. During the preseason, he recorded three receptions for 37 yards with eight targets. He has the quickness and long strides that can develop into a red zone threat.

Category: Transactions


Baltimore Ravens rookie wide receiver/return specialist Tim White has been placed on injured reserve (IR). He tore ligaments around his thumb during the preseason opener against the Washington Redskins. White was also a participant in the 2016 Olympic Track and Field trials in the triple jump event. (Source: Baltimore Ravens)

Fantasy Impact: White, out of Arizona State stood out in training camp and will be expected to be a contributor on special teams once he returns. He is expected to miss the 2017 season.

Category: Injury Updates


Baltimore Ravens wide receiver/returner Keenan Reynolds was released Friday during the team's first group of final roster cuts. He transitioned from quarterback to wide receiver/returner. During the final preseason game, he had two punt returns totaling only 10 yards.

Fantasy Impact: Reynolds was a 2016 NFL sixth round draft pick out of Navy that made a crucial error on a punt return. Instead of calling "fair catch," he tried to run after the catch and he fumbled. Reynolds needs better ball judgement and route running skills.

Category: Transactions