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Ravens-Cardinals live updates

It'll be hard for the Ravens to one-up last week's dominating win against the Dolphins. They'll try to anyways. 

The Ravens are back in Baltimore for the first time in the 2019 regular season as they'll host the Cardinals in the home opener. 

Baltimore will look to move to 2-0 on the season, as they'll look to give the 0-0-1 Cardinals their first loss of the season. The game can be seen on Fox at 1 p.m. 

Follow along for updates throughout the day on our Live Blog.

Week 2: Ravens vs. Cardinals

Final: A perfect 41-yard pass to Hollywood Brown down the sidelines on 3rd-and-11 iced the game for the Ravens, who were able to run out the clock to win 23-17.

3:43 PM: A Brandon Carr sack on first down leads to a quick three-and-out forced by the Ravens defense. Baltimore takes over on their own 31-yard line with 7:30 to go in the game and a six-point lead.

3:38 PM: Lamar Jackson overthrows an open Mark Andrews, and the Ravens are forced to settle for a 51-yard field goal from Justin Tucker. Ravens lead 23-17.

3:29 PM: Thanks to another long catch by Larry Fitzgerald, the Cardinals offense quickly moves down the field to score a touchdown, converting the two-point attempt to bring the score to 20-17 Ravens.

3:23 PM: The Ravens' drive benefited from a horsecollar penalty against Arizona, but stalled out after a red zone holding penalty and had to settle for a 28-yard field goal to bring the score to 20-9. During the drive, TE Mark Andrews surpassed 100 receiving yards for the second consecutive week.

3:00 PM: The Cardinals drive all the way down the field, thanks to a 40-yard catch by the ageless Larry Fitzgerald. But the Ravens' Red Zone defense held strong once again, forcing another short field goal from Arizona to bring the score to 17-9.

2:47 PM: The Ravens got hit by an ineligble receiver downfield penalty on their first drive of the second half, stalling out and having to punt away.

2:29 PM: Halftime: Ravens lead 17-6.

2:17 PM: The Ravens take over with 2:43 left in the half, up 17-6. Big possession upcoming as the Ravens get the ball to start the second half. 

2:08 PM: After being faced with a third down in their own territory, the Ravens used Jackson's legs and some big pass plays to score its second touchdown of the day on a Jackson pass to Hayden Hurst. Ravens lead 17-6 with 3:49 in the second quarter.

1:54 PM: The Ravens defense bends, but doesn't break as the Cardinals march down the field and stall inside the 10-yard line. They'll settle for a field goal and it's 10-6 with 8:31 in the second quarter.

1:43 PM: End of the 1st quarter at M&T Bank Stadium. Ravens lead 7-3. Lamar Jackson is 7-of-9 for 108 yards and a touchdown. 

1:14 PM: That was easy. The Ravens marched 94 yards in seven plays, capped by a 27-yard score from Lamar Jackson to Mark Andrews for a score. Ravens lead 7-0.

1:03 PM: Baltimore wins the toss and elects to kick. The Cardinals Air Raid offense will take the field first.  

12:00 PM: The Ravens came out for pregame warmups with white jerseys and purple pants for the team's home opener. The team wore purple on white last week in Miami.

11:30 AM: The Ravens announced their inactive list for the day. The only new addition was Jimmy Smith for Greg Senat. Senat was waived on Saturday afternoon. 

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Whirlwind week: Demone Harris makes Ravens practice squad, loses and then finds engagement ring, gets engaged

Whirlwind week: Demone Harris makes Ravens practice squad, loses and then finds engagement ring, gets engaged

OWINGS MILLS, Md. — In the span of a few days, Demone Harris bought an engagement ring, was released by the Buccaneers, traveled to Baltimore — where he lost the engagement ring, earned a spot on the Ravens practice squad and subsequently found the ring and got engaged.

Harris announced on Twitter today that he signed with the Ravens practice squad. The outside linebacker is in his second year in the NFL and originally was an undrafted free agent from Buffalo.

But that’s not the entire story of his signing.

Harris was released by the Buccaneers after returning from London on Oct. 15. He also had plans to propose to his girlfriend that week and had already purchased an engagement ring.

After a workout last Thursday morning in Baltimore, he was unable to find the engagement ring he planned to propose to his girlfriend with that weekend. 

Just a short while after the Ravens texted Harris to let him know he’d made the practice squad, he also received word that his engagement ring was found in the hotel he stayed at. 

The Ravens shipped the ring to him overnight and he proposed to his girlfriend on Friday in Buffalo like he’d planned to do all along. 

He ended his story on Twitter that he wanted to find the person who located the ring and “do something nice.”

For not having practiced with the Ravens yet, Harris has already created quite a stir.


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Ravens cut Justin Bethel, lose Pernell McPhee likely for season

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Ravens cut Justin Bethel, lose Pernell McPhee likely for season

OWINGS MILLS, Md. — Just a day after a hard-fought win in Seattle, the Ravens have two roster spots to fill on defense.

The Ravens released special teams standout Justin Bethel on Monday, and coach John Harbaugh announced that Pernell McPhee is likely out for the season with a torn tricep.

Bethel was released after the Titans released Brent Urban last week.

The reason for Bethel's release was that Urban was due to give the Ravens a compensatory fourth-round pick. He signed a one-year deal in the offseason with the Titans as he left the Ravens. 

But Urban, who signed with Chicago on Monday, failed to impress in Tennessee and was released before the Week 10 compensatory deadline. Meaning, the Ravens would have lost the fourth-round pick they were scheduled to receive for John Brown's departure were it not for Bethel's release.

Bethel had six special teams tackles this season and was arguably the Ravens' best special teams player that doesn't snap or kick.

"Justin Bethel unfortunately had to be released due to a funky rule that the NFL has with these compensatory picks," Harbaugh said. "A judgement has to be made in terms of for the future as well. That's tough for us. I told him I think he's the best special teams player in the NFL, and he's playing that way."

Additionally, McPhee will likely be out for the season with a torn tricep. McPhee had three sacks and 19 total tackles in seven games for the Ravens this season.

"Pernell McPhee, it looks like he has a torn tricep," Harbaugh said. "If he has a torn tricep which I believe he does, that'll proclude the rest of the season." 

The Ravens have Aaron Adeoye, a rookie outside linebacker, on the practice squad should they wish to promote someone from within. Otherwise, they'll have to look through the free agent market or poach from another practice squad.

The NFL trade deadline is next Tuesday.