Only hours after his arrest, Pierce is cut by the Ravens. Pierce told arresting officer:
Do you know what happened the last time a Ravens player got a DUI? I’m getting cut tomorrow, not like you care.
Pierce is the third Ravens player to be cut from the team after being arrested during this offseason.
After failing a field sobriety test, Pierce is arrested for driving under the influence of alcohol. He is the third Ravens player to be arrested this offseason.
In a blog post, Smith announces that he will not be playing for the Ravens in 2015.
Although I may no longer be a member of the Baltimore Ravens, at heart, I will always be a Raven. What we accomplished together is timeless…This isn’t a goodbye because I will still be around, and Baltimore will continue to be my home in the offseason and when my career is done. I’m on to the next chapter of my life and football career, but I will see you guys later…I literally dreamed of playing for the Baltimore Ravens, not just because it is a great organization with an amazing fan base, but because of the foundation of the team and the principles that the men who run it stand by and for.
The Ravens release Jones. By cutting him, the Ravens save $750,000 of cap space. Coach John Harbaugh:
We thank Jacoby for what he did for us. He was invaluable to our success. Opponents, especially on special teams, schemed to stop him. What a compliment to him…Jacoby is one of my most favorite players ever to coach, an absolute joy to be around. He’s a good person with a good heart.
Rice is kicked off the Ravens and suspended indefinitely by the NFL following the release of a video showing him punching his fiance. NFL commissioner Roger Goodell increased Rice’s suspension from two days to indefinitely after viewing the video. Raven’s press release:
The Baltimore Ravens terminated the contract of RB Ray Rice this afternoon.
Joe Flacco and the Baltimore Ravens become NFL champions thanks to a 34-31 victory over the San Francisco 49ers. A power outage cuts lights to the stadium for 34 minutes. When the game finally resumes, the 49ers, down 28-6 when the lights went out, mount an impressive near-comeback which only ends when the Ravens make a fourth down stop to prevent San Fransisco from scoring a game winning touchdown.
The Ravens’ defense completes a dominating season by permitting just 152 yards, forcing 5 turnovers, recording 4 sacks, and not allowing an offensive touchdown en route to the franchise’s first Super Bowl victory.
Jets quarterback Joe Namath “guarantees” victory on the Thursday before the game, then goes out and leads the AFL to its first Super Bowl victory over a Baltimore team that had lost only once in 16 games all season.