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By Sports Network and Baltimore Sun reporter | November 1, 2010
The Minnesota Vikings have reportedly waived wide receiver Randy Moss. The NFL Network is reporting the move, one day after Moss was held to one reception for eight yards in the Vikings' 28-18 loss at New England. More to follow.
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By Aaron Wilson and The Baltimore Sun | August 21, 2014
Veteran wide receiver Steve Smith is expected to inject toughness and productivity into the Ravens' offense. The five-time Pro Bowl wide receiver is also providing confidence, predicting that the Ravens will be difficult for opposing defenses to game-plan against considering the amount of options new offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak has to choose from. That includes wide receivers Steve Smith, Torrey Smith, Jacoby Jones and Marlon Brown, tight ends Dennis Pitta and Owen Daniels, running backs Ray Rice and Bernard Pierce and fullback Kyle Juszczyk.
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By Matt Vensel | February 15, 2012
The NFL scouting combine starts Feb. 22. In advance of the annual meat market in Indianapolis, staff writer Matt Vensel will examine each position and give Ravens fans the 4-1-1. In this post he looks at wide receivers . The top prospects: Oklahoma State's Justin Blackmon is the top wide receiver in the draft, and he could go as early as No. 2 overall to the St. Louis Rams, who need help at wide receiver. Blackmon caught 121 passes for 1,522 yards and 18 touchdowns in 2011.
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By Jeff Zrebiec, The Baltimore Sun | August 15, 2014
Kamar Aiken has been in four NFL organizations in three years. He's been cut at the end of training camp and again during the regular season. Hardened and humbled by the experiences, the well-traveled wide receiver has adopted a mindset that will serve him well over the next 21/2 weeks as he attempts to secure a roster spot with the Ravens that very few people gave him a shot to win. "I don't try to look too far into it, as far as how I'm...
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By Jonas Shaffer, The Baltimore Sun | January 31, 2014
With national signing day only days away, preview the Terps' class of 2014 with a handy, commit-by-commit guide. Prospect profiles will run all the way through Wednesday (Feb. 5), when players can officially sign a national letter of intent.  ( SEE THEM ALL HERE. ) Name: Juwann Winfree (AKA @OnlyOne_JW ) Position: Wide receiver Measurables: 6 feet 2, 180 pounds High school: Dwight Morrow (N.J.) Recruiter: Keith Dudzinski Finalists: Pittsburgh Rankings: 247: 4*, No. 15 ATH, No. 224 overall Rivals: 4*, No. 36 WR ESPN: 4*, No. 39 ATH Stats/honors: 33 catches for 733 yards and eight touchdowns in 2013 Quoted for emphasis: “The opportunity to get under the tutelage of Stefon Diggs - he really respects him as a great wide receiver.
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By Matt Bracken and The Baltimore Sun | January 14, 2013
Before his record-breaking sophomore season at Iowa Western Community College, Deon Long spent his summer days working out and running routes with Maryland quarterback Ricardo Young and wide receiver Stefon Diggs . The offseason workouts clearly paid off, with Long catching 25 touchdown passes in leading Iowa Western to the National Junior College Athletic Association championship, and Diggs emerging as one of the most electric wide...
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By Jeff Barker and The Baltimore Sun | March 26, 2013
Maryland wide receiver Deon Long has been suspended for two weeks for violating university policy. The suspension was disclosed today but began at an earlier date - meaning Long will return in less than two weeks. The university did not release further details. The Red-White game is April 12. Long, who grew up in the area and attended Iowa Western Community College, will compete for immediate playing time once the season begins. He began spring practices atop the depth chart at one of the receiver positions.
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By Matt Bracken and The Baltimore Sun | January 13, 2012
This is part of a series of 2012 Maryland football commitment Q&As leading up to Signing Day on Feb. 1. All answers are provided by the featured player. Name : Amba Etta-Tawo Birthdate : Nov. 10, 1993 Birthplace : Muscat, Oman Hometown : Atlanta Height : 6-3 Weight : 180 Position : Wide Receiver Nickname : None High School : McEachern High in Powder Springs, Ga. Senior statistics : 58 receptions for 907 yards and six touchdowns Rankings : Rivals.com - Three-star prospect.
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By Matt Vensel and The Baltimore Sun | April 28, 2012
With the 198th pick in the 2012 NFL draft (sixth round), the Ravens drafted speedy Miami wide receiver Tommy Streeter. The Ravens have said they hoped to add a wide receiver during the draft, and Streeter is a tall vertical target that, in theory, would help them expand their developing downfield passing attack. A hair under 6 feet 5, Streeter has excellent downfield speed for his size. At the scouting combine, he ran the 40-yard dash at 4.40 seconds, which was among the top times among wide receivers.
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By Edward Lee | September 9, 2011
When the Ravens open the season against the Pittsburgh Steelers on Sunday, fans will take solace that Anquan Boldin and Lee Evans will start at wide receiver. There is, however, no such certainty with regards to the No. 3 receiver. When the offense goes to a three-receiver set, rookies Torrey Smith, Tandon Doss or LaQuan Williams could line up in the slot or on the outside. The development of the No. 3 receiver will be an important facet if the Ravens intend to improve as an offense.
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By Matt Zenitz and Baltimore Sun Media Group | August 13, 2014
COLLEGE PARK -  Jacquille Veii used his speed and quickness to get open out of the slot, made a sliding catch across the middle during team drills and later made a 25-yard reception during the two-minute portion of practice. The Maryland sophomore was in only his first day as a slot receiver after being moved from running back Monday, but he flashed some skills at his new position during practice Tuesday night. “Yeah. I saw that,” Terps senior linebacker L.A. Goree said.
