Summary Veteran left tackle Eugene Monroe and cornerback Jimmy Smith were the Ravens' only new absentees at practice Friday, while wide receiver Steve Smith was present at practice but had the day off. Meanwhile, five players who missed Thursday's practice were back in action: nose tackle Haloti Ngata, linebacker Terrell Suggs, wide receiver Jacoby Jones, running back Justin Forsett, and wide receiver Jeremy Butler.
Summary As a result of the pending transaction with the E.W. Scripps Co., Journal Communications Inc. executives are set to receive golden parachute payments in the millions of dollars led by chairman and CEO Steve Smith , who will get nearly $8.7 million. Smith will remain with the newly dubbed Journal Media Group that will include the Journal Sentinel and be based in Milwaukee, but his title will be non-executive chairman and he will not be an employee.
Summary Imagine if every time you made a mistake at work, you had to give a coworker a $25 Starbucks gift card. "Smith and Flacco viewed one adjusted Smith route differently, causing an errant throw; Smith said he was reading a Cover-2 alignment by the defense. Flacco said it was Cover-3. They went to the videotape. Flacco was right. They saw on video two corners covering the deep third of either side of the field, with the free safety dropping to cover the deep middle."