Pernell McPhee

Pernell McPhee

Height/Weight: 6' 3"/265 lbs
Born: Pahokee, Florida
College: Mississippi State
Draft: 2011 5th round (34th pick) by the
  • Baltimore Sun

    Mike Preston: New defensive coordinator Mike Macdonald might be Ravens coach John Harbaugh's successor

    His credentials are impressive even though it’s always a risk gambling with a first-year coordinator as it is with any top assistant. It’s not like the Ravens will change much. Michigan ran some of the same high pressure, aggressive packages as Martindale, but MacDonald was better at changing up.

  • Baltimore Beatdown

    10 players the Ravens are unlikely to retain in free agency

    The Ravens signed him to a two-year contract worth $14 million last offseason that expires after the 2022 season. They could free up $6 million in cap space while taking on $3.25 million by releasing him, which is likely to happen if he doesn’t choose to retire per reports. DT Brandon Williams The NFL has moved away from a league where paying run-stuffing interior defensive linemen, who don’t generate consistent pressure, near top-dollar is no longer a necessity.

  • Baltimore Beatdown

    Ravens News 1/28: Offense-Driven League and more

    You coach defensive backs to run, stay on the top edge, use your athleticism and win the play,” said Lewis. They’ve got to be able to run and jump, turn on them which is what [cornerbacks] Duane [Starks] and Chris [McAlister] did so well in our day. But they’ve got rules where you can’t put your hands on a receiver after a particular number of yards.