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By Matt Zenitz and Baltimore Sun Media Group | August 12, 2014
COLLEGE PARK -- Maryland coach Randy Edsall made a deal with Will Ulmer before the highly touted athlete signed with the Terps in February. "I told Will during the recruiting process that he'll be a quarterback until he comes to me and tells me he doesn't want to be a quarterback,” Edsall said. For now, Ulmer, who was ranked as a four-star athlete by ESPN, remains focused on playing quarterback. Ulmer practiced strictly as a quarterback during the first week of Maryland's preseason practice.
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By Matt Zenitz and Baltimore Sun Media Group | August 12, 2014
COLLEGE PARK -  Randy Edsall's plan all along was to re-assess Maryland's depth chart after the first week of preseason practice, and the coach announced two position changes before the Terps' practice Tuesday night. Edsall moved running back Jacquille Veii from running back to slot receiver and highly touted freshman offensive lineman Damian Prince from left tackle to left guard. “[They are] things that we think can help us,” Edsall said. Veii made some plays at running back during the first week of preseason practice and was the fastest and most elusive of Maryland's running backs, but the Terps are deep in the backfield with juniors Brandon Ross and Albert Reid and sophomore Wes Brown.
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By Jeff Zrebiec, The Baltimore Sun | August 9, 2014
San Francisco 49ers players walked around the Under Armour Performance Center on Saturday, following signs that directed them to destinations important over the next three days. Arrows pointed them to the dining area, the showers and the indoor training facility, which has been partially transformed to house San Francisco's locker and training rooms. Anquan Boldin didn't need the help. He knew his way around. It had been more than 16 months since the veteran wide receiver was last in the building, but Boldin was one 49er excited about the trip to the East Coast and the joint practices against the team with which he spent three seasons and won Super Bowl XLVII.
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By Jeff Zrebiec, The Baltimore Sun | August 3, 2014
After a three-hour practice, Ravens wide receiver Marlon Brown signed a couple autographs, spoke briefly to reporters and then jogged back to the practice field to catch more passes from the JUGS machine. Brown, the second-year player who set a Ravens franchise rookie record in touchdown receptions last season, had his best practice of training camp Sunday, making a series of contested catches. It was another positive step forward for a player who struggled to hang onto the ball in the various offseason minicamps but now appears to be hitting his stride.     “At the end of the day, I just want to be a guy who is consistent, who is reliable, who you can count on everyday, not just on certain days,” Brown said.
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By Jon Meoli, The Baltimore Sun | August 1, 2014
Ravens offensive coordinator Gary Kubiak said one of the biggest competitions of training camp is at wide receiver. "In all my years in the league, I don't know that I've ever seen as competitive a situation as we have at receiver right now," Kubiak said. "I would have no chance telling [coach] John [Harbaugh] which five or six I would want right now. " The top of the depth chart includes Steve Smith , Torrey Smith (Maryland) and Jacoby Jones , with Marlon Brown the likely fourth receiver.
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By Matt Vensel | February 13, 2012
Even with today's news that Randy Moss plans to come out of retirement, the bumper crop of free-agent wide receivers appears to be thinning out as we learn more about how teams plan to use their franchise tags. The Philadelphia Inquirer is reporting that the Philadelphia Eagles plan to use their franchise tag on DeSean Jackson, one of the NFL's top deep threats, who made 58 catches for 961 yards and four touchdowns in 2011. There is also media speculation that the Kansas City Chiefs may use the franchise tag on Dwayne Bowe and the New Orleans Saints could do the same with Marques Colston if they can avoid using it on Drew Brees.
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By Jeff Zrebiec and The Baltimore Sun | April 30, 2014
From now until May 8, the first round of the 2014 NFL draft, The Sun will look at where the Ravens stand at each position, the likelihood that they will address that spot early in the draft and some of the prospects that they may consider. The Ravens have nine total picks in the three-day draft: one in each of the first, second, fifth and sixth rounds, and two each in the third and fourth rounds. Today we'll examine wide receiver: Current wide receivers under contract: Torrey Smith, Steve Smith, Jacoby Jones, Marlon Brown, Deonte Thompson, LaQuan Williams, Aaron Mellette, Gerrard Sheppard, Kamar Aiken.
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By Matt Zenitz and Baltimore Sun Media Group | July 28, 2014
The Big Ten has named Maryland junior wide receiver Stefon Diggs one of 10 players to watch heading into this season. Unlike other conferences, the Big Ten no longer selects a preseason all-conference team or preseason Offensive and Defensive Players of the Year. Instead, the conference selects 10 Players to Watch, five from the East Division and five from the West Division. Diggs, who was one of the five for the East, missed the second half of last season after breaking his leg, but he ranked eighth nationally in all-purpose yards as a freshman in 2012 and had 34 catches for 587 yards and three touchdowns in seven games last year.
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By Jeff Zrebiec and The Baltimore Sun | July 25, 2014
Former Ravens wide receiver Derrick Mason spoke to Ray Rice shortly after the running back's arrest in February and found his old teammate to be reflective and remorseful.  Mason came away believing Rice would rebound and learn from the incident, in which he was charged with felony aggravated assault on his then-fiancee, Janay Palmer. But that doesn't mean Mason agreed with the two-game suspension NFL commissioner Roger Goodell handed down Thursday to Rice for violating the league's personal-conduct policy.
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