Baltimore Ravens linebacker Kamalei Correa was a bit of an enigma last season. He was an under-the-radar prospect before the Ravens drafted him in the second round after trading back twice. Correa received praise throughout minicamp and the early portion of training camp as a versatile rookie who had the ability to play both outside and inside linebacker. Once the regular season began, he lined up on less than five percent of the Ravens defensive snaps. Head coach John Harbaugh had encouraging comments on Correa’s future during his wide ranging interview on Tuesday at the owners meetings. Sarah Ellison shared these tidbits from the interview: This should be a positive development for both the
Seattle Seahawks running back Eddie Lacy is ready to put the Green Bay Packers in his past. While much of the NFL media was focused on the league’s annual meetings in Phoenix today, Lacy flew under the radar with one Twitter photo. The Pro Bowler is pictured clutching a football with one side of his jersey bearing Packers colors and the other representing his new team, the Seahawks. The caption: “the transition.” Lacy, 26, signed a one-year $5.5 million contract ($3 million guaranteed) with the Seahawks earlier this month. The contract included weight incentives to get the running back in top shape. Last season, Lacy played just five games for the Packers after suffering a left ankle injury.
Have the New York Giants used free agency to improve more than any other NFC East team? Three of four ESPN NFC East beat writers believe that to be the case. Jordan Ranaan (Giants), Todd Archer (Dallas Cowboys) and John Kiem (Washington Redskins) all chose the Giants when asked which team in the division improved the most in free agency. The lone dissenting voice was Philadelphia Eagles reporter Tim McManus who, of course, chose the Eagles. Archer said the Giants were “more economical” this year than when they spent more than $200 million a year ago on defensive upgrades, but still improved the most. Keim gave the Giants his vote simply because “the Giants win this category simply because they