Baltimore Ravens Fantasy Football News 2019

Ravens S Earl Thomas is active for today's game against the Bengals. He turned up questionable after missing Friday's practice for personal reasons, but there's no change to his IDP outlook.

Ravens ILB Patrick Onwuasor (ankle) and S Earl Thomas (knee) are questionable for Sunday night's game against the Patriots. Both seem likely to play, but we'll have to confirm their statuses Sunday evening.

Ravens ILB Patrick Onwuasor returned to a limited practice Wednesday, the 1st time he has practiced since suffering an ankle sprain in the Week 5 win at Pittsburgh. We'll watch Onwuasor's progress through this week, but he seems likely to return for IDP usage in a matchup with tackle upside.

Ravens LB Patrick Onwuasor (ankle) is inactive for today's game against the Seahawks. Looks like Josh Bynes and L.J. Fort will be the ILB starters for the 2nd straight week. They played just 61% and 44% of the snaps, respectively, in those roles last week and aren't strong IDP options.

Ravens LB Patrick Onwuasor is questionable for Sunday's game against the Seahawks with the ankle sprain that cost him last week's game. Onwuasor missed practice all week again. HC John Harbaugh said Friday that he doesn't have a "don't practice, don't play" rule, according to the team website. We'll see about his status Sunday afternoon.

Ravens ILB Patrick Onwuasor (ankle) is inactive for today's game against the Bengals. That figures to get both Chris Board and Kenny Young back into the defensive rotation. Board played just 1 defensive snap last week, and Young was a healthy scratch. So neither makes for a safe IDP bet. Josh Bynes -- who signed with the team last week and then played more than 70% of the snaps in his 1st game -- might become a full-time player this week. Bynes carries attractive upside for IDP lineups.

Ravens ILB Patrick Onwuasor is questionable for Sunday's game against the Bengals after missing practice all week with an ankle injury. Daniel Oyefusi of The Baltimore Sun reports that Onwuasor will be a game-time decision. That makes him quite risky for IDP lineups. Try not to use Onwuasor this week.

The Ravens have reached agreement with S Earl Thomas on a 4-year, $55 million deal that includes $32 million in guarantees, according to multiple reports. Thomas' time in Seattle ended poorly, of course, but he developed into 1 of the league's top safeties before that. For IDP purposes, Thomas has primarily been nothing special. He steps into a role in which Eric Weddle finished outside the top 80 fantasy DBs last season, but Weddle cracked the top 17 each of the previous 2 campaigns. Thomas will likely sit in DB3 range when our 2019 IDP rankings come out. He'll turn 30 in May.

NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports that the Packers are expected to sign OLB Za'Darius Smith when free agency opens Wednesday. Smith delivered a career-high 8.5 sacks in 2018 with the largest playing-time share of his career. He also tied for 14th in pass-rushing grade among all edge players on Pro Football Focus (though Smith graded much lower in run D). Smith's certain to grab a starting role with Green Bay, which has options for how to treat the other outside spot. Remaining a LB for fantasy purposes will limit Smith's IDP upside.

The Cardinals are expected to sign OLB Terrell Suggs when free agency opens Wednesday, according to multiple reports. Despite turning 36 in October, Suggs never saw much of a playing-time dip in Baltimore and appeared in all 16 games each of the past 2 years -- 15+ games in 5 of the past 6 seasons. He figures to join the edge rotation for an Arizona defense that's switching back to a 3-4 base under new DC Vance Joseph in 2019. We'll see whether the Cards retain free-agent DE/OLB Markus Golden, or if they signed Suggs to simply replace him.

The Ravens are releasing veteran S Eric Weddle. It's a salary-driven move on a player Pro Football Focus graded 10th-best among safeties in 2018, his age-33 season. Weddle should be able to find a new home if he wants to keep playing. We'll see who Baltimore taps to replace him.

Ravens OLB Terrell Suggs (hamstring) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Browns. He finished the week with a full practice, though, and tends to play through "questionable" tags.

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Ravens OLB Matt Judon is active for tonight’s game against the Chargers. He came in questionable but finished the week with a full practice and looks OK for normal IDP usage

Ravens S Tony Jefferson (ankle) is active for today's upside matchup with the Buccaneers. He's OK for normal IDP usage. Jefferson put in limited practices Thursday and Friday after missing the past 2 games.

Ravens S Tony Jefferson (ankle) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Buccaneers. He put in limited practices Thursday and Friday, his 1st workouts since suffering the injury in Week 12. We'll check Jefferson's status Sunday morning, ahead of the upside matchup.

The Ravens have ruled S Tony Jefferson out for Sunday's game against the Falcons with an ankle injury.

Ravens S Tony Jefferson is questionable for Sunday's game against the Bengals with a thigh injury. After sitting out Wednesday's practice, Jefferson returned for a limited Thursday workout and then returned to full participation Friday. We'd bet on him playing but will confirm his status Sunday morning.

Ravens ILB C.J. Mosley (thigh) is active for today's game against the Steelers. Get him into IDP lineups for a matchup that has produced big IDP numbers over the past 3 meetings. S Tony Jefferson (hamstring) is also active but a much lesser IDP option.

Ravens S Tony Jefferson (hamstring) is questionable for Sunday's game against the Steelers. He sat out the week's 1st 2 practices before returning to a limited Friday workout. We'll check Jefferson's status Sunday morning.

 
 
 

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