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Report: Ravens CB done for season with torn ACL

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Report: Ravens CB done for season with torn ACL

The injury news on cornerback Will Davis became the latest bad news for the Ravens. Davis is done for the season with a torn ACL, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. That was not surprising considering that Ravens sources were not optimistic about Davis after he was injured during Sunday’s 33-30 overtime loss to the Browns. 

Davis had played well since being acquired in a trade with the Dolphins last month, becoming their primary nickel corner behind starters Jimmy Smith and Lardarius Webb. With Davis gone, the Ravens are once again shorthanded at corner.  Webb left the second half of Sunday’s game with a thigh injury. If Webb can play Sunday against the 49ers, he may not be 100 percent.

That leaves Smith, Kyle Arrington, Tray Walker, and Rashaan Melvin as the healthy corners on the roster. Walker is a rookie who the Ravens don’t seem ready to play extensively yet. Melvin has seen his playing time decrease and he was not activated Sunday. 

The Ravens have two cornerbacks on the practice squad – Asa Jackson and Chris James. It would not be surprising to see at least one of them promoted to the 53-man roster.

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Fellow dance student of Ravens' Alex Collins fatally shot in Florida school shooting

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Fellow dance student of Ravens' Alex Collins fatally shot in Florida school shooting

On Wednesday, February 14, a horrific school shooting claimed the lives of 17 innocent people at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. 

The tragic event impacted people far and wide, and hit especially close to home for Ravens running back Alex Collins.

The former Arkansas star was born in Plantation, Fla., a suburb of Fort Lauderdale and went to high school just 15 miles south of Douglas High School. 

In the offseason, Collins took Irish dancing lessons to improve his footwork, and following the act of terror, the Ravens' tailback learned that one of his dance partners had been killed in the mass shooting.

17-year-old Cara Loughran attended The Drake school of Irish Dance with Collins in addition to two other Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School students and was fatally shot by the gunman on Wednesday afternoon. 

Collins took to his Twitter account to issue this heartfelt message.

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“The school shooting yesterday hit home,” Collins wrote.

“We received confirmation a few hours ago we lost one of the girls, Cara Loughran. Two other girls saw and experienced unspeakable tragedy. My heart goes out to these girls, all their families and their teacher Chrissy.”

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Baltimore Ravens to take on Chicago Bears in Hall of Fame game

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Baltimore Ravens to take on Chicago Bears in Hall of Fame game

BALTIMORE -- The Baltimore Ravens and Chicago Bears will launch the NFL's 99th season by playing in the annual Hall of Fame game on Aug. 2.

The Ravens' first appearance in the Hall of Fame game, which launches the league's 2018 Enshrinement Week. Former Baltimore linebacker Ray Lewis is among the inductees, along with former Bears linebacker Brian Urlacher.

Lewis, who played 17 seasons with the Ravens, and Urlacher, who played all of his 13 seasons with Chicago, both were elected on the first ballot.

Lewis joins Jonathan Ogden as the only Ravens in the Hall of Fame. Both were selected by Baltimore in the first round of the 1996 draft.

The other members of the Class of 2018 include Bobby Beathard, Robert Brazile, Brian Dawkins, Jerry Kramer, Randy Moss and Terrell Owens. All will be inducted on Saturday, Aug. 4.

This will be the record-tying fifth time that the Bears will play in the Hall of Fame game. They won the previous four, most recently 27-24 over Miami in 2005.

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